Hampden is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. With a 2020 population of 4,550, it is the 32nd largest city in Maine and the 6996th largest city in the United States. Hampden is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,516 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Hampden has a population density of 415 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hampden is $96,222 with a poverty rate of 6.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $211,100. The median age in Hampden is 45.8 years, 43.8 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hampdenwas:
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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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.
94.26% of Hampden residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.35% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampden is White, with 5.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampden is Multiple, with 68.18% 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 1.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hampden
98.17% of Hampden residents were born in the United States, with 65.40% having been born in Maine. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.