Blue Hill, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blue Hill, Maine - Basic Facts

The Blue Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 1,010 as of July 1, 2017. Blue Hill ranks in the lower 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 Blue Hill is located at latitude 44.3988 and longitude -68.5811 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Blue Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Blue Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630697) 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 Blue Hill Census Designated Place is located within Town of Blue Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Hill: Blue Hill Village.

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Blue Hill, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,010
Daytime Population: Workers 1,442
Daytime Population: Residents 489
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,931
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.91
Population in Households 1,001
Population in Familes 727
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $49,146
Average Household Income $65,913
Per Capita Income $31,710


Total Housing Units 722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 359 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $230,405
Average Home Value $288,788


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 289
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.95% 0.68%
Households 1.07% 0.81%
Families 2.42% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Blue Hill, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Hill to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 104 21st
Population Density # 109 17th
Diversity Index # 79 38th
Median Household Income # 52 61st
Per Capita Income # 29 78th

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