Skowhegan, Maine Population 2021

6,313
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Skowhegan is a city located in Somerset County Maine. Skowhegan has a 2020 population of 6,313. It is also the county seat of Somerset County. Skowhegan is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,297 in 2010.

The average household income in Skowhegan is $48,168 with a poverty rate of 19.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $101,200. 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: 92.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Native American: 1.52%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Skowhegan, Maine is 6,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,313.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,297.

Skowhegan, Maine Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,84792.62%
Two or More Races2243.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native961.52%
Asian841.33%
Some Other Race390.62%
Black or African American230.36%
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Skowhegan Population by Race

Skowhegan Population Pyramid $2021

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Skowhegan Median Age

46.5


Total

46.2


Male

46.7


Female

Skowhegan Adults

There are 4,970 adults, (1,692 of whom are seniors) in Skowhegan.

Skowhegan Age Dependency

92.6

Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Skowhegan Sex Ratio

Female

3,311

52.45%

Male

3,002

47.55%

Skowhegan Population by Age

Skowhegan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Skowhegan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family42.3%57.7%
All63%37%
Female68.7%31.3%
Married76.4%23.6%
Male85.2%14.8%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Skowhegan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7992.1963
Married1,0702.7976.4
Non Family1,0441.1842.3
Female4892.6668.7
Male1963.1185.2

2.64

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Skowhegan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4189.05%
9th to 12th Grade3848.32%
High School Graduate1,65335.79%
Some College95620.70%
Associates Degree54311.76%
Bachelors Degree50110.85%
Graduate Degree1633.53%
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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
White4,2983,629634
2+ Races11194
Asian84
Native American683615
Hispanic494915
Black2323

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 hispanic people with a rate of 30.61%.

Skowhegan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,766$38,304$22,309
Less Than 9th Grade$10,266$7,440$10,457
High School Graduate$30,215$33,676$24,708
Some College$31,282$39,202$21,836
Bachelors Degree$58,583$68,208$52,045
Graduate Degree$60,750$$60,063

$30,766

Average Earnings

$38,304

Average Male

$22,309

Average Female

Skowhegan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Skowhegan Language by Age

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Skowhegan Language

91.89% of Skowhegan residents speak only English, while 8.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.44% of the population.

Skowhegan Language

Skowhegan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,6681,03618.28%
Asian8484100.00%
Native965860.42%
Multiple2243816.96%
Black23834.78%

19.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.14%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skowhegan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skowhegan is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skowhegan is Multiple, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.72%.

Skowhegan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.53%
High School17.01%
Some College8.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Skowhegan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed94.74%
Male Unemployed32.38%
Male Employed9.60%
Female Employed7.41%

Skowhegan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Skowhegan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,099$48,168
Families$51,676$57,035
Married Families$54,658-
Non Families$20,057$26,915
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Income by Household Type

Skowhegan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Skowhegan Marital Status by Race

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Skowhegan Marital Status

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511

Number of Veterans

489

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam212
Second Gulf War63
Korea34
First Gulf War33
World War II14

Skowhegan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+143
55 to 64123
65 to 74116
35 to 5466
18 to 3463

Skowhegan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White50310.86%
Native American811.76%

Skowhegan Veterans by Race

Skowhegan Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skowhegan Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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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73.83%

Born in Skowhegan

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.12% of Skowhegan residents were born in the United States, with 73.83% having been born in Maine. 1.63% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,3130.00%
20206,3130.00%
20196,313-121-1.88%
20186,434-42-0.65%
20176,476-186-2.79%
20166,6624026.42%
20156,260410.66%
20146,219-23-0.37%
20136,242-196-3.04%
20126,43840.06%
20116,4341372.18%
20106,2970.00%

Skowhegan Population by Year