South Eliot, Maine Population 2024

4,325

South Eliot is a city located in York County Maine. South Eliot has a 2024 population of 4,325. South Eliot is currently growing at a rate of 7.99% annually and its population has increased by 41.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,047 in 2020.

The average household income in South Eliot is $114,584 with a poverty rate of 2.76%. The median age in South Eliot is 53.1 years: 51.1 years for males, and 53.8 years for females.

South Eliot Demographics

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

  • White: 86.98%
  • Two or more races: 6.95%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
7.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
601.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
41.94% (1,278)
The current population of South Eliot, Maine is 4,325 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,047.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,20686.98%
Two or more races2566.95%
Other race892.41%
Black or African American872.36%
Native American471.28%
Asian10.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Eliot Population by Race

South Eliot Population Pyramid 2024

South Eliot Median Age

53.1

Total

51.1

Male

53.8

Female

South Eliot Adults

There are 3,104 adults, (1,096 of whom are seniors) in South Eliot.

South Eliot Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

South Eliot Sex Ratio

Female1,87650.9%
Male1,81049.1%

South Eliot Population by Age

South Eliot Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4782.498218
Married943391.38.7
Non Family4751.2961.338.7
Male375.191000
Female231.781000

2.97

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Eliot Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade220.77%
Associates Degree40314.18%
Bachelors Degree76126.78%
Graduate Degree51117.98%
High School Graduate80428.29%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College34112%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Eliot Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Eliot Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4822,4601,147
Hispanic18118159
2+ Races11911959
Black87870
Other Race545448
Native American474718
Asian110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 88.89%.

South Eliot Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,169$76,797$31,094
Graduate Degree$52,019$0$45,625
High School Graduate$45,904$46,865$38,558
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,914$63,403$44,698
Some College$57,604$49,632$65,583

$46,914

Average Earnings

$63,403

Average Male

$44,698

Average Female

South Eliot Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Eliot Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Eliot Language

96.54% of South Eliot residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

South Eliot Language

South Eliot Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,1051003.22%
Asian11100%

2.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.98%

Male Poverty Rate

1.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Eliot

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Eliot is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Eliot is White, with 3.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.4%.

South Eliot Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.97%
Some College4.57%
Less Than 9th Grade4.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.16%

South Eliot Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.03%
Female Employed1.48%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

South Eliot Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Eliot Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$105,924$131,799
Households$91,457$114,584
Married Families$105,163$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,776$76,622

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Eliot Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

South Eliot Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Eliot Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Eliot Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Eliot Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

283

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam134
Second Gulf War42
Korea21
First Gulf War16
World War II11

South Eliot Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+158
65 to 7454
18 to 3431
35 to 5429
55 to 6411

South Eliot Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White27410.33%
Native American919.15%

South Eliot Veterans by Race

South Eliot Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Eliot Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

South Eliot Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Eliot Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Eliot 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

23.28%

Born in South Eliot

95.71%

Native Born

4.29%

Foreign Born

1.98%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.71% of South Eliot residents were born in the United States, with 23.28% having been born in Maine. 1.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Eliot Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,3253207.99%
20234,0053198.65%
20223,68634410.29%
20213,3422959.68%
20203,047-113-3.58%
20193,160-165-4.96%
20183,325-222-6.26%
20173,547-116-3.17%
20163,663-77-2.06%
20153,740320.86%
20143,708782.15%
20133,6301293.68%
20123,501-57-1.6%
20113,55880.23%
20103,55000%

South Eliot Population by Year