Kennebec County, Maine Population 2018

Kennebec County, Maine's estimated population is 121,821 with a growth rate of 0.41% 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
2017121,289-532-0.44%
2017121,8214930.41%
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
White116,339
Two or More Races1,737
Black or African American1,088
Asian1,059
American Indian and Alaska Native768
Some Other Race239
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander59

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

Kennebec County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Kennebec County, Maine Median Age

44.2


Total

43


Male

45.1


Female

Kennebec County, Maine Adults

There are 97,368 adults, (22,066 of whom are seniors) in Kennebec County, Maine.

Kennebec County, Maine Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebec County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

62,114

51.21%

Male

59,175

48.79%

Kennebec County, Maine Households and Families

Kennebec County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Kennebec County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All70.2%29.8%
Male59.6%40.4%
Female55.9%44.1%
Non Family54.3%45.7%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennebec County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,0552.370.2
Married24,2732.8986.8
Non Family19,1011.2554.3
Female5,3622.9955.9
Male2,3193.359.6

2.82

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade3,1643.64%
9th to 12th Grade4,3945.05%
High School Graduate28,97833.33%
Some College17,99820.70%
Associates Degree9,21410.60%
Bachelors Degree14,22816.37%
Graduate Degree8,95810.30%

Kennebec County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White83,67476,72222,218
Hispanic901780234
Multiple Races840709217
Native American581358138
Asian574485291
Black427353111
Other Race1641499
Islander4733

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.70%.

Kennebec County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,991$40,642$30,796
Less Than High School$24,053$24,851$21,033
High School Grad$27,606$31,457$24,709
Some College$32,838$40,780$28,784
Bachelors Degree$41,914$52,551$36,372
Graduate Degree$57,905$66,475$54,795

$34,991

Average Earnings

$40,642

Average Male

$30,796

Average Female

Kennebec County, Maine Language

Kennebec County, Maine Language by Age

Kennebec County, Maine Language

95.01% of Kennebec County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.99% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White111,97614,97713.38%
Multiple1,53158638.28%
Hispanic1,66749529.69%
Black93447350.64%
Native73410814.71%
Asian855859.94%
Other2224721.17%
Islander593864.41%

14.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.40%

Male Poverty Rate

14.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebec County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Islander, with 64.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Asian, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.94%.

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.24%
High School15.15%
Some College10.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.53%
Female Unemployed29.17%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed5.17%

Kennebec County, Maine Income

Kennebec County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,116$63,778
Families$65,348$76,363
Married Families$75,007$86,775
Non Families$28,831$39,127

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

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


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

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by War

10,108

Number of Veterans

9,358

Male Veterans

750

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,703
First Gulf War1,952
Second Gulf War1,317
Korea1,117
World War II611

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,561
65 to 742,526
35 to 542,454
55 to 642,022
18 to 34545

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,92210.57%
Black8211.99%
2 or More646.10%
Hispanic322.84%
Indian203.42%
Asian121.50%
Other42.16%
Hawaiian48.51%

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Education

6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Employment Status

Kennebec County, Maine Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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