Penobscot County, ME population by gender
The table below shows Penobscot County's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Penobscot County, ME population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 50.29% females and 49.71% males in Penobscot County, ME.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Penobscot County county as compared to the nation.
Penobscot County, ME gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Penobscot County, ME, there are less men than women. The Penobscot County, ME gender ratio is 98.8:100 i.e. 98.8 men to 100 women (0.988).
This ratio is higher than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Penobscot County, ME gender ratio by age
In Penobscot County, ME, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 105 boys per 100 girls (105:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 60.8 males per 100 females (60.8:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Penobscot County, ME.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||3,546||3,408||1.04|
|5 to 9 years||3,762||4,019||0.94|
|10 to 14 years||4,181||3,514||1.19|
|15 to 19 years||5,686||5,037||1.13|
|20 to 24 years||5,558||4,907||1.13|
|25 to 29 years||4,924||4,856||1.01|
|30 to 34 years||5,129||4,895||1.05|
|35 to 39 years||4,585||4,485||1.02|
|40 to 44 years||4,078||4,453||0.92|
|45 to 49 years||4,610||4,749||0.97|
|50 to 54 years||5,178||5,227||0.99|
|55 to 59 years||6,055||6,043||1.00|
|60 to 64 years||5,402||5,762||0.94|
|65 to 69 years||4,600||4,759||0.97|
|70 to 74 years||3,731||4,101||0.91|
|75 to 79 years||2,269||2,451||0.93|
|80 to 84 years||1,214||1,777||0.68|
|85 years and over||1,150||2,110||0.55|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.040 i.e. 104 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.938 i.e. 6.2 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.545 i.e. 54.5 senior men per 100 senior women.
Penobscot County, ME population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 55-59 years with a population of 6,055. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 55-59 years with a population of 6,043.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 12 less females than males, in the age group 55-59 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).
Under the age of 5, there are 3,546 boys and 3,408 girls in Penobscot County, ME. Thus there are 138 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 5,402 males and 5,762 females in Penobscot County, ME. Thus there are 360 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 1,150 males and 2,110 females.
Things to know
What percent of Penobscot County, ME is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Penobscot County, ME population of 152,211, 50.29% percent are females.
What percentage of Penobscot County, ME is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Penobscot County, ME population of 152,211, 49.71% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Penobscot County, ME?
In Penobscot County, ME, the male to female ratio is 98.8:100 i.e. 98.8 men to 100 women (0.988).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates