West Kennebunk, Maine Population 2024

1,269

West Kennebunk is a city located in York County Maine. West Kennebunk has a 2024 population of 1,269. West Kennebunk is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 9.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,154 in 2020.

The average household income in West Kennebunk is $103,982 with a poverty rate of 13.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Kennebunk is 33.9 years, 33.6 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

West Kennebunk Demographics

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

  • White: 92.91%
  • Other race: 3.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
364.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.97% (115)
The current population of West Kennebunk, Maine is 1,269 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,154.

West Kennebunk, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,17992.91%
Other race453.55%
Two or more races322.52%
Asian131.02%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Kennebunk Population by Race

West Kennebunk Population Pyramid 2024

West Kennebunk Median Age

33.9

Total

33.6

Male

35.4

Female

West Kennebunk Adults

There are 859 adults, (65 of whom are seniors) in West Kennebunk.

West Kennebunk Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

8.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Kennebunk Sex Ratio

Female65551.62%
Male61448.38%

West Kennebunk Population by Age

West Kennebunk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4732.6757.542.5
Married1933.5882.417.6
Non Family1761.4437.562.5
Female713.1319.780.3
Male332.941000
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Kennebunk Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

West Kennebunk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$67,708

Average Earnings

$96,641

Average Male

$46,771

Average Female

West Kennebunk Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Kennebunk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Kennebunk Language

96.74% of West Kennebunk residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.8% of the population.

West Kennebunk Language

West Kennebunk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,17917114.5%
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13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.1%

Male Poverty Rate

16.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Kennebunk

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Kennebunk is White, with 14.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Kennebunk is White, with 14.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.82%.

West Kennebunk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25.33%
Bachelors or Greater13.3%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
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West Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed59.72%
Female Employed0.38%
Male Employed
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West Kennebunk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Kennebunk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Kennebunk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Kennebunk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Kennebunk 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 35-44.

West Kennebunk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Kennebunk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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West Kennebunk Veterans by War

count

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West Kennebunk Veterans by Age

count

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West Kennebunk Veterans by Race

West Kennebunk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

West Kennebunk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Kennebunk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Kennebunk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Kennebunk 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

59.97%

Born in West Kennebunk

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of West Kennebunk residents were born in the United States, with 59.97% having been born in Maine. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Kennebunk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,269
20231,269
20221,26915013.4%
20211,119-35-3.03%
20201,15416116.21%
2019993-30-2.93%
20181,023778.14%
2017946-65-6.43%
20161,011-51-4.8%
20151,062-69-6.1%
20141,131-78-6.45%
20131,20916015.25%
20121,049-174-14.23%
20111,223474%
20101,176
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West Kennebunk Population by Year