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Waterville Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2023.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Waterville Population & Age Distribution

Total Population

15,828

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.2%
5 - 17:
14.4%
18 - 24:
19.8%
25 - 34:
10.3%
35 - 54:
19.9%
55 - 64:
14.1%
Over 65 Years:
17.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
16.0%
16.0%
90.6%
90.6%
29.9%
29.9%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Income

Per capita Income

Waterville
USA
$25,898
$25,898
$37,638
$37,638

Median household income

Waterville
USA
$41,245
$41,245
$69,021
$69,021
Individuals Below Poverty Level

23.1%

Employment Industries

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Education
Retail
Healthcare
Accommodation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Construction
Manufacturing
Information Technology
Administration
Public Service
Other
Arts
24.8%
24.8%
18.7%
18.7%
14.3%
14.3%
7.9%
7.9%
5.7%
5.7%
5.1%
5.1%
4.9%
4.9%
2.8%
2.8%
2.7%
2.7%
2.5%
2.5%
2.4%
2.4%
2.0%
2.0%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black or African American
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
88.9%
88.9%
3.4%
3.4%
3.3%
3.3%
3.0%
3.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.0%
0.0%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Ancestry

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French
English
Irish
German
French Canadian
Italian
Scottish
Polish
European
Norwegian
Eastern European
Hungarian
Canadian
Russian
Scots-Irish
Dutch
Lithuanian
Ukrainian
Swedish
British
17.8%
17.8%
15.9%
15.9%
14.9%
14.9%
10.0%
10.0%
9.9%
9.9%
3.5%
3.5%
3.4%
3.4%
3.0%
3.0%
2.7%
2.7%
1.5%
1.5%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Languages Spoken

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English
Spanish
Chinese
French
German/Yiddish
Russian
Tagalog
Vietnamese
Korean
Italian
Scandinavian languages
African languages
Native American languages
Other Asian languages
Langs. of India
Serbo-Croatian
Arabic
Hungarian
Navajo
Pacific Island languages
93.3%
93.3%
1.9%
1.9%
1.7%
1.7%
1.0%
1.0%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0% 100%
% of Residents
Foreign Born Waterville Residents

4.7%