Southwest Harbor, Maine Population 2022

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Southwest Harbor is a city located in Hancock County Maine. With a 2020 population of 744, it is the 108th largest city in Maine and the 16724th largest city in the United States. Southwest Harbor is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 0.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 740 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Southwest Harbor has a population density of 552 people per square mile.

The average household income in Southwest Harbor is $60,714 with a poverty rate of 9.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $367 per month, and the median house value is $342,000. The median age in Southwest Harbor is 53.9 years, 43.7 years for males, and 60 years for females.

Southwest Harbor Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Southwest Harborwas:

  • White: 99.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Two or more races: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Southwest Harbor, Maine is 744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 740.

Southwest Harbor, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Southwest Harbor Population by Race

Southwest Harbor Population Pyramid 2022

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Southwest Harbor Median Age

48.2


Total

43.6


Male

58.7


Female

Southwest Harbor Adults

There are 476 adults, (188 of whom are seniors) in Southwest Harbor.

Southwest Harbor Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

65.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Southwest Harbor Sex Ratio

Female

340

54.31%

Male

286

45.69%

Southwest Harbor Population by Age

Southwest Harbor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Southwest Harbor Household Types

38.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Southwest Harbor Households and Families

2.86

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

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Southwest Harbor Households by Type

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Southwest Harbor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southwest Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Southwest Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,231

Average Earnings

$50,089

Average Male

$

Average Female

Southwest Harbor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southwest Harbor Language by Age

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Southwest Harbor Language

99.31% of Southwest Harbor residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Southwest Harbor Language

Southwest Harbor Poverty by Race

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9.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.02%

Male Poverty Rate

12.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southwest Harbor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southwest Harbor is White, with 9.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southwest Harbor is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.65%.

Southwest Harbor Poverty

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Southwest Harbor Poverty Rate by Education

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Southwest Harbor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southwest Harbor Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Southwest Harbor Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Southwest Harbor Married by Age and Sex

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Southwest Harbor Marriage

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

Southwest Harbor Marital Status by Race

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Southwest Harbor Marital Status

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34

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Southwest Harbor Veterans by War

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Southwest Harbor Veterans by Age

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Southwest Harbor Veterans by Race

Southwest Harbor Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southwest Harbor Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.3%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Southwest Harbor Employment by Age

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Southwest Harbor Employment by Race

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Southwest Harbor 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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46.81%

Born in Southwest Harbor

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

2.72%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Southwest Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 46.81% having been born in Maine. 2.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Southwest Harbor Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Southwest Harbor Population by Year