Bar Harbor, ME Profile: Facts & Data

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Bar Harbor, Maine - Basic Facts

The Bar Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 2,506 as of July 1, 2018. Bar Harbor ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Bar Harbor is located at latitude 44.3813 and longitude -68.2111 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Bar Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Bar Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377888) 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 Bar Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bar Harbor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,506
Population in Households 2,395
Population in Familes 1,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 789
Diversity Index3 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,986
Average Household Income $61,777
Per Capita Income $31,650

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 563 (31.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 685 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 551 (30.6%)
Median Home Value $337,798
Average Home Value $415,142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,248
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.22% -0.06%
Households -0.01% -0.05%
Families 0.14% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Bar Harbor, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bar Harbor 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 # 56 58th
Population Density # 35 74th
Diversity Index # 9 94th
Median Household Income # 59 55th
Per Capita Income # 34 75th

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