Caribou employment information

IndexCaribouMaineNational
Income per capita$23,542$28,473$29,829
Median household income$35,635$50,826$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,601$61,950$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,173$28,066$35,192
Median earnings male$30,575$34,117$36,919
Median earnings female$25,023$25,068$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level18.3%13.5%15.1%
The Caribou, ME employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Caribou is $23,542, which is 17% lower than than the Maine average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,635, which is 30% lower than than the Maine average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Caribou is 3%, which is 44% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Caribou is 18% which is 21% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,754$35,635$71,270
City
$33,880$50,826$101,652
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Caribou is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Caribou is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Caribou is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Caribou is 21% higher than the national average.

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Caribou employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%0.4%
Manufacturing sector9.3%6.6%
Financial & insurance services1.6%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services18.5%8.5%
Public administration12.2%6.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%0.6%
Education, health & social services15.0%50.8%
Other24.6%25.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Washburn, ME1,050$40,83326%
Mapleton, ME742$39,29929%
Limestone, ME1,413$38,80730%
Presque Isle, ME9,298$36,78934%
Fort Fairfield, ME1,777$23,00458%
Caribou, ME7,902$35,63536%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mystic Island, NJ7,903$60,3829%
Prien, LA7,903$74,74035%
York, NE7,899$50,5399%
Greenville, AL7,896$32,94840%
Bastrop, TX7,909$48,17813%
Caribou, ME7,902$35,63536%
Source: The Caribou, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).