Hancock County, Maine Population 2021

Hancock County, Maine's estimated population is 55,493 with a growth rate of 0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, Maine is the 9th largest county inMaine. The 2010 Population was 54,350 and has seen a growth of 2.10% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202155,4932530.46%
202055,2402530.46%
201954,9872530.46%
201854,7341950.36%
201754,539300.06%
201654,5092720.50%
201554,237-240-0.44%
201454,477-89-0.16%
201354,566880.16%
201254,478-47-0.09%
201154,5251750.32%
201054,3507,40215.77%
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%
17909,5490.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.46% (253)
County Website
State
Founded
June 25, 1789
County Seat
2010 Population
54,350
Growth Since 2010
2.10% (1,143)
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Hancock County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,34495.87%
Two or More Races7701.41%
Asian6241.14%
Black or African American4690.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native2540.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander750.14%
Some Other Race650.12%
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Hancock County, Maine Population by Race

Hancock County, Maine Population Pyramid $2021

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Hancock County, Maine Median Age

48.8


Total

47.5


Male

49.9


Female

Hancock County, Maine Adults

There are 45,168 adults, (13,129 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Maine.

Hancock County, Maine Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

28,227

51.70%

Male

26,374

48.30%

Hancock County, Maine Population by Age

Hancock County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hancock County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.6%42.4%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Male67.7%32.3%
All76.3%23.7%
Married90.5%9.5%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Maine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,6612.2476.3
Married12,1402.7790.5
Non Family8,7561.2661.6
Female1,9702.9457.6
Male7953.0967.7

2.72

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Hancock County, Maine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8352.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,6333.93%
High School Graduate12,80430.80%
Some College8,34820.08%
Associates Degree3,7949.13%
Bachelors Degree8,32820.03%
Graduate Degree5,83014.02%
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Hancock County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39,77337,50013,388
Asian509469310
Hispanic474442220
2+ Races390289124
Black301297141
Native American1321269
Other Race513621
Islander186

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.90%.

Hancock County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,688$41,676$30,646
Less Than 9th Grade$25,813$33,073$13,482
High School Graduate$30,793$40,017$23,401
Some College$33,190$38,728$30,481
Bachelors Degree$41,367$47,847$37,156
Graduate Degree$51,735$65,703$45,811

$35,688

Average Earnings

$41,676

Average Male

$30,646

Average Female

Hancock County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Maine Language by Age

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Hancock County, Maine Language

96.61% of Hancock County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Hancock County, Maine Language

Hancock County, Maine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,3535,40610.74%
Black45211425.22%
Multiple6668212.31%
Hispanic782668.44%
Asian624406.41%
Other652944.62%
Native2512610.36%

10.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

12.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Maine is Other, with 44.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Maine is Asian, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.75%.

Hancock County, Maine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.23%
High School14.00%
Some College7.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%

Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.54%
Female Unemployed19.48%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed3.82%

Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,178$77,170
Families$72,642$93,074
Married Families$79,441$101,980
Non Families$31,259$46,383
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Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Hancock County, Maine Marital Status

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4,565

Number of Veterans

4,278

Male Veterans

287

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,972
First Gulf War957
Second Gulf War368
Korea363
World War II176

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,490
75+1,181
35 to 54912
55 to 64888
18 to 3494

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,45110.25%
2+ Races579.84%
Native American3020.41%
Hispanic183.24%
Black175.57%
Other Race813.33%
Asian20.37%

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Race

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Education

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6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, Maine Employment by Age

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Hancock County, Maine Employment by Race

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Hancock 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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60.67%

Born in Hancock County, Maine

96.92%

Native Born

3.08%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.92% of Hancock County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 60.67% having been born in Maine. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hancock 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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