Piscataquis County ME Information


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  1. Piscataquis County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPiscataquis County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Piscataquis County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 16,700
Population in Households 16,464
Population in Familes 12,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $41,169
Average Household Income $57,152
Per Capita Income $25,382


Total Housing Units 15,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,532 (36.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,879 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,929 (51.7%)
Median Home Value $125,802
Average Home Value $158,966


Total Households 7,411
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 4,580
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.53% -0.55%
Households -0.59% -0.59%
Families -0.83% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.75%


Piscataquis County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piscataquis County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents 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 6th
Population Density # 16 6th
Diversity Index # 11 38th
Median Household Income # 16 6th
Per Capita Income # 13 25th

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