Also See: Wiscasset, ME ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Wiscasset Census Designated Place had a population of 1,142 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Wiscasset is located at latitude 44.0029 and longitude -69.6656 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Wiscasset Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.
The Wiscasset Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377971) 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 Wiscasset: Wetchi sankasek, Wichigaskitaywick, Wiscassett.
|Total Population||1,142 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,099 (96.2%)|
|Population in Families||848 (74.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||43 ( 3.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$46,711|
|Average Household Income||$67,061|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,797|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||741 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||383 (51.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||190 (25.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||168 (22.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$180,645|
|Average Home Value||$228,711|
|Housing Affordability Index3||155|
|Average Household Size||1.92|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.72%|
|Per Capita Income||2.4%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.77%|
The table below compares Wiscasset 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||# 95||28th|
|Population Density||# 96||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 74||44th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 68||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 59||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 67||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.