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Hampden, Maine - Basic Facts

The Hampden Census Designated Place had a population of 4,457 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hampden is located at latitude 44.7476 and longitude -68.8399 in Penobscot County. The formal boundaries for the Hampden Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hampden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampden: Hampden Village.

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Hampden, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,457
Daytime Population: Workers 1,978
Daytime Population: Residents 2,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,991
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 4,453
Population in Familes 3,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 407
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $78,182
Average Household Income $94,031
Per Capita Income $39,204


Total Housing Units 1,970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,306 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 561 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $186,822
Average Home Value $200,689


Total Households 1,867
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,242
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 0.36% 0.35%
Households 0.36% 0.33%
Families 0.19% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

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, 2017 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 # 34 75th
Population Density # 78 41st
Diversity Index # 78 42nd
Median Household Income # 9 94th
Per Capita Income # 16 88th

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