Mechanic Falls, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Mechanic Falls, Maine - Basic Facts

The Mechanic Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 2,249 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

The Mechanic Falls Census Designated Place is located within Town of Mechanic Falls, a minor civil division (MCD) of Androscoggin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mechanic Falls: Bog Falls.

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Mechanic Falls, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,249
Population in Households 2,236
Population in Familes 1,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 421
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,343
Average Household Income $59,876
Per Capita Income $23,885


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 587 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $148,664
Average Home Value $194,293


Total Households 896
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 585
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% 0.06%
Households 0.04% 0.04%
Families 0.02% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Mechanic Falls, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mechanic Falls to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 62 53rd
Population Density # 77 42nd
Diversity Index # 93 29th
Median Household Income # 53 60th
Per Capita Income # 91 31st

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