Somerset County, Maine Population 2022

Somerset County, Maine's estimated population is 50,127 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Somerset County, Maine is the 9th largest county in Maine. The 2010 Population was 52,228 and has seen a growth of -4.02% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Somerset County, Maine Population by Race

Somerset County, Maine Population Pyramid 2022

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Somerset County, Maine Median Age

46.9


Total

46.5


Male

47.3


Female

Somerset County, Maine Adults

There are 40,958 adults, (10,856 of whom are seniors) in Somerset County, Maine.

Somerset County, Maine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

25,511

50.44%

Male

25,062

49.56%

Somerset County, Maine Population by Age

Somerset County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Somerset County, Maine Household Types

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Somerset County, Maine Households and Families

2.79

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Somerset County, Maine Households by Type

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

Somerset County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 93.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.31%.

Somerset County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,232

Average Earnings

$39,183

Average Male

$25,666

Average Female

Somerset County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Somerset County, Maine Language by Age

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Somerset County, Maine Language

96.93% of Somerset County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.07% 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.

Somerset County, Maine Language

Somerset County, Maine Poverty by Race

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19.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.82%

Male Poverty Rate

21.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Maine is Native, with 55.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Maine is Hispanic, with 16.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.85%.

Somerset County, Maine Poverty

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Somerset County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Somerset County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Somerset County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Somerset County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Somerset County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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Somerset 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.

Somerset County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Somerset County, Maine Marital Status

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4,449

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Somerset County, Maine Veterans by War

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Somerset County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Somerset County, Maine Veterans by Race

Somerset County, Maine Veterans by Education

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7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset County, Maine Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Somerset County, Maine Employment by Age

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Somerset County, Maine Employment by Race

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Somerset 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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70.96%

Born in Somerset County, Maine

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.28% of Somerset County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 70.96% having been born in Maine. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Somerset 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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