Hancock County ME Information


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  1. Hancock County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHancock County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Maine Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Hancock County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 54,672
Population in Households 53,755
Population in Familes 39,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 917
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $54,862
Average Household Income $76,010
Per Capita Income $34,232


Total Housing Units 41,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,437 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,165 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,759 (40.5%)
Median Home Value $229,805
Average Home Value $310,228


Total Households 24,602
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 14,703
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.05% 0.04%
Households 0.17% 0.08%
Families -0.1% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


Hancock County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hancock County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents 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 # 8 56th
Population Density # 10 44th
Diversity Index # 8 56th
Median Household Income # 6 69th
Per Capita Income # 4 81st

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