Cumberland County, Maine Population 2021

Cumberland County, Maine's estimated population is 297,663 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, Maine is the 2nd largest county inMaine. The 2010 Population was 281,474 and has seen a growth of 5.75% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021297,6631,3300.45%
2020296,3331,3300.45%
2019295,0031,3300.45%
2018293,6731,4920.51%
2017292,1819900.34%
2016291,1911,7030.59%
2015289,4881,4020.49%
2014288,0862,5490.89%
2013285,5371,8920.67%
2012283,6459360.33%
2011282,7091,2350.44%
2010281,47438,33915.77%
1990243,13527,34612.67%
1980215,78923,26112.08%
1970192,5289,7775.35%
1960182,75113,5508.01%
1950169,20123,20115.89%
1940146,00011,3558.43%
1930134,64510,2698.26%
1920124,37612,36211.04%
1910112,01411,32511.25%
1900100,6899,74010.71%
189090,9494,5905.32%
188086,3594,3385.29%
187082,0216,4308.51%
186075,591-3,947-4.96%
185079,53810,88015.85%
184068,6588,55614.24%
183060,10210,65721.55%
182049,4456,61415.44%
181042,8314,62312.10%
180038,20812,10346.36%
179026,1050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.45% (1,330)
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State
Founded
November 1, 1760
County Seat
2010 Population
281,474
Growth Since 2010
5.75% (16,189)
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Cumberland County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White268,15191.74%
Black or African American8,8633.03%
Two or More Races7,2402.48%
Asian6,3502.17%
Some Other Race1,0910.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native5780.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.01%
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Cumberland County, Maine Population by Race

Cumberland County, Maine Population Pyramid $2021

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Cumberland County, Maine Median Age

42.2


Total

40.6


Male

43.8


Female

Cumberland County, Maine Adults

There are 237,230 adults, (52,133 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, Maine.

Cumberland County, Maine Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

150,513

51.49%

Male

141,794

48.51%

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

Type Owner Renter
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female58.4%41.6%
All69.3%30.7%
Male69.3%30.7%
Married86.8%13.2%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland County, Maine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All120,6442.3569.3
Married58,0333.0186.8
Non Family48,6061.3550.4
Female9,4263.1658.4
Male4,5793.169.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Cumberland County, Maine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6941.75%
9th to 12th Grade6,5713.11%
High School Graduate46,94722.19%
Some College35,27116.67%
Associates Degree18,3868.69%
Bachelors Degree61,77329.19%
Graduate Degree38,95918.41%
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Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White196,019188,14494,639
Asian4,4663,5631,959
Black4,3323,5191,261
Hispanic3,4673,1241,734
2+ Races3,2012,8381,149
Other Race574496293
Native American458447105
Islander2424

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 other race people with a rate of 51.05%.

Cumberland County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,389$50,851$38,987
Less Than 9th Grade$23,814$28,048$17,575
High School Graduate$31,729$37,290$25,724
Some College$39,665$43,938$35,303
Bachelors Degree$51,031$62,498$42,569
Graduate Degree$65,124$76,609$60,404

$44,389

Average Earnings

$50,851

Average Male

$38,987

Average Female

Cumberland County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cumberland County, Maine Language by Age

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Cumberland County, Maine Language

92.74% of Cumberland County, Maine residents speak only English, while 7.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Cumberland County, Maine Language

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White257,51119,8667.71%
Black8,4013,13237.28%
Multiple6,5921,23418.72%
Asian6,14285813.97%
Hispanic5,67280414.17%
Native5676210.93%
Other1,036343.28%

9.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.69%

Male Poverty Rate

9.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is Black, with 37.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Maine is Other, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.10%.

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.24%
High School13.62%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.34%
Female Unemployed24.76%
Female Employed4.42%
Male Employed4.28%

Cumberland County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cumberland County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,072$95,943
Families$94,813$118,646
Married Families$104,975$129,488
Non Families$44,338$58,674
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Income by Household Type

Cumberland County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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 55-64, 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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16,950

Number of Veterans

15,906

Male Veterans

1,044

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,282
First Gulf War2,960
Second Gulf War2,547
Korea1,458
World War II856

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+4,688
65 to 744,592
35 to 543,930
55 to 642,779
18 to 34961

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,5217.48%
Hispanic1894.46%
2+ Races1523.53%
Black1352.50%
Asian501.00%
Other Race476.79%
Native American459.07%

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Race

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Education

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5.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, Maine Veterans by Education

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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56.66%

Born in Cumberland County, Maine

93.94%

Native Born

6.06%

Foreign Born

2.63%

Non Citizen

3.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.94% of Cumberland County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 56.66% having been born in Maine. 2.63% 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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