Machias, ME Profile: Facts & Data

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Machias, Maine - Basic Facts

The Machias Census Designated Place had a population of 1,324 as of July 1, 2018. Machias 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 Machias is located at latitude 44.7006 and longitude -67.4786 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Machias Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Machias Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377931) 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 Machias Census Designated Place is located within Town of Machias, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,324
Population in Households 1,174
Population in Familes 740
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density2 533
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,350
Average Household Income $43,311
Per Capita Income $21,957

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 350 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $117,988
Average Home Value $128,925
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 643
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 288
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 0.47% -0.02%
Households 0.46% -0.06%
Families 1.53% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

Machias, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Machias 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 # 88 33rd
Population Density # 57 57th
Diversity Index # 22 83rd
Median Household Income # 116 12th
Per Capita Income # 106 19th

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