Knox County, Maine Population 2022

Knox County, Maine's estimated population is 40,781 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Knox County, Maine is the 10th largest county in Maine. The 2010 Population was 39,736 and has seen a growth of 2.63% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Knox County, Maine Population by Race

Knox County, Maine Population Pyramid 2022

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Knox County, Maine Median Age

48.6


Total

46.1


Male

50.9


Female

Knox County, Maine Adults

There are 32,773 adults, (9,940 of whom are seniors) in Knox County, Maine.

Knox County, Maine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Knox County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

19,901

49.99%

Male

19,908

50.01%

Knox County, Maine Population by Age

Knox County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Knox County, Maine Household Types

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Knox County, Maine Households and Families

2.74

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Knox County, Maine Households by Type

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

Knox County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Knox County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,069

Average Earnings

$40,699

Average Male

$28,222

Average Female

Knox County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Knox County, Maine Language by Age

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Knox County, Maine Language

95.64% of Knox County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Knox County, Maine Language

Knox County, Maine Poverty by Race

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9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.43%

Male Poverty Rate

10.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Knox County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Knox County, Maine is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Knox 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 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.91%.

Knox County, Maine Poverty

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Knox County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Knox County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Knox County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Knox County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Knox County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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Knox 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 45-54.

Knox County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Knox County, Maine Marital Status

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2,836

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Knox County, Maine Veterans by War

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Knox County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Knox County, Maine Veterans by Race

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Education

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5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Knox County, Maine Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Knox County, Maine Employment by Age

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Knox County, Maine Employment by Race

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Knox 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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57.09%

Born in Knox County, Maine

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of Knox County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 57.09% having been born in Maine. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Knox 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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