Searsport, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Searsport, Maine - Basic Facts

The Searsport Census Designated Place had a population of 1,026 as of July 1, 2018. Searsport ranks in the lower 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 Searsport is located at latitude 44.4584 and longitude -68.9242 in Waldo County. The formal boundaries for the Searsport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.99 sq. miles. Waldo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Searsport Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377955) 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 Searsport Census Designated Place is located within Town of Searsport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Waldo County.

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


Total Population 1,026
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 735
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 236
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,900
Average Household Income $49,939
Per Capita Income $24,148


Total Housing Units 672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $161,702
Average Home Value $217,012


Total Households 519
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.41% 0.5%
Households 0.36% 0.46%
Families 0.77% 0.34%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Searsport, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Searsport 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 # 100 24th
Population Density # 103 22nd
Diversity Index # 103 21st
Median Household Income # 85 35th
Per Capita Income # 88 33rd

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