Ellsworth, Maine Population 2022

8,531
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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 8,531, it is the 17th largest city in Maine and the 4625th largest city in the United States. Ellsworth is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,399 in 2020. Spanning over 94 miles, Ellsworth has a population density of 108 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ellsworth is $68,395 with a poverty rate of 6.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $805 per month, and the median house value is $173,000. 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: 95.46%
  • Native American: 1.61%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ellsworth, Maine is 8,531 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,399.

Ellsworth, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,71895.46%
Black or African American260.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1301.61%
Asian1041.29%
Some Other Race190.24%
Two or More Races881.09%
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Ellsworth Population by Race

Ellsworth Population Pyramid 2022

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Ellsworth Median Age

43.8


Total

42.7


Male

47.1


Female

Ellsworth Adults

There are 6,672 adults, (1,605 of whom are seniors) in Ellsworth.

Ellsworth Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellsworth Sex Ratio

Female

4,358

53.90%

Male

3,727

46.10%

Ellsworth Population by Age

Ellsworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ellsworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
Male69.7%30.3%
All68%32%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female38.2%61.8%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellsworth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5062.2268
Married1,5563.0288.6
Male893.169.7
Female2512.9538.2
Non Family1,6101.2852.5

2.92

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Ellsworth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade931.51%
9th to 12th Grade2774.48%
High School Graduate1,77428.72%
Some College1,19419.33%
Associates Degree67810.98%
Bachelors Degree1,54425.00%
Graduate Degree6179.99%
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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
Native American11311384
Asian10410440
White5,8085,4412,028
Hispanic90908
Black1291
Other Race22
2+ Races5050

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 native american people with a rate of 74.34%.

Ellsworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,830$42,353$33,138
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$29,091$
High School Graduate$28,736$32,712$26,635
Some College$34,651$44,702$29,449
Bachelors Degree$46,450$46,046$47,703
Graduate Degree$59,808$81,713$52,537

$36,830

Average Earnings

$42,353

Average Male

$33,138

Average Female

Ellsworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellsworth Language by Age

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Ellsworth Language

96.34% of Ellsworth residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Ellsworth Language

Ellsworth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9444.44%
Multiple791012.66%
White7,3655036.83%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic11465.26%

6.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.83%

Male Poverty Rate

8.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellsworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellsworth is Black, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellsworth is Hispanic, with 5.26% 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 10.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.14%.

Ellsworth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.83%
High School10.59%
Some College4.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Ellsworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.64%
Male Unemployed24.73%
Female Employed5.94%
Female Unemployed23.08%

Ellsworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellsworth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,718$74,174
Families$76,272$94,805
Married Families$88,548-
Non Families$35,705$47,669
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Income by Household Type

Ellsworth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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 35-44, 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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613

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War132
Vietnam185
Korea39
World War II

Ellsworth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3438
35 to 54114
55 to 64194
65 to 74157
75+110

Ellsworth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5298.33%
Native American8464.62%

Ellsworth Veterans by Race

Ellsworth Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellsworth Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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66.36%

Born in Ellsworth

97.71%

Native Born

2.29%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.71% of Ellsworth residents were born in the United States, with 66.36% having been born in Maine. 1.30% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18705,2570.00%
18805,052-205-0.40%
18904,804-248-0.50%
19004,297-507-1.11%
19103,549-748-1.89%
19203,058-491-1.48%
19303,5574991.52%
19403,9113540.95%
19503,936250.06%
19604,4445081.22%
19704,6031590.35%
19805,1795761.19%
19905,9757961.44%
20006,4564810.78%
20107,7411,2851.83%
20117,807660.85%
20127,873660.85%
20137,939660.84%
20148,005660.83%
20158,071660.82%
20168,137660.82%
20178,203660.81%
20188,269660.80%
20198,335660.80%
20208,399640.77%
20218,465660.79%
20228,531660.78%

Ellsworth Population by Year