Penobscot County, Maine's estimated population is 151,855 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Penobscot County, Maine is the 3rd largest county in Maine. The 2010 Population was 153,923 and has seen a growth of -1.34% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.24%.
95.78% of Penobscot County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Penobscot County, Maine is Islander, with 45.45% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Penobscot County, Maine is Multiple, with 22.84% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.73%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Penobscot County, Maine
97.14% of Penobscot County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 70.67% having been born in Maine. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.