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Alfred, Maine - Basic Facts

The Alfred Census Designated Place had a population of 841 as of July 1, 2019. Alfred 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 Alfred is located at latitude 43.4765 and longitude -70.7184 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Alfred Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Alfred Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2747297) 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 ""

The Alfred Census Designated Place is located within Town of Alfred, a minor civil division (MCD) of York County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alfred: Alfred Village, Massabesic.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Alfred, ME Housing Affordability Index is 142
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

Alfred, ME Wealth Index is 107
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 841
Population in Households 743
Population in Familes 567
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density 214
Diversity Index1 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,416
Average Household Income $78,580
Per Capita Income $30,780
Wealth Index3 107

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 309 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $223,106
Housing Affordability Index2 142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 381
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 235
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.86% 0.84%
Households 1.05% 0.98%
Families 1.6% 0.84%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Alfred, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alfred 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 # 109 17th
Population Density # 107 18th
Diversity Index # 107 18th
Median Household Income # 35 74th
Per Capita Income # 40 70th

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