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Economy in Maine

Maine has an unemployment rate of 3.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

Maine has seen the job market increase by 0.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.7%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Maine
- The Sales Tax Rate for Maine is 5.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Maine 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 Maine
- The average income of a Maine resident is $27,332 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Maine resident is $48,804 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMaine, MaineUnited States
  2.4%3.7%
  0.6%1.6%
  33.7%33.5%
  5.5%6.2%
  6.8%4.6%
  $29,886$31,177
  $53,024$57,652
  $67,340$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  2.4%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  6.9%6.2%
  9.3%10.4%
  2.3%2.7%
  13.4%11.6%
  3.0%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  1.8%2.1%
  4.7%4.7%
  1.4%1.9%
  5.2%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.4%4.3%
  10.5%9.3%
  17.0%13.8%
  1.8%2.2%
  7.1%7.4%
  4.4%4.9%
  4.4%4.8%
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    Reviews for Maine    35 Reviews
    The way life is! - 4/3/2020
    I've been in Maine of and on my whole life. Maine folks for the most part are not very complicated. The drug epidemic has gotten better I think. If you enjoy shopping I... Read More

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    winters - 2/19/2015
    We are on this site to exit Maine in the winter. It is a beautiful and expensive (taxes) state. We plan to stay here most of the year, as 3 of the seasons are beautiful.... Read More

    JOBS/WEATHER - 2/8/2014
    Unless you want to live around Portland Maine or maybe BIW, not much work in Maine, except min wage...Weather from Sept thru May, you freeze your butt off, put kids in... Read More


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    MAPS OF MAINE
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    ZIP CODES IN MAINE
    04401, 04240, 04103, 04901, 04106, 04330, 04005, 04210, 04011, 04074, ... 432 more

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