Calais, Maine Population 2024

3,176

Calais is a city located in Washington County Maine. Calais has a 2024 population of 3,176. Calais is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,080 in 2020.

The average household income in Calais is $62,356 with a poverty rate of 16.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Calais is 49.9 years, 48.3 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Calais Demographics

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

  • White: 93.79%
  • Black or African American: 2.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
34.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
92.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.12% (96)
The current population of Calais, Maine is 3,176 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,080.

Calais, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,88793.79%
Black or African American752.44%
Two or more races551.79%
Native American280.91%
Other race180.58%
Asian150.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Calais Population by Race

Calais Population Pyramid 2024

Calais Median Age

49.9

Total

48.3

Male

51.3

Female

Calais Adults

There are 2,642 adults, (876 of whom are seniors) in Calais.

Calais Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Calais Sex Ratio

Female1,60352.08%
Male1,47547.92%

Calais Population by Age

Calais Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5951.8465.634.4
Non Family7051.054753
Married6212.3783.316.7
Female1473.1251.748.3
Male1222.191000
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2.36

Average Family Size

1.84

Average Household Size

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calais Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Calais Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calais Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 96.55%.

Calais Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,394

Average Earnings

$62,583

Average Male

$32,870

Average Female

Calais Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calais Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calais Language

95.99% of Calais residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Calais Language

Calais Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,77346416.73%
Multiple551018.18%
Asian14857.14%
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16.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

21.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calais

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calais is Asian, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calais is White, with 16.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.3%.

Calais Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College21.53%
Less Than 9th Grade21.07%
High School12.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
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Calais Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed65.6%
Female Employed2.62%
Male Employed2.54%
Female Unemployed
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Calais Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calais Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calais Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Calais Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calais Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Calais Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calais Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

356

Number of Veterans

334

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Calais Veterans by War

count

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Calais Veterans by Age

count

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Calais Veterans by Race

Calais Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calais Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Calais Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calais Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calais Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.81%

Born in Calais

93.11%

Native Born

6.89%

Foreign Born

3.67%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.11% of Calais residents were born in the United States, with 59.81% having been born in Maine. 3.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Calais Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,326300.91%
20283,296300.92%
20273,266300.93%
20263,236300.94%
20253,206300.94%
20243,176300.95%
20233,146300.96%
20223,116300.97%
20213,08660.19%
20203,080782.6%
20193,002130.43%
20182,989-1-0.03%
20172,990-8-0.27%
20162,998-14-0.46%
20153,012-19-0.63%
20143,031-35-1.14%
20133,066-19-0.62%
20123,085-20-0.64%
20113,105-15-0.48%
20103,120-327-9.49%
20003,447-516-13.02%
19903,963-299-7.02%
19804,2622185.39%
19704,044-179-4.24%
19604,223-366-7.98%
19504,589-572-11.08%
19405,161-309-5.65%
19305,470-614-10.09%
19206,084-32-0.52%
19106,116-1,539-20.1%
19007,6553655.01%
18907,2901,11718.09%
18806,1732293.85%
18705,9443235.75%
18605,62187218.36%
18504,749
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Calais Population by Year