The City of Presque Isle had a population of 8,986 as of July 1, 2020. Presque Isle ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Presque Isle is located at latitude 46.6812 and longitude -68.0159 in Aroostook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Presque Isle encompass a land area of 75.76 sq. miles and a water area of 1.84 sq. miles. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.
The City of Presque Isle (GNIS ID: 582686) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||8,986 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,480 (94.4%)|
|Population in Families||6,050 (67.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||506 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$38,344|
|Average Household Income||$53,583|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,669|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,414 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,137 (48.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,817 (41.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||460 (10.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$117,809|
|Average Home Value||$129,855|
|Housing Affordability Index3||150|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.75%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.51%|
The table below compares Presque Isle to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 16||88th|
|Population Density||# 126||4th|
|Median Household Income||# 107||18th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 61||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 102||22nd|
|Diversity Index||# 26||81st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.