Androscoggin County

(redirected from Androscoggin County, ME)

Androscoggin County, Maine

2 Turner St
Auburn, ME 04210
Phone: (207) 784-8390
Fax: (207) 782-5367
www.androscoggincounty.com

In southern ME, southwest of Augusta; organized Mar 18, 1854 from Cumberland, Oxford, and Kennebec counties. Name Origin: For the river, from an Abnaki Indian name meaning either 'place where fish are cured,' 'fishing place for alewives.' or 'fish spearing.'

Area (sq mi):: 497.23 (land 470.27; water 26.95) Population per square mile: 229.70
Population 2005: 108,039 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 103,793 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,734; median household $35,793; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,377-$28,166
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lewiston (35,776)
  • Auburn County seat (23,551)

  • See other counties in .
    Mentioned in ?