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Piscataquis County Statistics

Facts

Land area3,960.9 square miles
Population Density4.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)17,124
Population change-2.3%
Under 5 years of age4%
Under 1817.9%
65 and over22.9%
Females50.2%
White96.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.1
Asian0.8%
Two or more races1.2%
Black or African American0.5%
Native American0.6%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school88%
Had a bachelor degree or higher16.4%
Veterans2,060

Households and Housing

Households7,769
Persons per household2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more91.3%
Median household income$36,646
The Per capita income$21,818
Live below the poverty line18.5%
Housing units15,331
Multi-unit structures9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$105,000
Residents owning their homes76.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,957
Women-owned firms23%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$196,521
Retail sales per capita$11,440
Manufacturers shipments$119,373
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data