Norway, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Norway, Maine - Basic Facts

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 44.214 and longitude -70.5448 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.

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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. 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 -0.29% -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 # 49 63rd
Population Density # 58 56th
Diversity Index # 28 79th
Median Household Income # 114 13th
Per Capita Income # 113 14th

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