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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMaine

Economic Statistics

Portland, Maine

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over53,543100.0
In labor force37,00369.1
Civilian labor force
36,93169.0
Employed
35,15065.6
Unemployed
1,7813.3
Percent of civilian labor force
4.8(X)
Armed Forces
720.1
Not in labor force16,54030.9
Females 16 years and over28,349100.0
In labor force18,29564.5
Civilian labor force
18,29564.5
Employed
17,54961.9
Own children under 6 years3,810100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,47565.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over34,626100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone24,47770.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,74810.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,5334.4
Walked3,0978.9
Other means5401.6
Worked at home1,2313.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over35,150100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations13,95639.7
Service occupations5,71616.3
Sales and office occupations10,01728.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1440.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8455.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,4729.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1730.5
Construction1,4534.1
Manufacturing2,6147.4
Wholesale trade1,3093.7
Retail trade4,73413.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,3353.8
Information1,7184.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,74110.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,92511.2
Educational, health and social services7,64821.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,73610.6
Other services (except public administration)1,7074.9
Public administration1,0573.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers28,85582.1
Government workers3,73610.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,5127.1
Unpaid family workers470.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households29,722100.0
Less than $10,0003,58212.1
$10,000 to $14,9992,1787.3
$15,000 to $24,9994,35914.7
$25,000 to $34,9994,47315.0
$35,000 to $49,9995,11817.2
$50,000 to $74,9995,38218.1
$75,000 to $99,9992,5538.6
$100,000 to $149,9991,2584.2
$150,000 to $199,9993241.1
$200,000 or more4951.7
Median household income (dollars)35,650(X)
With earnings23,45878.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
48,011(X)
With Social Security income7,25424.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,313(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,8776.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,134(X)
With public assistance income1,6025.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,695(X)
With retirement income4,04513.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,414(X)
Families13,670100.0
Less than $10,0009256.8
$10,000 to $14,9995434.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,43510.5
$25,000 to $34,9991,65212.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,47718.1
$50,000 to $74,9993,22723.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,88813.8
$100,000 to $149,9999306.8
$150,000 to $199,9992211.6
$200,000 or more3722.7
Median family income (dollars)48,763(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,698(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,828(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,173(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,331(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
With related children under 18 years1,165(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
With related children under 5 years
612(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.6
Families with female householder, no husband present927(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.1
With related children under 18 years868(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.1
With related children under 5 years
458(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.6
Individuals8,844(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
18 years and over6,365(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.5
65 years and over
1,000(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
Related children under 18 years2,370(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,684(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,551(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.4
(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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