Southwest Harbor demographics profile

StatisticSouthwest HarborMaineNational
Population density (sq mi)6313891
Median age48.544.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%57%55%
Speak English98%94%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Southwest Harbor, ME has a population of 850 and is the 16,183rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 631 per sq mi which is 1580% higher than the Maine average and 597% higher than the national average. The median age in Southwest Harbor is 49 which is approximately 10% higher than the Maine average of 44. In Southwest Harbor, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 32% of Southwest Harbor residents were born in Maine, 58% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Southwest Harbor is 1580% higher than Maine.
  • The median age in Southwest Harbor is 10% higher than Maine.
  • In Southwest Harbor 97.76% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Southwest Harbor 0.00% of the population is African American.
  • In Southwest Harbor 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Southwest Harbor population breakdown by race

RaceSouthwest HarborMaineNational
African American0.00%1.23%12.63%
American Indian1.53%0.60%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.12%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.59%2.04%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.24%4.75%
In Southwest Harbor, 1.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Southwest Harbor age breakdown

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Source: The Southwest Harbor, ME demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).