Bangor, Maine Population 2020

32,167

Bangor is a city located in Maine. With a 2020 population of 32,167, it is the 3rd largest city in Maine (after Portland and Juneau) and the 1216th largest city in the United States. Bangor is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,039 in 2010. Bangor reached it's highest population of 38,912 in 1960. Spanning over 35 miles, Bangor has a population density of 939 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bangor is $62,218 with a poverty rate of 22.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $150,700. The median age in Bangor is 37.6 years, 35.1 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Bangor Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bangor was:

  • White: 91.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bangor, Maine is 32,167, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,997.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,039.

Bangor, Maine Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020150,908-94-0.06%
2019151,002-94-0.06%
2018151,096-94-0.06%
2017151,190-92-0.06%
2016151,282-667-0.44%
2015151,949-1,275-0.84%
2014153,224-11-0.01%
2013153,235-112-0.07%
2012153,347-402-0.26%
2011153,749-111-0.07%
2010153,8600.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,22691.05%
Two or More Races9242.88%
Asian8202.55%
Black or African American6311.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native2960.92%
Some Other Race2010.63%

Bangor Population Pyramid 2020

Bangor Median Age

37.6


Total

35.1


Male

41.4


Female

Bangor Adults

There are 26,551 adults, (5,275 of whom are seniors) in Bangor.

Bangor Age Dependency

50.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bangor Sex Ratio

Female

16,408

51.12%

Male

15,690

48.88%

Bangor Households and Families

Bangor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bangor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.7%27.3%
All47.6%52.4%
Male46.8%53.2%
Female39.3%60.7%
Non Family32.7%67.3%

47.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0712.1147.6
Non Family7,1761.332.7
Married4,7772.972.7
Female1,5942.9739.3
Male5243.4146.8

2.83

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bangor Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4391.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,3465.91%
High School Graduate6,44728.28%
Some College4,88421.43%
Associates Degree1,9558.58%
Bachelors Degree4,55119.97%
Graduate Degree3,17113.91%

Bangor Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,96419,3187,035
Asian509472345
Multiple Races482389102
Hispanic361356136
Black34533982
Native American15515216
Other Race737353

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 72.60%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,640$37,361$31,079
Less Than High School$35,816$36,811$
High School Grad$24,617$25,656$22,739
Some College$28,419$32,950$24,799
Bachelors Degree$37,531$42,339$33,888
Graduate Degree$58,320$85,568$50,669

$33,640

Average Earnings

$37,361

Average Male

$31,079

Average Female

Bangor Language

Bangor Language by Age

Bangor Language

93.71% of Bangor residents speak only English, while 6.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Bangor Poverty

Bangor Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,1606,07122.35%
Multiple84129835.43%
Native26719071.16%
Hispanic62818329.14%
Black52810620.08%
Asian815597.24%

22.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.87%

Male Poverty Rate

23.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bangor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bangor is Native, with 71.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bangor is Asian, with 7.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.46%
High School25.53%
Some College21.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.54%
Male Unemployed35.47%
Female Employed16.39%
Male Employed10.90%

Bangor Income

Bangor Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,115$62,218
Families$65,806$84,510
Married Families$82,351-
Non Families$25,714$39,037

Bangor Marital Status

Bangor Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bangor Married by Age and Sex

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

Bangor Veterans

2,236

Number of Veterans

2,068

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam745
Second Gulf War488
First Gulf War430
Korea259
World War II94
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0288.26%
2 or More9916.45%
Hispanic9321.43%
Black8116.63%
Indian168.33%
Asian122.17%

$Bangor Veterans by Education

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bangor Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bangor Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.37%

Born in Maine

95.46%

Native Born

4.54%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.46% of Bangor residents were born in the United States, with 66.37% having been born in Maine. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202032,167850.26%
201932,082850.27%
201831,997320.10%
201731,965850.27%
201631,880-253-0.79%
201532,133-423-1.30%
201432,556-79-0.24%
201332,635-111-0.34%
201232,746-194-0.59%
201132,940-77-0.23%
201033,0171,5440.48%
200031,473-1,708-0.53%
199033,1811,5380.48%
198031,643-1,525-0.47%
197033,168-5,744-1.58%
196038,9127,3542.12%
195031,5581,7360.57%
194029,8221,0730.37%
193028,7492,7711.02%
192025,9781,1750.46%
191024,8032,9531.28%
190021,8502,7471.35%
189019,1032,2471.26%
188016,856-1,433-0.81%
187018,2891,8821.09%
186016,4071,9751.29%
185014,4325,8055.28%
18408,6270.00%