Aroostook County ME Information


Aroostook County Subdivisions

Aroostook County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 70,258
Population in Households 68,171
Population in Familes 52,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,087
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $39,880
Average Household Income $54,586
Per Capita Income $24,057


Total Housing Units 39,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,976 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,104 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,449 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $99,170
Average Home Value $126,841


Total Households 30,080
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 18,690
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.27% -0.62%
Households -0.35% -0.68%
Families -0.56% -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


Aroostook County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aroostook County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 69th
Population Density # 15 13th
Diversity Index # 6 69th
Median Household Income # 14 19th
Per Capita Income # 13 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.