Houlton, Maine Population 2022

4,721
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Houlton is a city located in Aroostook County Maine. It is also the county seat of Aroostook County. With a 2020 population of 4,721, it is the 31st largest city in Maine and the 6852nd largest city in the United States. Houlton is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -3.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,897 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Houlton has a population density of 901 people per square mile.

The average household income in Houlton is $53,905 with a poverty rate of 17.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $524 per month, and the median house value is $103,600. The median age in Houlton is 46.8 years, 39.8 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Houlton Demographics

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

  • White: 92.93%
  • Black or African American: 3.76%
  • Native American: 1.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Houlton, Maine is 4,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,897.

Houlton, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Houlton Population by Race

Houlton Population Pyramid 2022

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Houlton Median Age

43.1


Total

39.1


Male

50.2


Female

Houlton Adults

There are 3,919 adults, (1,048 of whom are seniors) in Houlton.

Houlton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Houlton Sex Ratio

Female

2,502

51.09%

Male

2,395

48.91%

Houlton Population by Age

Houlton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houlton Household Types

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houlton Households and Families

3.17

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Houlton Households by Type

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Houlton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houlton Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Houlton Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,518

Average Earnings

$50,653

Average Male

$16,907

Average Female

Houlton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houlton Language by Age

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Houlton Language

97.00% of Houlton residents speak only English, while 3.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Houlton Language

Houlton Poverty by Race

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17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

24.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houlton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houlton is Native, with 81.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houlton is Other, with NaN% 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 19.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.18%.

Houlton Poverty

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Houlton Poverty Rate by Education

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Houlton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houlton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Houlton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Houlton Married by Age and Sex

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Houlton 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 35-44.

Houlton Marital Status by Race

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Houlton Marital Status

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237

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Houlton Veterans by War

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Houlton Veterans by Age

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Houlton Veterans by Race

Houlton Veterans by Education

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1.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houlton Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

16.7%

Unemployment Rate

Houlton Employment by Age

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Houlton Employment by Race

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Houlton 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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78.03%

Born in Houlton

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Houlton residents were born in the United States, with 78.03% having been born in Maine. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Houlton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Houlton Population by Year