Kennebec County, Maine Population 2021

Kennebec County, Maine's estimated population is 122,818 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kennebec County, Maine is the 5th largest county inMaine. The 2010 Population was 122,076 and has seen a growth of 0.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021122,8182580.21%
2020122,5602580.21%
2019122,3022580.21%
2018122,0441310.11%
2017121,9134160.34%
2016121,4974870.40%
2015121,010-223-0.18%
2014121,233940.08%
2013121,139-452-0.37%
2012121,591-201-0.17%
2011121,792-284-0.23%
2010122,0766,1725.33%
1990115,9046,0155.47%
1980109,88914,64215.37%
197095,2476,0976.84%
196089,1505,2696.28%
195083,8816,6508.61%
194077,2316,5409.25%
193070,6916,84710.72%
192063,8449811.56%
191062,8633,7466.34%
190059,1172,1053.69%
189057,0123,9547.45%
188053,058-145-0.27%
187053,203-2,452-4.41%
186055,655-6,866-10.98%
185062,5216,69812.00%
184055,8233,3386.36%
183052,4859,86223.14%
182042,62310,05930.89%
181032,5647,99332.53%
180024,5710.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.21% (258)
County Website
State
Founded
1799
County Seat
2010 Population
122,076
Growth Since 2010
0.61% (742)
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Kennebec County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White116,53095.71%
Two or More Races2,1061.73%
Asian1,1080.91%
Black or African American1,0390.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native6610.54%
Some Other Race2240.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander850.07%
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Kennebec County, Maine Population by Race

Kennebec County, Maine Population Pyramid $2021

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Kennebec County, Maine Median Age

44.4


Total

43.1


Male

45.5


Female

Kennebec County, Maine Adults

There are 98,144 adults, (23,645 of whom are seniors) in Kennebec County, Maine.

Kennebec County, Maine Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebec County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

62,353

51.21%

Male

59,400

48.79%

Kennebec County, Maine Population by Age

Kennebec County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kennebec County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female55.8%44.2%
Male55.9%44.1%
All70.5%29.5%
Married88.7%11.3%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennebec County, Maine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,1052.2670.5
Married23,9642.8888.7
Non Family20,2371.2554.8
Female5,5902.9155.8
Male2,3143.2255.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Kennebec County, Maine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6463.01%
9th to 12th Grade3,9234.46%
High School Graduate28,73232.70%
Some College18,31320.84%
Associates Degree9,61210.94%
Bachelors Degree15,07317.15%
Graduate Degree9,57610.90%
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Kennebec County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kennebec County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White84,30278,24023,406
2+ Races1,118991337
Hispanic936830331
Asian587505340
Native American526386103
Black500406155
Other Race1681514
Islander5040

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.92%.

Kennebec County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,611$44,281$32,240
Less Than 9th Grade$23,921$26,129$17,446
High School Graduate$31,022$36,992$25,785
Some College$36,302$44,538$30,386
Bachelors Degree$44,978$54,533$39,066
Graduate Degree$63,256$74,276$54,456

$38,611

Average Earnings

$44,281

Average Male

$32,240

Average Female

Kennebec County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kennebec County, Maine Language by Age

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Kennebec County, Maine Language

95.61% of Kennebec County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.50% of the population.

Kennebec County, Maine Language

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White112,05913,59512.13%
Multiple1,96057329.23%
Hispanic1,74457032.68%
Black85926330.62%
Native65512719.39%
Asian911869.44%
Islander855969.41%
Other1964925.00%

12.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebec County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Islander, with 69.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Asian, with 9.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.55%
High School13.84%
Some College10.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.14%
Female Unemployed22.45%
Female Employed6.32%
Male Employed4.29%

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kennebec County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,365$70,956
Families$71,514$85,057
Married Families$83,278$97,813
Non Families$32,033$44,348
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Income by Household Type

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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Kennebec 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.

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

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9,683

Number of Veterans

8,913

Male Veterans

770

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,567
First Gulf War1,783
Second Gulf War1,338
Korea897
World War II487

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+2,530
65 to 742,480
55 to 642,150
35 to 542,027
18 to 34496

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,42910.00%
Black11316.28%
2+ Races1007.61%
Hispanic453.83%
Native American244.38%
Asian121.41%
Islander56.49%

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Race

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Education

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6.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Employment by Age

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Kennebec County, Maine Employment by Race

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Kennebec 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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71.19%

Born in Kennebec County, Maine

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.61% of Kennebec County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 71.19% having been born in Maine. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kennebec 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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