Caribou Demographics

PopulationCaribouMaine
Population, 2012 estimate8,0511,329,192
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base8,1891,328,361
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012-1.7%0.1%
Population, 20108,1891,328,361
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20105.1%5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201021.2%20.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201019.3%15.9%
Female persons, percent, 201052.0%51.1%
EthnicityCaribouMaine
White alone, percent, 2010 (a)96.0%95.2%
Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)0.4%1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)1.4%0.6%
Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)0.7%1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)Z0.0%
Two or More Races, percent, 20101.2%1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)0.8%1.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201095.6%94.4%
Education CharacteristicsCaribouMaine
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-201183.6%90.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-201122.3%27.1%
Veterans, 2007-2011897134,547
Misc. InfoCaribouMaine
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-201114.123.0
Housing InformationCaribouMaine
Housing units, 20103,914721,830
Homeownership rate, 2007-201172.3%72.7%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-201121.9%19.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011$85,800$176,600
Households, 2007-20113,421551,601
Persons per household, 2007-20112.362.34
Economic DataCaribouMaine
Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011$23,942$26,195
Median household income, 2007-2011$42,583$47,898
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-201113.9%12.8%
Business QuickFactsCaribouMaine
Total number of firms, 2007831150,389
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)38,7778,823,719
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)NA16,363,192
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)38,7778,823,719
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)160,42820,444,031
Retail sales per capita, 2007$19,663$15,520
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)10,9102,515,827
   
Geography QuickFactsCaribouMaine
Land area in square miles, 201079.2630,842.92
Persons per square mile, 2010103.343.1