Southwest Harbor employment information

IndexSouthwest HarborMaineNational
Income per capita$37,834$28,473$29,829
Median household income$44,000$50,826$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$61,950$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$28,066$35,192
Median earnings male$42,895$34,117$36,919
Median earnings female$30,813$25,068$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.2%13.5%15.1%
The Southwest Harbor, 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 Southwest Harbor is $37,834, which is 33% higher than than the Maine average and 27% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $44,000, which is 13% lower than than the Maine average and 20% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Southwest Harbor is 3%, which is 41% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Southwest Harbor is 11% which is 26% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,330$44,000$88,000
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 Southwest Harbor is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Southwest Harbor is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Southwest Harbor is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Southwest Harbor is 26% lower than the national average.

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Southwest Harbor median earnings by income bracket

Southwest Harbor employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector34.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.6%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%5.8%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%6.2%
Other49.8%72.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bar Harbor, ME2,329$41,84024%
Winter Harbor, ME358$38,75030%
Blue Hill, ME865$34,01439%
Southwest Harbor, ME850$44,00020%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mason, WV850$35,00037%
Sandersville, MS850$47,14315%
Helenwood, TN850$35,71435%
Fairfield Beach, OH850$51,4067%
Battle Lake, MN851$32,84141%
Southwest Harbor, ME850$44,00020%
Source: The Southwest Harbor, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).