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Penobscot County Statistics

Facts

Land area3,397.4 square miles
Population Density45.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)153,364
Population change-0.4%
Under 5 years of age4.8%
Under 1818.8%
65 and over16%
Females50.6%
White95.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.2
Asian1%
Two or more races1.5%
Black or African American0.9%
Native American1.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school91%
Had a bachelor degree or higher23.8%
Veterans14,626

Households and Housing

Households62,608
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more84%
Median household income$43,734
The Per capita income$23,895
Live below the poverty line17%
Housing units73,907
Multi-unit structures23%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$137,700
Residents owning their homes66.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms14,132
Women-owned firms24%
Asian-owned firms1%
Hispanic-owned firms0.9%
Black-owned firms0.3%
Native American-owned firms0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,983,923
Retail sales per capita$20,080
Manufacturers shipments$1,088,511
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data