Cumberland County ME Information

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Cumberland County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cumberland County ME Housing Affordability Index is 115
State of Maine Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cumberland County ME Wealth Index is 116
State of Maine Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 305,362
Population in Households 296,172
Population in Familes 219,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,190
Population Density 366
Diversity Index1 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,839
Average Household Income $92,505
Per Capita Income $38,383
Wealth Index3 116

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 149,486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86,404 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 40,063 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23,019 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $278,935
Housing Affordability Index2 115
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126,467
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 74,413
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.88% 0.89%
Households 0.81% 0.86%
Families 0.54% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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Cumberland County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 2 94th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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