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Androscoggin County, Maine (ME)

County population in 2017: 107,651 (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: 229 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Androscoggin County: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.5%), Educational, health and social services (24.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Androscoggin County, ME (2017)
    • 97,98494.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,9974.8%Two or more races
    • 2,0652.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6701.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9150.9%Asian alone
    • 1930.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 470.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years
Males: 52,970  (49.2%)
Females: 54,681  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Androscoggin County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,286 ($35,793 in 1999)
This county:

$48,286
Maine:

$56,277

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $625 (lower quartile is $462, upper quartile is $767)
This county:

$625
State:

$720


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,500 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
Androscoggin:

$153,500
Maine:

$191,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,300 - $217,400

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $184,804
Here:

$184,804
State:

$249,348

Townhouses or other attached units: $196,479
Here:

$196,479
State:

$259,036

In 2-unit structures: $210,097
Here:

$210,097
State:

$237,224

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,504
Here:

$198,504
State:

$261,373

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,324
Here:

$239,324
State:

$253,444

Mobile homes: $77,619
Here:

$77,619
State:

$68,752

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,253
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $498

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

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,841 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,520 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Androscoggin, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Androscoggin, ME in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Androscoggin, ME in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
Androscoggin County:

11.7%
Maine:

11.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.9% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.8% for American Indian residents, 18.7% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.2 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 21.9 years old, American Indian residents: 31.5 years old, Asian residents: 18.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.2 years old, Other race residents: 36.8 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

2018 air pollution in Androscoggin County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below 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 in Androscoggin, ME
County total employment by year in Androscoggin, ME
County average yearly wages by year in Androscoggin, ME

Current college students: 5,688
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,649 (59.0% naturalized citizens)

Androscoggin County:

2.5%
Whole state:

3.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9772010 or later
  • 7362000 to 2009
  • 3631990 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: 30,133
  • One, attached: 308
  • Two: 4,152
  • 3 or 4: 3,013
  • 5 to 9: 4,179
  • 10 to 19: 1,371
  • 20 to 49: 1,084
  • 50 or more: 1,569
  • Mobile homes: 4,015

Housing units in Androscoggin County with a mortgage: 19,560 (588 second mortgage, 2,168 home equity loan, 197 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,629

Here:

65.5% with mortgage
State:

61.5% 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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Androscoggin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,351 (79.3%)
  • Carpooled: 5,187 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 98 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 622 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 178 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 2,146 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,281 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (19%)
  • Somalia (14%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Other Middle Africa (7%)
  • Kenya (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Ghana (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Androscoggin County


  • French Canadian (25%)
  • French (except Basque) (14%)
  • English (12%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (2%)
  • Italian (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: 107,651
  • In family households: 78,916 (14,248 male householders, 11,871 female householders)
    20,323 spouses, 26,255 children (23,342 natural, 1,080 adopted, 1,833 stepchildren), 1,596 grandchildren, 326 brothers or sisters, 897 parents, 710 other relatives, 2,690 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 25,621 (10,632 male householders (7,666 living alone)), 9,228 female householders (7,081 living alone)), 5,761 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,114

Size of family households: 12,105 2-persons, 5,760 3-persons, 5,569 4-persons, 1,750 5-persons, 573 6-persons, 362 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,747 1-person, 4,088 2-persons, 958 3-persons, 67 4-persons.

15,805 married couples with children.
5,440 single-parent households (2,217 men, 3,223 women).

89.4% of residents of Androscoggin speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
7.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% 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:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Year house built in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 4192014 or later
  • 1,0882010 to 2013
  • 4,7852000 to 2009
  • 4,4581990 to 1999
  • 4,6501980 to 1989
  • 6,6601970 to 1979
  • 5,0841960 to 1969
  • 4,2791950 to 1959
  • 2,6141940 to 1949
  • 15,7871939 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
  • 231 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 8123 rooms
  • 3,6654 rooms
  • 8,5785 rooms
  • 6,8486 rooms
  • 4,1287 rooms
  • 2,3948 rooms
  • 3,7419+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 1,3111 room
  • 1,7402 rooms
  • 2,4743 rooms
  • 4,2994 rooms
  • 3,9295 rooms
  • 1,3336 rooms
  • 4257 rooms
  • 1048 rooms
  • 1759+ 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
  • 23no bedroom
  • 2381 bedroom
  • 7,1642 bedrooms
  • 16,7693 bedrooms
  • 5,0664 bedrooms
  • 9295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Androscoggin County, Maine
  • 1,311no bedroom
  • 5,0301 bedroom
  • 5,2012 bedrooms
  • 3,5613 bedrooms
  • 5934 bedrooms
  • 945+ 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
  • 1,035no vehicle
  • 7,8961 vehicle
  • 12,7932 vehicles
  • 5,3323 vehicles
  • 2,2324 vehicles
  • 9015+ 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
  • 4,002no vehicle
  • 7,7881 vehicle
  • 2,8912 vehicles
  • 9083 vehicles
  • 1564 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

84.7% of Androscoggin 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.

Androscoggin County:

84.7%
State average:

86.2%

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

  • This state: 79,212
  • Other state: 24,945
  • Northeast: 15,372
  • Midwest: 2,744
  • South: 4,962
  • West: 1,867
Year householders moved into unit in Androscoggin County, ME
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Androscoggin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Wood
  • 6.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.6%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,517
Here:

15.6%
Maine:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 293
Here:

6.0%
Maine:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,089
Here:

31.3%
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

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
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+)"