Washington County ME Information


Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,358
Daytime Population: Workers 13,909
Daytime Population: Residents 18,096
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,005
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 31,522
Population in Familes 23,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 836
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $36,685
Average Household Income $49,357
Per Capita Income $22,183


Total Housing Units 23,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,371 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,810 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,705 (40.6%)
Median Home Value $116,213
Average Home Value $156,658


Total Households 14,181
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 8,649
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.54%
Households -0.12% -0.49%
Families -0.31% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.44%


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, 2017 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 # 15 13th
Per Capita Income # 16 6th

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