Cumberland County, Maine Population 2018

Cumberland County, Maine's estimated population is 292,500 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, Maine is the 1st largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017289,173-3,327-1.14%
2017292,5001,5950.55%
2016290,9051,5440.53%
2015289,3611,8840.66%
2014287,4771,8530.65%
2013285,6241,7870.63%
2012283,8371,2380.44%
2011282,5991,1640.41%
2010281,43538,30015.75%
1990243,13527,34612.67%
1980215,78923,26112.08%
1970192,5289,7775.35%
1960182,75113,5508.01%
1950169,20123,20115.89%
1940146,00011,3558.43%
1930134,64510,2698.26%
1920124,37612,36211.04%
1910112,01411,32511.25%
1900100,6899,74010.71%
189090,9494,5905.32%
188086,3594,3385.29%
187082,0216,4308.51%
186075,591-3,947-4.96%
185079,53810,88015.85%
184068,6588,55614.24%
183060,10210,65721.55%
182049,4456,61415.44%
181042,8314,62312.10%
180038,20812,10346.36%
179026,1050.00%

Cumberland County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White266,351
Black or African American8,311
Two or More Races6,632
Asian6,146
Some Other Race1,098
American Indian and Alaska Native631
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cumberland County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cumberland County, Maine Median Age

42.1


Total

40.5


Male

43.5


Female

Cumberland County, Maine Adults

There are 233,192 adults, (48,521 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, Maine.

Cumberland County, Maine Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

148,663

51.41%

Male

140,510

48.59%

Cumberland County, Maine Households and Families

Cumberland County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cumberland County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
Male70.2%29.8%
All68.6%31.4%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family49%51%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All118,8072.3668.6
Married57,5302.9987.4
Non Family46,1951.3449
Female10,3793.151.4
Male4,7033.1770.2

2.93

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cumberland County, Maine Households

Cumberland County, Maine Education

Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6261.75%
9th to 12th Grade7,3203.53%
High School Graduate47,64023.00%
Some College36,15317.46%
Associates Degree19,1129.23%
Bachelors Degree58,30328.15%
Graduate Degree34,94316.87%

Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White192,879184,42988,336
Asian4,1353,2511,727
Black3,9013,067888
Hispanic3,0062,5201,271
Multiple Races2,9612,655936
Other Race546433247
Native American459415144
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 45.80%.

Cumberland County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,013$47,719$35,091
Less Than High School$22,131$25,603$17,728
High School Grad$29,165$35,241$23,676
Some College$36,642$42,005$31,458
Bachelors Degree$47,782$59,113$40,277
Graduate Degree$61,823$76,181$54,453

$41,013

Average Earnings

$47,719

Average Male

$35,091

Average Female

Cumberland County, Maine Language

Cumberland County, Maine Language by Age

Cumberland County, Maine Language

92.49% of Cumberland County, Maine residents speak only English, while 7.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White255,95923,3119.11%
Black7,8593,73347.50%
Multiple6,2221,17918.95%
Asian5,9341,11118.72%
Hispanic5,45775913.91%
Native60410717.72%
Other1,056676.34%

10.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.11%

Male Poverty Rate

11.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is Black, with 47.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is Other, with 6.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.06%.

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.44%
High School15.08%
Some College9.07%
Bachelors or Greater4.14%

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.39%
Male Unemployed29.48%
Female Employed5.56%
Male Employed4.77%

Cumberland County, Maine Income

Cumberland County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,702$87,517
Families$85,525$106,856
Married Families$97,332$118,901
Non Families$39,209$53,774

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Cumberland County, Maine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by War

18,469

Number of Veterans

17,273

Male Veterans

1,196

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,873
First Gulf War3,101
Second Gulf War2,549
Korea1,829
World War II1,291

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,976
75+4,849
35 to 544,490
55 to 643,052
18 to 341,102

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White17,8638.20%
2 or More2877.55%
Hispanic2115.28%
Asian1332.78%
Black1282.57%
Indian407.55%
Other182.53%

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Education

5.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Employment Status

Cumberland County, Maine Employment by Age

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Employment by Race

Cumberland County, Maine Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cumberland County, Maine

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Portland66194669377431.12%
South Portland25002255775752.30%
Westbrook17494184029085.19%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990