Norway, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Norway Census Designated Place had a population of 2,682 as of July 1, 2018. Norway 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 Norway is located at latitude 44.2308 and longitude -70.5634 in Oxford County. The formal boundaries for the Norway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Oxford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Norway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377944) 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 Norway Census Designated Place is located within Town of Norway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oxford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 2,682
Population in Households 2,607
Population in Familes 1,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 532
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $35,350
Average Household Income $46,082
Per Capita Income $21,023


Total Housing Units 1,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 671 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 519 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $136,549
Average Home Value $157,675


Total Households 1,190
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 657
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 -0.29% -0.16%
Households -0.48% -0.22%
Families -0.45% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Norway, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norway 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 # 50 62nd
Population Density # 58 56th
Diversity Index # 30 78th
Median Household Income # 111 15th
Per Capita Income # 115 12th

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