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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMaine

Economic Statistics

Lewiston, Maine,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over29,116100.0
In labor force17,79061.1
Civilian labor force
17,77461.0
Employed
16,57256.9
Unemployed
1,2024.1
Percent of civilian labor force
6.8(X)
Armed Forces
160.1
Not in labor force11,32638.9
Females 16 years and over15,419100.0
In labor force8,50955.2
Civilian labor force
8,50955.2
Employed
7,99951.9
Own children under 6 years2,266100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,68874.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,314100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone11,81272.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,14013.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)3161.9
Walked1,4108.6
Other means2541.6
Worked at home3822.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over16,572100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,14025.0
Service occupations2,61615.8
Sales and office occupations5,18231.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations390.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,5399.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,05618.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining700.4
Construction8595.2
Manufacturing2,88117.4
Wholesale trade6373.8
Retail trade2,69716.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6283.8
Information3492.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,0236.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2387.5
Educational, health and social services3,93123.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0796.5
Other services (except public administration)5883.5
Public administration5923.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers13,89883.9
Government workers1,83911.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7914.8
Unpaid family workers440.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households15,291100.0
Less than $10,0002,55216.7
$10,000 to $14,9991,3809.0
$15,000 to $24,9992,80018.3
$25,000 to $34,9992,23214.6
$35,000 to $49,9992,34315.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,44116.0
$75,000 to $99,9999025.9
$100,000 to $149,9994032.6
$150,000 to $199,999590.4
$200,000 or more1791.2
Median household income (dollars)29,191(X)
With earnings10,92771.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,843(X)
With Social Security income5,19534.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,447(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1737.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,055(X)
With public assistance income1,1907.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,810(X)
With retirement income2,28815.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,146(X)
Families8,713100.0
Less than $10,0006046.9
$10,000 to $14,9994875.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,42116.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,24114.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,69019.4
$50,000 to $74,9991,98222.7
$75,000 to $99,9998259.5
$100,000 to $149,9992813.2
$150,000 to $199,999450.5
$200,000 or more1371.6
Median family income (dollars)40,061(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,905(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,095(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,810(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families872(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.0
With related children under 18 years776(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
With related children under 5 years
406(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
Families with female householder, no husband present560(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.4
With related children under 18 years543(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.5
With related children under 5 years
300(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.3
Individuals5,159(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.5
18 years and over3,608(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
65 years and over
737(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
Related children under 18 years1,486(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
963(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,507(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.4
(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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