Kennebec County ME Information


Kennebec County Subdivisions

Kennebec County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 122,263
Population in Households 118,567
Population in Familes 90,545
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,696
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $52,020
Average Household Income $67,712
Per Capita Income $28,839


Total Housing Units 62,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,214 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,098 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,134 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $160,064
Average Home Value $202,202


Total Households 51,312
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 31,921
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.01% -0.09%
Households 0.04% -0.06%
Families -0.17% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   3.08%


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, 2018 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 # 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.