Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME

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Population
99,963
0.694% 1-year decline
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
Median Age
47.7

Poverty Rate
17.6%

Median Household Income
$40,259
2.09% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$101,600
1.3% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
38,262
0.757% 1-year decline

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In 2018, Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME had a population of 100k people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $40,259. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME declined from 100,662 to 99,963, a -0.694% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,436 to $40,259, a 2.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%), White (Hispanic) (0.983%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.764%). 12.5% of the people in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are University of Maine at Fort Kent (239 degrees awarded in 2017), Northern Maine Community College (180 degrees), and Washington County Community College (155 degrees).

The median property value in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is $101,600, and the homeownership rate is 73.2%. Most people in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Maine. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maine, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Maine (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maine across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Maine went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 46.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.94%). The most partisan county was Cumberland County, ME with 59.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing the state of Maine. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Maine
46.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maine
  1. 59.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 58.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 57.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maine was Cumberland County, ME with 59.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maine colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Maine

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Susan Collins
Senator from Maine2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Angus King
Senator from Maine1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is home to a population of 100k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.31% of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME residents were born outside of the country (4.31k people).

In 2018, there were 32.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.8k people) in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.82k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.62k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are French (Incl. Cajun) (9,019 speakers), Spanish (917 speakers), and Other Native Languages of North America (762 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    92.8k ± 23
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.82k ± 135
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.62k ± 178
1.51%
Hispanic Population
1.51k people

In 2018, there were 32.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.8k people) in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.82k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.62k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.51% of the people in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are hispanic (1.51k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. French (Incl. Cajun)
    9,019 speakers (9.48%)
  2. Spanish
    917 speakers (0.964%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    762 speakers (0.801%)

12.5% of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was French (Incl. Cajun). 9.48% of the overall population of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are native French (Incl. Cajun) speakers. 0.964% speak Spanish and 0.801% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.31%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
4.31k people
4.24%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
4.29k people

As of 2018, 4.31% of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME residents (4.31k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was 4.24%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

47
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
60
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was 47.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 60. But people in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    2,612 ± 1,238 people
  2. Mexico
    130 ± 280 people
  3. Nigeria
    129 ± 279 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was Canada, the natal country of 2,612 Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME residents, followed by Mexico with 130 and Nigeria with 129.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2018 Citizenship
98.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.3% of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,697 ± 255
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,009 ± 162
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,005 ± 152

Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is $40,259. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $75,125, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $71,744 and $69,532.

Males in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,656. The income inequality in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME employs 38.3k people. The largest industries in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are Hospitals (2,852 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,774 people), and Construction (1,896 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($217,953), Architectural, engineering & related services ($113,149), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($112,970).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,259
2018 value
± $1,005
2.09%
1 Year Growth
± 3.28%

Households in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME have a median annual income of $40,259, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,436 in 2017, which represents a 2.09% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$50,351
Average Male Salary in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME
± $8,994
$39,656
Average Female Salary in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME
± $7,826

In 2017, full-time male employees in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME made 1.27 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME
  1. Other
    $76,661 ± $262,936
  2. Two or More Races
    $60,105 ± $111,203
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $52,553 ± $106,139

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME workers was Other. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME.

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Wage Distribution

0.434
2017 Wage GINI in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME
0.417
2016 Wage GINI in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME

In 2017, the income inequality in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.1% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $75,125, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $71,744 and $69,532.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME (17k out of 96.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    15,033 ± 622
  2. Native American
    1,184 ± 113
  3. Two Or More
    413 ± 91

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

38.3k
2017 Value
-0.757%
1 Year decline
± -0.757%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME declined at a rate of -0.757%, from 38.6k employees to 38.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,338 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,317 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,165 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,338 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,317 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,165 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of residents working as Fishing & hunting workers (50.3 times higher than expected), Logging workers (20.9 times), and Fire inspectors (18.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($225,347), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives ($119,085), and Industrial production managers ($116,241).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

38.3k
2017 Value
-0.757%
1 Year decline
± -0.757%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME declined at a rate of -0.757%, from 38.6k employees to 38.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, are Hospitals (2,852 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,774 people), and Construction (1,896 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, though some of these residents may live in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, by number of employees, are Hospitals (2,852 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,774 people), and Construction (1,896 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (39.6 times higher than expected), Logging (31.6 times), and Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($217,953), Architectural, engineering & related services ($113,149), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($112,970).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $7.7B
  2. $3.41B
  3. $3.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $7.7B, followed by Fuel oils ($3.41B) and Gasoline ($3.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maine products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$41.8B
2015 Value in Maine
$56.8B
Projected 2045 Value in Maine
36.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maine trade was $41.8B. This is expected to increase 36.1% to $56.8B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maine trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $3.48B
  2. $3.07B
  3. $2.42B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $3.48B, followed by New Hampshire with $3.07B and New York and $2.42B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maine shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME awarded 819 degrees. The student population of Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is skewed towards women, with 1,807 male students and 3,281 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are White (634 and 85.3%), followed by Unknown (42 and 5.65%), Black or African American (19 and 2.56%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (19 and 2.56%).

The largest universities in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME by number of degrees awarded are University of Maine at Fort Kent (239 and 29.2%), Northern Maine Community College (180 and 22%), and Washington County Community College (155 and 18.9%).

The most popular majors in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are Nursing School (147 and 17.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (49 and 5.98%), and General Business (44 and 5.37%).

The median tuition costs in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,840 and $10,950 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 147 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was Nursing School with 147 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 239 degrees awarded
  2. 180 degrees awarded
  3. 155 degrees awarded
$6,840
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Maine at Fort Kent with 239 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

347
Degrees Awarded to Men
472
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 347 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME, which is 0.735 times less than the 472 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    634 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Northeast Maine--Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME were to White students. These 634 degrees mean that there were 15.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 42 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was $101,600 in 2018, which is 0.442 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $100,300 to $101,600, a 1.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is 73.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$101,600
2018 Median
± $2,524
$100,300
2017 Median
± $2,233

In 2018, the median property value in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME grew to to $101,600 from the previous year's value of $100,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$40,259
Median Household Income
± $1,005
43.5k
Number of Households
± 955

In 2018, the median household income of the 43.5k households in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME grew to $40,259 from the previous year's value of $39,436.

The following chart displays the households in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.2%
2018 Homeownership
73%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 73.2% of the housing units in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    77.8%
  2. Carpooled
    11.2%
  3. Worked At Home
    4.87%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME was Drove Alone (77.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.2%) and those who Worked At Home (4.87%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

90% of the population of Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME has health coverage, with 34.8% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 3.45% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maine was $9,531 in 2014. This is a 4.36% increase from the previous year ($9,133).

Primary care physicians in Maine see 899 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.663% decrease from the previous year (905 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1671 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 227 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.6%). Additionally, Aroostook County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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899 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maine

Primary care physicians in Maine see an average of 899 patients per year. This represents a 0.663% decrease from the previous year (905 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maine in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,531
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maine
$5,015
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,504
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,325
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maine (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.36%, from $9,133 to $9,531.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10%
Uninsured
34.8%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
3.45%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME N/A by N/A from N/A% to 10%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Aroostook & Washington Counties PUMA, ME changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.6% prevalence
  2. 12.3% prevalence
  3. 11.7% prevalence

Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maine, at 12.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maine by county over multiple years.

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