Living in Waterville, ME

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Waterville SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Waterville, ME Crime Report

566
Total Crimes
3,383.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
31.73%
Above National Average

Waterville, ME Cost Of Living

97
Waterville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Waterville, Maine Info Snack

Waterville is a city in Kennebec County of the U.S. state of Maine, United States, on the west bank of the Kennebec River. Home to Colby College and Thomas College, the population was 15,722 at the 2010 census. Waterville is also the latter of the cities which make up the Augusta-Waterville, ME Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
16,515
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
20.7%
Median Home
$124,600
Median Income
$38,745
Median Rent
$685

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Rankings for Waterville in Maine

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Map Of Waterville, ME

Population over time in Waterville

Year Population % Change
2017 16,515 0.9%
2016 16,374 1.5%
2015 16,134 0.9%
2014 15,989 0.6%
2013 15,886 0.6%
2012 15,798 0.1%
2011 15,780 0.2%
2010 15,746 -0.2%
2009 15,777 -
Crime/100k Waterville ME USA
Violent Crime 179.3 112.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.8 5.0
Robbery 29.9 17.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 71.7 60.0 246.8
Property Crime 3204.0 1357.8 2199.5
Burglary 298.9 202.7 376.0
Larceny 2803.5 1097.1 1594.6
Car Theft 101.6 58.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Waterville

White
89.7% (14,815)
African American
2.1% (355)
American Indian
0.4% (65)
Asian
2.9% (477)
Hawaiian
0.2% (26)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (355)
Hispanic
2.6% (422)
Race Waterville ME USA
White 89.7% 93.4% 61.1%
African American 2.1% 1.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 1.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 1.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Waterville, Maine

Less than $10,000
13.5% (223,336)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (107,192)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.3% (269,473)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (149,885)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (253,176)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.0% (248,356)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (177,200)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.0% (131,752)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (38,791)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (52,333)
Income Waterville ME USA
Less than $10,000 13.5% 6.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.3% 10.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 10.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 13.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.0% 19.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 13.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.0% 13.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 4.1% 7.0%

Gender in Waterville

Female
53.7% (8,866)
Male
46.3% (7,649)
Gender Waterville ME USA
Female 53.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.3% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waterville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (330)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (990)
High School / GED
32.0% (5,284)
Some College
21.0% (3,468)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,651)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (2,477)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,321)
Professional Degree
2.0% (330)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (660)
Education Waterville ME USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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