Old Town is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. With a 2020 population of 7,349, it is the 19th largest city in Maine and the 5181st largest city in the United States. Old Town is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,453 in 2020. Spanning over 43 miles, Old Town has a population density of 189 people per square mile.
The average household income in Old Town is $60,630 with a poverty rate of 21.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $782 per month, and the median house value is $134,500. The median age in Old Town is 36.3 years, 35.5 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Old Townwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.57%.
98.55% of Old Town residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Old Town is Native, with 45.88% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Old Town is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.22%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Old Town
97.67% of Old Town residents were born in the United States, with 70.13% having been born in Maine. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.