Biddeford, Maine Population 2020

21,574

Biddeford is a city located in Maine. With a 2020 population of 21,574, it is the 6th largest city in Maine and the 1742nd largest city in the United States. Biddeford is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 1.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,277 in 2010. Spanning over 59 miles, Biddeford has a population density of 717 people per square mile.

The average household income in Biddeford is $67,300 with a poverty rate of 16.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $927 per month, and the median house value is $223,300. The median age in Biddeford is 37.3 years, 35.3 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

Biddeford Demographics

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

  • White: 91.35%
  • Asian: 3.25%
  • Black or African American: 2.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Biddeford, Maine is 21,574, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,514.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,277.

Biddeford, Maine Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,59791.35%
Asian6983.25%
Black or African American5822.71%
Two or More Races4282.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1240.58%
Some Other Race140.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.04%

Biddeford Population Pyramid 2020

Biddeford Median Age

37.3


Total

35.3


Male

39.4


Female

Biddeford Adults

There are 18,021 adults, (3,685 of whom are seniors) in Biddeford.

Biddeford Age Dependency

49.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Biddeford Sex Ratio

Female

10,995

51.25%

Male

10,457

48.75%

Biddeford Households and Families

Biddeford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Biddeford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.1%28.9%
Male56.3%43.8%
All48.5%51.5%
Non Family35.1%64.9%
Female21.2%78.8%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8992.2748.5
Non Family3,9871.4435.1
Married3,4872.9171.1
Female1,0412.9821.2
Male3843.1656.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Biddeford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7244.99%
9th to 12th Grade9346.43%
High School Graduate5,14535.44%
Some College2,53217.44%
Associates Degree1,65211.38%
Bachelors Degree2,48817.14%
Graduate Degree1,0427.18%

Biddeford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,23611,7693,311
Asian48237666
Hispanic33528818
Black25823333
Multiple Races18216984
Native American555518
Islander99
Other Race77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 46.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,182$36,576$30,805
Less Than High School$21,576$21,671$
High School Grad$27,425$30,857$25,688
Some College$33,516$41,332$30,040
Bachelors Degree$43,844$58,487$37,500
Graduate Degree$49,423$55,564$48,317

$33,182

Average Earnings

$36,576

Average Male

$30,805

Average Female

Biddeford Language

Biddeford Language by Age

Biddeford Language

83.68% of Biddeford residents speak only English, while 16.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.87% of the population.

Biddeford Poverty

Biddeford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8272,54414.27%
Hispanic75637549.60%
Black56519935.22%
Multiple40415137.38%
Native12410685.48%
Asian659517.74%
Islander99100.00%

16.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.30%

Male Poverty Rate

18.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Biddeford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Biddeford is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Biddeford is Asian, with 7.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.87%
High School17.73%
Bachelors or Greater7.72%
Some College5.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.92%
Male Unemployed29.90%
Female Employed12.36%
Male Employed8.03%

Biddeford Income

Biddeford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,327$67,300
Families$61,438$81,737
Married Families$77,668-
Non Families$34,843$47,161

Biddeford Marital Status

Biddeford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Biddeford Married by Age and Sex

Biddeford 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.

Biddeford Marital Status by Race

Biddeford Veterans

1,471

Number of Veterans

1,367

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam408
Second Gulf War297
First Gulf War216
Korea169
World War II47
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4318.57%
Asian203.34%
2 or More113.89%
Indian99.78%

$Biddeford Veterans by Education

9.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Biddeford Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Biddeford 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

64.05%

Born in Maine

92.65%

Native Born

7.35%

Foreign Born

3.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.65% of Biddeford residents were born in the United States, with 64.05% having been born in Maine. 3.44% 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
202021,574300.14%
201921,544300.14%
201821,514260.12%
201721,488300.14%
201621,458470.22%
201521,41110.00%
201421,410700.33%
201321,340330.15%
201221,307-3-0.01%
201121,310420.20%
201021,2683260.15%
200020,9422320.11%
199020,7101,0720.53%
198019,638-345-0.17%
197019,9837280.37%
196019,255-1,581-0.79%
195020,8361,0460.52%
194019,7902,1571.16%
193017,633-375-0.21%
192018,0089290.53%
191017,0799340.56%
190016,1451,7021.12%
189014,4431,7921.33%
188012,6512,3692.10%
187010,2829330.96%
18609,3493,2544.37%
18506,0950.00%