Caribou, ME
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Caribou, Maine Info Snack

Population
7,710
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
16.5%
Median Home
$90,700
Median Income
$42,671
Median Rent
$598

Caribou SnackAbility

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

Caribou, ME Crime Report

134
Total Crimes
1,775.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-28.32%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Caribou
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 134 1,775.3 1,360.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 8 106.0 115.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.5 5.0
Robbery 2 26.5 14.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 79.5 61.3 250.2
Property Crime 126 1,669.3 1,245.6 2,109.9
Burglary 19 251.7 174.8 340.5
Larceny 97 1,285.1 1,016.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 10 132.5 54.0 219.9

Caribou, ME Cost Of Living

94
Caribou's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Caribou Maine National Average
Overall 94 105 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 109 109 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 53 92 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 107 107 100

Caribou, ME Photos

Caribou Maine
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Rankings for Caribou in Maine

Map Of Caribou, ME

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Population over time in Caribou

Year Population % Change
2019 7,710 -0.5%
2018 7,749 -1.0%
2017 7,827 -0.9%
2016 7,902 -0.7%
2015 7,960 -0.8%
2014 8,025 -0.9%
2013 8,099 -0.9%
2012 8,169 -0.6%
2011 8,221 -0.2%
2010 8,235 -

Race / Ethnicity in Caribou

White
94.0% (7,245)
African American
1.5% (113)
American Indian
0.9% (67)
Asian
0.1% (9)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (115)
Hispanic
2.1% (161)
Race Caribou ME USA
White 94.0% 93.2% 60.7%
African American 1.5% 1.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 1.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 1.7% 18.0%

Gender in Caribou

Female
48.7% (3,752)
Male
51.3% (3,957)
Gender Caribou ME USA
Female 48.7% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 51.3% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Caribou for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (539)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (462)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,852)
Some College
19.0% (1,464)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (925)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,079)
Master's Degree
4.0% (308)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Caribou ME USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Caribou, Maine

Less than $10,000
6.6% (50,859)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (69,538)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.8% (121,973)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (77,865)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (116,797)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (113,647)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (108,246)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.8% (67,738)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (23,404)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (20,929)
Income Caribou ME USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 5.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.8% 10.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 9.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 18.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.8% 14.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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