Somerset County, Maine Population 2018

Somerset County, Maine's estimated population is 50,626 with a growth rate of -1.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Somerset County, Maine is the 9th largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201750,626-737-1.43%
201651,3637001.38%
201650,663-82-0.16%
201550,745-491-0.96%
201451,236-465-0.90%
201351,701-109-0.21%
201251,810-115-0.22%
201151,925-294-0.56%
201052,2192,4524.93%
199049,7674,73910.52%
198045,0284,43110.91%
197040,5978482.13%
196039,749-36-0.09%
195039,7851,5404.03%
194038,245-866-2.21%
193039,1111,9405.22%
192037,1718702.40%
191036,3012,4527.24%
190033,8491,2223.75%
189032,6272940.91%
188032,333-2,278-6.58%
187034,611-2,142-5.83%
186036,7531,1723.29%
185035,5811,6694.92%
184033,912-1,875-5.24%
183035,78714,00064.26%
182021,7878,87768.76%
181012,9100.00%

Somerset County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White49,743
Two or More Races921
Black or African American274
American Indian and Alaska Native215
Asian161
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26
Some Other Race23

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

Somerset 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

Somerset County, Maine Median Age

45.4


Total

44.9


Male

45.9


Female

Somerset County, Maine Adults

There are 41,090 adults, (9,759 of which are seniors) in Somerset County, Maine.

Somerset County, Maine Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

26,002

50.62%

Male

25,361

49.38%

Somerset County, Maine Households and Families

Somerset County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Somerset County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Male81.6%18.4%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female51%49%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Somerset County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,3762.3776.5
Married10,4702.8788.2
Non Family7,5841.2567.6
Female2,3473.2651
Male9753.5181.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Somerset County, Maine Households

Somerset County, Maine Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3353.56%
9th to 12th Grade3,1898.49%
High School Graduate15,68941.79%
Some College7,19319.16%
Associates Degree4,19611.18%
Bachelors Degree4,10610.94%
Graduate Degree1,8364.89%

Somerset County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,40632,0525,728
Multiple Races495459110
Hispanic23722010
Native American17214118
Black17014841
Asian1086035
Islander2610
Other Race1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 32.41%.

Somerset County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,883$33,250$25,235
Less Than High School$12,981$13,981$12,325
High School Grad$26,804$31,745$21,694
Some College$28,282$34,747$24,623
Bachelors Degree$40,463$50,051$32,247
Graduate Degree$50,625$55,921$46,726

$28,883

Average Earnings

$33,250

Average Male

$25,235

Average Female

Somerset County, Maine Language

Somerset County, Maine Language by Age

Somerset County, Maine Language

96.82% of Somerset County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Somerset County, Maine Poverty

Somerset County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,5868,46917.43%
Hispanic50324348.31%
Multiple89823125.72%
Native2158238.14%
Asian1405640.00%
Black2635219.77%
Islander261661.54%
Other19526.32%

18.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.85%

Male Poverty Rate

19.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Maine is Islander, with 61.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Maine is White, with 17.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.30%.

Somerset County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.72%
High School17.06%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%

Somerset County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.02%
Male Unemployed28.40%
Female Employed7.83%
Male Employed5.82%

Somerset County, Maine Income

Somerset County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,484$51,504
Families$52,738$61,722
Married Families$61,512$
Non Families$21,134$29,798

Somerset County, Maine Marital Status

Somerset County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Somerset County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Somerset County, Maine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Somerset County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Somerset County, Maine Veterans

Somerset County, Maine Veterans by War

4,911

Number of Veterans

4,655

Male Veterans

256

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,980
First Gulf War850
Korea506
Second Gulf War394
World War II262

Somerset County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,459
35 to 541,133
55 to 641,095
75+1,015
18 to 34209

Somerset County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,85012.14%
Indian3118.02%
2 or More305.23%
Hispanic61.80%

Somerset County, Maine Veterans by Education

10.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset County, Maine Employment Status

Somerset County, Maine Employment by Age

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Somerset County, Maine Employment by Race

Somerset County, Maine Employment by Education

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