Piscataquis County, Maine Population 2019

Piscataquis County, Maine's estimated population is 16,773 with a growth rate of -0.61% 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
201716,773-103-0.61%
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
White16,329
Two or More Races256
American Indian and Alaska Native112
Asian109
Black or African American82
Some Other Race72

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

Piscataquis County, Maine Population Pyramid 2019

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Piscataquis County, Maine Median Age

50.7


Total

50.8


Male

50.5


Female

Piscataquis County, Maine Adults

There are 14,012 adults, (4,164 of whom are seniors) in Piscataquis County, Maine.

Piscataquis County, Maine Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Piscataquis County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

8,508

50.17%

Male

8,452

49.83%

Piscataquis County, Maine Households and Families

Piscataquis County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Piscataquis County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
Male78.1%21.9%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female54.8%45.2%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Piscataquis County, Maine Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4772.2376.2
Married3,6742.6891.4
Non Family2,7381.2261.2
Female7053.2654.8
Male3603.2278.1

2.68

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

9.2%

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 Grade4443.43%
9th to 12th Grade7956.15%
High School Graduate5,33941.28%
Some College2,60720.16%
Associates Degree1,44211.15%
Bachelors Degree1,59912.36%
Graduate Degree7075.47%

Piscataquis County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,56311,3462,213
Multiple Races15614833
Hispanic939335
Native American504814
Asian393311
Other Race2822
Black1717

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 37.63%.

Piscataquis County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,246$31,892$24,896
Less Than High School$14,063$12,969$18,393
High School Grad$24,717$29,955$18,365
Some College$28,233$32,500$25,065
Bachelors Degree$40,187$40,048$40,274
Graduate Degree$47,222$66,458$45,046

$28,246

Average Earnings

$31,892

Average Male

$24,896

Average Female

Piscataquis County, Maine Language

Piscataquis County, Maine Language by Age

Piscataquis County, Maine Language

96.47% of Piscataquis County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,9152,96118.61%
Hispanic2297834.06%
Multiple2365523.31%
Native1122421.43%
Other721520.83%
Asian44511.36%
Black7722.60%

18.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.93%

Male Poverty Rate

21.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Hispanic, with 34.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Black, with 2.60% 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 18.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.31%.

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.52%
High School18.78%
Some College12.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.24%
Male Unemployed32.45%
Female Employed10.84%
Male Employed3.98%

Piscataquis County, Maine Income

Piscataquis County, Maine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,797$51,694
Families$49,721$61,988
Married Families$56,752$
Non Families$22,102$31,009

Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status

Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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


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

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by War

1,857

Number of Veterans

1,779

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam894
First Gulf War310
Korea211
Second Gulf War206
World War II68

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74639
75+413
55 to 64410
35 to 54330
18 to 3465

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,81713.37%
2 or More2112.80%
Black1728.33%
Hispanic95.77%
Indian23.23%

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Education

7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Piscataquis County, Maine Employment Status

Piscataquis County, Maine Employment by Age

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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