Portland, Maine 

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Economy in Portland, Maine

Portland has an unemployment rate of 5.2%. The US average is 6.0%.

Portland has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.3%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Portland
- The Sales Tax Rate for Portland is 5.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Portland is 7.2%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Portland
- The average income of a Portland resident is $29,445 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Portland resident is $45,865 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYPortland, MaineUnited States
  5.2%6.0%
  -6.1%-6.2%
  39.3%33.5%
  5.5%6.2%
  6.8%4.6%
  $32,221$31,177
  $51,430$57,652
  $76,615$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.5%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  3.9%6.2%
  6.9%10.4%
  2.5%2.7%
  11.3%11.6%
  2.1%4.1%
  0.6%0.9%
  2.9%2.1%
  6.5%4.7%
  1.9%1.9%
  9.3%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.4%4.3%
  10.4%9.3%
  17.9%13.8%
  2.0%2.2%
  10.8%7.4%
  4.7%4.9%
  2.6%4.8%
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    Reviews for Portland    34 Reviews
    Tears and Jimmy Johns - 6/23/2021
    I have never lived here but the lack of Jimmy John’s is depressing and makes me wish I was deceased.... Read More

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    bad experience!! - 9/21/2018
    I found out I was allergic to corn on the cob here. I would give Portland twelve thumbs downs if I could. My friend told me there was a subway here and I thought he... Read More
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    Gentrification - 2/26/2017
    There is a deliberate gentrification of Portland going on. While that may sound wonderful to the wealthy and well fed, its having profound affects on those who are not.... Read More


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