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Biddeford, Maine - Basic Facts

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The City of Biddeford is the 6th largest city in Maine with a population of 21,631 as of July 1, 2016. Biddeford ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Biddeford is located at latitude 43.4387 and longitude -70.3929 in York County. The formal boundaries for the City of Biddeford (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.08 sq. miles and a water area of 29 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The City of Biddeford (GNIS ID: 582353) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Biddeford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 21,631
Population in Households 20,102
Population in Familes 14,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,529
Population Density1 719
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 8,831
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 5,036
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,054 (39.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,777 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,493 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $236,612
Average Home Value $285,064


Median Household Income $44,932
Average Household Income $60,862
Per Capita Income $26,026
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.36%
Households 0.43% 0.5%
Families 0.2% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Biddeford, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Biddeford to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 6 96th
Population Density1 # 41 69th
Diversity Index2 # 22 84th
Median Household Income # 60 55th
Per Capita Income # 57 57th

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