Piscataquis County, Maine Population 2021

Piscataquis County, Maine's estimated population is 16,863 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Piscataquis County, Maine is the 17th largest county inMaine. The 2010 Population was 17,550 and has seen a growth of -3.91% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,863390.23%
202016,824390.23%
201916,785390.23%
201816,746-58-0.35%
201716,804-106-0.63%
201616,910-27-0.16%
201516,937-101-0.59%
201417,038-135-0.79%
201317,173-92-0.53%
201217,265-97-0.56%
201117,362-188-1.07%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.23%
County Website
State
Founded
March 23, 1838
County Seat
2010 Population
17,550
Growth Since 2010
-3.91%
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Piscataquis County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,12895.79%
Two or More Races2271.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native1350.80%
Asian1310.78%
Some Other Race1190.71%
Black or African American960.57%
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Piscataquis County, Maine Population by Race

Piscataquis County, Maine Population Pyramid $2021

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Piscataquis County, Maine Median Age

51.5


Total

51.8


Male

51.2


Female

Piscataquis County, Maine Adults

There are 13,926 adults, (4,359 of whom are seniors) in Piscataquis County, Maine.

Piscataquis County, Maine Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Piscataquis County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

8,428

50.06%

Male

8,408

49.94%

Piscataquis County, Maine Population by Age

Piscataquis County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Piscataquis County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.2%42.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
All75.9%24.1%
Male78.2%21.8%
Married90%10%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Piscataquis County, Maine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0252.3475.9
Married3,4752.8390
Non Family2,6211.2961.2
Female6033.5457.2
Male3263.4478.2

2.84

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Piscataquis County, Maine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4543.52%
9th to 12th Grade8016.22%
High School Graduate5,25140.74%
Some College2,35118.24%
Associates Degree1,65812.86%
Bachelors Degree1,65912.87%
Graduate Degree7145.54%
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Piscataquis County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Piscataquis County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,47711,2342,220
Hispanic13413455
2+ Races11411457
Asian645911
Other Race635621
Native American595930
Black1515

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 native american people with a rate of 50.85%.

Piscataquis County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,590$35,032$24,699
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$14,417$20,357
High School Graduate$26,181$30,838$17,234
Some College$31,342$36,548$26,130
Bachelors Degree$36,921$40,000$29,978
Graduate Degree$47,500$66,458$41,394

$29,590

Average Earnings

$35,032

Average Male

$24,699

Average Female

Piscataquis County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Piscataquis County, Maine Language by Age

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Piscataquis County, Maine Language

96.64% of Piscataquis County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Piscataquis County, Maine Language

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,6502,93118.73%
Multiple2065225.24%
Hispanic2443514.34%
Native1351712.59%
Asian6334.76%
Other11921.68%

18.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.70%

Male Poverty Rate

21.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Multiple, with 25.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Piscataquis County, Maine is Other, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.77%.

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.67%
High School18.75%
Some College13.45%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed48.70%
Female Employed12.25%
Male Employed3.55%

Piscataquis County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Piscataquis County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,890$53,870
Families$52,356$66,690
Married Families$59,425-
Non Families$19,653$29,109
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Income by Household Type

Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Piscataquis County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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Piscataquis County, Maine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status by Race

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Piscataquis County, Maine Marital Status

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1,748

Number of Veterans

1,645

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam798
First Gulf War257
Second Gulf War191
Korea129
World War II86

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74606
75+388
55 to 64355
35 to 54336
18 to 3463

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,71512.73%
Hispanic2011.90%
Black1320.63%
2+ Races119.02%
Other Race55.95%
Asian43.81%

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Race

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Education

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6.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Piscataquis County, Maine Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Piscataquis County, Maine Employment by Age

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Piscataquis County, Maine Employment by Race

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Piscataquis 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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66.23%

Born in Piscataquis County, Maine

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Piscataquis County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 66.23% having been born in Maine. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Piscataquis 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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