The Mechanic Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 2,250 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Mechanic Falls is located at latitude 44.1117 and longitude -70.3917 in Androscoggin County. The formal boundaries for the Mechanic Falls Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Androscoggin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 276 feet.
The Mechanic Falls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377935) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mechanic Falls: Bog Falls.
|Total Population||2,250 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,237 (99.4%)|
|Population in Families||1,744 (77.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||13 ( 0.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$51,917|
|Average Household Income||$65,191|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,697|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||988 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||605 (61.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||318 (32.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||65 ( 6.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$131,838|
|Average Home Value||$149,917|
|Housing Affordability Index3||210|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.9%|
|Per Capita Income||1.82%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.23%|
The table below compares Mechanic Falls to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 62||53rd|
|Population Density||# 79||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 56||58th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 106||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 77||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 85||34th|
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