Boothbay Harbor, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Boothbay Harbor, Maine - Basic Facts

The Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 1,192 as of July 1, 2018. Boothbay Harbor ranks in the upper 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 Boothbay Harbor is located at latitude 43.8556 and longitude -69.6233 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377891) 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.

The Boothbay Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Town of Boothbay Harbor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

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


Total Population 1,192
Population in Households 1,128
Population in Familes 740
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 1,407
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $44,660
Average Household Income $76,231
Per Capita Income $39,394


Total Housing Units 1,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 (40.2%)
Median Home Value $244,583
Average Home Value $298,907


Total Households 602
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 291
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.14% 0.91%
Households 1.17% 0.88%
Families 1.42% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Boothbay Harbor, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boothbay Harbor 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 # 94 28th
Population Density # 8 95th
Diversity Index # 84 36th
Median Household Income # 69 48th
Per Capita Income # 18 87th

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