Bangor, Maine Population 2019

Bangor, Maine's estimated population is 31,997 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Bangor, Maine is the 3rd largest city in Maine based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 933.97 people/mi² (360.61 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37 years, 35 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.12 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Bangor, Maine is $40,071, while the mean household income is $59,095.

Bangor Me Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bangor Me was:

  • White: 91.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Asian: 2.48%
  • Black or African American: 1.50%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Bangor, Maine?

31,997
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201831,997320.10%
201731,965850.27%
201631,880-253-0.79%
201532,133-423-1.30%
201432,556-79-0.24%
201332,635-111-0.34%
201232,746-194-0.59%
201132,940-77-0.23%
201033,0171,5440.48%
200031,473-1,708-0.53%
199033,1811,5380.48%
198031,643-1,525-0.47%
197033,168-5,744-1.58%
196038,9127,3542.12%
195031,5581,7360.57%
194029,8221,0730.37%
193028,7492,7711.02%
192025,9781,1750.46%
191024,8032,9531.28%
190021,8502,7471.35%
189019,1032,2471.26%
188016,856-1,433-0.81%
187018,2891,8821.09%
186016,4071,9751.29%
185014,4325,8055.28%
18408,6270.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018151,096-94-0.06%
2017151,190-92-0.06%
2016151,282-667-0.44%
2015151,949-1,275-0.84%
2014153,224-11-0.01%
2013153,235-112-0.07%
2012153,347-402-0.26%
2011153,749-111-0.07%
2010153,8600.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,580
Two or More Races827
Asian800
Black or African American484
American Indian and Alaska Native349
Some Other Race197

Bangor Me Population Pyramid 2019

Bangor Me Median Age

37


Total

35


Male

40.7


Female

Bangor Me Adults

There are 26,646 adults, (5,121 of whom are seniors) in Bangor Me.

Bangor Me Age Dependency

49.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Bangor Me Sex Ratio

Female

16,556

51.36%

Male

15,681

48.64%

Bangor Me Households and Families

Bangor Me Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bangor Me Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.3%27.7%
All47.4%52.6%
Male43.3%56.7%
Female38.9%61.1%
Non Family32.1%67.9%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0352.1247.4
Non Family7,0481.3432.1
Married4,9022.8872.3
Female1,4612.9538.9
Male6243.0943.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bangor Me Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5072.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,2265.44%
High School Graduate6,55529.09%
Some College4,64020.59%
Associates Degree2,1059.34%
Bachelors Degree4,49819.96%
Graduate Degree2,99913.31%

Bangor Me Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,89019,3096,961
Asian508480290
Hispanic373368130
Multiple Races36328052
Black23920346
Native American21120629
Other Race686851

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,349$35,433$28,836
Less Than High School$29,375$35,319$11,750
High School Grad$22,934$25,654$20,281
Some College$26,231$29,053$22,184
Bachelors Degree$37,196$41,306$34,403
Graduate Degree$56,842$86,563$49,110

$31,349

Average Earnings

$35,433

Average Male

$28,836

Average Female

Bangor Me Language

Bangor Me Language by Age

Bangor Me Language

93.80% of Bangor Me residents speak only English, while 6.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Bangor Me Poverty

Bangor Me Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,5566,20422.51%
Native30221972.52%
Hispanic70720829.42%
Multiple74318524.90%
Black37912934.04%
Asian789243.04%

22.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.81%

Male Poverty Rate

22.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bangor Me

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bangor Me is Native, with 72.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bangor Me is Asian, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.29%
High School22.66%
Some College20.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.35%
Male Unemployed39.49%
Female Employed15.92%
Male Employed11.82%

Bangor Me Income

Bangor Me Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,071$59,095
Families$60,894$79,210
Married Families$74,573-
Non Families$27,314$36,955

Bangor Me Marital Status

Bangor Me Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bangor Me Married by Age and Sex

Bangor Me Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bangor Me Marital Status by Race

Bangor Me Veterans

2,107

Number of Veterans

1,952

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam799
Second Gulf War396
First Gulf War371
Korea300
World War II114

Bangor Me Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9217.75%
2 or More11023.31%
Hispanic4811.06%
Black4310.51%
Indian197.36%
Asian142.57%

Bangor Me Veterans by Education

7.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bangor Me Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bangor Me Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.15%

Born in Maine

96.10%

Native Born

3.90%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.10% of Bangor Me residents were born in the United States, with 67.15% having been born in Maine. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.