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Penobscot County, Maine Facts

Facts
State Maine
Land area 3,397.4 square miles
Population Density 45.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 153,364
Population change -0.4%
Under 5 years of age 4.8%
Under 18 18.8%
65 and over 16%
Females 50.6%
White 95.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 0.9%
Native American 1.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.8%
Veterans 14,626
Households and Housing
Households 62,608
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 84%
Median household income $43,734
The per capita income $23,895
Live below the poverty line. 17%
housing units 73,907
Multi-unit structures 23%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $137,700
Residents owning their homes. 66.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 14,132
Women-owned firms 24%
Asian-owned firms 1%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.9%
Black-owned firms 0.3%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,983,923
Retail sales per capita $20,080
Manufacturers shipments $1,088,511
Merchant wholesaler sales $0