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Aroostook County, Maine Facts

Facts
State Maine
Land area 6,671.3 square miles
Population Density 10.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 70,055
Population change -2.5%
Under 5 years of age 4.7%
Under 18 19.1%
65 and over 20.6%
Females 50.7%
White 95.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 0.8%
Native American 1.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.7%
Veterans 7,159
Households and Housing
Households 30,597
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.6%
Median household income $37,855
The per capita income $21,566
Live below the poverty line. 16.3%
housing units 39,318
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $90,800
Residents owning their homes. 71.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 6,174
Women-owned firms 23.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,105,943
Retail sales per capita $15,350
Manufacturers shipments $621,636
Merchant wholesaler sales $230,832