Bucksport is a city located in Hancock County Maine. With a 2020 population of 2,822, it is the 44th largest city in Maine and the 9166th largest city in the United States. Bucksport is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,879 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Bucksport has a population density of 247 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bucksport is $40,454 with a poverty rate of 18.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $669 per month, and the median house value is $126,300. The median age in Bucksport is 53.7 years, 56.9 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bucksportwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.80%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.06%.
97.74% of Bucksport residents speak only English, while 2.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bucksport is White, with 17.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bucksport is Hispanic, with 41.54% 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 13.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.95%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bucksport
99.51% of Bucksport residents were born in the United States, with 70.09% having been born in Maine. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.