Bowdoinham, ME Profile: Facts & Data

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Bowdoinham, Maine - Basic Facts

The Bowdoinham Census Designated Place had a population of 749 as of July 1, 2019. Bowdoinham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bowdoinham is located at latitude 44.0101 and longitude -69.8984 in Sagadahoc County. The formal boundaries for the Bowdoinham Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sagadahoc County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Bowdoinham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630698) 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 Bowdoinham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bowdoinham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sagadahoc County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bowdoinham, ME Housing Affordability Index is 149
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

Bowdoinham, ME Wealth Index is 74
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 749
Population in Households 749
Population in Familes 592
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 211
Diversity Index1 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,576
Average Household Income $75,801
Per Capita Income $31,116
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $219,444
Housing Affordability Index2 149
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 218
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 0.4% 0.45%
Households 0.45% 0.5%
Families 0.35% 0.27%
Median Household Income   5.66%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Bowdoinham, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowdoinham 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 # 114 13th
Population Density # 108 18th
Diversity Index # 42 69th
Median Household Income # 33 75th
Per Capita Income # 38 72nd

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