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Standish, Maine - Basic Facts

The Standish Census Designated Place had a population of 512 as of July 1, 2017. Standish ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Standish is located at latitude 43.7353 and longitude -70.5525 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Standish Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 430 feet.

The Standish Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583565) 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 Standish Census Designated Place is located within Town of Standish, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Standish population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 512
Daytime Population: Workers 614
Daytime Population: Residents 263
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 877
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.71
Population in Households 512
Population in Familes 410
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 191
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $71,334
Average Household Income $81,038
Per Capita Income $31,126


Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $250,481
Average Home Value $252,229


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 152
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 1.22% 1.07%
Households 1.21% 1.09%
Families 1.55% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Standish, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Standish to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 124 5th
Population Density # 115 12th
Diversity Index # 128 2nd
Median Household Income # 16 88th
Per Capita Income # 34 75th

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