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Hallowell, Maine - Basic Facts

The City of Hallowell had a population of 2,385 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hallowell is located at latitude 44.2872 and longitude -69.818 in Kennebec County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hallowell (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Kennebec County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of Hallowell (GNIS ID: 582505) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hallowell 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 Hallowell: Hallowell Hook, The Hook.

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


Total Population 2,385
Daytime Population: Workers 1,180
Daytime Population: Residents 1,101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 2,255
Population in Familes 1,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 406
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $54,719
Average Household Income $73,683
Per Capita Income $38,022


Total Housing Units 1,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 653 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $194,255
Average Home Value $223,813


Total Households 1,211
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 551
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 0.02% -0.26%
Households 0.21% -0.17%
Families -0.12% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Hallowell, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hallowell 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 # 59 55th
Population Density # 79 40th
Diversity Index # 44 67th
Median Household Income # 36 73rd
Per Capita Income # 17 88th

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