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Androscoggin County, Maine (ME)

County population in 2016: 107,319 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 103,793 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 20,277
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,267
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,655
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,771 (it was 15,373 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

29%

Land area: 470 sq. mi.

Water area: 27.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 228 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Androscoggin County: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Androscoggin County races chart

Races in Androscoggin County, Maine:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Maine median age:

44.5 years
Males: 52,369  (48.8%)
Females: 54,950  (51.2%)
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Androscoggin County,ME real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Androscoggin County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,081 ($35,793 in 1999)
This county:

$49,081
Maine:

$53,079

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $657 (lower quartile is $510, upper quartile is $816)
This county:

$657
State:

$712


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $155,800 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
Androscoggin:

$155,800
Maine:

$184,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,400 - $223,700

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $188,696
Here:

$188,696
State:

$231,129

Townhouses or other attached units: $214,856
Here:

$214,856
State:

$248,745

In 2-unit structures: $133,466
Here:

$133,466
State:

$209,120

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,435
Here:

$126,435
State:

$216,821

Mobile homes: $136,651
Here:

$136,651
State:

$67,074

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,279
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $497

Institutionalized population: 736

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 55
  • Thefts: 228
  • Auto thefts: 15

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 47
  • Thefts: 212
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Health of residents in Androscoggin County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
60.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
62.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 256 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 1998: 338 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 321 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2000: 310 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2001: 294 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2002: 363 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2003: 490 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2004: 525 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2005: 486 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2006: 304 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2007: 246 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2008: 186 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2009: 153 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2010: 162 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2011: 146 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2012: 125 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2013: 121 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2014: 91 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2015: 74 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2016: 143 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2017: 169 buildings, average cost: $178,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Androscoggin, ME residents
Average permit cost in Androscoggin, ME
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,744 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,403 (1.6%)

Androscoggin County household income distribution in 2013 Androscoggin County home values distribution in 2013 Androscoggin County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.1%
Androscoggin County:

12.1%
Maine:

12.5%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.5% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.9% for American Indian residents, 14.1% for other race residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.4 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 19.0 years old, American Indian residents: 29.4 years old, Asian residents: 31.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.7 years old, Other race residents: 36.9 years old)

Area name: Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Androscoggin County is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lewiston, Auburn, Lisbon, Turner, Poland, Sabattus, Lisbon Falls, Greene, Durham, Mechanic Falls.

Androscoggin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2012 air pollution in Androscoggin County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.026 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Hancock County , Kennebec County , Brookings County, South Dakota , Gem County, Idaho , Hand County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Maine:

3.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 5,688
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,953 (45.0% naturalized citizens)

Androscoggin County:

3.7%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9722010 or later
  • 8312000 to 2009
  • 4311990 to 1999
  • 3231980 to 1989
  • 2071970 to 1979
  • 1,477Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.0%

Androscoggin County marital status for males Androscoggin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,735
  • One, attached: 732
  • Two: 4,284
  • 3 or 4: 4,208
  • 5 to 9: 4,290
  • 10 to 19: 1,581
  • 20 to 49: 746
  • 50 or more: 1,195
  • Mobile homes: 4,288

Housing units in Androscoggin County with a mortgage: 19,663 (237 second mortgage, 2,153 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,561

Here:

70.4% with mortgage
State:

62.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Androscoggin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,4806
Evangelical Protestant6,38337
Mainline Protestant5,08227
Other1,0978
Orthodox2251
Black Protestant1821
None70,253-
Androscoggin County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Androscoggin County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Androscoggin County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 84
This county:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Androscoggin County:

8.0%
Maine:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Androscoggin County:

27.9%
State:

25.0%

Agriculture in Androscoggin County:

Average size of farms: 167 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $289,367
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $407.97
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.58%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $201,624
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,201
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 39.90%
Vegetables: 509 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 961 acres

Earthquake activity:

