Gardiner, Maine Population 2024

6,214

Gardiner is a city located in Kennebec County Maine. Gardiner has a 2024 population of 6,214. Gardiner is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 4.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,974 in 2020.

The average household income in Gardiner is $78,777 with a poverty rate of 13.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gardiner is 43.2 years, 40.8 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Gardiner Demographics

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

  • White: 94.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.2%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
15.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
396.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.02% (240)
The current population of Gardiner, Maine is 6,214 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,974.

Gardiner, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,66494.49%
Two or more races1923.2%
Other race911.52%
Asian470.78%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gardiner Population by Race

Gardiner Population Pyramid 2024

Gardiner Median Age

43.2

Total

40.8

Male

47.9

Female

Gardiner Adults

There are 4,851 adults, (1,358 of whom are seniors) in Gardiner.

Gardiner Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardiner Sex Ratio

Female2,84647.48%
Male3,14852.52%

Gardiner Population by Age

Gardiner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6122.2666.833.2
Married1,1573.0186.213.8
Non Family1,0781.1648.951.1
Female2673.0641.258.8
Male1103.241000
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gardiner 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

Gardiner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardiner Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 66.67%.

Gardiner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,935

Average Earnings

$47,376

Average Male

$44,597

Average Female

Gardiner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardiner Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gardiner Language

95.8% of Gardiner residents speak only English, while 4.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

Gardiner Language

Gardiner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,54268912.43%
Multiple1929650%
Asian471123.4%
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13.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.44%

Male Poverty Rate

15.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardiner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardiner is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardiner is White, with 12.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.62%.

Gardiner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.27%
High School12.42%
Some College10.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%
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Gardiner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed39.78%
Female Unemployed25%
Female Employed2.6%
Male Employed1.81%
showing: 4 rows

Gardiner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardiner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gardiner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardiner Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gardiner 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 45-54.

Gardiner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gardiner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

726

Number of Veterans

698

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

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Gardiner Veterans by War

count

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Gardiner Veterans by Age

count

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Gardiner Veterans by Race

Gardiner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardiner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gardiner Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gardiner Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gardiner 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

68.67%

Born in Gardiner

96.45%

Native Born

3.55%

Foreign Born

1.7%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.45% of Gardiner residents were born in the United States, with 68.67% having been born in Maine. 1.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gardiner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,484540.84%
20286,430540.85%
20276,376540.85%
20266,322540.86%
20256,268540.87%
20246,214540.88%
20236,160540.88%
20226,106540.89%
20216,052781.31%
20205,9743426.07%
20195,632-21-0.37%
20185,653-10-0.18%
20175,66330.05%
20165,660100.18%
20155,650-26-0.46%
20145,676-10-0.18%
20135,686-45-0.79%
20125,731-25-0.43%
20115,756-26-0.45%
20105,782-416-6.71%
20006,198-548-8.12%
19906,7462614.02%
19806,485-200-2.99%
19706,685-212-3.07%
19606,8972483.73%
19506,64960510.01%
19406,0444357.76%
19305,6091342.45%
19205,4751643.09%
19105,311-190-3.45%
19005,501100.18%
18905,4911,05223.7%
18804,439-58-1.29%
18704,497100.22%
18604,487-1,999-30.82%
18506,4861,44428.64%
18405,042
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Gardiner Population by Year