Kennebunk, Maine Population 2024

6,000

Kennebunk is a city located in York County Maine. Kennebunk has a 2024 population of 6,000. Kennebunk is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,792 in 2020.

The average household income in Kennebunk is $92,226 with a poverty rate of 8.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kennebunk is 55.1 years, 49 years for males, and 58.9 years for females.

Kennebunk Demographics

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

  • White: 94.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.4%
  • Other race: 2.27%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
889.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.59% (208)
The current population of Kennebunk, Maine is 6,000 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,792.

Kennebunk, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,65194.18%
Two or more races1442.4%
Other race1362.27%
Asian530.88%
Native American140.23%
Black or African American20.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kennebunk Population by Race

Kennebunk Population Pyramid 2024

Kennebunk Median Age

55.1

Total

49

Male

58.9

Female

Kennebunk Adults

There are 4,956 adults, (2,108 of whom are seniors) in Kennebunk.

Kennebunk Age Dependency

110.7

Age Dependency Ratio

74

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebunk Sex Ratio

Female3,06151.02%
Male2,93948.98%

Kennebunk Population by Age

Kennebunk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8352.027129
Married1,4662.3682.717.3
Non Family1,0241.0449.750.3
Female1882.8571.328.7
Male1574.281000
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2.43

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kennebunk 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

Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 51.02%.

Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,021

Average Earnings

$55,833

Average Male

$36,186

Average Female

Kennebunk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kennebunk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kennebunk Language

95.71% of Kennebunk residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Kennebunk Language

Kennebunk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,2844548.59%
Hispanic292227.53%
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8.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.9%

Male Poverty Rate

5.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebunk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebunk is White, with 8.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebunk is Hispanic, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.15%.

Kennebunk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.15%
High School7.74%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%
Less Than 9th Grade5.38%
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Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.48%
Female Employed2.12%
Male Unemployed1.52%
Female Unemployed
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Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kennebunk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kennebunk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennebunk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kennebunk 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.

Kennebunk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kennebunk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

371

Number of Veterans

314

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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Kennebunk Veterans by War

count

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Kennebunk Veterans by Age

count

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Kennebunk Veterans by Race

Kennebunk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebunk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Kennebunk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kennebunk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kennebunk 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

35.65%

Born in Kennebunk

92.4%

Native Born

7.6%

Foreign Born

5%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.4% of Kennebunk residents were born in the United States, with 35.65% having been born in Maine. 5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kennebunk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,000
20236,000
20226,0003846.84%
20215,616-176-3.04%
20205,792-80-1.36%
20195,872631.08%
20185,8091622.87%
20175,647681.22%
20165,579-42-0.75%
20155,621460.83%
20145,5751743.22%
20135,401-122-2.21%
20125,5233837.45%
20115,140-74-1.42%
20105,214
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Kennebunk Population by Year