Kennebec County ME Information


Kennebec County Subdivisions

Kennebec County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 121,488
Daytime Population: Workers 65,770
Daytime Population: Residents 59,390
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 125,160
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 117,841
Population in Familes 89,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,647
Population Density2 140
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $48,610
Average Household Income $62,819
Per Capita Income $26,941


Total Housing Units 62,826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,303 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,990 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,533 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $159,300
Average Home Value $184,697


Total Households 51,293
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 32,029
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.08% -0.31%
Households 0.04% -0.24%
Families -0.15% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


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, 2017 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 Density # 5 75th
Diversity Index # 9 56th
Median Household Income # 8 56th
Per Capita Income # 7 63rd

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