Rockland, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Rockland, Maine - Basic Facts

The City of Rockland had a population of 7,469 as of July 1, 2019. Rockland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockland is located at latitude 44.1037 and longitude -69.1089 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockland encompass a land area of 12.84 sq. miles and a water area of 2.23 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of Rockland (GNIS ID: 582698) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockland: Catawamteak, East Thomaston, Lermond's Cove, Shore Village.

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Rockland, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 7,469
Population in Households 7,225
Population in Familes 4,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density2 582
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $39,876
Average Household Income $55,597
Per Capita Income $26,363


Total Housing Units 4,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,787 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,747 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 590 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $178,870
Average Home Value $208,884


Total Households 3,534
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 1,745
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.25% 0.27%
Households 0.35% 0.35%
Families 0.01% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Rockland, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockland 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 85th
Population Density # 50 62nd
Diversity Index # 33 75th
Median Household Income # 98 25th
Per Capita Income # 78 41st

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