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Piscataquis County, Maine Facts

Facts
State Maine
Land area 3,960.9 square miles
Population Density 4.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,124
Population change -2.3%
Under 5 years of age 4%
Under 18 17.9%
65 and over 22.9%
Females 50.2%
White 96.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.4%
Veterans 2,060
Households and Housing
Households 7,769
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.3%
Median household income $36,646
The per capita income $21,818
Live below the poverty line. 18.5%
housing units 15,331
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $105,000
Residents owning their homes. 76.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,957
Women-owned firms 23%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $196,521
Retail sales per capita $11,440
Manufacturers shipments $119,373
Merchant wholesaler sales $0