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Somerset County, Maine

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Population:

  • Total Population: 50,888
  • Males: 24,913
  • Females: 25,975

Ethnicity:

  • White: 49,826
  • Black/African American: 66
  • Hispanic: 227
  • Native American/Eskimo: 185
  • Asian: 111
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 39
  • Other: 16
  • 2 or more: 418

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (45,910)
  2. French (1,370)
  3. Spanish (255)
  4. German (140)
  5. Portuguese (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 879

  1. Canada (427)
  2. Germany (78)
  3. United Kingdom (74)
  4. Micronesia (42)
  5. Portugal (34)
  6. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (23)
  7. Japan (21)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (9,022)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (1,133)
  3. American Baptist Churches in the USA (1,072)
  4. Church of the Nazarene (667)
  5. National Association of Congregational Christian Churches (566)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 19,576
    • Sensory: 2,029
    • Physical: 5,575
    • Mental: 3,255
    • Self-care: 1,280
    • Go outside home: 2,987
    • Employment: 4,285

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 169

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 20,496
    • Utility gas: 25
    • Bottled or LP gas: 791
    • Electricity: 608
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 16,441
    • Coal or Coke: 28
    • Wood: 2,542
    • Solar Energy: 4
    • Other fuel: 27
    • No fuel used: 30

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 40,721
    • No vehicle: 2,859
    • 1 or more vehicle: 37,862

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 224
    • No High School: 2,156
    • Some High School: 4,287
    • High School: 15,737
    • Some College: 6,016
    • Associate's Degree: 2,236
    • College Degree: 2,904
    • Master's Degree: 702
    • Professional Degree: 397
    • Doctoral Degree: 91

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 20,496
    • Owners with phone: 15,726
    • Owners without phone: 242
    • Renters with phone: 4,238
    • Renters without phone: 290

    10 closest counties:

    1. Franklin County, Maine
    2. Piscataquis County, Maine
    3. Kennebec County, Maine
    4. Waldo County, Maine
    5. Androscoggin County, Maine
    6. Penobscot County, Maine
    7. Lincoln County, Maine
    8. Oxford County, Maine
    9. Sagadahoc County, Maine
    10. Knox County, Maine

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    04478, 04911, 04912, 04920, 04923, 04924, 04925, 04929, 04937, 04942, 04943, 04944, 04945, 04950, 04954, 04957, 04958, 04961, 04965, 04967, 04971, 04975, 04976, 04978, 04979, 04985

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WCTB (93.5 FM) SKOWHEGAN, ME
    • WSKW (1160 AM) SKOWHEGAN, ME
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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