Androscoggin County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from Androscoggin County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from Androscoggin County center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Maine Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2015 to January 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4208: March 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4208, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • Maine Winter Storm, Snow Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 10, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4108: March 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4108, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Maine Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 29, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1815: January 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1815, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 18, 2008 to August 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1788: September 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1788, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Maine Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1693: April 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1693, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Maine Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3256: September 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 3256, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, Snow Melts, and Ice Jams, Incident Period: March 29, 2005 to May 03, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1591: June 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1591, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: March 11, 2005 to March 12, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3210: April 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3210, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: March 09, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3209: April 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 3209, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: February 10, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3206: March 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3206, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Androscoggin County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (21%)
  • Somalia (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Other Middle Africa (7%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Kenya (4%)
  • Sudan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Androscoggin County


  • French Canadian (25%)
  • French (except Basque) (15%)
  • English (12%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • German (2%)

Androscoggin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 39,908 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 4,860 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 130 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 444 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 120 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 2,280 (4.6%)
  • Worked at home: 2,117 (4.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Androscoggin County, Maine in 2000:

  • 1,572 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,330 people in nursing homes
  • 179 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 131 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 123 people in other group homes
  • 120 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 42 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 33 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 31 people in religious group quarters
  • 21 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Androscoggin County, Maine in 2010:

  • 1,703 people in college/university student housing
  • 524 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 133 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 125 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 38 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,436.

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Maine average:

5.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.20% relocated from other counties in Maine ($29,375 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($12,018 average AGI)
Androscoggin County:

1.57%
Maine average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.65% ($42,263 average AGI)
from Oxford County, ME  0.62% ($36,929)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.58% ($36,402)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.33% ($45,522)
from York County, ME  0.32% ($37,326)
from Franklin County, ME  0.26% ($33,925)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.16% ($56,152)


5.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Maine average:

5.73%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.70% relocated to other counties in Maine ($27,999 average AGI)
2.07% relocated to other states ($16,439 average AGI)
Androscoggin County:

2.07%
Maine average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.20% ($52,487 average AGI)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.72% ($41,631)
to Oxford County, ME  0.63% ($32,764)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.31% ($41,638)
to York County, ME  0.22% ($44,736)
to Franklin County, ME  0.22% ($37,011)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.11% ($39,404)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Androscoggin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Androscoggin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Androscoggin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Androscoggin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Androscoggin County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Androscoggin County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Androscoggin County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Androscoggin County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Androscoggin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 19,337 (14,403 aged, 4,934 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,197 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Androscoggin County, Maine in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,269)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,236)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (939)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (796)
  • Unspecified dementia (729)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (663)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (482)
  • Congestive heart failure (328)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (297)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (262)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,118
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 336
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 67,700

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,255
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 89.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.4
  • Other - 42.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 107,319
  • In family households: 82,000 (14,745 male householders, 12,932 female householders)
    19,552 spouses, 28,479 children (25,638 natural, 1,622 adopted, 1,219 stepchildren), 981 grandchildren, 190 brothers or sisters, 912 parents, 717 other relatives, 3,492 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 22,144 (8,597 male householders (6,185 living alone)), 8,643 female householders (6,577 living alone)), 4,904 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,175

Size of family households: 14,339 2-persons, 6,208 3-persons, 4,099 4-persons, 2,147 5-persons, 645 6-persons, 239 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,762 1-person, 3,887 2-persons, 414 3-persons, 177 4-persons.

12,933 married couples with children.
8,200 single-parent households (3,631 men, 4,569 women).

