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Piscataquis County, Maine (ME)

County population in 2017: 17,033 (all rural); it was 17,235 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,329
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,726
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,779
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,770 (it was 1,499 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

29%

Land area: 3966 sq. mi.

Water area: 411.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Piscataquis County: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Public administration (15.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%), Construction (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Piscataquis County, ME (2017)
    • 16,20694.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2531.5%Two or more races
    • 2461.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1200.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1120.6%Asian alone
    • 630.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 250.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

51.0 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years
Males: 8,500  (49.9%)
Females: 8,533  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Piscataquis County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,177 ($28,250 in 1999)
This county:

$41,177
Maine:

$56,277

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $468 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $617)
This county:

$468
State:

$720


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,393 (it was $62,900 in 2000)
Piscataquis:

$123,393
Maine:

$191,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,644 - $191,981

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $157,903
Here:

$157,903
State:

$249,348

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,116
Here:

$166,116
State:

$259,036

In 2-unit structures: $176,460
Here:

$176,460
State:

$237,224

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,233
Here:

$169,233
State:

$261,373

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,021
Here:

$111,021
State:

$253,444

Mobile homes: $55,579
Here:

$55,579
State:

$68,752

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $981
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $390

Institutionalized population: 135

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2004: 90 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 102 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2007: 83 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $571,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Piscataquis, ME residents
Average permit cost in Piscataquis, ME
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,554 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,403 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Piscataquis, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Piscataquis, ME in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Piscataquis, ME in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
Piscataquis County:

16.1%
Maine:

11.1%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.3% for Black residents, 34.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for American Indian residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 51.0 years old
(Males: 50.9 years old, Females: 50.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.9 years old, Black residents: 27.0 years old, American Indian residents: 18.0 years old, Asian residents: 18.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.7 years old, Other race residents: 26.6 years old)

Area name: Piscataquis County, ME
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Piscataquis County is $513 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $635 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $806 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Greenville, Sangerville, Brownville, Guilford, Parkman, Monson, Abbot, Sebec.

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

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Neighboring counties: Clatsop County, Oregon , Columbia County, Oregon , Lincoln County, Washington , Pacific County, Washington , Union County, Oregon , Missoula County, Montana , Sweet Grass County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Maine:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Piscataquis, ME
County total employment by year in Piscataquis, ME
County average yearly wages by year in Piscataquis, ME

Current college students: 432
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 304 (44.0% naturalized citizens)

Piscataquis County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1142010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 291990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 212Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.4%

Piscataquis County marital status for males Piscataquis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,181
  • One, attached: 98
  • Two: 229
  • 3 or 4: 516
  • 5 to 9: 133
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 or more: 144
  • Mobile homes: 1,236

Housing units in Piscataquis County with a mortgage: 2,898 (60 second mortgage, 301 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,773

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Piscataquis County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,10813
Evangelical Protestant85513
Catholic3203
Other3185
None13,934-
Piscataquis 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: 9
Piscataquis County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Piscataquis County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

10.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Piscataquis County:

8.4%
Maine:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Piscataquis County:

27.5%
State:

25.0%

Agriculture in Piscataquis County:

Average size of farms: 196 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,075
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,531
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.91%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,078
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 50.43%
Vegetables: 95 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 46 acres

Earthquake activity:

Piscataquis County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 93% 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 226.9 miles away from Piscataquis 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 270.0 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 181.3 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 102.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from Piscataquis 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 75.6 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 12, 2010 to December 19, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1953: February 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1953, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides, Incident Period: June 18, 2009 to July 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1852: July 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1852, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Maine Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2008 to May 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1755: May 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1755, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 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
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: December 14, 2003 to December 15, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3194: January 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 3194, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, Snow Melt, and Ice Jams, Incident Period: December 10, 2003 to December 31, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1508: February 05, 2004, FEMA Id: 1508, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: December 06, 2003 to December 07, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3190: January 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 3190, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Maine Extreme Winter Weather, Incident Period: December 17, 2002 to June 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1468: May 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1468, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Piscataquis County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Piscataquis

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,874 (79.9%)
  • Carpooled: 521 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 43 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 246 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 408 (6.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (38%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (22%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Venezuela (7%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Netherlands (3%)
  • England (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Piscataquis County


  • American (21%)
  • English (14%)
  • French (except Basque) (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • French Canadian (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in college/university student housing
  • 24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,366.

