Penobscot County, Maine Population 2018

Penobscot County, Maine's estimated population is 151,957 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Penobscot County, Maine is the 3rd largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017151,957-1,021-0.67%
2016152,9781,4630.97%
2016151,515-419-0.28%
2015151,934-1,007-0.66%
2014152,941-134-0.09%
2013153,075-297-0.19%
2012153,372-341-0.22%
2011153,713-128-0.08%
2010153,8417,2404.94%
1990146,6019,5867.00%
1980137,01511,6229.27%
1970125,393-953-0.75%
1960126,34618,14816.77%
1950108,19811,09411.42%
194097,1044,7255.11%
193092,3794,6955.35%
192087,6842,3992.81%
191085,2859,03911.86%
190076,2463,3814.64%
189072,8652,3893.39%
188070,476-4,674-6.22%
187075,1502,4193.33%
186072,7319,64215.28%
185063,08917,38438.04%
184045,70514,17544.96%
183031,53017,660127.33%
182013,8700.00%

Penobscot County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White145,472
Two or More Races2,571
American Indian and Alaska Native1,751
Asian1,724
Black or African American1,174
Some Other Race258
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander28

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

Penobscot 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

Penobscot County, Maine Median Age

41.6


Total

40.3


Male

42.9


Female

Penobscot County, Maine Adults

There are 124,371 adults, (25,241 of which are seniors) in Penobscot County, Maine.

Penobscot County, Maine Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Penobscot County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

77,457

50.63%

Male

75,521

49.37%

Penobscot County, Maine Households and Families

Penobscot County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Penobscot County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All68.4%31.6%
Male66.3%33.7%
Female50.3%49.7%
Non Family50%50%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Penobscot County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All61,7872.3768.4
Married29,4202.9387
Non Family23,5211.3850
Female5,8363.150.3
Male3,0103.1666.3

2.86

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Penobscot County, Maine Households

Penobscot County, Maine Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1302.94%
9th to 12th Grade6,2215.84%
High School Graduate37,78135.47%
Some College21,67820.35%
Associates Degree11,37110.67%
Bachelors Degree17,02515.98%
Graduate Degree9,3208.75%

Penobscot County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White102,07593,30325,090
Asian1,097880476
Native American1,0851,006184
Multiple Races1,070915229
Hispanic801725262
Black435377108
Other Race1019457
Islander14144

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 56.44%.

Penobscot County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,060$37,322$27,765
Less Than High School$20,294$22,289$12,827
High School Grad$26,274$31,292$21,317
Some College$31,073$38,817$26,418
Bachelors Degree$40,268$47,897$35,336
Graduate Degree$56,565$72,996$51,615

$32,060

Average Earnings

$37,322

Average Male

$27,765

Average Female

Penobscot County, Maine Language

Penobscot County, Maine Language by Age

Penobscot County, Maine Language

95.86% of Penobscot County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Penobscot County, Maine Poverty

Penobscot County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White138,14521,59215.63%
Multiple2,44365526.81%
Native1,60562338.82%
Black90938542.35%
Hispanic1,70535921.06%
Asian1,63128617.54%
Islander281139.29%
Other246104.07%

16.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Penobscot County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Penobscot County, Maine is Black, with 42.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Penobscot County, Maine is Other, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.77%.

Penobscot County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.90%
High School16.22%
Some College11.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%

Penobscot County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.46%
Female Unemployed32.87%
Female Employed9.52%
Male Employed7.32%

Penobscot County, Maine Income

Penobscot County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,302$59,656
Families$58,638$72,326
Married Families$67,839$82,231
Non Families$25,446$35,818

Penobscot County, Maine Marital Status

Penobscot County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Penobscot County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Penobscot 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 35To44.

Penobscot County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Penobscot County, Maine Veterans

Penobscot County, Maine Veterans by War

12,829

Number of Veterans

11,918

Male Veterans

911

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,496
First Gulf War2,405
Second Gulf War1,906
Korea1,427
World War II749

Penobscot County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,105
75+2,999
35 to 542,982
55 to 642,577
18 to 341,166

Penobscot County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,39210.43%
Indian17712.47%
2 or More16411.21%
Hispanic826.79%
Black677.21%
Asian171.30%
Other1210.62%

Penobscot County, Maine Veterans by Education

7.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Penobscot County, Maine Employment Status

Penobscot County, Maine Employment by Age

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Penobscot County, Maine Employment by Race

Penobscot County, Maine Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Penobscot County, Maine

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bangor3303731985-1052-3.18%
Brewer94829107-375-3.95%
Old Town78467518-328-4.18%
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