Caribou demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1003891
Median age44.744.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%38%43%
Speak English91%94%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Caribou, ME has a population of 7,902 and is the 4,740th largest city in the United States. The population density is 100 per sq mi which is 165% higher than the Maine average and 10% higher than the national average. The median age in Caribou is 45 which is approximately 2% higher than the Maine average of 44. In Caribou, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 75% of Caribou residents were born in Maine, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Caribou is 165% higher than Maine.
  • The median age in Caribou is 2% higher than Maine.
  • In Caribou 92.47% of the population is White.
  • In Caribou 3.39% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Caribou 0.25% of the population is Asian.

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Caribou population breakdown by race

Black or African American3.39%1.23%12.63%
American Indian0.95%0.60%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.64%2.04%3.06%
Other race0.29%0.24%4.75%
In Caribou, 1.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Caribou, ME demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).