Androscoggin County, ME

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2022 Population
111,532
1.05% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
40.8
0.246% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
3.54% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,500
8.79% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$211,800
21% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,011
1.83% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Androscoggin County, ME had a population of 112k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $64,500. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Androscoggin County, ME grew from 110,378 to 111,532, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $59,287 to $64,500, a 8.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Androscoggin County, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.48%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.896%).

None of the households in Androscoggin County, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Androscoggin County, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Androscoggin County, ME are Bates College (601 degrees awarded in 2022), Central Maine Community College (349 degrees), and Maine College of Health Professions (100 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Androscoggin County, ME was $211,800, and the homeownership rate was 66.4%.

Most people in Androscoggin County, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Androscoggin County, ME was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Androscoggin County, ME is home to a population of 112k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.81% of Androscoggin County, ME residents were born outside of the country (5.37k people).

In 2022, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.4k people) in Androscoggin County, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Androscoggin County, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Androscoggin County, ME was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Androscoggin County, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    99.4k ± 274
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.8k ± 416
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.88k ± 555
2.03%
Hispanic Population
2.26k people

In 2022, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.4k people) in Androscoggin County, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.03% of the people in Androscoggin County, ME are hispanic (2.26k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

4.81%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.37k people
3.63%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.01k people

As of 2022, 4.81% of Androscoggin County, ME residents (5.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Androscoggin County, ME was 3.63%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,480 ± 385
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,986 ± 349
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    980 ± 212

Androscoggin County, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Androscoggin County, ME employs 56k people. The largest industries in Androscoggin County, ME are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,285 people), Retail Trade (7,297 people), and Manufacturing (6,206 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($72,060), Utilities ($71,250), and Public Administration ($66,356).

Occupations

56k
2022 Value
± 1,940
1.83%
1 Year growth
± 4.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Androscoggin County, ME grew at a rate of 1.83%, from 55k employees to 56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Androscoggin County, ME, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,840 people), Management Occupations (5,704 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,820 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Androscoggin County, ME.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56k
2022 Value
± 1,940
1.83%
1 Year growth
± 4.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Androscoggin County, ME grew at a rate of 1.83%, from 55k employees to 56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Androscoggin County, ME, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,285 people), Retail Trade (7,297 people), and Manufacturing (6,206 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Androscoggin County, ME, though some of these residents may live in Androscoggin County, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,329
Median earning men ± $1,241
$38,468
Median earning women ± $1,562

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,997), Information ($70,162), and Manufacturing ($54,295).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($76,250), Public Administration ($58,971), and Construction ($54,231).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 901
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 609
    Manufacturing
  3. 582
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Education

In 2022, universities in Androscoggin County, ME awarded 1,050 degrees. The student population of Androscoggin County, ME in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,313 male students and 3,090 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Androscoggin County, ME are White (778 and 79.1%), followed by Black or African American (56 and 5.7%), Hispanic or Latino (53 and 5.39%), and Two or More Races (35 and 3.56%).

The largest universities in Androscoggin County, ME by number of degrees awarded are Bates College (601 and 57.2%), Central Maine Community College (349 and 33.2%), and Maine College of Health Professions (100 and 9.52%).

The most popular majors in Androscoggin County, ME are Other Research & Experimental Psychology (83 and 7.9%), Registered Nursing (81 and 7.71%), and Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (68 and 6.48%).

The median tuition cost in Androscoggin County, ME for private four year colleges is $37,812.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Androscoggin County, ME, the percentage of applicants admitted was 13.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 46%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,403 (42.8% men and 57.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,403 students enrolled in Androscoggin County, ME, 42.8% men and 57.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,581 records, of which 58.7% were women and 41.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Androscoggin County, ME was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 83 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 601 degrees awarded
  2. 349 degrees awarded
  3. 100 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bates College with 601 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 463 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Androscoggin County, ME, which is 0.789 times less than the 587 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 778 degrees mean that there were 13.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 56 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($37,812) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,680) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.538% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.438% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (355k), Some college (229k), and Bachelors Degree (225k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Androscoggin County, ME was $211,800 in 2022, which is 0.751 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $175,100 to $211,800, a 21% increase. The homeownership rate in Androscoggin County, ME is 66.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Androscoggin County, ME have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Androscoggin County, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Androscoggin County, ME is $64,500. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Androscoggin County, ME was Census Tract 410 with a value of $100,344, followed by Census Tract 107 and Census Tract 460, with respective values of $93,131 and $92,337.

In 2023, 12.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Androscoggin County, ME. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 2.86%.

Property

$211,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,454
$30,450
Median Property Taxes
±$1,283

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.4% of the housing units in Androscoggin County, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 410
  2. Census Tract 107
  3. Census Tract 460

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Androscoggin County, ME was Census Tract 410 with a value of $100,344, followed by Census Tract 107 and Census Tract 460, with respective values of $93,131 and $92,337.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Androscoggin County, ME colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$64,500
Median Household Income
± $2,165
45.8k
Number of Households
± 1,594

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.8k households in Androscoggin County, ME grew to $64,500 from the previous year's value of $59,287.

The following chart displays the households in Androscoggin County, ME distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Androscoggin County, ME is from Androscoggin County, ME.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.9%)
  3. Carpooled (10.8%)

In 2022, 73.8% of workers in Androscoggin County, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.9%) and those who carpooled to work (10.8%).

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Androscoggin County, ME have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Androscoggin County, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Androscoggin County, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Androscoggin County, ME have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2023, 12.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Androscoggin County, ME. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 2.86%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Androscoggin County, ME (13.3k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Androscoggin County, ME is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2023, 19.1% of the children was living in poverty in Androscoggin County, ME. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 4.8%.

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Health

92.6% of the population of Androscoggin County, ME has health coverage, with 47.5% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.54% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Androscoggin County, ME see 1248 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.03% increase from the previous year (1177 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 198 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,248 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Androscoggin County, ME

Primary care physicians in Androscoggin County, ME see an average of 1,248 patients per year. This represents a 6.03% increase from the previous year (1,177 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.37%
Uninsured
47.5%
Employer Coverage
17.7%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
2.54%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Androscoggin County, ME declined by 3.71% from 7.65% to 7.37%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2023, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 36.4 in Androscoggin County, ME.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2023, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35% in Androscoggin County, ME.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2023, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.87% in Androscoggin County, ME.

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