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Hampden, Maine - Basic Facts

The Hampden Census Designated Place had a population of 4,468 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Hampden is located at latitude 44.7445 and longitude -68.837 in Penobscot County. The formal boundaries for the Hampden Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Penobscot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Hampden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377916) 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 Hampden Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hampden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Penobscot County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampden: Hampden Village.

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Hampden, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hampden, ME Housing Affordability Index is 203
State of Maine Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hampden, ME Wealth Index is 105
State of Maine Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,468
Population in Households 4,464
Population in Familes 3,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density 408
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,342
Average Household Income $96,991
Per Capita Income $40,205
Wealth Index3 105

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,414 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $198,476
Housing Affordability Index2 203
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,863
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,228
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.31% 0.34%
Households 0.26% 0.29%
Families 0.03% 0.11%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Hampden, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampden to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 35 74th
Population Density # 80 39th
Diversity Index # 79 40th
Median Household Income # 8 95th
Per Capita Income # 19 86th

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