York County ME Information


York County Subdivisions

York County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 205,602
Population in Households 202,443
Population in Familes 158,504
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,159
Population Density1 208
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 85,650
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 55,558
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 112,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60,663 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,987 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,415 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $249,337
Average Home Value $305,178


Median Household Income $58,138
Average Household Income $75,706
Per Capita Income $31,794
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.73%
Households 0.9% 0.88%
Families 0.72% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


York County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares York County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 94th
Population Density1 # 3 88th
Diversity Index2 # 5 75th
Median Household Income # 2 94th
Per Capita Income # 2 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.