Kennebec County ME Information

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Kennebec County Subdivisions

Kennebec County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 123,467
Population in Households 119,831
Population in Familes 91,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,636
Population Density1 142
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 52,072
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 32,480
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 62,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,364 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,708 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,669 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $163,143
Average Home Value $184,399
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,615
Average Household Income $58,867
Per Capita Income $24,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.27%
Households 0.35% 0.34%
Families 0.07% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Kennebec County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kennebec County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 81st
Population Density1 # 4 81st
Diversity Index2 # 8 56th
Median Household Income # 7 63rd
Per Capita Income # 7 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.

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