Population of French, French-Canadian or Acadian origin (first ancestry group), 1990, AROOSTOOK

The number of persons of French ethnic orgin approximates that of French speakers. The two maps are nearly identical in northern Aroostook where there is strong correlation between those who speak French and those who are of French ethnic origin. In and around Caribou and Presque Isle where outside influences, such as Loring Air Force Base and urbanization, have been manifest, the green circles are match smaller compared to farther north.