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 1,226 as of July 1, 2018. 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 43.7912 and longitude -70.6139 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Steep Falls Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 1,226
Population in Households 1,224
Population in Familes 1,024
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $60,504
Average Household Income $76,115
Per Capita Income $28,032


Total Housing Units 403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (89.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $215,570
Average Home Value $217,729


Total Households 413
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 305
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 0.9% 1.01%
Households 0.76% 0.95%
Families -0.12% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

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, 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 # 93 29th
Population Density # 125 5th
Diversity Index # 121 8th
Median Household Income # 27 80th
Per Capita Income # 53 60th

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