The Southwest Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 676 as of July 1, 2020.
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.
|Total Population||676 (100%)|
|Population in Households||672 (99.4%)|
|Population in Families||481 (71.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||4 ( 0.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,000|
|Average Household Income||$71,441|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||27%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,423|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||705 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||215 (30.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||145 (20.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||345 (48.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$326,506|
|Average Home Value||$393,808|
|Housing Affordability Index3||90|
|Average Household Size||1.87|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.9%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.47%|
The table below compares Southwest Harbor to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 65||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 64||52nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 5||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 31||77th|
|Diversity Index||# 72||45th|
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