Androscoggin County, Maine is located in the southern part of the state and is the most populous county in the state. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of Androscoggin County was 107,702 in 2019. The median household income in Androscoggin County is $51,937, which is slightly lower than the national median household income of $61,937.
The economy of Androscoggin County is largely driven by the manufacturing and healthcare industries. Manufacturing is the largest employer in the county, accounting for about 25% of all employment. The healthcare sector is the second largest employer, making up about 20% of all employment. Other major industries in the county include retail, education, and construction.
The demographics of Androscoggin County are diverse. The majority of the population is white (86.2%), followed by African American (7.3%), Hispanic or Latino (3.3%), and Asian (1.7%). The median age of the population is 40.6 years.
Education in Androscoggin County is provided by the Androscoggin County School District. The district serves approximately 8,000 students in grades K-12. The district has a total of 18 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 4 high schools. The district also offers a variety of specialized programs and services, including special education and gifted and talented programs.
Real estate in Androscoggin County is relatively affordable. The median home value in the county is $164,000, which is slightly lower than the national median home value of $227,000. The median rent in the county is $944, which is also lower than the national median rent of $1,092. The county has a variety of housing options, from single-family homes to apartments and condos.