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Presque Isle, Maine - Basic Facts

The City of Presque Isle had a population of 9,165 as of July 1, 2019. 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.


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Presque Isle, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Presque Isle, ME Housing Affordability Index is 139
State of Maine Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Presque Isle, ME Wealth Index is 56
State of Maine Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 9,165
Population in Households 8,659
Population in Familes 6,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 506
Population Density 121
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,932
Average Household Income $57,503
Per Capita Income $25,064
Wealth Index3 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,213 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,768 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 475 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $116,413
Housing Affordability Index2 139
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,981
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,223
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.6% -0.73%
Households -0.58% -0.72%
Families -0.88% -0.92%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Presque Isle, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Presque Isle to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 16 88th
Population Density # 126 4th
Diversity Index # 26 81st
Median Household Income # 102 22nd
Per Capita Income # 86 35th

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