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Total population: 5,931 (Urban population: 4,317 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,018 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,054 (2,596 occupied: 1,997 owner occupied, 602 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

28%

Housing density: 277 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $558,230.

Median contract rent in 2016: $570 (lower quartile is $407, upper quartile is $689)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $989


Median gross rent in Topsham, ME in 2016: $624

Housing units in Topsham with a mortgage: 1,290 (21 second mortgage, 183 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 705

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $90,749

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,600

Median monthly housing costs: $1,051


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Topsham, Maine Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $225,418 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Topsham:

$225,418
Maine:

$184,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $161,797 - $287,423
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,443
  • In family households: 5,226 (811 male householders, 858 female householders)
    1,336 spouses, 1,670 children (1,560 natural, 60 adopted, 42 stepchildren), 104 grandchildren, 59 brothers or sisters, 47 parents, 82 other relatives, 230 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,115 (230 male householders (196 living alone)), 703 female householders (606 living alone)), 179 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 100

Size of family households: 903 2-persons, 339 3-persons, 267 4-persons, 90 5-persons, 64 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 800 1-person, 123 2-persons, 3 4-persons.

808 married couples with children.
292 single-parent households (176 men, 116 women).

95.6% of residents of Topsham speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 274 (4.3%)
(70.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Topsham, Maine:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 531 bedroom
  • 6102 bedrooms
  • 8263 bedrooms
  • 4164 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Topsham population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Topsham, Maine:

  • 36no bedroom
  • 2321 bedroom
  • 2162 bedrooms
  • 1233 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Topsham population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Topsham in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 25no vehicle
  • 6151 vehicle
  • 1,0112 vehicles
  • 2363 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Topsham population

Cars and other vehicles available in Topsham in renter-occupied apartments

  • 199no vehicle
  • 2001 vehicle
  • 2012 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Topsham population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Topsham, Maine:

  • 131 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 2284 rooms
  • 3885 rooms
  • 4486 rooms
  • 3607 rooms
  • 1918 rooms
  • 3319+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Topsham population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Topsham, Maine:

  • 371 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 1073 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 1065 rooms
  • 376 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Topsham population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Topsham, ME household income distribution

  • Topsham, ME household income distribution
  • 83Less than $10,000
  • 105$10,000 to $14,999
  • 106$15,000 to $19,999
  • 158$20,000 to $24,999
  • 48$25,000 to $29,999
  • 127$30,000 to $34,999
  • 129$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 144$45,000 to $49,999
  • 175$50,000 to $59,999
  • 360$60,000 to $74,999
  • 430$75,000 to $99,999
  • 266$100,000 to $124,999
  • 208$125,000 to $149,999
  • 121$150,000 to $199,999
  • 129$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Topsham, ME

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Topsham, ME
  • 26Less than $10,000
  • 45$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 102$100,000 to $124,999
  • 208$125,000 to $149,999
  • 140$150,000 to $174,999
  • 189$175,000 to $199,999
  • 551$200,000 to $249,999
  • 264$250,000 to $299,999
  • 295$300,000 to $399,999
  • 78$400,000 to $499,999
  • 30$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Topsham, ME

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Topsham, ME
  • 5Less than $100
  • 26$100 to $149
  • 31$150 to $199
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 7$300 to $349
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 31$400 to $449
  • 4$450 to $499
  • 23$500 to $549
  • 31$550 to $599
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 21$650 to $699
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 7$750 to $799
  • 155$800 to $899
  • 79$900 to $999
  • 20$1,000 to $1,249
  • 7$1,250 to $1,499
  • 18$2,000 to $2,499
  • 6$3,000 to $3,499
  • 33No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 242000 to 2009
  • 791990 to 1999
  • 151980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 78Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Topsham population
Topsham commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 104
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 391
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 592
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 595
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 319
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 90
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 187
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 224
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 223
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 214
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 53
  • 90 or more minutes: 12
Topsham, ME Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 38.0%
Number of people working at home: 223 (6.9% of all workers)

Topsham mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,626 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 258 (8%)
  • Taxi: 30 (1%)
  • Walked: 57 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 223 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 365
 French (except Basque): 334
 American: 273
 French Canadian: 250
 German: 186
 Irish: 155
 Scottish: 91
 Canadian: 77
 Scotch-Irish: 53
 Croatian: 42
 Swedish: 37
 Slovak: 33
 Welsh: 30
 Italian: 28
 Portuguese: 14
 Russian: 13
 Eastern European: 11
 Slavic: 10
 British: 6
 Dutch: 6
 Norwegian: 6
 Polish: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 23%Burma
  • 19%Vietnam
  • 13%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 9%Philippines
  • 9%Guatemala
  • 7%Canada
  • 5%Cuba

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,412
  • Other state: 2,730
  • Northeast: 1,704
  • Midwest: 299
  • South: 425
  • West: 303

84% of Topsham residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Maine.

Topsham:

84.0%
State average:

86.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 38
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 35
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 434
  • Less than 1 year of college: 169
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 263
  • Associate degree: 203
  • Bachelor's degree: 601
  • Master's degree: 165
  • Professional school degree: 57
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 51
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 755
  • Less than 1 year of college: 132
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 239
  • Associate degree: 246
  • Bachelor's degree: 730
  • Master's degree: 441
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 36

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 14.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.1%Females
Topsham marital status for males
Topsham marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,990
  • One, attached: 255
  • Two: 127
  • 3 or 4: 210
  • 5 to 9: 141
  • 20 to 49: 77
  • 50 or more: 162
  • Mobile homes: 115

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,881

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Topsham:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Topsham
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69.6%)
  • Utility gas (16.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.9%)
  • Wood (5.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Electricity (1.5%)
  • Electricity (39.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33.6%)
  • Utility gas (15.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.0%)
  • Wood (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

3.9%
Maine:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

11.0%
Maine:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

32.0%
Maine:

31.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)