Damariscotta, Maine Population 2024

1,267

Damariscotta is a city located in Lincoln County Maine. Damariscotta has a 2024 population of 1,267. Damariscotta is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,352 in 2020.

The average household income in Damariscotta is $83,124 with a poverty rate of 29.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Damariscotta is 42.8 years, 41.1 years for males, and 58.8 years for females.

Damariscotta Demographics

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

  • White: 90.69%
  • Two or more races: 7.58%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
366.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.29% (-85)
The current population of Damariscotta, Maine is 1,267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,352.

Damariscotta, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,14990.69%
Two or more races967.58%
Other race221.74%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Damariscotta Population by Race

Damariscotta Population Pyramid 2024

Damariscotta Median Age

42.8

Total

41.1

Male

58.8

Female

Damariscotta Adults

There are 950 adults, (445 of whom are seniors) in Damariscotta.

Damariscotta Age Dependency

150.9

Age Dependency Ratio

88.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Damariscotta Sex Ratio

Female69354.7%
Male57445.3%

Damariscotta Population by Age

Damariscotta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5382.0353.546.5
Non Family2741.0647.152.9
Married1182.1594.95.1
Female1124.3624.175.9
Male341.7958.841.2
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Damariscotta 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

Damariscotta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Damariscotta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.88%.

Damariscotta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,153

Average Earnings

$50,125

Average Male

$14,531

Average Female

Damariscotta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Damariscotta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Damariscotta Language

96.39% of Damariscotta residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Damariscotta Language

Damariscotta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White98422823.17%
Multiple9696100%
Hispanic673653.73%
Other22836.36%
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29.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.21%

Male Poverty Rate

30.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Damariscotta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Damariscotta is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Damariscotta is White, with 23.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.86%.

Damariscotta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.04%
Less Than 9th Grade23.81%
High School23.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
showing: 4 rows

Damariscotta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed29.09%
Male Employed3.72%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Damariscotta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Damariscotta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Damariscotta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Damariscotta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Damariscotta 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.

Damariscotta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Damariscotta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

114

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Damariscotta Veterans by War

count

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Damariscotta Veterans by Age

count

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Damariscotta Veterans by Race

Damariscotta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Damariscotta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Damariscotta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Damariscotta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Damariscotta 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

52.09%

Born in Damariscotta

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.53% of Damariscotta residents were born in the United States, with 52.09% having been born in Maine. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Damariscotta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,267
20231,267
20221,267-47-3.58%
20211,314-38-2.81%
20201,352836.54%
20191,269-17-1.32%
20181,286645.24%
20171,22216615.72%
20161,056-39-3.56%
20151,09511311.51%
2014982-45-4.38%
20131,027-55-5.08%
20121,082-163-13.09%
20111,2451039.02%
20101,142
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Damariscotta Population by Year