Living in Caribou, ME

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Caribou SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
9

Caribou, ME Crime Report

88
Total Crimes
1,155.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-55.02%
Below National Average

Caribou, ME Cost Of Living

94
Caribou's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Caribou, Maine Info Snack

Caribou is the second largest city in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. Its population was 8,189 at the 2010 census.
Population
7,749
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
18.3%
Median Home
$91,200
Median Income
$38,168
Median Rent
$597

Caribou, ME Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Caribou in Maine

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Map Of Caribou, ME

Population over time in Caribou

Year Population % Change
2017 7,749 -1.0%
2016 7,827 -0.9%
2015 7,902 -0.7%
2014 7,960 -0.8%
2013 8,025 -0.9%
2012 8,099 -0.9%
2011 8,169 -0.6%
2010 8,221 -0.2%
2009 8,235 -
Crime/100k Caribou ME USA
Violent Crime 65.6 112.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.8 5.0
Robbery 13.1 17.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 52.5 60.0 246.8
Property Crime 1089.7 1357.8 2199.5
Burglary 170.7 202.7 376.0
Larceny 748.3 1097.1 1594.6
Car Theft 170.7 58.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Caribou

White
90.9% (7,043)
African American
3.0% (232)
American Indian
1.0% (74)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.4% (183)
Hispanic
2.8% (217)
Race Caribou ME USA
White 90.9% 93.4% 61.1%
African American 3.0% 1.3% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 1.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Caribou, Maine

Less than $10,000
5.6% (43,099)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.9% (77,090)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.5% (143,516)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (78,867)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.5% (128,187)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (118,412)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (75,979)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (75,090)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (21,327)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (13,329)
Income Caribou ME USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 6.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.9% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.5% 10.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 10.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.5% 13.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 19.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 13.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 13.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 4.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 4.1% 7.0%

Gender in Caribou

Female
50.2% (3,892)
Male
49.8% (3,857)
Gender Caribou ME USA
Female 50.2% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Caribou for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (619)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (542)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,867)
Some College
18.0% (1,394)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (852)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,084)
Master's Degree
3.0% (232)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (77)
Education Caribou ME USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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