Sanford employment information

IndexSanfordMaineNational
Income per capita$23,546$28,473$29,829
Median household income$43,583$50,826$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,478$61,950$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,917$28,066$35,192
Median earnings male$35,096$34,117$36,919
Median earnings female$20,860$25,068$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level19.2%13.5%15.1%
The Sanford, 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 Sanford is $23,546, which is 17% lower than than the Maine average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,583, which is 14% lower than than the Maine average and 21% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sanford is 4%, which is 9% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sanford is 19% which is 27% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$29,052$43,583$87,166
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 Sanford is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sanford is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sanford is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sanford is 27% higher than the national average.

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Sanford median earnings by income bracket

Sanford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%1.2%
Manufacturing sector24.5%2.4%
Financial & insurance services2.3%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services19.4%16.2%
Public administration3.6%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%2.8%
Education, health & social services9.6%36.7%
Other25.3%26.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
West Kennebunk, ME1,011$91,56366%
Berwick, ME2,329$74,82635%
Somersworth, NH11,756$60,94310%
Milton, NH884$59,8818%
Kennebunk, ME5,579$56,2662%
Sanford, ME20,887$43,58321%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sugar Hill, GA20,889$73,35333%
Trussville, AL20,872$84,19852%
Carrboro, NC20,867$53,5133%
Shelbyville, TN20,916$35,62036%
Hazel Dell, WA20,923$52,4345%
Sanford, ME20,887$43,58321%
Source: The Sanford, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).