Hancock County, Maine Population 2022

Hancock County, Maine's estimated population is 55,690 with a growth rate of 0.19% 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 54,418 and has seen a growth of 2.34% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Hancock County, Maine Population by Race

Hancock County, Maine Population Pyramid 2022

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Hancock County, Maine Median Age

49.1


Total

47.8


Male

50.3


Female

Hancock County, Maine Adults

There are 45,592 adults, (13,713 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, Maine.

Hancock County, Maine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

28,332

51.67%

Male

26,500

48.33%

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

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, Maine Households and Families

2.73

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Hancock County, Maine Households by Type

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

Hancock 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 asian people with a rate of 52.25%.

Hancock County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,960

Average Earnings

$42,901

Average Male

$31,388

Average Female

Hancock County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, Maine Language by Age

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Hancock County, Maine Language

96.90% of Hancock County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Hancock County, Maine Language

Hancock County, Maine Poverty by Race

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10.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.62%

Male Poverty Rate

11.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, Maine is Black, with 30.60% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.76%.

Hancock County, Maine Poverty

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Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Hancock County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Hancock County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

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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4,241

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

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4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, Maine Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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59.69%

Born in Hancock County, Maine

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of Hancock County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 59.69% having been born in Maine. 1.75% 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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