Old Town, Maine Population 2024

7,455

Old Town is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. Old Town has a 2024 population of 7,455. Old Town is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,427 in 2020.

The average household income in Old Town is $70,272 with a poverty rate of 24.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Old Town is 37 years, 37.2 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Old Town Demographics

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

  • White: 93.82%
  • Native American: 3.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
38.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
192.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.38% (28)
The current population of Old Town, Maine is 7,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,427.

Old Town, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,99793.82%
Native American2503.35%
Two or more races1822.44%
Other race170.23%
Asian120.16%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Old Town Population by Race

Old Town Population Pyramid 2024

Old Town Median Age

37

Total

37.2

Male

36.6

Female

Old Town Adults

There are 6,128 adults, (1,249 of whom are seniors) in Old Town.

Old Town Age Dependency

52.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Old Town Sex Ratio

Female3,78850.79%
Male3,67049.21%

Old Town Population by Age

Old Town Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1452.3754.145.9
Non Family1,5071.4739.560.5
Married1,2193.1975.624.4
Female340339.760.3
Male794.2763.336.7
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Old Town 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

Old Town Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Old Town Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.89%.

Old Town Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,872

Average Earnings

$39,583

Average Male

$33,132

Average Female

Old Town Earnings by Educational Attainment

Old Town Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Old Town Language

96.62% of Old Town residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Old Town Language

Old Town Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,8881,68324.43%
Multiple1827842.86%
Hispanic726995.83%
Native2505923.6%
Asian12650%
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24.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.07%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Old Town

The race most likely to be in poverty in Old Town is Hispanic, with 95.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Old Town is Native, with 23.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.59%.

Old Town Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.83%
High School29.26%
Some College19.99%
Bachelors or Greater6.87%
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Old Town Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed17.78%
Male Employed8.33%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Old Town Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Old Town Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Old Town Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Old Town Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Old Town 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 55-64.

Old Town Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Old Town Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

526

Number of Veterans

439

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

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Old Town Veterans by War

count

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Old Town Veterans by Age

count

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Old Town Veterans by Race

Old Town Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Old Town Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Old Town Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Old Town Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Old Town 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

70.11%

Born in Old Town

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Old Town residents were born in the United States, with 70.11% having been born in Maine. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Old Town Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,47030.04%
20287,46730.04%
20277,46430.04%
20267,46130.04%
20257,45830.04%
20247,45530.04%
20237,45230.04%
20227,44930.04%
20217,446190.26%
20207,427-13-0.17%
20197,440-11-0.15%
20187,451-42-0.56%
20177,493-10-0.13%
20167,503-87-1.15%
20157,590-88-1.15%
20147,678-26-0.34%
20137,704-48-0.62%
20127,752-57-0.73%
20117,809-25-0.32%
20107,834-296-3.64%
20008,130-187-2.25%
19908,317-105-1.25%
19808,422-635-7.01%
19709,0574315%
19608,6263654.42%
19508,2615737.45%
19407,6884225.81%
19307,2663104.46%
19206,95663910.12%
19106,3175549.61%
19005,7634518.49%
18905,312
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Old Town Population by Year