Kennebec County, Maine Population 2020

Kennebec County, Maine's estimated population is 121,929 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kennebec County, Maine is the 4th largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018122,0831540.13%
2017121,9294590.38%
2016121,4704650.38%
2015121,005-231-0.19%
2014121,236960.08%
2013121,140-443-0.36%
2012121,583-193-0.16%
2011121,776-300-0.25%
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%

How Many People Live in Kennebec County, Maine?

121,929

Kennebec County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White116,51095.86%
Two or More Races1,9241.58%
Asian1,1530.95%
Black or African American1,0450.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native6660.55%
Some Other Race1500.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander970.08%

Kennebec County, Maine Population Pyramid 2020

Kennebec County, Maine Median Age

44.3


Total

43


Male

45.4


Female

Kennebec County, Maine Adults

There are 97,720 adults, (22,931 of whom are seniors) in Kennebec County, Maine.

Kennebec County, Maine Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennebec County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

62,386

51.33%

Male

59,159

48.67%

Kennebec County, Maine Households and Families

Kennebec County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kennebec County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All70.7%29.3%
Male59.2%40.8%
Female56.1%43.9%
Non Family55.7%44.3%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,5422.2970.7
Married23,8802.8987.6
Non Family19,6321.2555.7
Female5,5912.9256.1
Male2,4393.2459.2

2.81

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

10.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kennebec County, Maine Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0203.46%
9th to 12th Grade4,2004.81%
High School Graduate28,73732.91%
Some College18,49321.18%
Associates Degree9,24510.59%
Bachelors Degree14,55316.67%
Graduate Degree9,06910.39%

Kennebec County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White83,95977,21922,629
Multiple Races959842217
Hispanic904797265
Asian580499304
Native American493360132
Black46038693
Other Race1171178
Islander4734

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,514$42,302$31,391
Less Than High School$23,205$24,161$17,456
High School Grad$30,389$35,041$25,665
Some College$33,757$42,034$29,461
Bachelors Degree$43,634$54,564$37,377
Graduate Degree$61,130$71,938$54,808

$36,514

Average Earnings

$42,302

Average Male

$31,391

Average Female

Kennebec County, Maine Language

Kennebec County, Maine Language by Age

Kennebec County, Maine Language

95.35% of Kennebec County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty

Kennebec County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White111,93513,81312.34%
Multiple1,78269539.00%
Hispanic1,72261835.89%
Black88543549.15%
Native66112719.21%
Islander977779.38%
Asian950626.53%
Other1364734.56%

13.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.36%

Male Poverty Rate

14.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennebec County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Islander, with 79.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennebec County, Maine is Asian, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.82%
High School14.45%
Some College9.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.35%
Female Unemployed29.69%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Employed4.66%

Kennebec County, Maine Income

Kennebec County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,929$67,582
Families$67,233$80,309
Married Families$79,127$92,213
Non Families$30,985$42,601

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

Kennebec County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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

Kennebec County, Maine Veterans

10,304

Number of Veterans

9,497

Male Veterans

807

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,798
First Gulf War2,099
Second Gulf War1,440
Korea970
World War II548
Name Veterans % of Total
White10,02910.64%
Black13620.18%
2 or More958.18%
Hispanic433.73%
Indian244.68%
Asian111.29%
Hawaiian55.81%
Other43.05%

$Kennebec County, Maine Veterans by Education

6.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kennebec County, Maine Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.33%

Born in Maine

97.59%

Native Born

2.41%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.59% of Kennebec County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 71.33% having been born in Maine. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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