Bangor, Maine Population 2022

31,495
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Bangor is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. It is also the county seat of Penobscot County. With a 2020 population of 31,495, it is the 3rd largest city in Maine and the 1453rd largest city in the United States. Bangor is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,029 in 2020. Spanning over 35 miles, Bangor has a population density of 919 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bangor is $69,912 with a poverty rate of 16.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $155,200. The median age in Bangor is 37.9 years, 36.2 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Bangor Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bangorwas:

  • White: 90.59%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 1.63%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bangor, Maine is 31,495 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,029.

Bangor, Maine Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Bangor Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Bangor Population by Race

Bangor Population Pyramid 2022

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Bangor Median Age

37.9


Total

34.8


Male

41.2


Female

Bangor Adults

There are 26,326 adults, (5,602 of whom are seniors) in Bangor.

Bangor Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bangor Sex Ratio

Female

16,860

52.64%

Male

15,169

47.36%

Bangor Population by Age

Bangor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bangor Household Types

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bangor Households and Families

2.8

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Bangor Households by Type

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Bangor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bangor Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 99.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Bangor Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,000

Average Earnings

$39,548

Average Male

$33,084

Average Female

Bangor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bangor Language by Age

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Bangor Language

94.37% of Bangor residents speak only English, while 5.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Bangor Language

Bangor Poverty by Race

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16.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.83%

Male Poverty Rate

18.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bangor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bangor is Native, with 70.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bangor is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.21%.

Bangor Poverty

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Bangor Poverty Rate by Education

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Bangor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bangor Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Bangor Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bangor Married by Age and Sex

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Bangor Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bangor Marital Status by Race

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Bangor Marital Status

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2,363

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Bangor Veterans by War

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Bangor Veterans by Age

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Bangor Veterans by Race

Bangor Veterans by Education

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5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bangor Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bangor Employment by Age

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Bangor Employment by Race

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Bangor Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.83%

Born in Bangor

95.68%

Native Born

4.32%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.68% of Bangor residents were born in the United States, with 67.83% having been born in Maine. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bangor Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Bangor Population by Year