Old Town employment information

IndexOld TownMaineNational
Income per capita$22,329$28,473$29,829
Median household income$35,385$50,826$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,154$61,950$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,356$28,066$35,192
Median earnings male$22,955$34,117$36,919
Median earnings female$18,877$25,068$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level27.0%13.5%15.1%
The Old Town, 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 Old Town is $22,329, which is 22% lower than than the Maine average and 25% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,385, which is 30% lower than than the Maine average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Old Town is 5%, which is 12% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Old Town is 27% which is 79% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,587$35,385$70,770
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 Old Town is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Old Town is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Old Town is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Old Town is 79% higher than the national average.

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      Old Town median earnings by income bracket

      Old Town employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.3%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector11.0%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%17.1%
      Public administration2.7%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services31.5%53.3%
      Other18.6%20.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hampden, ME3,727$84,29352%
      Brewer, ME9,284$56,1281%
      Milford, ME2,166$49,30611%
      Orono, ME9,601$40,80926%
      Bangor, ME32,491$37,98731%
      Old Town, ME7,655$35,38536%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jessup, MD7,655$100,91882%
      Wetumpka, AL7,654$43,75021%
      Gold River, CA7,652$108,44896%
      Sangaree, SC7,658$50,8838%
      West Slope, OR7,650$70,36027%
      Old Town, ME7,655$35,38536%
      Source: The Old Town, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).