Aroostook County, Maine Population 2021

Aroostook County, Maine's estimated population is 66,529 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aroostook County, Maine is the 7th largest county inMaine. The 2010 Population was 71,699 and has seen a growth of -7.21% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202166,529-263-0.39%
202066,792-263-0.39%
201967,055-263-0.39%
201867,318-291-0.43%
201767,609-634-0.93%
201668,243-575-0.84%
201568,818-702-1.01%
201469,520-544-0.78%
201370,064-703-0.99%
201270,767-621-0.87%
201171,388-311-0.43%
201071,699-15,237-17.53%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.39% (-263)
County Website
State
Founded
May 1, 1839
County Seat
2010 Population
71,699
Growth Since 2010
-7.21% (-5,170)
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Aroostook County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,37394.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2751.88%
Two or More Races1,0531.55%
Black or African American6821.01%
Asian3180.47%
Some Other Race960.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.02%
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Aroostook County, Maine Population by Race

Aroostook County, Maine Population Pyramid $2021

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Aroostook County, Maine Median Age

48


Total

46.8


Male

49.1


Female

Aroostook County, Maine Adults

There are 55,326 adults, (15,881 of whom are seniors) in Aroostook County, Maine.

Aroostook County, Maine Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Aroostook County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

34,263

50.53%

Male

33,546

49.47%

Aroostook County, Maine Population by Age

Aroostook County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aroostook County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female61.6%38.4%
All72%28%
Male74.8%25.2%
Married86.6%13.4%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aroostook County, Maine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,5162.2272
Married14,6292.8486.6
Non Family11,2291.1654.8
Female2,4052.9361.6
Male1,2533.0174.8

2.79

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Aroostook County, Maine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4384.85%
9th to 12th Grade3,3086.58%
High School Graduate18,74537.28%
Some College10,52420.93%
Associates Degree5,58911.12%
Bachelors Degree6,60613.14%
Graduate Degree3,0706.11%
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Aroostook County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aroostook County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White48,05442,7289,098
Native American71052459
Hispanic501453195
2+ Races491438126
Black379266115
Asian217195130
Other Race7979
Islander128

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.91%.

Aroostook County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,106$39,174$28,551
Less Than 9th Grade$19,094$21,659$12,586
High School Graduate$27,079$31,772$21,685
Some College$34,478$41,914$28,905
Bachelors Degree$43,575$47,024$40,984
Graduate Degree$52,764$62,708$47,007

$33,106

Average Earnings

$39,174

Average Male

$28,551

Average Female

Aroostook County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aroostook County, Maine Language by Age

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Aroostook County, Maine Language

84.99% of Aroostook County, Maine residents speak only English, while 15.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.64% of the population.

Aroostook County, Maine Language

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,7689,35615.15%
Native1,24650540.53%
Black63024238.41%
Hispanic80222327.81%
Multiple1,01221321.05%
Asian2615822.22%
Other965153.13%
Islander12325.00%

16.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

17.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aroostook County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is Other, with 53.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is White, with 15.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.82%
High School17.54%
Some College12.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.20%
Male Unemployed28.30%
Female Employed7.45%
Male Employed6.62%

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aroostook County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,123$56,724
Families$56,388$69,521
Married Families$64,067$76,226
Non Families$20,930$33,730
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Income by Household Type

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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Aroostook County, Maine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

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6,108

Number of Veterans

5,602

Male Veterans

506

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,422
First Gulf War1,103
Second Gulf War747
Korea529
World War II261

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,955
75+1,470
55 to 641,329
35 to 541,007
18 to 34347

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,95411.24%
Native American869.92%
Hispanic529.39%
2+ Races305.30%
Black305.68%
Asian83.23%

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Race

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Education

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9.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Employment by Age

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Aroostook County, Maine Employment by Race

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Aroostook County, Maine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.11%

Born in Aroostook County, Maine

95.61%

Native Born

4.39%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

2.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.61% of Aroostook County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 73.11% having been born in Maine. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Aroostook County, Maine Place of Birth

  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

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