Fort Kent employment information

IndexFort KentMaineNational
Income per capita$20,911$27,332$28,555
Median household income$35,547$48,804$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,440$60,154$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,333$26,515$33,219
Median earnings male$34,886$32,893$36,116
Median earnings female$21,800$24,153$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%4.7%5.8%
Poverty level20.7%13.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Kent is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Kent is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Kent is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Kent is 33% higher than the national average.

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Fort Kent median earnings by income bracket

Fort Kent employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.5%7.7%
Financial & insurance services6.3%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services28.6%9.7%
Public administration1.2%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services19.0%60.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Madawaska, ME2,825$34,85135%
Fort Kent, ME2,468$35,54734%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Deerfield, WI2,468$73,08037%
Groton, NY2,469$49,4278%
Russell Springs, KY2,469$26,84750%
Ferris, TX2,469$46,29513%
Star City, AR2,470$33,59437%
Fort Kent, ME2,468$35,54734%
Source: The Fort Kent, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.