Aroostook County, Maine Population 2022

Aroostook County, Maine's estimated population is 66,153 with a growth rate of -0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aroostook County, Maine is the 6th largest county in Maine. The 2010 Population was 71,870 and has seen a growth of -7.95% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18409,4130.00%
185012,5293,11633.10%
186022,4799,95079.42%
187029,6097,13031.72%
188041,70012,09140.84%
189049,5897,88918.92%
190060,74411,15522.49%
191074,66413,92022.92%
192081,7287,0649.46%
193087,8436,1157.48%
194094,4366,5937.51%
195096,0391,6031.70%
1960106,06410,02510.44%
197092,463-13,601-12.82%
198091,331-1,132-1.22%
199086,936-4,395-4.81%
201071,870-15,066-17.33%
201171,394-476-0.66%
201270,918-476-0.67%
201370,442-476-0.67%
201469,966-476-0.68%
201569,490-476-0.68%
201669,014-476-0.68%
201768,538-476-0.69%
201868,062-476-0.69%
201967,586-476-0.70%
202067,105-481-0.71%
202166,629-476-0.71%
202266,153-476-0.71%
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Aroostook County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,71394.49%
Black or African American6831.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2891.91%
Asian2580.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.04%
Some Other Race2100.31%
Two or More Races1,2531.86%
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Aroostook County, Maine Population by Race

Aroostook County, Maine Population Pyramid 2022

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Aroostook County, Maine Median Age

48


Total

46.9


Male

49.4


Female

Aroostook County, Maine Adults

There are 55,051 adults, (16,253 of whom are seniors) in Aroostook County, Maine.

Aroostook County, Maine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Aroostook County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

34,038

50.48%

Male

33,393

49.52%

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
Married87.8%12.2%
Male76.6%23.4%
All73.2%26.8%
Female62.1%37.9%
Non Family56.7%43.3%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aroostook County, Maine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,5942.273.2
Married14,3802.8287.8
Male1,4032.976.6
Female2,4152.9462.1
Non Family11,3961.1756.7

2.77

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Aroostook County, Maine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0864.17%
9th to 12th Grade3,0226.04%
High School Graduate18,61637.18%
Some College10,46120.89%
Associates Degree5,98611.96%
Bachelors Degree6,83113.64%
Graduate Degree3,0666.12%
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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
Asian15112891
Other Race15515578
Black315296111
2+ Races680603173
Hispanic518448131
White47,67342,9169,296
Native American71654765
Islander2520

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 60.26%.

Aroostook County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,748$41,065$29,820
Less Than 9th Grade$17,093$22,281$15,668
High School Graduate$27,836$33,252$23,170
Some College$35,491$43,208$30,011
Bachelors Degree$45,237$48,077$42,670
Graduate Degree$57,147$75,391$46,509

$34,748

Average Earnings

$41,065

Average Male

$29,820

Average Female

Aroostook County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aroostook County, Maine Language by Age

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Aroostook County, Maine Language

85.95% of Aroostook County, Maine residents speak only English, while 14.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.56% of the population.

Aroostook County, Maine Language

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,25349539.51%
Black62221634.73%
Hispanic81921125.76%
Asian1744425.29%
White61,2518,13313.28%
Other50NaN%
Multiple1,20526321.83%

14.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.11%

Male Poverty Rate

16.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aroostook County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is Native, with 39.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aroostook County, Maine is Multiple, with 21.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.86%
High School15.70%
Some College11.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Aroostook County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.66%
Male Unemployed13.44%
Female Employed5.92%
Female Unemployed43.57%

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$43,791$59,352
Families$57,697$72,113
Married Families$65,172$78,816
Non Families$22,033$36,503
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Income by Household Type

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

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 45-54.

Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Aroostook County, Maine Marital Status

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6,063

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War802
First Gulf War1,244
Vietnam2,315
Korea537
World War II197

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34305
35 to 541,010
55 to 641,323
65 to 741,944
75+1,481

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,93211.31%
Black275.27%
Native American839.73%
Asian63.14%
2+ Races151.85%
Hispanic569.62%

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Race

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Education

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8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aroostook County, Maine Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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73.34%

Born in Aroostook County, Maine

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

2.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.99% of Aroostook County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 73.34% having been born in Maine. 1.22% 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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