Washington County, Maine Population 2024

31,979

Washington County, Maine's estimated 2024 population is 31,979 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Maine is the 14th largest county in Maine. The 2010 population was 32,828 and has seen a growth of -2.59% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,3342710.82%
202833,0632710.83%
202732,7922710.83%
202632,5212710.84%
202532,2502710.85%
202431,9792710.85%
202331,7082710.86%
202231,4372710.87%
202131,166790.25%
202031,087-199-0.64%
201931,2861340.43%
201831,152-218-0.69%
201731,370-238-0.75%
201631,608-175-0.55%
201531,783-188-0.59%
201431,971-297-0.92%
201332,268-285-0.88%
201232,553-171-0.52%
201132,724-104-0.32%
201032,828
199035,3083450.99%
198034,9635,10417.09%
197029,859-3,049-9.27%
196032,908-2,279-6.48%
195035,187-2,580-6.83%
194037,767-59-0.16%
193037,826-3,883-9.31%
192041,709-1,196-2.79%
191042,905-2,327-5.14%
190045,2327501.69%
189044,482-20%
188044,4841,1412.63%
187043,3438091.9%
186042,5343,7239.59%
185038,81110,48437.01%
184028,3277,03333.03%
183021,2948,55067.09%
182012,7444,87461.93%
18107,8703,40976.42%
18004,4611,70361.75%
17902,758-30,576-91.73%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.85% (271)
County Website
Washington County
State
Maine
County Seat
2010 Population
32,828
Area
2563 mi²
Density
12 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.59% (-849)
Founded
June 25, 1789

Washington County, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,59188.73%
Native American1,5224.89%
Two or more races1,3584.37%
Black or African American3151.01%
Other race1690.54%
Asian1290.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington County, Maine Population by Race

Washington County, Maine Population Pyramid 2024

Washington County, Maine Median Age

48.6

Total

47.6

Male

49.5

Female

Washington County, Maine Adults

There are 25,256 adults, (7,874 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Maine.

Washington County, Maine Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female15,71150.52%
Male15,38549.48%

Washington County, Maine Population by Age

Washington County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,5852.2278.421.6
Married6,1342.8191.18.9
Non Family5,2831.26634
Female1,4063.269.130.9
Male7622.7279.120.9
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington County, Maine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Washington County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.33%.

Washington County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,222

Average Earnings

$43,186

Average Male

$30,259

Average Female

Washington County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Maine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Maine Language

94.65% of Washington County, Maine residents speak only English, while 5.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Washington County, Maine Language

Washington County, Maine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White26,5014,40316.61%
Native1,44243530.17%
Multiple1,31326520.18%
Hispanic82515318.55%
Black2954013.56%
Other1683420.24%
Asian1241411.29%
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17.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Maine is Native, with 30.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Maine is Asian, with 11.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.5%.

Washington County, Maine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.73%
High School18.56%
Some College16.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%
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Washington County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed39.06%
Female Unemployed31.62%
Male Employed6.69%
Female Employed6.65%
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Washington County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Maine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Maine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington 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.

Washington County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Maine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,109

Number of Veterans

2,896

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

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Washington County, Maine Veterans by War

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Washington County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Washington County, Maine Veterans by Race

Washington County, Maine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Maine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Maine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Maine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Maine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.16%

Born in Washington County, Maine

96.5%

Native Born

3.5%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.5% of Washington County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 64.16% having been born in Maine. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Washington County, Maine Place of Birth

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