Steep Falls, ME Profile: Facts & Data

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Steep Falls, Maine - Basic Facts

The Steep Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 1,239 as of July 1, 2019. Steep Falls 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 Steep Falls is located at latitude 43.794 and longitude -70.6526 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Steep Falls Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 295 feet.

The Steep Falls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583566) 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 Steep Falls Census Designated Place is located within Town of Standish, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.


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Steep Falls, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Steep Falls, ME Housing Affordability Index is 175
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

Steep Falls, ME Wealth Index is 105
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 1,239
Population in Households 1,237
Population in Familes 1,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density 124
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,087
Average Household Income $87,160
Per Capita Income $32,195
Wealth Index3 105

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 380 (87.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $215,561
Housing Affordability Index2 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 308
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 0.91% 0.97%
Households 0.83% 0.94%
Families 0.0% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Steep Falls, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steep Falls to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 92 30th
Population Density # 125 5th
Diversity Index # 122 7th
Median Household Income # 19 86th
Per Capita Income # 35 74th

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