Wiscasset, Maine Population 2022

1,260
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Wiscasset is a city located in Lincoln County Maine. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. With a 2020 population of 1,260, it is the 90th largest city in Maine and the 13589th largest city in the United States. Wiscasset is currently growing at a rate of 1.12% annually but its population has decreased by -2.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,293 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Wiscasset has a population density of 323 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wiscasset is $47,423 with a poverty rate of 22.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $172,500. The median age in Wiscasset is 47.2 years, 40.1 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Wiscasset Demographics

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

  • White: 98.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wiscasset, Maine is 1,260 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,293.

Wiscasset, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wiscasset Population by Race

Wiscasset Population Pyramid 2022

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Wiscasset Median Age

43.7


Total

37.1


Male

52.3


Female

Wiscasset Adults

There are 1,152 adults, (351 of whom are seniors) in Wiscasset.

Wiscasset Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wiscasset Sex Ratio

Female

623

48.18%

Male

670

51.82%

Wiscasset Population by Age

Wiscasset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wiscasset Household Types

45.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wiscasset Households and Families

2.4

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Wiscasset Households by Type

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Wiscasset Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wiscasset Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wiscasset Educational Attainment by Race

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$29,112

Average Earnings

$27,929

Average Male

$29,839

Average Female

Wiscasset Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wiscasset Language by Age

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Wiscasset Language

99.06% of Wiscasset residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Wiscasset Language

Wiscasset Poverty by Race

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22.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.55%

Male Poverty Rate

14.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wiscasset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wiscasset is White, with 22.70% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 61.17%.

Wiscasset Poverty

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Wiscasset Poverty Rate by Education

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Wiscasset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wiscasset Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wiscasset Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wiscasset Married by Age and Sex

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Wiscasset 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 35-44.

Wiscasset Marital Status by Race

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Wiscasset Marital Status

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95

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wiscasset Veterans by War

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Wiscasset Veterans by Age

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Wiscasset Veterans by Race

Wiscasset Veterans by Education

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83.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wiscasset Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wiscasset Employment by Age

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Wiscasset Employment by Race

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Wiscasset 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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51.97%

Born in Wiscasset

95.90%

Native Born

4.10%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

3.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.90% of Wiscasset residents were born in the United States, with 51.97% having been born in Maine. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wiscasset Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wiscasset Population by Year