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The City of Bath had a population of 8,711 as of July 1, 2020. Bath ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Bath is located at latitude 43.9106 and longitude -69.8206 in Sagadahoc County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bath encompass a land area of 9.09 sq. miles and a water area of 4.13 sq. miles. Sagadahoc County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.
The City of Bath (GNIS ID: 582343) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bath: Long Reach, Reach, Sagadahoc, The City of Ships.
|Total Population||8,711 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,615 (98.9%)|
|Population in Families||6,045 (69.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||96 ( 1.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$44,651|
|Average Household Income||$61,596|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,229|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,620 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,177 (47.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,954 (42.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||489 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$188,818|
|Average Home Value||$252,113|
|Housing Affordability Index3||110|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.84%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.43%|
The table below compares Bath to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 17||88th|
|Population Density||# 25||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 80||39th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 16||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 53||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 27||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.