Cumberland County, Maine Population 2022

Cumberland County, Maine's estimated population is 307,349 with a growth rate of 0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, Maine is the largest county in Maine. The 2010 Population was 281,674 and has seen a growth of 9.12% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Cumberland County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

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Cumberland County, Maine Population by Race

Cumberland County, Maine Population Pyramid 2022

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Cumberland County, Maine Median Age

42.1


Total

40.6


Male

43.8


Female

Cumberland County, Maine Adults

There are 239,616 adults, (54,356 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, Maine.

Cumberland County, Maine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

151,568

51.46%

Male

142,952

48.54%

Cumberland County, Maine Population by Age

Cumberland County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cumberland County, Maine Household Types

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland County, Maine Households and Families

2.9

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Cumberland County, Maine Households by Type

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Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 49.86%.

Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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$45,326

Average Earnings

$51,544

Average Male

$40,434

Average Female

Cumberland County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cumberland County, Maine Language by Age

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Cumberland County, Maine Language

92.95% of Cumberland County, Maine residents speak only English, while 7.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Cumberland County, Maine Language

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty by Race

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8.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

8.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is Black, with 33.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is Hispanic, with 13.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.95%.

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty

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Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cumberland County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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Cumberland County, Maine 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.

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status

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17,194

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by War

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Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Race

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Education

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4.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Employment by Age

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Cumberland County, Maine Employment by Race

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Cumberland County, Maine 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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56.31%

Born in Cumberland County, Maine

93.99%

Native Born

6.01%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.99% of Cumberland County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 56.31% having been born in Maine. 2.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cumberland County, Maine Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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