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Population (year 2000): 8,312. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,308 (-0.0% change)
Males: 4,009 (48.2%), Females: 4,303 (51.8%)

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $29,485 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Caribou:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: French (30.5%), English (16.4%), Irish (12.1%), French Canadian (11.9%), United States (9.4%), Swedish (3.8%).

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Elevation: 442 feet

Land area: 79.3 square miles

Caribou,

For population 25 years and over in Caribou

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Caribou city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

4.2% Foreign born (3.1% North America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,124 (-11.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (270.7 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (379.2 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (589.0 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: AFB, ME (8.4 miles Loring Sweden, ME (10.0 miles New ME (12.1 miles Washburn, ME Limestone, (12.3 miles Isle, ME (12.7 miles Presque Fairfield, ME (13.2 miles Fort .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $130,000

Latitude: 46.86 N, Longitude: 68.00 W

Area code: 207


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.8%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +319 (+3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,193 (59.9%)


 

Crime in Caribou by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 12.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 0 1 4 4
    per 100,000 0.0 12.0 48.1 48.1
Assaults 4 9 10 1
    per 100,000 48.1 108.3 120.3 12.0
Burglaries 40 39 46 69
    per 100,000 481.2 469.2 553.4 830.1
Thefts 130 162 165 179
    per 100,000 1564.0 1949.0 1985.1 2153.5
Auto thefts 12 7 6 9
    per 100,000 144.4 84.2 72.2 108.3
122.2 142.8 162.4 169.8


Average climate in Caribou, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Caribou,
Hospital/medical center in Caribou:
  • CARY MEDICAL CENTER (163 VAN BUREN RD, SUITE 1)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Caribou:
  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE (about 13 miles; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 47 miles; FORT KENT, ME)
  • HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 52 miles; HOULTON, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Caribou:
  • NORTHERN MAINE REGIONAL ARPT AT PRESQUE IS (about 13 miles; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; ID: PQI)
  • BANGOR INTL (about 153 miles; BANGOR, ME; ID: BGR)
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 245 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Caribou:
  • CARIBOU MUNI (about 2 miles; CARIBOU, ME; ID: CAR)
  • NORTHERN MAINE REGIONAL (about 12 miles; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; ID: 83B)
  • VAN BUREN (about 21 miles; VAN BUREN, ME; ID: 05B)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 59 $136,739 $27,811 15 $9,055
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 199 $623,493 $37,597 30 $18,418
Hospitals 319 $970,371 $36,502 129 $252,911


College/University in Caribou:
  • PIERRES SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 30 Sky Way Plaza; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caribou:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE (about 136 miles; ORONO, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,590)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 211 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 212 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; FT enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 270 miles; PORTLAND, ME; FT enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 278 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 289 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 329 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
Public high schools in Caribou:
  • CARIBOU HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 581; Location: 308 SWEDEN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CARIBOU LEARNING CENTER (Students: 14; Location: 75 BENNETT DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CARIBOU REG APPLIED TECH CTR (Location: 308 SWEDEN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Caribou:
  • CARIBOU MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 21 GLENN STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • HILLTOP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 19 MARSHALL AVENUE; Grades: KG - 02)
  • TEAGUE PARK SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 59 GLENN STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
Library in Caribou:
  • CARIBOU PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $200,353; Location: 30 HIGH STREET; 38,830 books; 840 audio materials; 1,270 video materials; 105 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Caribou: Dow (A), Nylander Museum (B), Cary Medical Center Library (C), Caribou Public Library (D).

Shopping Centers: Sweden Street Plaza Shopping Center (1), Caribou Skyway Plaza Shopping Center (2), Access Highway Shopping Center (3), Downtown Mall Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Caribou include: Lister Community Church (A), Aroostook Episcopal Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), United Baptist Church (D), Unitarian Universalist Church (E).

Cemeteries: Lyndon Center Cemetery (1), Green Ridge Cemetery (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3), Holy Rosary Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: Ketch Pond (A), Violette Pond (B), Little Madawaska Reservoir (C), Aroostook River Reservoir (D), Caribou Mill Pond (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Otter Brook (A), Wolverton Brook (B), Caribou Stream (C), Prestile Brook (D), Brandy Brook (E), Spring Brook (F), Mile Brook (G), Hardwood Brook (H), Moore Brook (I).

Post office: (A).  


Caribou compared to Maine state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Caribou:
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caribou:
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Caribou:
  • W51AG (Channel 51; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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