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Cumberland County, Maine; United States

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Cumberland County, Maine
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 295,003 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 295,003 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 281,690 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.7% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 281,674 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.7%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.4%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.2%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.1%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.3%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.1%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.4%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 17,859 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 6.1% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 147,039 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.7% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $269,200 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,728 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $633 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,081 $1,023
Building permits, 2019 1,817 1,386,048
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 119,717 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.36 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.6% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 7.6% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 91.9% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 85.9% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 95.0% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 46.7% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.8% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.4%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 69.0% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 65.5% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 839,928 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,348,780 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,925,340 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,751,358 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $20,257 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 22.9 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $69,708 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $38,644 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
8.2%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 11,560 7,860,674
Total employment, 2017 170,219 128,591,812
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 8,533,702 6,725,346,754
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 0.2% 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 30,346 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 35,012 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 19,600 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 11,282 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,463 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 32,060 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 3,631 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 29,134 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 337.2 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 835.24 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 23005 1
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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