Knox County, Maine Population 2018

Knox County, Maine's estimated population is 39,790 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Maine is the 11th largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,700-90-0.23%
201739,7901350.34%
201639,655-20-0.05%
201539,675-71-0.18%
201439,7461130.29%
201339,633120.03%
201239,621-43-0.11%
201139,664-66-0.17%
201039,7303,4209.42%
199036,3103,36910.23%
198032,9413,92813.54%
197029,0134381.53%
196028,5754541.61%
195028,1219303.42%
194027,191-502-1.81%
193027,6931,4485.52%
192026,245-2,736-9.44%
191028,981-1,425-4.69%
190030,406-1,067-3.39%
189031,473-1,390-4.23%
188032,8632,0406.62%
187030,823-1,893-5.79%
186032,7160.00%

Knox County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White38,328
Two or More Races656
Black or African American280
Asian243
American Indian and Alaska Native169
Some Other Race24

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

Knox County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Knox County, Maine Median Age

47.8


Total

45.8


Male

49.8


Female

Knox County, Maine Adults

There are 32,423 adults, (9,102 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Maine.

Knox County, Maine Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

20,099

50.63%

Male

19,601

49.37%

Knox County, Maine Households and Families

Knox County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Knox County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All76.3%23.7%
Male69.8%30.2%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female53.5%46.5%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knox County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,0222.2676.3
Married8,3272.8189.7
Non Family6,3411.2165.6
Female1,7653.0353.5
Male5893.3269.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Knox County, Maine Households

Knox County, Maine Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3941.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,4894.99%
High School Graduate10,50635.22%
Some College5,51018.47%
Associates Degree2,8309.49%
Bachelors Degree5,87319.69%
Graduate Degree3,22710.82%

Knox County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,75026,9848,690
Multiple Races41035685
Hispanic301261111
Black235206103
Asian117117110
Native American1009222
Other Race1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 94.02%.

Knox County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,935$36,634$26,257
Less Than High School$21,979$28,409$18,140
High School Grad$26,703$31,582$22,957
Some College$30,543$37,673$25,805
Bachelors Degree$35,555$40,355$30,678
Graduate Degree$45,947$61,625$36,699

$30,935

Average Earnings

$36,634

Average Male

$26,257

Average Female

Knox County, Maine Language

Knox County, Maine Language by Age

Knox County, Maine Language

96.47% of Knox County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Knox County, Maine Poverty

Knox County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,0634,20811.35%
Hispanic41412931.16%
Multiple4797816.28%
Black2036331.03%
Other181161.11%

11.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.91%

Male Poverty Rate

11.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Maine is Other, with 61.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Maine is White, with 11.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.75%.

Knox County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.97%
High School13.09%
Some College9.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%

Knox County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.17%
Female Unemployed20.51%
Female Employed5.89%
Male Employed4.81%

Knox County, Maine Income

Knox County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,117$68,108
Families$64,176$78,485
Married Families$71,137$87,362
Non Families$32,282$45,455

Knox County, Maine Marital Status

Knox County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Knox 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.

Knox County, Maine Marital Status by Race


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

Knox County, Maine Veterans

Knox County, Maine Veterans by War

3,342

Number of Veterans

3,179

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,503
Korea430
First Gulf War406
World War II222
Second Gulf War194

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,084
75+1,063
35 to 54653
55 to 64472
18 to 3470

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,23110.30%
2 or More6113.44%
Black3312.94%
Indian1717.00%
Hispanic102.95%

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Education

6.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Maine Employment Status

Knox County, Maine Employment by Age

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Maine Employment by Race

Knox County, Maine Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Knox County, Maine

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rockland72977179-118-1.62%
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