|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waterville is 15,959. Waterville, Maine is the 2,255th largest city in the US.
Waterville is located entirely in Kennebec County.
The peak population of Waterville was in 1990, when its population was 17,490. In 1990, Waterville was the 1,550th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,255th largest city in the US. Waterville is currently 8.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Waterville has grown 2.2% since the 2000. Waterville, Maine's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Waterville has a population density of 1,157.6 people per square mile. Waterville has the 6th highest population density in Maine.
|2249||La Grange, Illinois||15,978||2.4%|
|2250||Royse City, Texas||15,978||413.9%|
|2252||Bay Village, Ohio||15,973||-0.4%|
|2253||Marco Island, Florida||15,969||6.8%|
|2254||Southern Pines, North Carolina||15,968||43.7%|
|2256||South River, New Jersey||15,957||3.6%|
|2258||Highland Village, Texas||15,952||29.3%|
The total voting age population of Waterville, Maine, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,861. The voting age population is 43.6% male and 56.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.7% of the residents of Waterville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waterville are 94.0% White, 2.6% Asian, 1.8% Two or more races, 0.8% Black, 0.3% American Indian, 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waterville, 21.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.1%. On a per-household basis, 14.9% of families are below the poverty line in Waterville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.5% of Waterville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.8% of Waterville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.1% have a bachelor's degree and 14.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waterville residents aged 5 and older, 7.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waterville is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waterville, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waterville is $38,862.
In Waterville, 47.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.0% of housing units in Waterville.
Of all the housing units in Waterville, 36.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Waterville, 4.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 320 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waterville is $727.
In Waterville, 75.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.