Winthrop, Maine Population 2024

2,616

Winthrop is a city located in Kennebec County Maine. Winthrop has a 2024 population of 2,616. Winthrop is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 5.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,476 in 2020.

The average household income in Winthrop is $74,559 with a poverty rate of 22.41%. The median age in Winthrop is 38.9 years: 38.7 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Winthrop Demographics

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

  • White: 90.22%
  • Two or more races: 7.34%
  • Black or African American: 1.85%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
473.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.65% (140)
The current population of Winthrop, Maine is 2,616 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,476.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,29790.22%
Two or more races1877.34%
Black or African American471.85%
Native American150.59%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Winthrop Population by Race

Winthrop Population Pyramid 2024

Winthrop Median Age

38.9

Total

38.7

Male

39.8

Female

Winthrop Adults

There are 1,837 adults, (439 of whom are seniors) in Winthrop.

Winthrop Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Winthrop Sex Ratio

Female1,17145.99%
Male1,37554.01%

Winthrop Population by Age

Winthrop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0222.4578.321.7
Non Family4911.3272.527.5
Married4423.6788.911.1
Male613.0265.634.4
Female281.9339.360.7

3.49

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Winthrop Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade261.49%
Associates Degree28316.21%
Bachelors Degree53530.64%
Graduate Degree1578.99%
High School Graduate33219.01%
Less Than 9th Grade80.46%
Some College40523.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Winthrop Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winthrop Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5581,524646
2+ Races12612646
Black47470
Native American15150

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 41.46%.

Winthrop Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$63,579$67,125$62,997
Graduate Degree$57,386$60,568$56,625
High School Graduate$23,163$23,878$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,597$46,316$33,103
Some College$31,250$51,635$0

$41,597

Average Earnings

$46,316

Average Male

$33,103

Average Female

Winthrop Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winthrop Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Winthrop Language

95.96% of Winthrop residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.04% of the population.

Winthrop Language

Winthrop Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,23245620.43%
Multiple18710053.48%

22.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.59%

Male Poverty Rate

26.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winthrop

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winthrop is Multiple, with 53.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winthrop is White, with 20.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.94%.

Winthrop Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College22.38%
High School15%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Winthrop Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed13.77%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Winthrop Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winthrop Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,574$85,757
Households$66,875$74,559
Married Families$90,179$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,349$61,619

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Winthrop Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Winthrop Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Winthrop 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.

Winthrop Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Winthrop Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

165

Number of Veterans

127

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War107
First Gulf War87
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Winthrop Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6494
35 to 5471
18 to 340
65 to 740
75+0

Winthrop Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1187.16%
Black47100%

Winthrop Veterans by Race

Winthrop Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winthrop Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Winthrop Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Winthrop Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Winthrop 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

67.95%

Born in Winthrop

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Winthrop residents were born in the United States, with 67.95% having been born in Maine. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Winthrop Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,616351.36%
20232,581351.37%
20222,5461395.77%
20212,407-69-2.79%
20202,47690.36%
20192,467-127-4.9%
20182,594-126-4.63%
20172,720662.49%
20162,65430.11%
20152,65100%
20142,651-168-5.96%
20132,819863.15%
20122,733-94-3.33%
20112,8271776.68%
20102,65000%

Winthrop Population by Year