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Aroostook County
  • County in Maine

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade D
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  11. Commute
    grade B+

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Aroostook County is located in Maine with a population of 67,431. In Aroostook County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Aroostook County and residents tend to lean conservative.

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Population
67,431

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$102,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$589
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    143.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    212.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,081
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    54.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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