Kennebec County, Maine Population 2018

Kennebec County, Maine's estimated population is 121,821 with a growth rate of 0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kennebec County, Maine is the 4th largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017121,8218680.72%
2016120,953-375-0.31%
2016121,3283450.29%
2015120,983-161-0.13%
2014121,144-27-0.02%
2013121,171-436-0.36%
2012121,607-158-0.13%
2011121,765-307-0.25%
2010122,0726,1685.32%
1990115,9046,0155.47%
1980109,88914,64215.37%
197095,2476,0976.84%
196089,1505,2696.28%
195083,8816,6508.61%
194077,2316,5409.25%
193070,6916,84710.72%
192063,8449811.56%
191062,8633,7466.34%
190059,1172,1053.69%
189057,0123,9547.45%
188053,058-145-0.27%
187053,203-2,452-4.41%
186055,655-6,866-10.98%
185062,5216,69812.00%
184055,8233,3386.36%
183052,4859,86223.14%
182042,62310,05930.89%
181032,5647,99332.53%
180024,5710.00%

Kennebec County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White115,938
Two or More Races1,658
Black or African American1,139
Asian1,006
American Indian and Alaska Native685
Some Other Race476
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51

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

Kennebec 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

Kennebec County, Maine Median Age

44


Total

42.9


Male

44.7


Female

Kennebec County, Maine Adults

There are 96,883 adults, (21,167 of which are seniors) in Kennebec County, Maine.

Kennebec County, Maine Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebec County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

62,137

51.37%

Male

58,816

48.63%

Kennebec County, Maine Households and Families

Kennebec County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kennebec County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All70.1%29.9%
Female56.8%43.2%
Male56.3%43.7%
Non Family53.9%46.1%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennebec County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,8292.3170.1
Married23,7942.9187.7
Non Family19,2481.2553.9
Female5,5533.0456.8
Male2,2343.256.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

10.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kennebec County, Maine Households

Kennebec County, Maine Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9083.37%
9th to 12th Grade4,5385.25%
High School Graduate30,30035.09%
Some College17,82520.64%
Associates Degree8,97010.39%
Bachelors Degree13,09715.17%
Graduate Degree8,72110.10%

Kennebec County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White83,27676,24720,992
Multiple Races852750227
Hispanic849733229
Asian509432224
Black46839947
Native American466374137
Other Race21820039
Islander5135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 91.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 44.01%.

Kennebec County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,099$40,064$30,380
Less Than High School$23,340$24,869$20,572
High School Grad$27,365$30,995$24,155
Some College$31,864$39,888$27,305
Bachelors Degree$42,236$54,694$36,232
Graduate Degree$56,066$63,523$52,837

$34,099

Average Earnings

$40,064

Average Male

$30,380

Average Female

Kennebec County, Maine Language

Kennebec County, Maine Language by Age

Kennebec County, Maine Language

94.54% of Kennebec County, Maine residents speak only English, while 5.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White111,74315,36813.75%
Black1,03456354.45%
Multiple1,46855437.74%
Hispanic1,69450529.81%
Native67313520.06%
Other45210022.12%
Asian812698.50%
Islander513364.71%

14.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.60%

Male Poverty Rate

15.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebec County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Islander, with 64.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Asian, with 8.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.97%
High School15.10%
Some College11.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.10%
Male Unemployed33.07%
Female Employed6.55%
Male Employed5.02%

Kennebec County, Maine Income

Kennebec County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,570$61,803
Families$62,495$74,066
Married Families$72,361$84,611
Non Families$27,674$37,316

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Kennebec 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.

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by War

10,408

Number of Veterans

9,560

Male Veterans

848

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,814
First Gulf War1,969
Second Gulf War1,430
Korea1,140
World War II711

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,549
75+2,508
65 to 742,496
55 to 642,200
18 to 34655

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,10110.82%
2 or More1009.14%
Indian9218.36%
Black8011.20%
Asian283.89%
Hispanic272.41%
Other41.36%
Hawaiian35.88%

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Education

5.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Employment Status

Kennebec County, Maine Employment by Age

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Employment by Race

Kennebec County, Maine Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kennebec County, Maine

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Augusta1913218494-638-3.33%
Waterville15722164066844.35%
Gardiner58005620-180-3.10%
Hallowell23782326-52-2.19%
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