Calais, Maine Population 2022

3,071
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Calais is a city located in Washington County Maine. With a 2020 population of 3,071, it is the 42nd largest city in Maine and the 8746th largest city in the United States. Calais is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,079 in 2020. Spanning over 40 miles, Calais has a population density of 89 people per square mile.

The average household income in Calais is $62,888 with a poverty rate of 19.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $527 per month, and the median house value is $94,400. The median age in Calais is 50.3 years, 49.6 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Calais Demographics

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

  • White: 97.97%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Calais, Maine is 3,071 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,079.

Calais, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Calais Population by Race

Calais Population Pyramid 2022

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Calais Median Age

55.8


Total

51


Male

60.8


Female

Calais Adults

There are 2,537 adults, (955 of whom are seniors) in Calais.

Calais Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

60.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Calais Sex Ratio

Female

1,565

51.98%

Male

1,446

48.02%

Calais Population by Age

Calais Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Calais Household Types

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calais Households and Families

2.21

Average Family Size

1.73

Average Household Size

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Calais Households by Type

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Calais Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calais Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 20.29%.

Calais Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,600

Average Earnings

$42,308

Average Male

$24,670

Average Female

Calais Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calais Language by Age

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Calais Language

96.29% of Calais residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Calais Language

Calais Poverty by Race

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19.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.17%

Male Poverty Rate

24.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calais

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calais is White, with 20.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.65%.

Calais Poverty

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Calais Poverty Rate by Education

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Calais Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calais Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Calais Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Calais Married by Age and Sex

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Calais Marriage

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

Calais Marital Status by Race

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Calais Marital Status

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352

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Calais Veterans by War

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Calais Veterans by Age

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Calais Veterans by Race

Calais Veterans by Education

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5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calais Veterans by Education

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47.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Calais Employment by Age

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Calais Employment by Race

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Calais 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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61.61%

Born in Calais

92.16%

Native Born

7.84%

Foreign Born

4.45%

Non Citizen

3.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.16% of Calais residents were born in the United States, with 61.61% having been born in Maine. 4.45% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Calais Population by Year