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Income/capita 25%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 15%
IndexOld Orchard BeachMaineNational
Income per capita$37,247$28,473$29,829
Median household income$43,523$50,826$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,413$61,950$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,447$28,066$35,192
Median earnings male$36,477$34,117$36,919
Median earnings female$24,710$25,068$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%13.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Old Orchard Beach is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Old Orchard Beach is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Old Orchard Beach is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Old Orchard Beach is 23% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,012$43,523$87,046
      City
      $33,880$50,826$101,652
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Old Orchard Beach median earnings by income bracket

      Old Orchard Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%10.6%
      Public administration5.5%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%3.2%
      Education, health & social services10.5%35.2%
      Other35.2%34.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Falmouth Foreside, ME1,637$92,22267%
      West Kennebunk, ME1,011$91,56366%
      Kennebunkport, ME1,089$82,59649%
      Falmouth, ME2,018$81,47347%
      Scarborough, ME5,268$66,80421%
      Old Orchard Beach, ME8,727$43,52321%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Thief River Falls, MN8,726$42,73423%
      South San Gabriel, CA8,725$64,02816%
      Midland, WA8,730$44,65219%
      Clanton, AL8,730$40,83726%
      Beckett Ridge, OH8,724$84,95854%
      Old Orchard Beach, ME8,727$43,52321%
      Source: The Old Orchard Beach, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).