Waterville employment information

IndexWatervilleMaineNational
Income per capita$23,095$28,473$29,829
Median household income$32,403$50,826$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,583$61,950$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,951$28,066$35,192
Median earnings male$20,482$34,117$36,919
Median earnings female$16,811$25,068$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.0%13.5%15.1%
The Waterville, 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 Waterville is $23,095, which is 19% lower than than the Maine average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,403, which is 36% lower than than the Maine average and 41% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Waterville is 6%, which is 27% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Waterville is 24% which is 59% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$21,599$32,403$64,806
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 Waterville is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waterville is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waterville is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waterville is 59% higher than the national average.

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Waterville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.8%0.3%
Manufacturing sector6.9%0.9%
Financial & insurance services3.0%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services20.8%12.8%
Public administration5.3%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%1.3%
Education, health & social services23.5%49.4%
Other24.4%25.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clinton, ME1,078$49,33311%
Norridgewock, ME1,158$46,11117%
Winslow, ME7,636$43,24622%
Fairfield, ME3,218$40,70426%
Oakland, ME2,397$39,42329%
Waterville, ME16,134$32,40341%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dyer, IN16,133$78,04341%
Calhoun, GA16,139$35,16036%
Coos Bay, OR16,129$39,75028%
Portland, TX16,144$59,1997%
Eggertsville, NY16,145$67,89623%
Waterville, ME16,134$32,40341%
Source: The Waterville, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).