Cumberland County ME Information


Cumberland County Subdivisions

Cumberland County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 297,556
Daytime Population: Workers 193,373
Daytime Population: Residents 131,443
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 324,816
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 288,399
Population in Familes 214,816
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,157
Population Density2 356
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $63,015
Average Household Income $85,459
Per Capita Income $36,066


Total Housing Units 146,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79,917 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 44,047 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,283 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $269,867
Average Home Value $328,060


Total Households 123,964
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 73,677
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.74%
Households 0.76% 0.74%
Families 0.56% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


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, 2017 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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