Yarmouth, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Yarmouth, Maine - Basic Facts

The Yarmouth Census Designated Place had a population of 6,099 as of July 1, 2018. Yarmouth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Yarmouth is located at latitude 43.8038 and longitude -70.1886 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Yarmouth Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Yarmouth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377973) 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 Yarmouth Census Designated Place is located within Town of Yarmouth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yarmouth: Pumgustuck, Yarmouth Village, Yarmouthville, Yarmoutville.

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Yarmouth, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,099
Population in Households 5,989
Population in Familes 4,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density2 1,165
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $82,301
Average Household Income $113,780
Per Capita Income $47,499


Total Housing Units 2,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,560 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,027 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $366,739
Average Home Value $412,300


Total Households 2,588
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,620
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 0.47% 0.59%
Households 0.35% 0.53%
Families 0.49% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Yarmouth, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yarmouth 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 # 25 82nd
Population Density # 14 90th
Diversity Index # 75 45th
Median Household Income # 6 96th
Per Capita Income # 9 94th

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