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Eastport, Maine - Basic Facts

The City of Eastport had a population of 1,342 as of July 1, 2019. Eastport ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Eastport is located at latitude 44.9062 and longitude -66.99 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eastport encompass a land area of 3.63 sq. miles and a water area of 8.7 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of Eastport (GNIS ID: 582460) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eastport: Island City, Moose Island.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Eastport, ME Housing Affordability Index is 99
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

Eastport, ME Wealth Index is 53
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 1,342 (100%)
Population in Households 1,309 (97.5%)
Population in Families 899 (67.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 33 ( 2.5%)
Population Density 369
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,715
Average Household Income $51,649
Per Capita Income $26,136
Wealth Index4 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 462 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 451 (39.9%)
Median Home Value $152,500
Housing Affordability Index3 99
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 678
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.09% -0.12%
Households 0.13% -0.12%
Families -0.18% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Eastport, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eastport 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 # 87 34th
Population Density # 87 34th
Diversity Index # 12 92nd
Median Household Income # 120 8th
Per Capita Income # 80 39th

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