Rumford, Maine Population 2024

3,913

Rumford is a city located in Oxford County Maine. Rumford has a 2024 population of 3,913. Rumford is currently declining at a rate of -0.1% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,931 in 2020.

The average household income in Rumford is $53,027 with a poverty rate of 23.8%. The median age in Rumford is 53.2 years: 52 years for males, and 56.1 years for females.

Rumford Demographics

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

  • White: 93.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
7.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
497.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.46% (-18)
The current population of Rumford, Maine is 3,913 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,931.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,67893.78%
Two or more races1834.67%
Other race280.71%
Asian180.46%
Black or African American150.38%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rumford Population by Race

Rumford Population Pyramid 2024

Rumford Median Age

53.2

Total

52

Male

56.1

Female

Rumford Adults

There are 3,474 adults, (1,090 of whom are seniors) in Rumford.

Rumford Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rumford Sex Ratio

Female1,89948.42%
Male2,02351.58%

Rumford Population by Age

Rumford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8202.160.239.8
Non Family1,0011.1745.954.1
Married5802.8691.68.4
Female1433.5629.470.6
Male965.0466.733.3

3.13

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rumford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade32110.23%
Associates Degree3129.95%
Bachelors Degree39012.43%
Graduate Degree1093.47%
High School Graduate1,34342.81%
Less Than 9th Grade1926.12%
Some College47014.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rumford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rumford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,9252,459467
2+ Races1521050
Other Race28280
Hispanic28280
Asian171717
Black151515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Rumford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,813$52,969$46,765
Graduate Degree$91,250$0$91,250
High School Graduate$27,705$34,817$22,209
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,838$46,011$28,292
Some College$39,821$47,396$32,596

$33,838

Average Earnings

$46,011

Average Male

$28,292

Average Female

Rumford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rumford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rumford Language

98.29% of Rumford residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Rumford Language

Rumford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,61584223.29%
Multiple1827641.76%

23.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.8%

Male Poverty Rate

24.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rumford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rumford is Multiple, with 41.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rumford is White, with 23.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38%.

Rumford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.31%
High School20.59%
Some College13.09%
Bachelors or Greater12.25%

Rumford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.27%
Female Employed13.55%
Male Unemployed11.94%
Male Employed1.98%

Rumford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rumford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,341$79,551
Households$35,818$53,027
Married Families$73,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,814$31,002

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rumford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rumford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rumford 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.

Rumford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rumford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

462

Number of Veterans

430

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam240
First Gulf War24
Korea23
Second Gulf War11
World War II10

Rumford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74180
55 to 64165
75+106
18 to 3411
35 to 540

Rumford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White42112.95%
Other Race28100%
Hispanic28100%
2+ Races138.5%

Rumford Veterans by Race

Rumford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rumford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rumford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rumford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rumford 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

80.93%

Born in Rumford

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Rumford residents were born in the United States, with 80.93% having been born in Maine. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Rumford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,913-4-0.1%
20233,917-5-0.13%
20223,922310.8%
20213,891-40-1.02%
20203,9312597.05%
20193,672-99-2.63%
20183,771-208-5.23%
20173,979-132-3.21%
20164,111-103-2.44%
20154,214-181-4.12%
20144,395-49-1.1%
20134,444791.81%
20124,365-173-3.81%
20114,5383207.59%
20104,21800%

Rumford Population by Year