Aroostook County, ME

County

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Population
68,269
0.829% 1-year decline
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
Median Property Value
$98,000
1.03% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Aroostook County, ME speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Aroostook County, ME are University of Maine at Fort Kent (239 degrees awarded in 2017), Northern Maine Community College (180 degrees), and University of Maine at Presque Isle (152 degrees).

The median property value in Aroostook County, ME is $98,000, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Aroostook County, ME commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Aroostook County, ME is N/A per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maine, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Maine (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maine across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Maine went to Donald J. Trump with 55.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.1%), followed by Other (6.53%). The most partisan county was Cumberland County, ME with 59.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing the state of Maine. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Aroostook County, ME is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Maine
55.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maine
  1. 59.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 58.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 57.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maine was Cumberland County, ME with 59.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maine colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Maine

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Susan Collins
Senator from Maine2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Angus King
Senator from Maine1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maine over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Aroostook County, ME have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Aroostook County, ME is home to a population of 68.3k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Aroostook County, ME residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Aroostook County, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Aroostook County, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Aroostook County, ME are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Maine.
Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    9,674 ± 2,406 people
  2. Philippines
    2,503 ± 1,227 people
  3. China
    2,372 ± 1,195 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maine was Canada, the natal country of 9,674 Maine residents, followed by Philippines with 2,503 and China with 2,372.

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Citizenship

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N/A Citizenship

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Aroostook County, ME compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
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Aroostook County, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Aroostook County, ME is N/A. In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Aroostook County, ME was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Maine have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,792. The income inequality in Maine (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Aroostook County, ME employs N/A people. The largest industries in Aroostook County, ME are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,075
Average Male Salary in Maine
± $2,642
$44,792
Average Female Salary in Maine
± $1,926

In 2017, full-time male employees in Maine made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maine by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maine
  1. Asian
    $48,746 ± $19,436
  2. White
    $43,832 ± $1,466
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $41,588 ± $101,474

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maine workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maine.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Maine by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Aroostook County, ME is from Maine.
0.447
2017 Wage GINI in Maine
0.45
2016 Wage GINI in Maine

In 2017, the income inequality in Maine was 0.447 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.62% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maine across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
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In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Aroostook County, ME was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Aroostook County, ME (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Aroostook County, ME is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Aroostook County, ME, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Aroostook County, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Aroostook County, ME, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Aroostook County, ME, by median earnings, are N/A.

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Aroostook County, ME, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Aroostook County, ME, though some of these residents may live in Aroostook County, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Aroostook County, ME, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Aroostook County, ME, by median earnings, are N/A.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $7.7B
  2. $3.41B
  3. $3.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $7.7B, followed by Fuel oils ($3.41B) and Gasoline ($3.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maine products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$41.8B
2015 Value in Maine
$56.8B
Projected 2045 Value in Maine
36.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maine trade was $41.8B. This is expected to increase 36.1% to $56.8B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maine trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $3.48B
  2. $3.07B
  3. $2.42B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $3.48B, followed by New Hampshire with $3.07B and New York and $2.42B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maine shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Aroostook County, ME awarded 571 degrees. The student population of Aroostook County, ME is skewed towards women, with 1,426 male students and 2,589 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Aroostook County, ME are White (440 and 86.4%), followed by Unknown (23 and 4.52%), Black or African American (16 and 3.14%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (9 and 1.77%).

The largest universities in Aroostook County, ME by number of degrees awarded are University of Maine at Fort Kent (239 and 41.9%), Northern Maine Community College (180 and 31.5%), and University of Maine at Presque Isle (152 and 26.6%).

The most popular majors in Aroostook County, ME are Nursing School (147 and 25.7%), General Business (44 and 7.71%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (40 and 7.01%).

The median tuition costs in Aroostook County, ME are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,840 and $10,950 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 147 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Aroostook County, ME was Nursing School with 147 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Aroostook County, ME according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 239 degrees awarded
  2. 180 degrees awarded
  3. 152 degrees awarded
$6,840
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Aroostook County, ME institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Maine at Fort Kent with 239 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

225
Degrees Awarded to Men
346
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 225 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Aroostook County, ME, which is 0.65 times less than the 346 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Aroostook County, ME by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    440 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    16 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Aroostook County, ME were to White students. These 440 degrees mean that there were 19.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$98,000
2018 Median
± $2,445
$97,000
2017 Median
± $2,577

The following charts display, first, the property values in Aroostook County, ME compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aroostook County, ME the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Aroostook County, ME distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

This chart shows the households in Aroostook County, ME distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aroostook County, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the N/A range.

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Aroostook County, ME compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Aroostook County, ME have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Aroostook County, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Aroostook County, ME was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Aroostook County, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Aroostook County, ME have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Aroostook County, ME has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maine was $9,531 in 2014. This is a 4.36% increase from the previous year ($9,133).

Primary care physicians in Aroostook County, ME see 1072 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.92% decrease from the previous year (1177 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1888 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 203 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.6%). Additionally, Aroostook County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,072 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Aroostook County, ME

Primary care physicians in Aroostook County, ME see an average of 1,072 patients per year. This represents a 8.92% decrease from the previous year (1,177 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Aroostook County, ME in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,531
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maine
$5,015
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,504
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,325
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maine (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.36%, from $9,133 to $9,531.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Aroostook County, ME changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.6% prevalence
  2. 12.3% prevalence
  3. 11.7% prevalence

Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maine, at 12.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maine by county over multiple years.

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