Bath is a somewhat small city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,305 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bath is the 30th largest community in Maine. Bath has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Bath is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bath is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bath who work in office and administrative support (16.94%), sales jobs (11.94%), and food service (7.12%).
Of important note, Bath is also a city of artists. Bath has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bath’s character.
Also of interest is that Bath has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Bath citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.02% of adults in Bath have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bath in 2010 was $27,200, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,800 for a family of four. However, Bath contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bath home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bath residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bath include Irish, German, French , and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Bath is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.