Westbrook, Maine Population 2022

20,982
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Westbrook is a city located in Cumberland County Maine. With a 2020 population of 20,982, it is the 7th largest city in Maine and the 2195th largest city in the United States. Westbrook is currently growing at a rate of 1.41% annually and its population has increased by 2.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,400 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Westbrook has a population density of 1,221 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westbrook is $71,928 with a poverty rate of 12.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,076 per month, and the median house value is $240,800. The median age in Westbrook is 38.8 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Westbrook Demographics

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

  • White: 90.45%
  • Black or African American: 4.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.99%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westbrook, Maine is 20,982 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,400.

Westbrook, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Westbrook Population by Race

Westbrook Population Pyramid 2022

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Westbrook Median Age

39.2


Total

40.5


Male

38.6


Female

Westbrook Adults

There are 15,652 adults, (3,453 of whom are seniors) in Westbrook.

Westbrook Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Westbrook Sex Ratio

Female

9,940

52.50%

Male

8,995

47.50%

Westbrook Population by Age

Westbrook Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westbrook Household Types

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westbrook Households and Families

2.91

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Westbrook Households by Type

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Westbrook Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westbrook Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 63.78%.

Westbrook Educational Attainment by Race

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$44,013

Average Earnings

$46,590

Average Male

$40,323

Average Female

Westbrook Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westbrook Language by Age

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Westbrook Language

91.16% of Westbrook residents speak only English, while 8.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Westbrook Language

Westbrook Poverty by Race

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12.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.76%

Male Poverty Rate

14.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westbrook

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westbrook is Black, with 64.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westbrook is Hispanic, with 8.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.46%.

Westbrook Poverty

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Westbrook Poverty Rate by Education

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Westbrook Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westbrook Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Westbrook Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Westbrook Married by Age and Sex

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Westbrook 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 55-64.

Westbrook Marital Status by Race

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Westbrook Marital Status

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1,147

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Westbrook Veterans by War

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Westbrook Veterans by Age

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Westbrook Veterans by Race

Westbrook Veterans by Education

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4.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westbrook Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Westbrook Employment by Age

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Westbrook Employment by Race

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Westbrook 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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64.75%

Born in Westbrook

92.73%

Native Born

7.27%

Foreign Born

3.40%

Non Citizen

3.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.73% of Westbrook residents were born in the United States, with 64.75% having been born in Maine. 3.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Westbrook Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Westbrook Population by Year