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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Maine

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over1,010,318100.0
In labor force659,36065.3
Civilian labor force
655,17664.8
Employed
624,01161.8
Unemployed
31,1653.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.8(X)
Armed Forces
4,1840.4
Not in labor force350,95834.7
Females 16 years and over525,690100.0
In labor force314,48059.8
Civilian labor force
313,87859.7
Employed
299,76457.0
Own children under 6 years82,970100.0
All parents in family in labor force54,28665.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over615,144100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone483,31778.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled69,20811.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,2170.8
Walked24,7004.0
Other means5,7400.9
Worked at home26,9624.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over624,011100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations196,86231.5
Service occupations95,60115.3
Sales and office occupations161,48025.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations10,3381.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations64,06410.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations95,66615.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining16,0872.6
Construction42,9066.9
Manufacturing88,88514.2
Wholesale trade21,4703.4
Retail trade84,41213.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities26,8574.3
Information15,2942.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing38,4496.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services43,0746.9
Educational, health and social services144,91823.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services44,6067.1
Other services (except public administration)29,1824.7
Public administration27,8714.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers473,79475.9
Government workers90,38814.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business58,1539.3
Unpaid family workers1,6760.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households518,372100.0
Less than $10,00053,25910.3
$10,000 to $14,99939,2317.6
$15,000 to $24,99976,63314.8
$25,000 to $34,99973,61414.2
$35,000 to $49,99994,84818.3
$50,000 to $74,999100,42319.4
$75,000 to $99,99943,3418.4
$100,000 to $149,99924,3484.7
$150,000 to $199,9995,8661.1
$200,000 or more6,8091.3
Median household income (dollars)37,240(X)
With earnings406,91278.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,990(X)
With Social Security income149,72728.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,569(X)
With Supplemental Security Income23,7124.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,084(X)
With public assistance income24,9184.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,173(X)
With retirement income90,04917.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,211(X)
Families342,431100.0
Less than $10,00017,7085.2
$10,000 to $14,99916,4574.8
$15,000 to $24,99941,47912.1
$25,000 to $34,99947,67213.9
$35,000 to $49,99969,04520.2
$50,000 to $74,99981,45623.8
$75,000 to $99,99937,00310.8
$100,000 to $149,99920,8766.1
$150,000 to $199,9994,9861.5
$200,000 or more5,7491.7
Median family income (dollars)45,179(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,533(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,372(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,251(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families26,611(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
With related children under 18 years19,723(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
With related children under 5 years
8,964(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
Families with female householder, no husband present13,327(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.1
With related children under 18 years12,183(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.4
With related children under 5 years
5,544(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.7
Individuals135,501(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
18 years and over95,330(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.1
65 years and over
17,879(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
Related children under 18 years37,952(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
26,734(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over55,588(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.5
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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