Sagadahoc County, ME

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Population

35,149

0.0427% growth

Median Age

45.9


Median Household Income

$60,457

8.41% growth

Poverty Rate

11.3%


Number of Employees

18,266

1.02% growth

Median Property Value

$199,400

2.47% growth

About

In 2017, Sagadahoc County, ME had a population of 35.1k people with a median age of 45.9 and a median household income of $60,457. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sagadahoc County, ME grew from 35,134 to 35,149, a 0.0427% increase and its median household income grew from $55,766 to $60,457, a 8.41% increase.

The population of Sagadahoc County, ME is 94.9% White Alone, 2.01% Two or More Races, and 1.55% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Sagadahoc County, ME speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Sagadahoc County, ME is $199,400, and the homeownership rate is 75.8%. Most people in Sagadahoc County, ME commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Sagadahoc County, ME is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Sagadahoc County, ME employs 18.3k people. The largest industries in Sagadahoc County, ME are Manufacturing (2,758 people), Retail Trade (2,685 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,635 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,400), Manufacturing ($56,205), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,521).

Median household income in Sagadahoc County, ME is $60,457. Males in Sagadahoc County, ME have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,792. The income inequality in Sagadahoc County, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,457

2017 value

± $2,953

8.41%

1 Year Growth

± 6.15%

Households in Sagadahoc County, ME have a median annual income of $60,457, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,766 in 2016, which represents a 8.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,075

Average Male Salary

± $2,642

$44,792

Average Female Salary

± $1,926

In 2017, full-time male employees in Maine made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $48,746 ± $19,436

  2. White

    $43,832 ± $1,466

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,588 ± $101,474

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maine workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sagadahoc County, ME is from Maine.

0.447

2017 Wage GINI

0.45

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Maine was 0.447 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.62% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maine across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9703.02

  2. Census Tract 9703.01

  3. Census Tract 9704

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sagadahoc County, ME was Census Tract 9703.02 with a value of $74,405, followed by Census Tract 9703.01 and Census Tract 9704, with respective values of $73,780 and $72,054.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Sagadahoc County, ME colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sagadahoc County, ME (3.95k out of 34.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,740 ± 466

  2. Two Or More

    146 ± 130

  3. Hispanic

    53 ± 122

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sagadahoc County, ME is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

18.3k

2017 Value

± 915

1.02%

1 Year growth

± 6.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sagadahoc County, ME grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 18.1k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sagadahoc County, ME, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,256 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,697 people), and Management Occupations (1,566 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sagadahoc County, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sagadahoc County, ME, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,256 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,697 people), and Management Occupations (1,566 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sagadahoc County, ME has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.02 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.56 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sagadahoc County, ME, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($84,750), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($74,784), and Management Occupations ($74,104).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.3k

2017 Value

± 915

1.02%

1 Year growth

± 6.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sagadahoc County, ME grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 18.1k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sagadahoc County, ME, are Manufacturing (2,758 people), Retail Trade (2,685 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,635 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sagadahoc County, ME, though some of these residents may live in Sagadahoc County, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Sagadahoc County, ME, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,758 people), Retail Trade (2,685 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,635 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sagadahoc County, ME has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.18 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.49 times), and Retail Trade (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sagadahoc County, ME, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,400), Manufacturing ($56,205), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,521).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $7.7B

  2. $3.41B

  3. $3.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $7.7B, followed by Fuel oils ($3.41B) and Gasoline ($3.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maine products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$41.8B

2015 Value

$56.8B

Projected 2045 Value

36.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maine trade was $41.8B. This is expected to increase 36.1% to $56.8B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maine trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $3.48B

  2. $3.07B

  3. $2.42B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $3.48B, followed by New Hampshire with $3.07B and New York and $2.42B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maine shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93% of the population of Sagadahoc County, ME has health coverage, with 47.5% on employee plans, 13.8% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 3.62% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Sagadahoc County, ME was $9,531 in 2014. This is a 4.36% increase from the previous year ($9,133).

Primary care physicians in Sagadahoc County, ME see 1465 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.342% increase from the previous year (1460 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1603 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 464 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.6%). Additionally, Aroostook County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,465 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Sagadahoc County, ME see an average of 1,465 patients per year. This represents a 0.342% increase from the previous year (1,460 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sagadahoc County, ME in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,531

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,015

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,504

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,325

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maine (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.36%, from $9,133 to $9,531.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.99%

Uninsured

47.5%

Employer Coverage

13.8%

Medicaid

13.4%

Medicare

14.7%

Non-Group

3.62%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sagadahoc County, ME declined by 9.96% from 7.76% to 6.99%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sagadahoc County, ME changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.6% prevalence

  2. 12.3% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maine, at 12.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maine by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Sagadahoc County, ME is home to a population of 35.1k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.72% of Sagadahoc County, ME residents were born outside of the country (955 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sagadahoc County, ME is composed of 33.3k White Alone residents (94.9%), 708 Two or More Races residents (2.01%), 545 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.55%), 262 Black or African American Alone residents (0.745%), 221 Asian Alone residents (0.629%), 49 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.139%), 23 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0654%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Sagadahoc County, ME are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sagadahoc County, ME was 45.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Sagadahoc County, ME are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sagadahoc County, ME residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.72%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

955 people

2.54%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

891 people

As of 2017, 2.72% of Sagadahoc County, ME residents (955 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sagadahoc County, ME was 2.54%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    9,674 ± 2,406 people

  2. Philippines

    2,503 ± 1,227 people

  3. China

    2,372 ± 1,195 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maine was Canada, the natal country of 9,674 Maine residents, followed by Philippines with 2,503 and China with 2,372.

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Sagadahoc County, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sagadahoc County, ME was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    33.3k ± 57

  2. Two or More Races

    708 ± 165

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    545 ± 125

In 2017, there were 47.1 times more White Alone residents (33.3k people) in Sagadahoc County, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 708 Two or More Races and 545 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Sagadahoc County, ME as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Sagadahoc County, ME citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Sagadahoc County, ME was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Sagadahoc County, ME are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,466 ± 178

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    625 ± 188

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    605 ± 157

Sagadahoc County, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sagadahoc County, ME was $199,400 in 2017, which is 0.916 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $194,600 to $199,400, a 2.47% increase. The homeownership rate in Sagadahoc County, ME is 75.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sagadahoc County, ME have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sagadahoc County, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$60,457

Median Household Income

± $2,953

15.8k

Number of Households

± 775

In 2017, the median household income of the 15.8k households in Sagadahoc County, ME grew to $60,457 from the previous year's value of $55,766.

The following chart displays the households in Sagadahoc County, ME distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$199,400

2017 Median

± $7,025

$194,600

2016 Median

± $6,423

In 2017, the median property value in Sagadahoc County, ME grew to to $199,400 from the previous year's value of $194,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sagadahoc County, ME compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sagadahoc County, ME the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sagadahoc County, ME distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sagadahoc County, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.8%

2017 Homeownership

76.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.8% of the housing units in Sagadahoc County, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sagadahoc County, ME compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sagadahoc County, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sagadahoc County, ME have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sagadahoc County, ME have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.41% of the workforce in Sagadahoc County, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.1%

  2. Carpooled

    9.01%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.67%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sagadahoc County, ME was Drove Alone (80.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.01%) and those who Worked At Home (5.67%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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