Knox County ME Information


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  1. Knox County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forKnox County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Maine Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Knox County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 41,222
Population in Households 39,861
Population in Familes 29,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,361
Population Density2 113
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,923
Average Household Income $75,846
Per Capita Income $33,168


Total Housing Units 25,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,904 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,104 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,206 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $226,425
Average Home Value $282,773


Total Households 18,008
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 10,862
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.4% 0.41%
Households 0.46% 0.46%
Families 0.2% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


Knox County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knox County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 11 38th
Population Density # 6 69th
Diversity Index # 13 25th
Median Household Income # 4 81st
Per Capita Income # 5 75th

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