Kennebunk, Maine Population 2021

11,917
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Kennebunk is a city located in York County Maine. Kennebunk has a 2020 population of 11,917. Kennebunk is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 10.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,813 in 2010. Kennebunk reached it's highest population of 11,917 in 2021.

The average household income in Kennebunk is $105,539 with a poverty rate of 6.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $964 per month, and the median house value is $331,400. The median age in Kennebunk is 51.9 years, 50 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Kennebunk Demographics

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

  • White: 97.11%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kennebunk, Maine is 11,917 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,813.

Kennebunk, Maine Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,09497.11%
Asian2231.95%
Two or More Races620.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.31%
Black or African American100.09%
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Kennebunk Population by Race

Kennebunk Population Pyramid $2021

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Kennebunk Median Age

51.9


Total

50


Male

54.7


Female

Kennebunk Adults

There are 9,537 adults, (3,529 of whom are seniors) in Kennebunk.

Kennebunk Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebunk Sex Ratio

Female

5,878

51.45%

Male

5,546

48.55%

Kennebunk Population by Age

Kennebunk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kennebunk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.8%16.2%
All74.5%25.5%
Female68.6%31.4%
Non Family59.3%40.7%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennebunk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9832.2574.5
Married2,7112.7983.8
Non Family1,7161.259.3
Female4172.9768.6
Male1392.45100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Kennebunk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1091.24%
9th to 12th Grade931.06%
High School Graduate2,09223.84%
Some College1,45716.60%
Associates Degree7408.43%
Bachelors Degree2,47528.21%
Graduate Degree1,80920.62%
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Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5448,3424,175
Asian10210229
2+ Races626227
Hispanic575753
Black1010

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 hispanic people with a rate of 92.98%.

Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,513$55,684$34,804
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,917$44,286$23,589
Some College$39,531$53,482$30,373
Bachelors Degree$57,232$76,250$43,087
Graduate Degree$53,917$95,556$48,167

$44,513

Average Earnings

$55,684

Average Male

$34,804

Average Female

Kennebunk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kennebunk Language by Age

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Kennebunk Language

94.90% of Kennebunk residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Kennebunk Language

Kennebunk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6945184.84%
Hispanic18215987.36%

6.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.13%

Male Poverty Rate

6.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebunk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebunk is Hispanic, with 87.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebunk is White, with 4.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.34%.

Kennebunk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.18%
High School8.54%
Some College4.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed9.36%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed1.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kennebunk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,517$105,539
Families$97,342$133,745
Married Families$107,354-
Non Families$42,399$50,203
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Income by Household Type

Kennebunk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

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 35-44, 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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958

Number of Veterans

909

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam489
First Gulf War170
Korea152
World War II82
Second Gulf War74

Kennebunk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74358
75+327
35 to 54148
55 to 6497
18 to 3428

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

33.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebunk Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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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42.04%

Born in Kennebunk

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Kennebunk residents were born in the United States, with 42.04% having been born in Maine. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kennebunk Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,9171461.24%
202011,7711461.26%
201911,6251461.27%
201811,479410.36%
201711,438910.80%
201611,3471371.22%
201511,210400.36%
201411,1701241.12%
201311,0461000.91%
201210,946700.64%
201110,876630.58%
201010,8130.00%

Kennebunk Population by Year