South Portland employment information

IndexSouth PortlandMaineNational
Income per capita$31,164$27,332$28,555
Median household income$53,614$48,804$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,526$60,154$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,702$26,515$33,219
Median earnings male$36,160$32,893$36,116
Median earnings female$30,524$24,153$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%4.7%5.8%
Poverty level12.5%13.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in South Portland is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Portland is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Portland is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Portland is 20% lower than the national average.

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South Portland median earnings by income bracket

South Portland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%0.4%
Manufacturing sector10.1%0.7%
Financial & insurance services5.0%8.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.8%11.0%
Public administration2.7%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%1.1%
Education, health & social services12.9%39.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cumberland Center, ME2,636$108,083102%
Cousins Island, ME513$97,96983%
Littlejohn Island, ME123$95,56879%
Falmouth Foreside, ME1,593$88,90666%
Falmouth, ME2,179$67,50026%
South Portland, ME25,154$53,6140%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Riverside, OH25,143$41,73422%
Carrollton, GA25,138$32,96938%
Belmont, MA25,173$105,85998%
Reading, MA25,176$103,91394%
Statesville, NC25,132$32,60539%
South Portland, ME25,154$53,6140%
Source: The South Portland, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.