Aroostook County, Maine Population 2018

Aroostook County, Maine's estimated population is 67,653 with a growth rate of -0.68% 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
201768,8401,1871.75%
201767,653-463-0.68%
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
White65,491
American Indian and Alaska Native1,182
Two or More Races1,085
Black or African American651
Asian290
Some Other Race135
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Aroostook County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Aroostook County, Maine Median Age

47.2


Total

46.2


Male

48.2


Female

Aroostook County, Maine Adults

There are 55,986 adults, (15,138 of whom are seniors) in Aroostook County, Maine.

Aroostook County, Maine Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Aroostook County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

34,834

50.60%

Male

34,006

49.40%

Aroostook County, Maine Households and Families

Aroostook County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Aroostook County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All71.7%28.3%
Male70.8%29.2%
Female56.3%43.7%
Non Family54.9%45.1%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aroostook County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,8442.2371.7
Married15,1102.8386.7
Non Family11,1381.1654.9
Female2,5152.9956.3
Male1,0813.1170.8

2.79

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade2,7575.45%
9th to 12th Grade3,4946.90%
High School Graduate19,23938.01%
Some College10,48420.71%
Associates Degree5,27510.42%
Bachelors Degree6,51412.87%
Graduate Degree2,8515.63%

Aroostook County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,57742,7858,958
Native American71049259
Multiple Races49238759
Hispanic405366103
Black281203100
Asian190177101
Other Race948518
Islander42

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.16%.

Aroostook County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,103$35,762$26,167
Less Than High School$15,651$21,016$9,569
High School Grad$25,524$30,731$19,665
Some College$32,344$40,853$26,920
Bachelors Degree$39,753$43,590$36,219
Graduate Degree$51,419$53,869$50,368

$31,103

Average Earnings

$35,762

Average Male

$26,167

Average Female

Aroostook County, Maine Language

Aroostook County, Maine Language by Age

Aroostook County, Maine Language

84.52% of Aroostook County, Maine residents speak only English, while 15.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 14.40% of the population.

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,19210,45316.54%
Native1,15451344.45%
Multiple1,01530429.95%
Black60621134.82%
Hispanic71517424.34%
Other1326246.97%
Asian2713613.28%
Islander6233.33%

17.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.21%

Male Poverty Rate

18.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aroostook County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is Other, with 46.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is Asian, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.02%.

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.64%
High School16.93%
Some College13.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.35%
Male Unemployed29.93%
Female Employed9.03%
Male Employed7.56%

Aroostook County, Maine Income

Aroostook County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,021$52,972
Families$52,023$64,427
Married Families$59,670$70,936
Non Families$19,792$31,953

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by War

6,366

Number of Veterans

5,927

Male Veterans

439

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,678
First Gulf War1,001
Korea627
Second Gulf War524
World War II387

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,899
75+1,578
55 to 641,508
35 to 541,072
18 to 34309

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,20311.55%
Indian617.33%
Hispanic5511.16%
2 or More487.83%
Black255.69%
Asian156.76%
Other129.38%
Hawaiian233.33%

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Education

8.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Employment Status

Aroostook County, Maine Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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