Biddeford, Maine Population 2019

Biddeford, Maine's estimated population is 21,514 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Biddeford, Maine is the 6th largest city in Maine based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 715.13 people/mi² (276.11 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.6 years, 33.7 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.36 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 Biddeford, Maine is $49,812, while the mean household income is $65,206.

Biddeford Me Demographics

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

  • White: 92.48%
  • Asian: 2.80%
  • Black or African American: 2.70%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%

How Many People Live in Biddeford, Maine?

21,514
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201821,514260.12%
201721,488300.14%
201621,458470.22%
201521,41110.00%
201421,410700.33%
201321,340330.15%
201221,307-3-0.01%
201121,310420.20%
201021,2683260.15%
200020,9422320.11%
199020,7101,0720.53%
198019,638-345-0.17%
197019,9837280.37%
196019,255-1,581-0.79%
195020,8361,0460.52%
194019,7902,1571.16%
193017,633-375-0.21%
192018,0089290.53%
191017,0799340.56%
190016,1451,7021.12%
189014,4431,7921.33%
188012,6512,3692.10%
187010,2829330.96%
18609,3493,2544.37%
18506,0950.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,803
Asian599
Black or African American579
Two or More Races321
American Indian and Alaska Native88
Some Other Race15
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Biddeford Me Population Pyramid 2019

Biddeford Me Median Age

35.6


Total

33.7


Male

38.5


Female

Biddeford Me Adults

There are 17,551 adults, (3,479 of whom are seniors) in Biddeford Me.

Biddeford Me Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Biddeford Me Sex Ratio

Female

11,056

51.63%

Male

10,357

48.37%

Biddeford Me Households and Families

Biddeford Me Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Biddeford Me Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
All49.1%50.9%
Male48.3%51.7%
Non Family36%64%
Female20%80%

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5452.3649.1
Non Family3,6761.4636
Married3,4352.9672.2
Female1,0763.1720
Male3583.2848.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Biddeford Me Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7535.32%
9th to 12th Grade9176.48%
High School Graduate4,99335.27%
Some College2,47517.48%
Associates Degree1,59011.23%
Bachelors Degree2,37916.80%
Graduate Degree1,0507.42%

Biddeford Me Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,06711,5463,254
Asian40434677
Hispanic29625122
Black236199
Multiple Races14013169
Native American29297
Islander88
Other Race77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 49.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,694$34,183$30,068
Less Than High School$22,000$21,629$23,125
High School Grad$27,645$28,984$25,302
Some College$32,198$37,004$30,332
Bachelors Degree$42,464$46,875$38,835
Graduate Degree$45,694$45,750$45,673

$31,694

Average Earnings

$34,183

Average Male

$30,068

Average Female

Biddeford Me Language

Biddeford Me Language by Age

Biddeford Me Language

83.65% of Biddeford Me residents speak only English, while 16.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.80% of the population.

Biddeford Me Poverty

Biddeford Me Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9612,62214.60%
Hispanic76040653.42%
Black56118032.09%
Multiple31314847.28%
Native857891.76%
Asian561386.77%
Islander88100.00%

16.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.26%

Male Poverty Rate

18.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Biddeford Me

The race most likely to be in poverty in Biddeford Me is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Biddeford Me is Asian, with 6.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.18%
High School16.65%
Bachelors or Greater10.12%
Some College5.68%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.43%
Female Unemployed32.36%
Female Employed12.77%
Male Employed7.95%

Biddeford Me Income

Biddeford Me Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,812$65,206
Families$58,527$77,261
Married Families$73,638-
Non Families$34,624$46,198

Biddeford Me Marital Status

Biddeford Me Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Biddeford Me Married by Age and Sex

Biddeford 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 55-64.

Biddeford Me Marital Status by Race

Biddeford Me Veterans

1,659

Number of Veterans

1,577

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War363
Vietnam347
First Gulf War276
Korea210
World War II63

Biddeford Me Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6289.92%
Asian193.89%
Indian711.29%
2 or More52.07%

Biddeford Me Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Biddeford Me Employment Status

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Biddeford 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

65.52%

Born in Maine

92.64%

Native Born

7.36%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.64% of Biddeford Me residents were born in the United States, with 65.52% having been born in Maine. 3.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.