Westbrook, Maine Population 2020

19,760

Westbrook is a city located in Maine. With a 2020 population of 19,760, it is the 9th largest city in Maine and the 1878th largest city in the United States. Westbrook is currently growing at a rate of 2.03% annually and its population has increased by 12.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,494 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Westbrook has a population density of 1,150 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westbrook is $69,340 with a poverty rate of 15.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $964 per month, and the median house value is $225,400. The median age in Westbrook is 40.9 years, 36.6 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

Westbrook Demographics

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

  • White: 92.41%
  • Two or more races: 3.39%
  • Black or African American: 2.42%
  • Asian: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westbrook, Maine is 19,760, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,974.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,494.

Westbrook, Maine Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,02092.41%
Two or More Races6243.39%
Black or African American4452.42%
Asian2061.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.36%
Some Other Race560.30%

Westbrook Population Pyramid 2020

Westbrook Median Age

40.9


Total

36.6


Male

43.1


Female

Westbrook Adults

There are 15,060 adults, (3,120 of whom are seniors) in Westbrook.

Westbrook Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Westbrook Sex Ratio

Female

9,207

49.99%

Male

9,210

50.01%

Westbrook Households and Families

Westbrook Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westbrook Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
Male64.4%35.6%
All61.7%38.3%
Female57.6%42.4%
Non Family43%57%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0312.2861.7
Non Family3,7161.3543
Married3,2582.9983.6
Female6413.3657.6
Male4163.3364.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westbrook Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2271.67%
9th to 12th Grade6364.67%
High School Graduate4,19630.79%
Some College3,00422.04%
Associates Degree1,2529.19%
Bachelors Degree2,98521.90%
Graduate Degree1,3309.76%

Westbrook Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,71212,0173,893
Hispanic247247151
Multiple Races22814457
Black19912377
Asian198190105
Native American565621
Other Race484848

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,895$43,282$36,135
Less Than High School$23,109$26,250$11,229
High School Grad$26,868$34,906$21,601
Some College$40,417$45,376$34,357
Bachelors Degree$47,903$47,714$47,982
Graduate Degree$55,583$54,154$60,360

$40,895

Average Earnings

$43,282

Average Male

$36,135

Average Female

Westbrook Language

Westbrook Language by Age

Westbrook Language

91.60% of Westbrook residents speak only English, while 8.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.16% of the population.

Westbrook Poverty

Westbrook Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6872,21113.25%
Multiple62432952.72%
Black44525356.85%
Hispanic3928220.92%
Native661421.21%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westbrook

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westbrook is Black, with 56.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westbrook is White, with 13.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.53%
High School15.63%
Some College9.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.81%
Male Unemployed47.41%
Female Employed6.05%
Male Employed4.89%

Westbrook Income

Westbrook Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,563$69,340
Families$80,489$87,681
Married Families$86,744-
Non Families$37,322$45,745

Westbrook Marital Status

Westbrook Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Westbrook Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Westbrook Marital Status by Race

Westbrook Veterans

804

Number of Veterans

750

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam328
First Gulf War131
Korea94
Second Gulf War62
World War II44
Name Veterans % of Total
White7755.47%
Hispanic288.92%
2 or More205.19%
Asian94.37%

$Westbrook Veterans by Education

3.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westbrook Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Westbrook Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.77%

Born in Maine

93.92%

Native Born

6.08%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.92% of Westbrook residents were born in the United States, with 68.77% having been born in Maine. 3.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,7603932.03%
201919,3673932.07%
201818,9742211.18%
201718,7533932.14%
201618,3603401.89%
201518,020650.36%
201417,9551550.87%
201317,8001801.02%
201217,620430.24%
201117,577700.40%
201017,5071,3650.82%
200016,142210.01%
199016,1211,1450.74%
198014,9765320.36%
197014,4446240.44%
196013,8201,5361.19%
195012,2841,1971.03%
194011,0872800.26%
193010,8071,3541.35%
19209,4531,1721.33%
19108,2819981.29%
19007,2836510.94%
18906,6320.00%