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Ellsworth, ME
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Ellsworth profile

Living in Ellsworth

Ellsworth is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,732 people and two associated neighborhoods, Ellsworth is the 34th largest community in Maine.

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ellsworth has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ellsworth a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Ellsworth is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The education level of Ellsworth citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.02% of adults in Ellsworth have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ellsworth in 2018 was $34,248, which is middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,992 for a family of four. However, Ellsworth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ellsworth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ellsworth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ellsworth include English, Irish, German, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Ellsworth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Tagalog.