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Knox County, Maine Facts

Facts
State Maine
Land area 365.1 square miles
Population Density 108.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 39,550
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 18.6%
65 and over 21.7%
Females 50.6%
White 97
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 30.4%
Veterans 4,258
Households and Housing
Households 16,941
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.4%
Median household income $49,755
The per capita income $27,865
Live below the poverty line. 10.8%
housing units 23,818
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $195,700
Residents owning their homes. 78.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,104
Women-owned firms 18.6%
Asian-owned firms 0.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $640,156
Retail sales per capita $15,659
Manufacturers shipments $386,986
Merchant wholesaler sales $177,977