Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine

Ellsworth: City in Maine

About

Ellsworth is a city located in the county of Hancock in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,741 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,249 inhabitants.

The city was created 259 years ago in 1762.

Quick Facts about Ellsworth

Population : 8,249 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Hancock County
Postal code : 04605
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 243.25 km2
Official name : Ellsworth
Named for : Oliver Ellsworth
Altitude : 108 feet / 33 meters
Capital city : Ellsworth is capital of Hancock County
Establishment : January 01, 1763 (259 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:45:27 (11th August 2022)
Density : 34 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.16% (2010-2020)
Ellsworth locator map
Location of Ellsworth on Maine map.
Bridge atop the Union River in Ellsworth  ME IMG 2396 image
Bridge atop the Union River in Ellsworth ME IMG 2396
Bridge atop the Union River in Ellsworth  ME IMG 2396 image

Geography

Ellsworth is located at 44°32'36"N 68°25'10"W (44.5434100, -68.4194600).

Ellsworth map

Demographics

The population of Ellsworth increased by 6.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,741 - census
2011 7,768 0.35% estimation process
2012 7,814 0.59% estimation process
2013 7,880 0.84% estimation process
2014 7,852 -0.36% estimation process
2015 7,874 0.28% estimation process
2016 7,914 0.51% estimation process
2017 7,971 0.72% estimation process
2018 8,011 0.5% estimation process
2019 8,180 2.07% estimation process
2020 8,249 0.84% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 51,527
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 50,979
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 52,455
April 1, 2010 Population : 50,976
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.8%
People over 65 (%) : 19.8%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 77.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 10.8%
Asians alone % : 2.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 72.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,450
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 23,838

Ellsworth zip code is 04605. County name: Hancock, County fips: 23009

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 23,838
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $120,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,124
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $390
2015-2019 median gross rent : $740
Permits for construction, 2020 : 24
2015-2019 Households : 20,455
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 90,957
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 284,087
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 253,243
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 652,236
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,632
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,997
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,847
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,124
2019 total employment : 18,297
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 976,619
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -2.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,264
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,082
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,275
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,037
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 575
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,246
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 480
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,273
2010 population per square mile : 122.7
2010 land area in square miles : 415.45

People born in Ellsworth (19)

People born in Ellsworth, including politician, lawyer and judge John A. Peters, mixed martial artist Tim Sylvia, diplomat and publisher John Hay Whitney, .

List

  • Bryant Moore (United States Army officer (1894-1951)) he was born in 06/06/1894
  • Curt Fullerton (American baseball player) he was born in 13/09/1898
  • Darryl Pollard (American football player) he was born in 11/05/1964
  • Dick Scott (baseball coach) he was born in 19/07/1962
  • Frank A. Moore (American politician) he was born in 05/11/1844
  • Fulton J. Redman (American politician and publisher) he was born in 12/03/1885
  • Henry Crosby Emery (American economist) he was born in 21/12/1872
  • Jude Johnstone (American singer-songwriter)
  • Mary Agnes Tincker (American novelist) she was born in 18/07/1833
  • Frank M. Warren, Sr. (businessman) he was born in 10/05/1848
  • Robert Gerry (American politician) he was born in 09/01/1858
  • John De Laittre (American businessman, banker and politician) he was born in 05/03/1832
  • Kate Clifton Osgood Holmes (American artist) she was born in 01/01/1858
  • Alfred Morang (American painter) he was born in 01/01/1901
  • Eugene Griffin (American military and civil engineer (1855-1907)) he was born in 13/10/1855
  • Harriet Estelle Griffin (1863-1941) she was born in 04/02/1864

Schools in Ellsworth

College & universities near Ellsworth, ME

Code Name City ZIP
160959 College of the Atlantic Bar Harbor (ME) 04609

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ellsworth, ME

Code Name Address Type
SRT Searsport, Maine 161 East Main St. BUS
BAN Bangor, Maine 1039 Union St. BUS
ORO Orono (University of Maine), Maine Squapan Rd and Gym Dr BUS
BFT Belfast, Maine Belmont Ave & US Hwy 1 BUS
LCV Lincolnville, Maine 2512 Atlantic Highway BUS

Post offices near Ellsworth

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ellsworth Post Office Ellsworth (ME) 04605

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Hancock County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hancock County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bar Harbor 5,594 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Bucksport 4,916 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Blue Hill 2,651 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Hancock 2,440 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Orland 2,173 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Deer Isle 1,911 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Southwest Harbor 1,793 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Gouldsboro 1,743 City in United States of America
Dedham 1,666 Town in Maine
Tremont 1,602 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Trenton 1,568 Town in Maine
Franklin 1,567 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Surry 1,504 Town in Virginia
Sullivan 1,261 Town in Maine, United States
Penobscot 1,220 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Sedgwick 1,175 Town in Maine

Distance to Other Cities

Ellsworth distances to largest Maine cities