Hancock County, Maine Population 2024

57,297

Hancock County, Maine's estimated 2024 population is 57,297 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Maine is the 8th largest county in Maine. The 2010 population was 54,351 and has seen a growth of 5.42% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958,7872980.51%
202858,4892980.51%
202758,1912980.51%
202657,8932980.52%
202557,5952980.52%
202457,2972980.52%
202356,9992980.53%
202256,7012980.53%
202156,4039031.63%
202055,5004020.73%
201955,0982490.45%
201854,8492650.49%
201754,584440.08%
201654,5402600.48%
201554,280-232-0.43%
201454,512-77-0.14%
201354,589950.17%
201254,494-39-0.07%
201154,5331820.33%
201054,351
199046,9485,16712.37%
198041,7817,19120.79%
197034,5902,2977.11%
196032,2931880.59%
195032,105-317-0.98%
194032,4221,7015.54%
193030,7213601.19%
192030,361-5,214-14.66%
191035,575-1,666-4.47%
190037,241-71-0.19%
189037,312-817-2.14%
188038,1291,6344.48%
187036,495-1,262-3.34%
186037,7573,3859.85%
185034,3725,76720.16%
184028,6054,26917.54%
183024,336-6,954-22.22%
182031,2901,2594.19%
181030,03113,67383.59%
180016,3586,80971.31%
17909,549-49,238-83.76%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.52% (298)
County Website
Hancock County
State
Maine
County Seat
2010 Population
54,351
Area
1587 mi²
Density
36 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
5.42% (2,946)
Founded
June 25, 1789

Hancock County, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52,92394.76%
Two or more races1,4272.56%
Asian4750.85%
Black or African American4460.8%
Other race3290.59%
Native American2510.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hancock County, Maine Population by Race

Hancock County, Maine Population Pyramid 2024

Hancock County, Maine Median Age

48.9

Total

47.5

Male

50.4

Female

Hancock County, Maine Adults

There are 46,585 adults, (14,335 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Maine.

Hancock County, Maine Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female28,50951.04%
Male27,34248.96%

Hancock County, Maine Population by Age

Hancock County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,6602.278.721.3
Married11,6892.8591.98.1
Non Family10,5171.256733
Female1,8263.1159.340.7
Male6283.2684.915.1
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2.82

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hancock County, Maine 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

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

Hancock County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 56.2%.

Hancock County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,425

Average Earnings

$47,878

Average Male

$36,247

Average Female

Hancock County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Maine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hancock County, Maine Language

97.46% of Hancock County, Maine residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Hancock County, Maine Language

Hancock County, Maine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White50,9335,24810.3%
Hispanic89923626.25%
Multiple1,36319214.09%
Other32711334.56%
Asian4759520%
Black3989223.12%
Native251155.98%
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10.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.15%

Male Poverty Rate

11.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Maine is Other, with 34.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Maine is Native, with 5.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.

Hancock County, Maine Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.32%
High School13.73%
Some College9.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%
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Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.04%
Female Unemployed18.67%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed5.08%
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Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Maine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hancock 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 55-64.

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,012

Number of Veterans

3,719

Male Veterans

293

Female Veterans

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Hancock County, Maine Veterans by War

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Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Maine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Maine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock County, Maine 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

59.22%

Born in Hancock County, Maine

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Hancock County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 59.22% having been born in Maine. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hancock County, Maine Place of Birth

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