Piscataquis County, Maine Population 2018

Piscataquis County, Maine's estimated population is 16,773 with a growth rate of -1.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Piscataquis County, Maine is the 16th largest county in Maine.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,773-271-1.59%
201617,0441681.00%
201616,876-59-0.35%
201516,935-105-0.62%
201417,040-136-0.79%
201317,176-87-0.50%
201217,263-97-0.56%
201117,360-190-1.08%
201017,550-1,103-5.91%
199018,6531,0195.78%
198017,6341,3498.28%
197016,285-1,094-6.29%
196017,379-1,238-6.65%
195018,6171500.81%
194018,4672361.29%
193018,231-2,323-11.30%
192020,5546673.35%
191019,8872,93817.33%
190016,9498155.05%
189016,1341,2628.49%
188014,8724693.26%
187014,403-629-4.18%
186015,0322972.02%
185014,7351,59712.16%
184013,1380.00%

Piscataquis County, Maine Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,401
Two or More Races328
American Indian and Alaska Native94
Black or African American88
Some Other Race69
Asian64

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

Piscataquis County, Maine Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Piscataquis County, Maine Median Age

50


Total

49.9


Male

50.2


Female

Piscataquis County, Maine Adults

There are 14,027 adults, (4,005 of which are seniors) in Piscataquis County, Maine.

Piscataquis County, Maine Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Piscataquis County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

8,574

50.31%

Male

8,470

49.69%

Piscataquis County, Maine Households and Families

Piscataquis County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Piscataquis County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
Male80.6%19.4%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female55.7%44.3%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Piscataquis County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5722.2174.3
Married3,5552.6689.6
Non Family2,8891.2559.7
Female7833.2855.7
Male3453.3280.6

2.69

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

9.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Piscataquis County, Maine Households

Piscataquis County, Maine Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4523.48%
9th to 12th Grade8826.79%
High School Graduate5,31140.86%
Some College2,84621.89%
Associates Degree1,38510.65%
Bachelors Degree1,46611.28%
Graduate Degree6575.05%

Piscataquis County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,59211,3062,032
Multiple Races19115820
Hispanic797923
Asian635537
Native American575511
Other Race2419
Black99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 58.73%.

Piscataquis County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,601$31,664$24,204
Less Than High School$16,250$15,588$20,313
High School Grad$25,289$29,597$19,091
Some College$28,750$34,750$23,523
Bachelors Degree$38,202$38,696$37,975
Graduate Degree$45,705$59,500$40,294

$27,601

Average Earnings

$31,664

Average Male

$24,204

Average Female

Piscataquis County, Maine Language

Piscataquis County, Maine Language by Age

Piscataquis County, Maine Language

96.74% of Piscataquis County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,9683,21320.12%
Multiple32112338.32%
Hispanic2086732.21%
Native942728.72%
Black822631.71%
Other69913.04%

20.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.77%

Male Poverty Rate

22.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Multiple, with 38.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Other, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.93%.

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.60%
High School20.54%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.44%
Male Unemployed28.98%
Female Employed8.85%
Male Employed4.64%

Piscataquis County, Maine Income

Piscataquis County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,938$48,690
Families$49,077$58,584
Married Families$56,445$66,889
Non Families$22,688$30,548

Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status

Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Piscataquis County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

Piscataquis County, Maine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by War

1,807

Number of Veterans

1,728

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam910
First Gulf War240
Korea227
Second Gulf War156
World War II94

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74648
75+408
55 to 64376
35 to 54321
18 to 3454

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,77813.06%
2 or More189.14%
Black921.95%
Hispanic75.00%
Indian23.03%

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Education

9.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Piscataquis County, Maine Employment Status

Piscataquis County, Maine Employment by Age

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Piscataquis County, Maine Employment by Race

Piscataquis County, Maine Employment by Education

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