Living in Bangor, ME

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Bangor SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Bangor, ME Crime Report

1,356
Total Crimes
4,271.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
66.31%
Above National Average

Bangor, ME Cost Of Living

102
Bangor's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Bangor, Maine Info Snack

Bangor (/bær/ BANG-gor) is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. state of Maine. The city proper has a population of 33,039, while the Bangor metropolitan area has a population of 153,746. Bangor is known as the "Queen City" of Maine.
Population
32,098
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
22.5%
Median Home
$150,700
Median Income
$42,115
Median Rent
$799

Bangor, ME Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Bangor in Maine

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Map Of Bangor, ME

Population over time in Bangor

Year Population % Change
2017 32,098 -0.4%
2016 32,237 -0.8%
2015 32,491 -0.6%
2014 32,695 -0.3%
2013 32,800 -0.3%
2012 32,900 -0.3%
2011 32,988 0.1%
2010 32,963 0.2%
2009 32,899 -
Crime/100k Bangor ME USA
Violent Crime 176.4 112.1 368.9
Murder 12.6 1.8 5.0
Robbery 47.3 17.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 104.0 60.0 246.8
Property Crime 4095.0 1357.8 2199.5
Burglary 280.4 202.7 376.0
Larceny 3625.7 1097.1 1594.6
Car Theft 189.0 58.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Bangor

White
89.8% (28,835)
African American
1.9% (623)
American Indian
0.6% (190)
Asian
2.5% (815)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (75)
Two Or More
2.7% (875)
Hispanic
2.1% (685)
Race Bangor ME USA
White 89.8% 93.4% 61.1%
African American 1.9% 1.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 1.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 1.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Bangor, Maine

Less than $10,000
10.5% (336,240)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (289,021)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (410,149)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (358,824)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (426,346)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (472,425)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (356,086)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (318,676)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (116,566)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (125,463)
Income Bangor ME USA
Less than $10,000 10.5% 6.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 10.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 10.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 19.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 13.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 13.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 4.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 4.1% 7.0%

Gender in Bangor

Female
51.1% (16,408)
Male
48.9% (15,689)
Gender Bangor ME USA
Female 51.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bangor for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (641)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,925)
High School / GED
28.0% (8,987)
Some College
21.0% (6,740)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,888)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (6,419)
Master's Degree
9.0% (2,888)
Professional Degree
3.0% (962)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (641)
Education Bangor ME USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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