Bangor, ME Population

By | June 17, 2019

Population: 31,473. Estimated population in July 2020: 31,074 (-1.3% change)
Males: 14,863 (47.2%), Females: 16,610 (52.8%)

Penobscot County

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $29,740
Median house value: $87,300

Races in Bangor:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Black (1.0%)

Ancestries: English (18.7%), Irish (17.6%), French (12.5%), United States (11.0%), German (6.2%), French Canadian (5.2%).

Elevation: 158 feet

Land area: 34.4 square miles

Map of Bangor, ME

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bangor

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bangor city

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

3.4% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 1.1% North America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,207 (-9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Bangor:

  • ACADIA HOSPITAL,THE (268 STILLWATER AVE)
  • BANGOR MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (656 STATE ST)
  • EASTERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (489 STATE ST)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (360 BROADWAY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bangor:

  • BANGOR INTL (about 3 miles; BANGOR, ME; Abbreviation: BGR)
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 102 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; Abbreviation: NHZ)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 133 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Abbreviation: PWM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Bangor:

  • BREWER (about 5 miles; BREWER, ME; Abbreviation: 0B2)
  • LUCKY LANDING MARINA AND SPB (about 7 miles; BANGOR, ME; Abbreviation: 06B)
  • DEWITT FLD,OLD TOWN MUNI (about 13 miles; OLD TOWN, ME; Abbreviation: OLD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Bangor:

  • HUSSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,350; Location: ONE COLLEGE CIR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.husson.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • EASTERN MAINE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 825; Location: 354 HOGAN RD; Public; Website: www.emtc.org)
  • BEAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 276; Location: 629 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: bealcollege.com)
  • NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS (Full-time enrollment: 93; Location: 1 COLLEGE CIR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nescom.org)
  • PIERRES SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 89 STATE STREET; Private, for-profit)
  • BANGOR THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 52; Location: 300 UNION ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.BTS.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM CENTRAL OFFICE (Location: 107 MAINE AVENUE; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bangor:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE (about 17 miles; ORONO, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,590)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 76 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 94 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 130 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 143 miles; STANDISH, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 148 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 190 miles; DURHAM, NH; Full-time enrollment: 12,586)

Schools

Public high schools in Bangor:

  • BANGOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,470; Location: 885 BROADWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CTR-REGION 4 (Location: 200 HOGAN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Bangor:

  • JOHN BAPST MEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 100 BROADWAY; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • BANGOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 1476 BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 12)
  • STILLWATER ACADEMY (Students: 26; Location: P O BOX 425; Grades: 2 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Bangor:

  • WILLIAM S COHEN SCHOOL (Students: 503; Location: 304 GARLAND STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JAMES F. DOUGHTY SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 143 FIFTH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FAIRMOUNT SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 58 THIRTEENTH STREET; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • FRUIT STREET SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 175 FRUIT STREET; Grades: KG – 03)
  • MARY SNOW SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 435 BROADWAY; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • DOWNEAST SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 100 MOOSEHEAD BLVD; Grades: KG – 03)
  • VINE STREET SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 66 VINE STREET; Grades: KG – 03)
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 45 FOREST AVENUE; Grades: KG – 03)
  • FOURTEENTH STREET SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 224 FOURTEENTH STREET; Grades: KG – 03)

Private primary/middle schools in Bangor:

  • ST MARY S PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 768 OHIO STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 166 STATE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HILLTOP SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 218 OHIO ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PENOBSCOT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 1423 OHIO ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BANGOR MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 30 OTIS STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • BUILDING BLOCKS INC. (Students: 13; Location: PO BOX 854; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Bangor:

  • BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,943,568; Location: 145 HARLOW STREET; 459,468 books; 1,496 audio materials; 1,289 video materials; 614 serial subscriptions)