Millinocket, ME Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Millinocket, Maine - Basic Facts

The Millinocket Census Designated Place had a population of 3,802 as of July 1, 2017. Millinocket ranks in the lower 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 Millinocket is located at latitude 45.6665 and longitude -68.689 in Penobscot County. The formal boundaries for the Millinocket Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Penobscot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 371 feet.

The Millinocket Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377938) 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 Millinocket Census Designated Place is located within Town of Millinocket, a minor civil division (MCD) of Penobscot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Millinocket 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 Millinocket: Magic City, Milinoket, Milinokett, Millinockett, Millinoket, Millinokett, Shack Hill.

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


Total Population 3,802
Daytime Population: Workers 1,788
Daytime Population: Residents 2,376
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,164
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 3,767
Population in Familes 2,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 690
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $42,161
Average Household Income $52,894
Per Capita Income $25,654


Total Housing Units 2,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,291 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 546 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 743 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $73,077
Average Home Value $83,146


Total Households 1,836
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 1,087
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 -2.2% -1.05%
Households -2.19% -1.07%
Families -2.37% -1.23%
Median Household Income   5.05%
Per Capita Income   4.29%

Millinocket, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Millinocket 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 # 38 72nd
Population Density # 41 69th
Diversity Index # 123 6th
Median Household Income # 75 43rd
Per Capita Income # 68 48th

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