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Aroostook County, ME
The county name derives from Indian term for "beautiful river"

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Aroostook County is one of 16 counties in Maine. The estimated population in 2004 was 73,390. This was a decrease of  -.74% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$28,837
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Aroostook County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Aroostook County was $23,125. This was an increase of 31.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 75% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Houlton
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 3 in production of potatoes
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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4% of Aroostook County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aroostook County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Aroostook County include Alley Cemetery, Ashland Municipal Cemetery, Ashland Sheridan Cemetery, Bates Cemetery, Bolton Cemetery, Boundary Line Cemetery, Buffalo Cemetery, Butterfield Cemetery, Caldwell Cemetery, Castle Hill Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Aroostook County include Allagash, Amity, Ashland, Bancroft, Batesville, Benedicta, Blaine, Bridgewater, Caribou, Cary ... View communities

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Colleges in Aroostook County include Northern Maine Technical College, University of Maine - Fort Kent, University of Maine - Presque Isle ... View colleges

School districts in Aroostook County include Bancroft Schools Department, Bridgewater Schools Department, Caribou Schools Department, Caswell Schools Department, Easton Schools Department, Grand Isle Schools Department, Limestone Schools Department, Madawaska Schools Department, Msad 01 Presque Isle, Msad 20 Fort Fairfield ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Aroostook County include Allagash Public Library, Ashland Community Library, Caribou Public Library, Fort Fairfield Public Library, Fort Kent Public Library, Houlton - Cary Library, Island Falls - Katahdin Public Library, Limestone - Frost Memorial Library, Madawaska Public Library, Mars Hill - Hansen Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Airports in Aroostook County include Northern Maine Regional

Hotels in Aroostook County include Crown Park Inn, Scottish Inns Houlton, Shiretown Motor Inn

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