Fort Kent, Maine Population 2024

2,727

Fort Kent is a city located in Aroostook County Maine. Fort Kent has a 2024 population of 2,727. Fort Kent is currently growing at a rate of 4.04% annually and its population has increased by 22.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,223 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Kent is $104,512 with a poverty rate of 10.37%. The median age in Fort Kent is 48.4 years: 47 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Fort Kent Demographics

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

  • White: 91.21%
  • Two or more races: 8.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
509.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
22.67% (504)
The current population of Fort Kent, Maine is 2,727 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,223.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,29491.21%
Two or more races2138.47%
Black or African American80.32%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fort Kent Population by Race

Fort Kent Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Kent Median Age

48.4

Total

47

Male

49.2

Female

Fort Kent Adults

There are 2,082 adults, (658 of whom are seniors) in Fort Kent.

Fort Kent Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Kent Sex Ratio

Female1,46258.13%
Male1,05341.87%

Fort Kent Population by Age

Fort Kent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0892.0361.238.8
Married4332.5881.518.5
Non Family4241.1943.656.4
Female1482.6529.770.3
Male842.321000

2.48

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Kent Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade874.79%
Associates Degree21711.96%
Bachelors Degree40122.09%
Graduate Degree21511.85%
High School Graduate54930.25%
Less Than 9th Grade854.68%
Some College26114.38%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Kent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Kent Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7281,556579
2+ Races878737
Hispanic333333

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Fort Kent Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$74,561$84,931$66,406
Graduate Degree$58,750$92,895$0
High School Graduate$34,375$39,637$28,611
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$57,821$75,509$37,813
Some College$49,671$76,385$31,161

$57,821

Average Earnings

$75,509

Average Male

$37,813

Average Female

Fort Kent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Kent Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Kent Language

66.72% of Fort Kent residents speak only English, while 33.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 31.31% of the population.

Fort Kent Language

Fort Kent Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,01822411.1%
Multiple19152.62%

10.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.13%

Male Poverty Rate

10.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Kent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Kent is White, with 11.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Kent is Multiple, with 2.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.6%.

Fort Kent Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.7%
High School12.82%
Some College10.93%
Bachelors or Greater6.32%

Fort Kent Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.63%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed3.89%

Fort Kent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Kent Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,232$88,814
Households$57,067$104,512
Married Families$94,306$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,597$117,736

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Kent Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Kent Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Kent 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.

Fort Kent Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Kent Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

101

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War16
Korea7
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Fort Kent Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7439
75+34
35 to 5428
18 to 340
55 to 640

Fort Kent Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1015.28%

Fort Kent Veterans by Race

Fort Kent Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Kent Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Kent Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Kent Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Kent 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

63.3%

Born in Fort Kent

91.69%

Native Born

8.31%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

7.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.69% of Fort Kent residents were born in the United States, with 63.3% having been born in Maine. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Fort Kent Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,7271064.04%
20232,6211064.21%
20222,5151064.4%
20212,4091868.37%
20202,223-15-0.67%
20192,238-53-2.31%
20182,291431.91%
20172,248-40-1.75%
20162,288-57-2.43%
20152,345-123-4.98%
20142,468-264-9.66%
20132,732-205-6.98%
20122,937913.2%
20112,84635814.39%
20102,48800%

Fort Kent Population by Year