York Harbor, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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York Harbor, Maine - Basic Facts

The York Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 3,203 as of July 1, 2020. York Harbor ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 York Harbor is located at latitude 43.1368 and longitude -70.6456 in York County. The formal boundaries for the York Harbor Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The York Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377974) 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 York Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Town of York, a minor civil division (MCD) of York County.


York Harbor, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,203 (100%)
Population in Households 3,190 (99.6%)
Population in Families 2,350 (73.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 13 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 999
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $73,822
Average Household Income $105,863
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $51,947
Wealth Index5 155


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,036 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,021 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 520 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 495 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $418,858
Average Home Value $487,880
Housing Affordability Index3 102


Total Households 1,541
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 841
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.53% 0.54%
Households 0.75% 0.7%
Families 0.28% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
Owner Occupied HU   0.7%


York Harbor, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares York Harbor to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 42 68th
Population Density # 22 84th
Median Household Income # 19 86th
Housing Affordability Index # 10 8th
Per Capita Income # 8 95th
Diversity Index # 112 15th

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