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The Bucksport CDP(1) had a population of 2,821 as of July 1, 2022. Bucksport 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 Bucksport is located at latitude 44.5737 and longitude -68.7956 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Bucksport Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 11.41 sq. miles and a water area of 3.13 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Bucksport Census Designated Place 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 Bucksport Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bucksport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bucksport: Buckstown.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Bucksport, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,821 (100%)
Population in Households 2,798 (99.2%)
Population in Families 2,082 (73.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 23 ( 0.8%)
Population Density 247
Diversity Index2 15
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,740
Average Household Income $52,128
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $23,616
Wealth Index5 34
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 827 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 460 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $149,769
Average Home Value $174,637
Housing Affordability Index3 106
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,286
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 748
Average Family Size 3.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.17% 0.12%
Households 0.07% 0.20%
Families   0.11%
Median Household Income   1.80%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
Owner Occupied HU   0.62%

Bucksport, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bucksport to the other 155 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 49 69th
Population Density # 118 25th
Median Household Income # 137 12th
Housing Affordability Index # 42 27th
Per Capita Income # 144 8th
Diversity Index # 112 27th

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