Aroostook County, Maine Population 2018

Aroostook County, Maine's estimated population is 67,653 with a growth rate of -2.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aroostook County, Maine is the 6th largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201767,653-1,752-2.52%
201669,4051,2891.89%
201668,116-708-1.03%
201568,824-689-0.99%
201469,513-581-0.83%
201370,094-677-0.96%
201270,771-602-0.84%
201171,373-324-0.45%
201071,697-15,239-17.53%
199086,936-4,395-4.81%
198091,331-1,132-1.22%
197092,463-13,601-12.82%
1960106,06410,02510.44%
195096,0391,6031.70%
194094,4366,5937.51%
193087,8436,1157.48%
192081,7287,0649.46%
191074,66413,92022.92%
190060,74411,15522.49%
189049,5897,88918.92%
188041,70012,09140.84%
187029,6097,13031.72%
186022,4799,95079.42%
185012,5293,11633.10%
18409,4130.00%

Aroostook County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White66,055
American Indian and Alaska Native1,144
Two or More Races1,122
Black or African American597
Asian320
Some Other Race161
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Aroostook County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Aroostook County, Maine Median Age

46.9


Total

45.9


Male

47.9


Female

Aroostook County, Maine Adults

There are 56,287 adults, (14,783 of which are seniors) in Aroostook County, Maine.

Aroostook County, Maine Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Aroostook County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

35,150

50.64%

Male

34,255

49.36%

Aroostook County, Maine Households and Families

Aroostook County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aroostook County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All72.1%27.9%
Male71.6%28.4%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female55.1%44.9%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aroostook County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,8522.2572.1
Married15,1822.8387
Non Family10,9001.1755.4
Female2,5572.9955.1
Male1,2133.2471.6

2.79

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aroostook County, Maine Households

Aroostook County, Maine Education

Aroostook County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7535.41%
9th to 12th Grade3,6417.16%
High School Graduate19,41438.17%
Some College10,78021.20%
Associates Degree5,0689.97%
Bachelors Degree6,49512.77%
Graduate Degree2,7075.32%

Aroostook County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,86542,8918,808
Native American67646742
Multiple Races53042965
Hispanic354326103
Black25117671
Asian226223126
Other Race886923
Islander41

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.75%.

Aroostook County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,306$34,982$25,179
Less Than High School$15,224$18,654$11,445
High School Grad$25,081$30,159$18,880
Some College$31,238$40,055$25,966
Bachelors Degree$38,448$43,230$34,986
Graduate Degree$50,871$54,583$46,852

$30,306

Average Earnings

$34,982

Average Male

$25,179

Average Female

Aroostook County, Maine Language

Aroostook County, Maine Language by Age

Aroostook County, Maine Language

83.98% of Aroostook County, Maine residents speak only English, while 16.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 14.93% of the population.

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,88410,64916.67%
Native1,11851846.33%
Multiple1,04936434.70%
Black54421339.15%
Hispanic63618028.30%
Other1196957.98%
Asian305299.51%
Islander6116.67%

17.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.53%

Male Poverty Rate

18.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aroostook County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is Other, with 57.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is Asian, with 9.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.80%.

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.51%
High School16.37%
Some College13.81%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.90%
Male Unemployed31.94%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed7.57%

Aroostook County, Maine Income

Aroostook County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,087$50,886
Families$51,366$61,976
Married Families$58,622$68,642
Non Families$19,445$29,355

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Aroostook County, Maine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by War

6,404

Number of Veterans

6,024

Male Veterans

380

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,704
First Gulf War981
Korea659
Second Gulf War471
World War II367

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,792
75+1,540
55 to 641,529
35 to 541,257
18 to 34286

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,22911.53%
2 or More7611.53%
Indian496.07%
Hispanic439.27%
Black225.25%
Asian166.43%
Other107.30%
Hawaiian233.33%

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Education

8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Employment Status

Aroostook County, Maine Employment by Age

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Employment by Race

Aroostook County, Maine Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Aroostook County, Maine

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Presque Isle96929106-586-6.05%
Caribou81897736-453-5.53%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990