Ellsworth, Maine Population 2021

8,518
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Ellsworth is a city located in Hancock County Maine. It is also the county seat of Hancock County. With a 2020 population of 8,518, it is the 14th largest city in Maine and the 3454th largest city in the United States . Ellsworth is currently growing at a rate of 2.02% annually and its population has increased by 10.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,741 in 2010. Spanning over 94 miles, Ellsworth has a population density of 107 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ellsworth is $68,395 with a poverty rate of 9.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $787 per month, and the median house value is $178,400. The median age in Ellsworth is 45.2 years, 40.7 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Ellsworth Demographics

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

  • White: 96.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.54%
  • Asian: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ellsworth, Maine is 8,518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,518.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,741.

Ellsworth, Maine Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,67296.01%
Two or More Races1231.54%
Asian1101.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native590.74%
Black or African American270.34%
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Ellsworth Population by Race

Ellsworth Population Pyramid $2021

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Ellsworth Median Age

45.2


Total

40.7


Male

47.7


Female

Ellsworth Adults

There are 6,534 adults, (1,490 of whom are seniors) in Ellsworth.

Ellsworth Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellsworth Sex Ratio

Female

4,314

53.99%

Male

3,677

46.01%

Ellsworth Population by Age

Ellsworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ellsworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34%66%
Non Family43.5%56.5%
All63.2%36.8%
Male67.2%32.8%
Married90.3%9.7%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellsworth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5852.1463.2
Non Family1,5551.2343.5
Married1,5202.8190.3
Female3822.8534
Male1283.2367.2

2.73

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Ellsworth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1262.07%
9th to 12th Grade3145.15%
High School Graduate1,75028.68%
Some College1,33521.88%
Associates Degree74712.24%
Bachelors Degree1,21619.93%
Graduate Degree61310.05%
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Ellsworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ellsworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7835,4231,774
Asian11011038
2+ Races10024
Hispanic656517
Native American2929
Black1410

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 asian people with a rate of 34.55%.

Ellsworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,019$37,093$33,018
Less Than 9th Grade$23,705$$24,375
High School Graduate$27,306$29,375$25,898
Some College$36,165$43,548$31,705
Bachelors Degree$37,287$39,583$34,700
Graduate Degree$55,500$88,359$50,757

$35,019

Average Earnings

$37,093

Average Male

$33,018

Average Female

Ellsworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellsworth Language by Age

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Ellsworth Language

96.91% of Ellsworth residents speak only English, while 3.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Ellsworth Language

Ellsworth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,34174110.09%
Multiple109109.17%
Hispanic9788.25%

9.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.34%

Male Poverty Rate

11.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellsworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellsworth is White, with 10.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellsworth is Hispanic, with 8.25% 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 15.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.24%.

Ellsworth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.30%
High School13.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.56%
Some College4.66%

Ellsworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.11%
Female Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed2.00%

Ellsworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellsworth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,324$68,395
Families$73,293$87,287
Married Families$88,556-
Non Families$29,228$40,586
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Income by Household Type

Ellsworth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellsworth Married by Age and Sex

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Ellsworth 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.

Ellsworth Marital Status by Race

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Ellsworth Marital Status

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605

Number of Veterans

605

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War154
Vietnam149
Second Gulf War79
Korea24
World War II

Ellsworth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64206
65 to 74138
35 to 54136
75+104
18 to 3421

Ellsworth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5699.11%
2+ Races3629.27%

Ellsworth Veterans by Race

Ellsworth Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellsworth Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ellsworth Employment by Age

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Ellsworth Employment by Race

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Ellsworth 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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69.24%

Born in Ellsworth

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.82% of Ellsworth residents were born in the United States, with 69.24% having been born in Maine. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ellsworth Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,5181692.02%
20208,3491692.07%
20198,1801692.11%
20188,011400.50%
20177,971570.72%
20167,914400.51%
20157,874220.28%
20147,852-28-0.36%
20137,880660.84%
20127,814460.59%
20117,768320.41%
20107,7361,2801.83%
20006,4564810.78%
19905,9757961.44%
19805,1795761.19%
19704,6031590.35%
19604,4445081.22%
19503,936250.06%
19403,9113540.95%
19303,5574991.52%
19203,058-491-1.48%
19103,549-748-1.89%
19004,297-507-1.11%
18904,804-248-0.50%
18805,052-205-0.40%
18705,2570.00%

Ellsworth Population by Year