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Anson, Maine - Basic Facts

The Anson Census Designated Place had a population of 752 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Anson is located at latitude 44.7984 and longitude -69.8892 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Anson Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.

The Anson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377887) 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 Anson Census Designated Place is located within Town of Anson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Anson: Anson Village.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Anson, ME Housing Affordability Index is 218
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

Anson, ME Wealth Index is 37
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 752
Population in Households 747
Population in Familes 556
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density 580
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,607
Average Household Income $48,059
Per Capita Income $20,461
Wealth Index3 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $93,814
Housing Affordability Index2 218
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 197
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 0.0% -0.29%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families -0.16% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Anson, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anson 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 # 113 14th
Population Density # 51 62nd
Diversity Index # 87 32nd
Median Household Income # 99 25th
Per Capita Income # 125 5th

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