Kennebunk, Maine Population 2022

5,888
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Kennebunk is a city located in York County Maine. With a 2020 population of 5,888, it is the 27th largest city in Maine and the 5968th largest city in the United States. Kennebunk is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 1.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,792 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Kennebunk has a population density of 873 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kennebunk is $97,061 with a poverty rate of 8.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $874 per month, and the median house value is $329,900. The median age in Kennebunk is 53 years, 48.7 years for males, and 60.5 years for females.

Kennebunk Demographics

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

  • White: 99.19%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kennebunk, Maine is 5,888 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 2022

Population by Race

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Kennebunk Population by Race

Kennebunk Population Pyramid 2022

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Kennebunk Median Age

53.6


Total

51.1


Male

58.3


Female

Kennebunk Adults

There are 4,804 adults, (1,868 of whom are seniors) in Kennebunk.

Kennebunk Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

63.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebunk Sex Ratio

Female

3,021

52.16%

Male

2,771

47.84%

Kennebunk Population by Age

Kennebunk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kennebunk Household Types

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennebunk Households and Families

2.45

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Kennebunk Households by Type

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Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kennebunk 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 100.00%.

Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Race

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$51,004

Average Earnings

$66,296

Average Male

$31,972

Average Female

Kennebunk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kennebunk Language by Age

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Kennebunk Language

97.61% of Kennebunk residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Kennebunk Language

Kennebunk Poverty by Race

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8.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.69%

Male Poverty Rate

7.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebunk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebunk is White, with 7.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebunk is Hispanic, with 83.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.38%.

Kennebunk Poverty

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Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Education

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Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kennebunk Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Kennebunk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennebunk Married by Age and Sex

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Kennebunk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kennebunk Marital Status by Race

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Kennebunk Marital Status

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559

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Kennebunk Veterans by War

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Kennebunk Veterans by Age

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Kennebunk Veterans by Race

Kennebunk Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebunk Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kennebunk Employment by Age

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Kennebunk Employment by Race

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Kennebunk 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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40.02%

Born in Kennebunk

94.58%

Native Born

5.42%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.58% of Kennebunk residents were born in the United States, with 40.02% having been born in Maine. 3.90% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Kennebunk Population by Year