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Maine average:

5.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.39% relocated from other counties in Maine ($25,162 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($17,075 average AGI)
Piscataquis County:

2.05%
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 Penobscot County, ME  1.65% ($33,129 average AGI)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Maine average:

5.73%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.86% relocated to other counties in Maine ($27,466 average AGI)
1.60% relocated to other states ($10,731 average AGI)
Piscataquis County:

1.60%
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 Penobscot County, ME  1.68% ($30,806 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.41% ($40,280)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($51,217)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.37% ($43,130)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Piscataquis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Piscataquis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Piscataquis County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Piscataquis County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Piscataquis County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Piscataquis County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Piscataquis County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Piscataquis County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Piscataquis County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,077 (3,115 aged, 962 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 319 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (296)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (257)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (188)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (179)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (110)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (100)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (84)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (81)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.41
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,867
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 468
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,153

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 894
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,149
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 40

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,033
  • In family households: 13,224 (2,163 male householders, 2,328 female householders)
    3,565 spouses, 3,704 children (3,356 natural, 141 adopted, 204 stepchildren), 290 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 257 other relatives, 622 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,499 (1,462 male householders (1,153 living alone)), 1,349 female householders (1,123 living alone)), 681 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 305

Size of family households: 2,716 2-persons, 774 3-persons, 656 4-persons, 247 5-persons, 77 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,271 1-person, 500 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

1,503 married couples with children.
993 single-parent households (362 men, 631 women).

97.4% of residents of Piscataquis speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (21% speak English very well, 69% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $124,761,000 ($7,119 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,207,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,201,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,970,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $125,000
Federal grants: $33,906,000
Federal procurement contracts: $983,000 ($201,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,576,000 ($65,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $558,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,135,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,080,000

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

Births: 819
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,141
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +19
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +773
Here:

+44 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Piscataquis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.41 millions of gallons per day (55% from ground, 45% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • Year house built in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • 1042014 or later
  • 2442010 to 2013
  • 2,5742000 to 2009
  • 1,6201990 to 1999
  • 2,4581980 to 1989
  • 2,1441970 to 1979
  • 1,1301960 to 1969
  • 9041950 to 1959
  • 7821940 to 1949
  • 3,4501939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Piscataquis County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • 231 room
  • 692 rooms
  • 3783 rooms
  • 7504 rooms
  • 1,2695 rooms
  • 1,0576 rooms
  • 8637 rooms
  • 4968 rooms
  • 7479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • 691 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 3513 rooms
  • 4604 rooms
  • 3395 rooms
  • 1376 rooms
  • 1227 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Piscataquis County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • 26no bedroom
  • 3191 bedroom
  • 1,7482 bedrooms
  • 2,3883 bedrooms
  • 8844 bedrooms
  • 2655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Piscataquis County, Maine
  • 74no bedroom
  • 4321 bedroom
  • 5702 bedrooms
  • 4433 bedrooms
  • 554 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Piscataquis County, Maine in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Piscataquis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Piscataquis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 184no vehicle
  • 1,7731 vehicle
  • 2,4922 vehicles
  • 8843 vehicles
  • 2484 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Piscataquis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Piscataquis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 244no vehicle
  • 1,0251 vehicle
  • 2772 vehicles
  • 1063 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.3% of Piscataquis County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Maine.

Piscataquis County:

90.3%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 11,610
  • Other state: 5,054
  • Northeast: 3,717
  • Midwest: 398
  • South: 567
  • West: 372
Year householders moved into unit in Piscataquis County, ME
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Piscataquis County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.5%Wood
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 0.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 13.3%Wood
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 179
Here:

14.0%
Maine:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 107
Here:

12.7%
Maine:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 157
Here:

25.4%
Maine:

26.4%

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

Piscataquis County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Police Protection: $1,444,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $302,000
    Central Staff Services: $277,000
    General Public Buildings: $170,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $783,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $41,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $29,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $417,000
    General Local Government Support: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,421,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $127,000

Piscataquis County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Police Protection: $1,444,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $302,000
    Central Staff Services: $277,000
    General Public Buildings: $170,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $783,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $41,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $29,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $417,000
    General Local Government Support: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,421,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $127,000

Piscataquis County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Police Protection: $1,444,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $302,000
    Central Staff Services: $277,000
    General Public Buildings: $170,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $783,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $41,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $29,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $417,000
    General Local Government Support: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,421,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $127,000

Piscataquis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,446,000
    Police Protection: $1,444,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $302,000
    Central Staff Services: $277,000
    General Public Buildings: $170,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $783,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $41,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $29,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $417,000
    General Local Government Support: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,421,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $127,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 580
  • Number of aged recipients: 41
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 539
  • Number of recipients under 18: 65
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 418
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 97
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 222
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 242
Most common first names in Piscataquis County, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10772.7 years
George9977.4 years
Charles9573.5 years
William8975.3 years
Mary8680.4 years
Robert7670.1 years
Harold6076.2 years
Dorothy6081.4 years
James5968.8 years
Ruth5879.9 years
Most common last names in Piscataquis County, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7876.9 years
Brown5478.9 years
Davis5074.1 years
Hall4777.5 years
Perkins3475.2 years
Clukey3277.9 years
Clark3071.8 years
Grant3073.0 years
Gray2972.4 years
Anderson2575.2 years
Businesses in Piscataquis County, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid3
FedEx1Shaw's1
Ford1Subway2
GNC3True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets9U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
New Balance1YMCA1
RadioShack1