Washington County ME Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,845
Population in Households 32,009
Population in Familes 24,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 836
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $37,728
Average Household Income $52,132
Per Capita Income $23,135


Total Housing Units 23,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,728 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,505 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,676 (40.5%)
Median Home Value $119,937
Average Home Value $159,359


Total Households 14,233
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 8,649
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.3%
Households -0.06% -0.34%
Families -0.27% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Washington County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents 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 # 14 19th
Population Density # 14 19th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 16 6th
Per Capita Income # 16 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.