Hancock County, Maine Population 2018

Hancock County, Maine's estimated population is 54,497 with a growth rate of 0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Maine is the 8th largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201754,497140.03%
201654,483850.16%
201654,398940.17%
201554,304-215-0.39%
201454,519-103-0.19%
201354,6221120.21%
201254,510-13-0.02%
201154,5231650.30%
201054,3587,41015.78%
199046,9485,16712.37%
198041,7817,19120.79%
197034,5902,2977.11%
196032,2931880.59%
195032,105-317-0.98%
194032,4221,7015.54%
193030,7213601.19%
192030,361-5,214-14.66%
191035,575-1,666-4.47%
190037,241-71-0.19%
189037,312-817-2.14%
188038,1291,6344.48%
187036,495-1,262-3.34%
186037,7573,3859.85%
185034,3725,76720.16%
184028,6054,26917.54%
183024,336-6,954-22.22%
182031,2901,2594.19%
181030,03113,67383.59%
180016,3586,80971.31%
17909,5490.00%

Hancock County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White52,462
Two or More Races938
Asian518
Black or African American320
American Indian and Alaska Native211
Some Other Race19
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

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

Hancock County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Hancock County, Maine Median Age

47.9


Total

46.7


Male

48.8


Female

Hancock County, Maine Adults

There are 44,840 adults, (11,659 of which are seniors) in Hancock County, Maine.

Hancock County, Maine Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

27,953

51.31%

Male

26,530

48.69%

Hancock County, Maine Households and Families

Hancock County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hancock County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All74%26%
Male64.3%35.7%
Female61%39%
Non Family60.2%39.8%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,7482.2374
Married12,1772.886.7
Non Family9,0241.2360.2
Female1,8442.9161
Male7033.1864.3

2.76

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, Maine Households

Hancock County, Maine Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8772.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,6394.02%
High School Graduate13,55133.20%
Some College8,10119.85%
Associates Degree3,3808.28%
Bachelors Degree8,10319.85%
Graduate Degree5,16912.66%

Hancock County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,36337,02212,688
Multiple Races439354168
Hispanic401377155
Asian326308259
Black20817954
Native American1351208
Other Race16164
Islander51

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 79.45%.

Hancock County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,663$36,361$25,880
Less Than High School$21,341$25,602$12,625
High School Grad$24,475$30,802$17,680
Some College$30,155$36,444$26,545
Bachelors Degree$37,104$43,950$33,027
Graduate Degree$46,381$72,083$40,195

$30,663

Average Earnings

$36,361

Average Male

$25,880

Average Female

Hancock County, Maine Language

Hancock County, Maine Language by Age

Hancock County, Maine Language

96.77% of Hancock County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Hancock County, Maine Poverty

Hancock County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,6105,94311.74%
Multiple85218321.48%
Black31311536.74%
Hispanic6998111.59%
Asian5186913.32%
Native2032612.81%
Other19842.11%
Islander1516.67%

12.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Maine is Other, with 42.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Maine is Islander, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.88%.

Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.59%
High School14.20%
Some College9.28%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.63%
Male Unemployed27.51%
Female Employed6.57%
Male Employed5.25%

Hancock County, Maine Income

Hancock County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,037$67,199
Families$64,347$82,421
Married Families$72,133$91,176
Non Families$26,328$39,978

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Hancock 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 55To64.

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Hancock County, Maine Veterans

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by War

5,213

Number of Veterans

4,786

Male Veterans

427

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,134
First Gulf War938
Korea515
World War II435
Second Gulf War420

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,479
75+1,364
35 to 541,152
55 to 641,069
18 to 34149

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,13311.85%
Hispanic5911.80%
2 or More537.83%
Black114.70%
Indian96.16%
Other631.58%
Asian10.25%

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Education

6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Maine Employment Status

Hancock County, Maine Employment by Age

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Maine Employment by Race

Hancock County, Maine Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hancock County, Maine

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ellsworth774179111702.20%
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