Aroostook County is located in northernmost Maine. The County Seat is Houlton and the largest city is Presque Isle. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.aroostook.me.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 69,447 and the 2010 census population was 71,871. The land area is 6,671.33 square miles and there are 10.8 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 1.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 85.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $90,800, there are 30,597 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,566, the median household income is $37,855, and 16.3% of the persons in Aroostook County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 6,174. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,105,943, and sales per capita were $15,350. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.3%.
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