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Kennebec County, Maine

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Kennebec County, Maine
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 122,302
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 122,302
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 122,154
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 122,151
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.6%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
94.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 10,304
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 63,231
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 70.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $155,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,212
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $473
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $744
Building permits, 2019 303
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 51,542
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.29
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 4.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 79.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 27.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 12.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 61.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 222,904
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,293,618
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 634,158
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,613,656
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,179,332
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,885
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 23.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $52,929
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,084
Persons in poverty, percent
11.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 3,219
Total employment, 2018 49,345
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 1,987,749
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 8,484
All firms, 2012 10,981
Men-owned firms, 2012 6,016
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,168
Minority-owned firms, 2012 318
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 10,239
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,268
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 8,890
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 140.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 867.52
FIPS Code 23011
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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