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Knox County, Maine

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Population:

  • Total Population: 39,618
  • Males: 19,374
  • Females: 20,244

Ethnicity:

  • White: 38,818
  • Black/African American: 70
  • Hispanic: 208
  • Native American/Eskimo: 152
  • Asian: 109
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 5
  • Other: 5
  • 2 or more: 251

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (36,260)
  2. French (575)
  3. Spanish (275)
  4. German (120)
  5. Italian (35)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 813

  1. Canada (245)
  2. United Kingdom (150)
  3. Germany (57)
  4. Russia (39)
  5. Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (31)
  6. France (21)
  7. Poland (21)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (4,274)
  2. American Baptist Churches in the USA (1,490)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,138)
  4. Episcopal Church (836)
  5. United Church of Christ (709)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 11,181
    • Sensory: 1,115
    • Physical: 3,171
    • Mental: 1,807
    • Self-care: 773
    • Go outside home: 1,692
    • Employment: 2,162

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 145

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 16,608
    • Utility gas: 63
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,280
    • Electricity: 902
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 13,095
    • Coal or Coke: 18
    • Wood: 1,191
    • Solar Energy: 11
    • Other fuel: 42
    • No fuel used: 6

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 33,065
    • No vehicle: 2,180
    • 1 or more vehicle: 30,885

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 97
    • No High School: 904
    • Some High School: 2,544
    • High School: 10,306
    • Some College: 5,353
    • Associate's Degree: 1,676
    • College Degree: 4,833
    • Master's Degree: 1,776
    • Professional Degree: 560
    • Doctoral Degree: 254

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 16,608
    • Owners with phone: 12,199
    • Owners without phone: 92
    • Renters with phone: 4,158
    • Renters without phone: 159

    10 closest counties:

    1. Waldo County, Maine
    2. Lincoln County, Maine
    3. Kennebec County, Maine
    4. Sagadahoc County, Maine
    5. Hancock County, Maine
    6. Androscoggin County, Maine
    7. Penobscot County, Maine
    8. Cumberland County, Maine
    9. Somerset County, Maine
    10. Piscataquis County, Maine

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    04547, 04563, 04574, 04645, 04841, 04843, 04846, 04847, 04851, 04853, 04854, 04855, 04856, 04857, 04858, 04859, 04860, 04861, 04862, 04863, 04864, 04865

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WMCM (103.3 FM) ROCKLAND, ME
    • WRKD (1450 AM) ROCKLAND, ME
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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