Rumford is a city located in Oxford County Maine. With a 2020 population of 4,314, it is the 33rd largest city in Maine and the 7222nd largest city in the United States. Rumford is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,298 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Rumford has a population density of 548 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rumford is $48,490 with a poverty rate of 17.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $546 per month, and the median house value is $81,300. The median age in Rumford is 55.1 years, 52.1 years for males, and 55.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rumfordwas:
Rate of Home Ownership
Average Family Size
Average Household Size
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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.07% of Rumford residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.
Overall Poverty Rate
Male Poverty Rate
Female Poverty Rate
The race most likely to be in poverty in Rumford is Multiple, with 53.70% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rumford is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.91%.
Number of Veterans
Veteran Poverty Rate
Veteran Disability Rate
Labor Force Participation
Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rumford
97.96% of Rumford residents were born in the United States, with 78.38% having been born in Maine. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.