New U.S. Census Bureau estimates show that Piscataquis County had the highest median age in the state as of last July 1.

The data says Piscataquis had a median age of 50.2 years, nearly 12 years older than the national average. Lincoln County was the next oldest at 50.1 and Hancock County third at 47.9 years.

The youngest county in the state was Androscoggin at 40.9 years. It was followed by Penobscot at 41.5 and Cumberland at 42.3. Every county in the state was older than previous census figures indicated.

The median age in the country increased from 37.6 on July 1, 2013, to 37.7 one year later.