Mexico, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Mexico, Maine - Basic Facts

The Mexico Census Designated Place had a population of 1,728 as of July 1, 2018. Mexico 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 Mexico is located at latitude 44.5609 and longitude -70.5453 in Oxford County. The formal boundaries for the Mexico Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oxford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Mexico Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377936) 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 Mexico Census Designated Place is located within Town of Mexico, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oxford County.

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


Total Population 1,728
Population in Households 1,724
Population in Familes 1,273
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,617
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $35,651
Average Household Income $49,672
Per Capita Income $21,871


Total Housing Units 928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $94,575
Average Home Value $121,172


Total Households 753
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 457
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 -0.1% -0.02%
Households -0.24% -0.08%
Families -0.21% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Mexico, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mexico 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 # 75 43rd
Population Density # 4 98th
Diversity Index # 98 28th
Median Household Income # 112 15th
Per Capita Income # 108 18th

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