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Hancock County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Hancock County is 54,581, which is 5.39% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 4.21% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Hancock County population density is 23.28 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 37.55 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Hancock County is white, which represent 96.82% of the total population. The average Hancock County education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 54,581. #8

Population Growth Since 2000, #5

Hancock County
5.39%
Maine
4.21%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #11

Hancock County
23.28 per square mile
Maine
37.55 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:52,848 (96.82%, #7)
Black:246 (0.45%, #10)
Hispanic:680 (1.25%, #7)
Asian:514 (0.94%, #4)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):201 (0.37%, #8)
One Race, Other:43 (0.08%, see rank)
Two or More Races:729 (1.34%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

47,118 (86.33%) out of the total population of 54,581 reported first ancestry.

 Hancock County% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Arab1210.22%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech1240.23%, see rank0.17%0.47%
Danish1990.36%, see rank0.42%0.42%
Dutch7261.33%, see rank0.98%1.40%
English13,43624.62%, see rank21.18%8.02%
French5,99010.97%, see rank23.94%3.34%
German4,9739.11%, see rank8.14%15.03%
Greek1380.25%, see rank0.54%0.41%
Hungarian1420.26%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish8,24115.10%, see rank17.63%10.80%
Italian2,0793.81%, see rank5.68%5.52%
Norwegian4890.90%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish1,1742.15%, see rank2.20%3.01%
Portuguese3730.68%, see rank0.67%0.44%
Russian4010.73%, see rank0.75%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8501.56%, see rank1.64%0.99%
Scottish3,4756.37%, see rank5.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African630.12%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish1,3432.46%, see rank1.86%1.27%
Swiss2480.45%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian890.16%, see rank0.18%0.31%
American9,30517.05%, see rank8.37%7.12%
Welsh7081.30%, see rank0.76%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 26,687 (48.89%, see rank)
Females: 27,894 (51.11%, see rank)

Hancock County
Male: 48.89%
Female: 51.11%
Maine
Male: 48.90%
Female: 51.10%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Hancock County
47.00 years old
Maine
43.50 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Hancock County
45.90 years old
Maine
42.40 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Hancock County
48.30 years old
Maine
44.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Hancock County% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Under 5 years2,4494.49%, see rank4.97%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,4624.51%, see rank5.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,0335.56%, see rank5.74%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,9935.48%, see rank6.37%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,9405.39%, see rank6.00%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,54110.15%, see rank11.19%13.47%
35 to 44 years6,37011.67%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years8,52115.61%, see rank15.76%14.09%
55 to 64 years9,50717.42%, see rank15.14%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,20611.37%, see rank9.47%7.64%
75 to 84 3,1845.83%, see rank5.34%4.25%
85 years and over1,3752.52%, see rank2.24%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Hancock CountyMaineU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population40,704, 100%947,959209,056,129
Less Than High School2,690, 6.61%, see rank8.69%13.67%
High School Graduate13,560, 33.31%, see rank33.55%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree11,175, 27.45%, see rank29.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree8,265, 20.31%, see rank18.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,014, 12.32%, see rank10.08%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.96, see rank13.6813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Hancock County MaineU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten85663.08%36.92%71.25%28.75%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,47390.57%, see rank9.43%, see rank91.69%8.31%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,23087.62%, see rank12.38%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College2,77173.01%, see rank26.99%, see rank73.48%26.52%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School37754.38%, see rank45.62%, see rank63.19%36.81%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Hancock CountyMaineU.S.
Total Households24,317, 100%553,086116,211,092
Average Household Size2.18, see rank2.342.63
1 Person Households7,531, 30.97%, see rank29.06%27.57%
2 or More Person Households16,786, 69.03%, see rank70.94%72.43%
Family Households (Families)14,903, 61.29%, see rank62.91%66.22%
Average Family Size2.77, see rank2.963.32
Married-Couple Family12,196, 50.15%, see rank48.92%48.42%
Nonfamily Households9,414, 38.71%, see rank37.09%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Hancock County%MaineU.S.
15 Years and Over Total46,637see rank1,112,274252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over22,617100%, see rank538,760123,281,364
Never Married6,17727.31%, see rank30.57%35.77%
Married12,99057.43%, see rank53.62%52.04%
Widowed7213.19%, see rank2.98%2.57%
Divorced2,72912.07%, see rank12.83%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over24,020100%, see rank573,514129,692,771
Never Married5,13921.39%, see rank24.72%29.48%
Married12,90153.71%, see rank50.72%49.19%
Widowed2,3189.65%, see rank9.53%9.16%
Divorced3,66215.25%, see rank15.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Hancock County%MaineU.S.
Native52,96697.04%, see rank96.45%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence32,16858.94%, see rank64.11%58.73%
Born in Different State20,16436.94%, see rank31.36%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6341.16%, see rank0.97%1.42%
Foreign Born1,6152.96%, see rank3.55%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7151.31%, see rank1.93%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship9001.65%, see rank1.62%7.09%
Born In Europe5791.06%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia4970.91%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa530.10%, see rank0.47%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1940.36%, see rank0.34%6.83%
Born In Northern America2920.53%, see rank0.84%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Hancock County%MaineU.S.
English23,34896.02%, see rank90.47%79.39%
Spanish1600.66%, see rank1.24%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages6152.53%, see rank6.98%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1580.65%, see rank0.76%3.36%
Other360.15%, see rank0.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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