Knox County, Maine Population 2018

Knox County, Maine's estimated population is 39,790 with a growth rate of 0.18% 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
201739,790730.18%
201639,717620.16%
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
White38,340
Two or More Races635
Asian259
Black or African American247
American Indian and Alaska Native195
Some Other Race41

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

Knox 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

Knox County, Maine Median Age

47.5


Total

45.5


Male

49.3


Female

Knox County, Maine Adults

There are 32,369 adults, (8,777 of which are seniors) in Knox County, Maine.

Knox County, Maine Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

20,116

50.65%

Male

19,601

49.35%

Knox County, Maine Households and Families

Knox County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Knox County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All76.1%23.9%
Male72.8%27.2%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female54.7%45.3%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knox County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,8132.2976.1
Married8,1902.8289
Non Family6,2491.2265.5
Female1,7593.2154.7
Male6153.3672.8

2.82

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade5271.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,5365.16%
High School Graduate10,40634.92%
Some College5,83019.57%
Associates Degree2,4918.36%
Bachelors Degree5,86019.67%
Graduate Degree3,14610.56%

Knox County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,75026,8198,593
Multiple Races39132061
Hispanic291253103
Black19217399
Asian137137131
Native American1119239
Other Race2828

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 95.62%.

Knox County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,419$36,150$25,659
Less Than High School$19,837$26,719$16,912
High School Grad$26,140$31,679$20,968
Some College$30,204$36,966$25,497
Bachelors Degree$35,010$37,366$31,006
Graduate Degree$45,272$51,582$38,482

$30,419

Average Earnings

$36,150

Average Male

$25,659

Average Female

Knox County, Maine Language

Knox County, Maine Language by Age

Knox County, Maine Language

96.80% of Knox County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Knox County, Maine Poverty

Knox County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,1014,30011.59%
Hispanic44713931.10%
Multiple5009619.20%
Black1705029.41%
Native1811910.50%
Other361850.00%

11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.49%

Male Poverty Rate

11.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Maine is Other, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Maine is Native, with 10.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.56%.

Knox County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.09%
High School12.57%
Some College8.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%

Knox County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.52%
Female Unemployed22.98%
Female Employed5.50%
Male Employed4.48%

Knox County, Maine Income

Knox County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,239$64,868
Families$61,626$73,622
Married Families$69,154$81,255
Non Families$33,341$45,460

Knox County, Maine Marital Status

Knox County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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

Knox County, Maine Veterans

Knox County, Maine Veterans by War

3,674

Number of Veterans

3,437

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,491
First Gulf War547
Korea499
World War II258
Second Gulf War163

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,091
75+1,064
35 to 54865
55 to 64583
18 to 3471

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,58011.43%
2 or More6013.89%
Indian2522.52%
Hispanic123.51%
Black93.93%

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Education

5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Maine Employment Status

Knox County, Maine Employment by Age

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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