Presque Isle, ME


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Presque Isle is a somewhat small city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 9,171 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Presque Isle is the 21st largest community in Maine.

Presque Isle is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Presque Isle is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Presque Isle who work in office and administrative support (14.13%), sales jobs (11.22%), and teaching (8.29%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Presque Isle spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.06 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of adults in Presque Isle who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.71% of the adults in Presque Isle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Presque Isle in 2010 was $22,650, which is lower middle income relative to Maine, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,600 for a family of four.

The people who call Presque Isle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Presque Isle residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Presque Isle include French , Irish, Scottish, and German.

The most common language spoken in Presque Isle is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.