Kennebec County, Maine Population 2022

Kennebec County, Maine's estimated population is 123,940 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kennebec County, Maine is the 4th largest county in Maine. The 2010 Population was 122,151 and has seen a growth of 1.46% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Kennebec County, Maine Population by Race

Kennebec County, Maine Population Pyramid 2022

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Kennebec County, Maine Median Age

44.1


Total

42.7


Male

45.6


Female

Kennebec County, Maine Adults

There are 98,608 adults, (24,268 of whom are seniors) in Kennebec County, Maine.

Kennebec County, Maine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebec County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

62,559

51.21%

Male

59,599

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

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennebec County, Maine Households and Families

2.81

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Kennebec County, Maine Households by Type

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

Kennebec 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 black people with a rate of 54.15%.

Kennebec County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,674

Average Earnings

$43,429

Average Male

$33,982

Average Female

Kennebec County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kennebec County, Maine Language by Age

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Kennebec County, Maine Language

95.45% of Kennebec County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Kennebec County, Maine Language

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty by Race

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12.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebec County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Islander, with 73.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebec 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 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty

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Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Kennebec County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kennebec County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

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 35-44.

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

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9,836

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by War

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Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Race

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Education

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5.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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71.12%

Born in Kennebec County, Maine

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Kennebec County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 71.12% having been born in Maine. 1.00% 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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