Skowhegan, Maine Population 2022

6,426
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Skowhegan is a city located in Somerset County Maine. It is also the county seat of Somerset County. With a 2020 population of 6,426, it is the 24th largest city in Maine and the 5636th largest city in the United States. Skowhegan is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,404 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Skowhegan has a population density of 481 people per square mile.

The average household income in Skowhegan is $48,168 with a poverty rate of 17.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $109,300. The median age in Skowhegan is 46.5 years, 46.2 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Skowhegan Demographics

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

  • White: 95.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Skowhegan, Maine is 6,426 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,404.

Skowhegan, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,02595.02%
Black or African American230.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.14%
Asian961.51%
Some Other Race370.58%
Two or More Races1512.38%
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Skowhegan Population by Race

Skowhegan Population Pyramid 2022

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Skowhegan Median Age

46.5


Total

48.2


Male

44.9


Female

Skowhegan Adults

There are 5,100 adults, (1,682 of whom are seniors) in Skowhegan.

Skowhegan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Skowhegan Sex Ratio

Female

3,411

53.79%

Male

2,930

46.21%

Skowhegan Population by Age

Skowhegan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Skowhegan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
Male66.5%33.5%
Female62.3%37.7%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family35.8%64.2%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Skowhegan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8402.1659.4
Married1,1832.8179.2
Male1853.2466.5
Female3822.4562.3
Non Family1,0901.1835.8

2.64

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Skowhegan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3196.89%
9th to 12th Grade2966.40%
High School Graduate1,96642.48%
Some College88219.06%
Associates Degree4469.64%
Bachelors Degree58412.62%
Graduate Degree1352.92%
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Skowhegan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Skowhegan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3673,886710
Hispanic64648
2+ Races83301
Black2323
Native American99
Asian9615

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 white people with a rate of 16.26%.

Skowhegan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,254$37,808$22,276
Less Than 9th Grade$11,268$$11,743
High School Graduate$30,412$36,021$25,719
Some College$26,414$39,367$22,087
Bachelors Degree$50,341$$
Graduate Degree$60,208$$55,625

$27,254

Average Earnings

$37,808

Average Male

$22,276

Average Female

Skowhegan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Skowhegan Language by Age

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Skowhegan Language

92.45% of Skowhegan residents speak only English, while 7.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.96% of the population.

Skowhegan Language

Skowhegan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian968184.38%
Black23939.13%
White5,7601,00017.36%
OtherNaN%
Multiple15110.66%

17.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.98%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skowhegan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skowhegan is Asian, with 84.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skowhegan is Multiple, with 0.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Skowhegan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.62%
High School10.28%
Some College5.29%
Bachelors or Greater12.85%

Skowhegan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.45%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Skowhegan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Skowhegan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,551$50,122
Families$54,101$60,842
Married Families$68,520-
Non Families$29,274$29,841
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Income by Household Type

Skowhegan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Skowhegan Married by Age and Sex

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Skowhegan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Skowhegan Marital Status by Race

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Skowhegan Marital Status

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522

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War121
Vietnam164
Korea87
World War II18

Skowhegan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5452
55 to 64190
65 to 7493
75+187

Skowhegan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White51310.59%
Native American9100.00%

Skowhegan Veterans by Race

Skowhegan Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skowhegan Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Skowhegan Employment by Age

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Skowhegan Employment by Race

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Skowhegan 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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78.22%

Born in Skowhegan

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Skowhegan residents were born in the United States, with 78.22% having been born in Maine. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Skowhegan Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106,2970.00%
20116,308110.17%
20126,319110.17%
20136,330110.17%
20146,341110.17%
20156,352110.17%
20166,363110.17%
20176,374110.17%
20186,385110.17%
20196,396110.17%
20206,40480.13%
20216,415110.17%
20226,426110.17%

Skowhegan Population by Year