Damariscotta, Maine Population 2022

1,203
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Damariscotta is a city located in Lincoln County Maine. With a 2020 population of 1,203, it is the 92nd largest city in Maine and the 13852nd largest city in the United States. Damariscotta is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually but its population has decreased by -11.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,352 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Damariscotta has a population density of 348 people per square mile.

The average household income in Damariscotta is $76,037 with a poverty rate of 23.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $863 per month, and the median house value is $291,900. The median age in Damariscotta is 48.5 years, 47.7 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Damariscotta Demographics

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

  • White: 89.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Black or African American: 3.70%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Damariscotta, Maine is 1,203 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 2022

Population by Race

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Damariscotta Population by Race

Damariscotta Population Pyramid 2022

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Damariscotta Median Age

41.5


Total

40.9


Male

47.4


Female

Damariscotta Adults

There are 1,046 adults, (449 of whom are seniors) in Damariscotta.

Damariscotta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

75.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Damariscotta Sex Ratio

Female

724

53.55%

Male

628

46.45%

Damariscotta Population by Age

Damariscotta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Damariscotta Household Types

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Damariscotta Households and Families

2.78

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Damariscotta Households by Type

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Damariscotta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Damariscotta Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Damariscotta Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,475

Average Earnings

$39,332

Average Male

$21,284

Average Female

Damariscotta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Damariscotta Language by Age

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Damariscotta Language

92.78% of Damariscotta residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Damariscotta Language

Damariscotta Poverty by Race

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23.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.38%

Male Poverty Rate

26.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Damariscotta

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.73%.

Damariscotta Poverty

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Damariscotta Poverty Rate by Education

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Damariscotta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Damariscotta Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Damariscotta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Damariscotta Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Damariscotta Marital Status by Race

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Damariscotta Marital Status

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121

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Damariscotta Veterans by War

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Damariscotta Veterans by Age

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Damariscotta Veterans by Race

Damariscotta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Damariscotta Veterans by Education

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Damariscotta Employment by Age

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Damariscotta Employment by Race

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Damariscotta 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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47.04%

Born in Damariscotta

91.57%

Native Born

8.43%

Foreign Born

6.07%

Non Citizen

2.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.57% of Damariscotta residents were born in the United States, with 47.04% having been born in Maine. 6.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Damariscotta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Damariscotta Population by Year