Piscataquis County, Maine's estimated population is 16,652 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Piscataquis County, Maine is the 16th largest county in Maine. The 2010 Population was 17,535 and has seen a growth of -5.04% since this time.
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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 other race people with a rate of 50.00%.
96.65% of Piscataquis County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Black, with 85.05% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Hispanic, with 12.89% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.97%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Piscataquis County, Maine
97.93% of Piscataquis County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 63.51% having been born in Maine. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.