88.6% of residents of Androscoggin speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
8.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $646,894,000 ($6,044 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $29,726,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $277,994,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $132,860,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,653,000
Federal grants: $197,318,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,657,000 ($1,152,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $31,413,000 ($11,999,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,980,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $59,348,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,591,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,640
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,475
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +389
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,827
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Androscoggin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.01 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Year house built in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 2082014 or later
  • 8142010 to 2013
  • 4,6252000 to 2009
  • 6,0861990 to 1999
  • 6,3081980 to 1989
  • 4,7331970 to 1979
  • 4,2311960 to 1969
  • 4,7891950 to 1959
  • 2,5411940 to 1949
  • 14,7241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 2871 room
  • 2352 rooms
  • 1,1003 rooms
  • 3,1514 rooms
  • 6,2275 rooms
  • 5,6836 rooms
  • 4,9447 rooms
  • 2,3808 rooms
  • 4,2179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 1,0401 room
  • 1,0662 rooms
  • 2,5713 rooms
  • 5,5894 rooms
  • 3,3635 rooms
  • 2,1196 rooms
  • 5007 rooms
  • 3418 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 287no bedroom
  • 1,0591 bedroom
  • 7,0922 bedrooms
  • 13,6183 bedrooms
  • 4,8244 bedrooms
  • 1,3445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 1,066no bedroom
  • 4,5211 bedroom
  • 7,3222 bedrooms
  • 3,0003 bedrooms
  • 7414 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Androscoggin County, Maine in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Androscoggin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Androscoggin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 278no vehicle
  • 7,4271 vehicle
  • 13,4002 vehicles
  • 4,7573 vehicles
  • 1,7774 vehicles
  • 5855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Androscoggin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Androscoggin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,264no vehicle
  • 9,8761 vehicle
  • 2,9432 vehicles
  • 5673 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

82.9% of Androscoggin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Maine.

Androscoggin County:

82.9%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 75,413
  • Other state: 26,549
  • Northeast: 16,666
  • Midwest: 3,376
  • South: 4,143
  • West: 2,364
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Androscoggin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.7%Wood
  • 4.5%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Electricity
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.8%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,151
Here:

11.5%
Maine:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 493
Here:

8.7%
Maine:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,838
Here:

36.3%
Maine:

31.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Androscoggin County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,287,000
    General - Other: $2,754,000
    Police Protection: $1,398,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $671,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $293,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,544,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,835,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,359,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,223,000

Androscoggin County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,287,000
    General - Other: $2,754,000
    Police Protection: $1,398,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $671,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $293,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,544,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,835,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,359,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,223,000

Androscoggin County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,287,000
    General - Other: $2,754,000
    Police Protection: $1,398,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $671,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $293,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,544,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,835,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,359,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,223,000

Androscoggin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,287,000
    General - Other: $2,754,000
    Police Protection: $1,398,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $671,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $293,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,544,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,835,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,359,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,223,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,386
  • Number of aged recipients: 200
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,186
  • Number of recipients under 18: 438
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,488
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 460
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,372
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,431
Androscoggin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Androscoggin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED477$134,616406$128,4192,006$138,979312$57,12815$1,445,733157$127,592107$66,336
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$130,91763$144,905235$147,25128$82,7140$021$143,8576$77,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED55$131,945126$117,198750$148,516137$47,1758$177,25064$134,45375$75,373
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$122,85723$102,130345$154,90422$78,0916$225,33320$100,2008$81,125
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$127,28615$119,93383$165,4226$132,0000$011$124,7274$60,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$151,40051$189,6472$210,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$169,21737$199,8651$43,0002$94,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$140,36413$170,5380$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$192,6000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$206,0000$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Androscoggin, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Androscoggin, ME - Value
Most common first names in Androscoggin County, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph69575.9 years
John53173.8 years
Marie50281.9 years
Robert49870.3 years
Mary45481.2 years
William45173.8 years
George44276.6 years
Arthur36277.4 years
Charles35575.2 years
Alice33282.3 years
Most common last names in Androscoggin County, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pelletier24575.3 years
Morin23674.8 years
Ouellette22274.7 years
Roy22276.1 years
Cote21277.0 years
Smith21173.7 years
Caron21076.9 years
Cloutier16575.6 years
Poulin16475.9 years
Michaud15377.1 years
Businesses in Androscoggin County, ME
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lowe's1
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets15
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King4Pac Sun1
CVS3Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Circle K5Pizza Hut3
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack2
ColorTyme1Ramada1
Curves1Rite Aid7
DHL1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Deb1Sears2
Decora Cabinetry4Shaw's2
Dennys1Spencer Gifts1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts17Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx11Subway9
Ford2Super 81
GNC6T-Mobile3
GameStop2T.G.I. Driday's1
Goodwill3T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block5Taco Bell1
Hilton1Toyota1
Home Depot1True Value3
Honda1U-Haul3
Hyundai1U.S. Cellular4
JCPenney1UPS17
KFC2Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA1

Androscoggin County on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"