The Southwest Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 676 as of July 1, 2019.
The primary coordinate point for Southwest Harbor is located at latitude 44.2798 and longitude -68.325 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Southwest Harbor Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.
The Southwest Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630701) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Southwest Harbor: South West Harbor.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Southwest Harbor, ME Housing Affordability Index is 78 |
State of Maine Housing Affordability Index is 126
|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.|
|Southwest Harbor, ME Wealth Index is 83 |
State of Maine Wealth Index is 86
|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.|
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|Total Population||676 (100%)|
|Population in Households||673 (99.6%)|
|Population in Families||484 (71.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||3 ( 0.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$51,466|
|Average Household Income||$73,061|
|Per Capita Income||$35,904|
|Total Housing Units||705 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||207 (29.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||150 (21.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||348 (49.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$336,806|
|Housing Affordability Index3||78|
|Average Household Size||1.89|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.58%|
|Per Capita Income||3.37%|
The table below compares Southwest Harbor to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 117||11th|
|Population Density||# 67||49th|
|Diversity Index||# 72||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 57||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 24||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.