Bath, Maine Population 2021

8,358
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Bath is a city located in Sagadahoc County Maine. It is also the county seat of Sagadahoc County. With a 2020 population of 8,358, it is the 15th largest city in Maine and the 3511th largest city in the United States . Bath is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually but its population has decreased by -1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,514 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Bath has a population density of 917 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bath is $62,202 with a poverty rate of 13.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $862 per month, and the median house value is $175,700. The median age in Bath is 41.4 years, 39.4 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Bath Demographics

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

  • White: 96.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bath, Maine is 8,358 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,358.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,514.

Bath, Maine Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,04696.72%
Two or More Races1912.30%
Black or African American590.71%
Some Other Race230.28%
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Bath Population by Race

Bath Population Pyramid $2021

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Bath Median Age

41.4


Total

39.4


Male

45.5


Female

Bath Adults

There are 6,526 adults, (1,697 of whom are seniors) in Bath.

Bath Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bath Sex Ratio

Female

4,160

50.01%

Male

4,159

49.99%

Bath Population by Age

Bath Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bath Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female41.8%58.2%
Non Family46%54%
All57%43%
Male69.6%30.4%
Married73.9%26.1%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bath Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9282.157
Non Family1,9161.1246
Married1,3933.0673.9
Female3662.8941.8
Male2533.0369.6

2.83

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Bath Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade691.19%
9th to 12th Grade2614.51%
High School Graduate1,67428.91%
Some College1,29422.35%
Associates Degree4337.48%
Bachelors Degree99617.20%
Graduate Degree1,06418.37%
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Bath Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bath Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5465,2251,971
2+ Races908114
Hispanic747452
Black5858
Other Race232323

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bath Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,025$41,629$35,694
Less Than 9th Grade$20,444$20,484$
High School Graduate$29,234$30,375$19,744
Some College$42,917$48,510$36,544
Bachelors Degree$40,938$47,500$32,279
Graduate Degree$68,250$92,524$63,670

$40,025

Average Earnings

$41,629

Average Male

$35,694

Average Female

Bath Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bath Language by Age

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Bath Language

93.71% of Bath 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 3.99% of the population.

Bath Language

Bath Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,81097212.45%
Multiple19113671.20%
Black582746.55%

13.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.49%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bath

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bath is Multiple, with 71.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bath is White, with 12.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Bath Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.67%
High School16.27%
Some College12.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%

Bath Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.90%
Female Employed9.69%
Male Employed8.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bath Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bath Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,252$62,202
Families$70,588$79,953
Married Families$88,533-
Non Families$32,061$41,270
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Income by Household Type

Bath Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bath Married by Age and Sex

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Bath 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 45-54.

Bath Marital Status by Race

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Bath Marital Status

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904

Number of Veterans

833

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War305
Vietnam268
Second Gulf War197
Korea52
World War II11

Bath Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74220
35 to 54217
55 to 64197
75+188
18 to 3482

Bath Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White89314.10%
2+ Races1111.00%

Bath Veterans by Race

Bath Veterans by Education

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5.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bath Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bath Employment by Age

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Bath Employment by Race

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Bath 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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55.30%

Born in Bath

94.42%

Native Born

5.58%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.42% of Bath residents were born in the United States, with 55.30% having been born in Maine. 3.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bath Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,358100.12%
20208,348100.12%
20198,338100.12%
20188,328160.19%
20178,312350.42%
20168,277-30-0.36%
20158,307-25-0.30%
20148,332-22-0.26%
20138,354-44-0.52%
20128,398-26-0.31%
20118,424-64-0.75%
20108,488-778-0.87%
20009,266-533-0.56%
19909,799-447-0.45%
198010,2465670.57%
19709,679-1,038-1.01%
196010,717730.07%
195010,6444090.39%
194010,2351,1251.17%
19309,110-5,621-4.69%
192014,7315,3354.60%
19109,396-1,081-1.08%
190010,4771,7541.85%
18908,7238491.03%
18807,8745030.66%
18707,371-705-0.91%
18608,076560.07%
18508,0202,8794.55%
18405,1410.00%

Bath Population by Year