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Aroostook County, Maine

144 Sweden St Suite 101
Caribou, ME 04736
Phone: (207) 498-8125
www.aroostook.me.us

In northern ME, bordered on west and northwest by Quebec, Canada, and on the northeast and east by New Brunswick, Canada. Organized Mar 16, 1839 from Washington and Penobscot counties. Name Origin: For the Aroostook River, which runs through the county; from Micmac Indian 'clear river.'

Area (sq mi):: 6828.79 (land 6671.54; water 157.25) Population per square mile: 11.00
Population 2005: 73,240 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -15.00% Population 2000: 73,938 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,033; median household $28,837; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,837-$24,742
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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