Yarmouth, Maine Population 2024

5,937

Yarmouth is a city located in Cumberland County Maine. Yarmouth has a 2024 population of 5,937. Yarmouth is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,752 in 2020.

The average household income in Yarmouth is $136,605 with a poverty rate of 16.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Yarmouth is 39.3 years, 38.5 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Yarmouth Demographics

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

  • White: 92.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Other race: 2.31%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
5.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,132.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.22% (185)
The current population of Yarmouth, Maine is 5,937 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,752.

Yarmouth, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,49892.61%
Two or more races1632.75%
Other race1372.31%
Asian791.33%
Black or African American590.99%
Native American10.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Yarmouth Population by Race

Yarmouth Population Pyramid 2024

Yarmouth Median Age

39.3

Total

38.5

Male

40.3

Female

Yarmouth Adults

There are 4,368 adults, (868 of whom are seniors) in Yarmouth.

Yarmouth Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Yarmouth Sex Ratio

Female3,25954.89%
Male2,67845.11%

Yarmouth Population by Age

Yarmouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2172.6168.831.2
Married9883.0885.114.9
Non Family7531.2537.162.9
Female3943.9589.610.4
Male822.8864.635.4
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2.98

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Yarmouth 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

Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Yarmouth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,282

Average Earnings

$70,123

Average Male

$32,829

Average Female

Yarmouth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yarmouth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Yarmouth Language

94.57% of Yarmouth residents speak only English, while 5.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Yarmouth Language

Yarmouth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,33793317.48%
Native11100%
Hispanic13810.72%
Multiple16210.62%
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16.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.51%

Male Poverty Rate

16.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yarmouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yarmouth is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yarmouth is Multiple, with 0.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.95%.

Yarmouth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.53%
Some College23.88%
High School16.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
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Yarmouth Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed89.09%
Female Unemployed75.81%
Female Employed19.22%
Male Employed1.36%
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Yarmouth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yarmouth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Yarmouth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Yarmouth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Yarmouth 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.

Yarmouth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Yarmouth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

412

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Yarmouth Veterans by War

count

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Yarmouth Veterans by Age

count

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Yarmouth Veterans by Race

Yarmouth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yarmouth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.8%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Yarmouth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Yarmouth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Yarmouth 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

53.65%

Born in Yarmouth

96.13%

Native Born

3.87%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

2.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.13% of Yarmouth residents were born in the United States, with 53.65% having been born in Maine. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Yarmouth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,937
20235,937
20225,937-106-1.75%
20216,0432915.06%
20205,752711.25%
20195,681731.3%
20185,608-56-0.99%
20175,664-45-0.79%
20165,709811.44%
20155,628-17-0.3%
20145,645490.88%
20135,596-48-0.85%
20125,644-62-1.09%
20115,706-163-2.78%
20105,869
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Yarmouth Population by Year