Skowhegan, ME Profile: Facts & Data

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Skowhegan, Maine - Basic Facts

The Skowhegan Census Designated Place had a population of 6,040 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Skowhegan is located at latitude 44.7781 and longitude -69.7122 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Skowhegan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.72 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Skowhegan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377956) 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 Skowhegan Census Designated Place is located within Town of Skowhegan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Skowhegan: Milburn.

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Skowhegan, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,040
Population in Households 5,970
Population in Familes 4,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 452
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,444
Average Household Income $52,833
Per Capita Income $23,791

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,593 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,136 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 471 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $122,547
Average Home Value $142,750
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,729
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,556
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.66%
Households -0.55% -0.7%
Families -0.35% -0.88%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Skowhegan, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skowhegan to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 27 80th
Population Density # 70 47th
Diversity Index # 97 27th
Median Household Income # 107 18th
Per Capita Income # 92 30th

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