Gardiner, Maine Population 2022

5,993
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Gardiner is a city located in Kennebec County Maine. With a 2020 population of 5,993, it is the 26th largest city in Maine and the 5898th largest city in the United States. Gardiner is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 0.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,961 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Gardiner has a population density of 382 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gardiner is $64,306 with a poverty rate of 13.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $748 per month, and the median house value is $149,800. The median age in Gardiner is 40.4 years, 38 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Gardiner Demographics

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

  • White: 96.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gardiner, Maine is 5,993 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,961.

Gardiner, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gardiner Population by Race

Gardiner Population Pyramid 2022

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Gardiner Median Age

42.2


Total

39.9


Male

44.3


Female

Gardiner Adults

There are 4,483 adults, (966 of whom are seniors) in Gardiner.

Gardiner Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardiner Sex Ratio

Female

2,877

50.74%

Male

2,793

49.26%

Gardiner Population by Age

Gardiner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gardiner Household Types

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gardiner Households and Families

3.02

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Gardiner Households by Type

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Gardiner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardiner 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 2+ races people with a rate of 53.33%.

Gardiner Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,333

Average Earnings

$40,785

Average Male

$40,029

Average Female

Gardiner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardiner Language by Age

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Gardiner Language

98.37% of Gardiner residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Gardiner Language

Gardiner Poverty by Race

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13.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

12.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardiner

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardiner is Multiple, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.52%.

Gardiner Poverty

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Gardiner Poverty Rate by Education

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Gardiner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardiner Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gardiner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardiner Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Gardiner Marital Status

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542

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gardiner Veterans by War

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Gardiner Veterans by Age

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Gardiner Veterans by Race

Gardiner Veterans by Education

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5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardiner Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gardiner Employment by Age

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Gardiner Employment by Race

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Gardiner 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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75.43%

Born in Gardiner

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of Gardiner residents were born in the United States, with 75.43% having been born in Maine. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Gardiner Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gardiner Population by Year