Machias, Maine Population 2022

1,493
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Machias is a city located in Washington County Maine. It is also the county seat of Washington County. With a 2020 population of 1,493, it is the 79th largest city in Maine and the 12583rd largest city in the United States. Machias is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 2.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,457 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Machias has a population density of 599 people per square mile.

The average household income in Machias is $32,536 with a poverty rate of 28.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $409 per month, and the median house value is $105,000. The median age in Machias is 47.9 years, 44.5 years for males, and 50.6 years for females.

Machias Demographics

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

  • White: 89.54%
  • Native American: 3.15%
  • Other race: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Asian: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Machias, Maine is 1,493 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,457.

Machias, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Machias Population by Race

Machias Population Pyramid 2022

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Machias Median Age

44.5


Total

35.2


Male

49.4


Female

Machias Adults

There are 1,227 adults, (326 of whom are seniors) in Machias.

Machias Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Machias Sex Ratio

Female

736

52.72%

Male

660

47.28%

Machias Population by Age

Machias Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Machias Household Types

45.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Machias Households and Families

2.73

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

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Machias Households by Type

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Machias Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Machias 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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Machias Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,215

Average Earnings

$36,384

Average Male

$31,000

Average Female

Machias Earnings by Educational Attainment

Machias Language by Age

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Machias Language

90.13% of Machias residents speak only English, while 9.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.19% of the population.

Machias Language

Machias Poverty by Race

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28.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.03%

Male Poverty Rate

29.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Machias

The race most likely to be in poverty in Machias is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Machias 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 42.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.54%.

Machias Poverty

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Machias Poverty Rate by Education

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Machias Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Machias Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Machias Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Machias Married by Age and Sex

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Machias 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 55-64.

Machias Marital Status by Race

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Machias Marital Status

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135

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Machias Veterans by War

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Machias Veterans by Age

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Machias Veterans by Race

Machias Veterans by Education

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0.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Machias Veterans by Education

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37.8%

Labor Force Participation

32.3%

Employment Rate

14.7%

Unemployment Rate

Machias Employment by Age

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Machias Employment by Race

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Machias 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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59.67%

Born in Machias

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.57% of Machias residents were born in the United States, with 59.67% having been born in Maine. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Machias Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Machias Population by Year