Bar Harbor is a city located in Hancock County Maine. With a 2020 population of 2,202, it is the 60th largest city in Maine and the 10427th largest city in the United States. Bar Harbor is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,260 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Bar Harbor has a population density of 693 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bar Harbor is $67,010 with a poverty rate of 9.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $808 per month, and the median house value is $293,100. The median age in Bar Harbor is 41.2 years, 35.8 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bar Harborwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.57%.
88.37% of Bar Harbor residents speak only English, while 11.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bar Harbor is White, with 11.06% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bar Harbor is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.76%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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87.24% of Bar Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 53.44% having been born in Maine. 10.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.