Cumberland County, Maine Population 2018

Cumberland County, Maine's estimated population is 292,500 with a growth rate of 1.49% 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
2017292,5004,2961.49%
2016288,204-2,701-0.93%
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
White265,918
Black or African American7,833
Two or More Races6,768
Asian5,899
Some Other Race1,132
American Indian and Alaska Native650
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cumberland County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cumberland County, Maine Median Age

42.1


Total

40.3


Male

43.4


Female

Cumberland County, Maine Adults

There are 231,716 adults, (46,977 of which are seniors) in Cumberland County, Maine.

Cumberland County, Maine Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

148,037

51.37%

Male

140,167

48.63%

Cumberland County, Maine Households and Families

Cumberland County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cumberland County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male72.4%27.6%
All67.7%32.3%
Female50.8%49.2%
Non Family47.5%52.5%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All117,8712.3767.7
Married56,3693.0187
Non Family45,5731.3347.5
Female11,0893.0750.8
Male4,8403.1872.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

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 Grade3,8511.87%
9th to 12th Grade7,4373.62%
High School Graduate48,64123.66%
Some College36,31817.66%
Associates Degree18,7839.13%
Bachelors Degree57,28427.86%
Graduate Degree33,30216.20%

Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White192,044183,29285,926
Asian3,9242,9301,542
Black3,7463,055878
Multiple Races2,8312,466924
Hispanic2,8072,3201,176
Other Race536425218
Native American430367102
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 44.74%.

Cumberland County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,126$45,413$33,232
Less Than High School$20,547$23,072$16,801
High School Grad$28,460$32,811$23,562
Some College$35,126$40,445$30,856
Bachelors Degree$46,213$56,286$38,811
Graduate Degree$60,871$75,069$52,744

$39,126

Average Earnings

$45,413

Average Male

$33,232

Average Female

Cumberland County, Maine Language

Cumberland County, Maine Language by Age

Cumberland County, Maine Language

92.31% of Cumberland County, Maine residents speak only English, while 7.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White255,59424,6329.64%
Black7,4673,35244.89%
Multiple6,3471,27920.15%
Asian5,7271,19620.88%
Hispanic5,22285116.30%
Other1,08413812.73%
Native60011419.00%

11.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.54%

Male Poverty Rate

11.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is Black, with 44.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is White, with 9.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.76%.

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.27%
High School15.10%
Some College9.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.77%
Male Unemployed29.55%
Female Employed5.83%
Male Employed4.89%

Cumberland County, Maine Income

Cumberland County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,902$83,558
Families$80,740$101,445
Married Families$92,860$114,118
Non Families$37,276$51,901

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by War

19,532

Number of Veterans

18,177

Male Veterans

1,355

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,359
First Gulf War3,089
Second Gulf War2,464
Korea2,053
World War II1,443

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,220
75+5,024
35 to 544,732
55 to 643,459
18 to 341,097

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,8888.70%
2 or More3188.81%
Hispanic2436.38%
Black1382.93%
Asian1182.54%
Other395.52%
Indian316.08%

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Education

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Employment Status

Cumberland County, Maine Employment by Age

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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