Ellsworth, ME Profile: Facts & Data

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Ellsworth, Maine - Basic Facts

The City of Ellsworth had a population of 7,977 as of July 1, 2018. Ellsworth 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 Ellsworth is located at latitude 44.5829 and longitude -68.4801 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ellsworth (see map below) encompass a land area of 79.28 sq. miles and a water area of 14.64 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The City of Ellsworth (GNIS ID: 582465) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,977
Population in Households 7,808
Population in Familes 5,924
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,123
Average Household Income $67,411
Per Capita Income $29,435

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,158 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,268 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 917 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $201,890
Average Home Value $216,516
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,425
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,083
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 0.36% 0.3%
Households 0.43% 0.23%
Families 0.21% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Ellsworth, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellsworth 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 # 18 87th
Population Density # 128 2nd
Diversity Index # 36 74th
Median Household Income # 46 65th
Per Capita Income # 43 68th

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