Augusta, Maine 

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Economy in Augusta, Maine

Augusta has an unemployment rate of 3.5%. The US average is 5.2%.

Augusta has seen the job market decrease by -2.1% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 32.2%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Augusta
- The Sales Tax Rate for Augusta is 5.5%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Augusta is 7.2%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Augusta
- The average income of a Augusta resident is $23,159 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Augusta resident is $38,263 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYAugusta, MaineUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.5%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth-2.1%1.6%
  Future Job Growth32.2%38.0%
  Sales Taxes5.5%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.07150.046
  Income per Cap.$23,159$28,555
  Household Income$38,263$53,482
  Family Median Income$51,027$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.8%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction4.7%6.2%
  Manufacturing4.2%10.4%
  Wholesale trade3.5%2.7%
  Retail trade13.2%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.2%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.6%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.3%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services3.8%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs5.5%4.3%
  Educational services6.7%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance18.9%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.7%7.4%
  Other services4.3%4.9%
  Public administration13.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Augusta    8 Reviews
    Excessive crime and violence pushed us out - 9/11/2016
    We spent 1 year in Augusta. It is probably the cutest Capitol city that I have ever visited in the US. That being said, it has a dark underbelly and a ruthless drug... Read More

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    Snow anyone? - 11/14/2010
    Winter in Maine usually starts in November, occasionally in October and lasts until March, sometimes April. Although last year was unusually mild, most folks around... Read More

    Augusta is quite a nice place - 3/31/2009
    I've been living in Augusta for about 9 months now. Moved here from New Orleans. I should be moving out in a few months; I seriously considered staying in Augusta... Read More


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