Casco, ME

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2020 Population
717
9.8% 1-year growth
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2020 Median Age
53.3
1.14% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
26.8%
168% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$29,167
36.9% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$166,700
17.9% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
464
14% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Casco, ME had a population of 717 people with a median age of 53.3 and a median household income of $29,167. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Casco, ME grew from 653 to 717, a 9.8% increase and its median household income declined from $46,250 to $29,167, a −36.9% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Casco, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (18.7%), White (Hispanic) (0%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Casco, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Casco, ME are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Casco, ME was $166,700, and the homeownership rate was 82.9%. Most people in Casco, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Casco, ME was 1 car per household.

Diversity

Casco, ME is home to a population of 717 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2020, 0% of Casco, ME residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2020, there were 4.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (583 people) in Casco, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 134 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Casco, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    583 ± 145
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    134 ± 197
  3. White (Hispanic)
    0 ± 11
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2020, there were 4.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (583 people) in Casco, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 134 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 0 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Casco, ME are hispanic (0 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    9,473 ± 2,381 people
  2. Philippines
    2,837 ± 1,306 people
  3. Germany
    2,823 ± 1,303 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maine was Canada, the natal country of 9,473 Maine residents, followed by Philippines with 2,837 and Germany with 2,823.

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Citizenship

100%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 100% of Casco, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Casco, ME was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. World War II
    17 ± 38
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    12 ± 24
  3. Korea
    9 ± 18

Casco, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in World War II, 1.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maine, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Maine. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maine.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Males in Maine have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,223. The income inequality in Maine (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Casco, ME employs 464 people. The largest industries in Casco, ME are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (164 people), Retail Trade (86 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (40 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($47,656), Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,500), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,450).

Wages

Median Household Income

$29,167
2020 value
± $27,113
−36.9%
1 Year Growth
± 180%

Households in Casco, ME have a median annual income of $29,167, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,250 in 2019, which represents a −36.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$62,031
Average Male Salary in Maine
± $2,650
$50,223
Average Female Salary in Maine
± $2,206

In 2020, full-time male employees in Maine made 1.24 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maine by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maine
  1. Asian
    $50,179 ± $15,705
  2. White
    $48,440 ± $1,571
  3. Other
    $44,658 ± $29,377

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maine workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maine.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Casco, ME is from Maine.
0.434
2020 Wage GINI in Maine
0.439
2019 Wage GINI in Maine

In 2020, the income inequality in Maine was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.2% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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The following map shows all of the places in Casco, ME colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Casco, ME (182 out of 679 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

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. Two Or More
    133 ± 205
  2. White
    49 ± 67
  3. Black
    0 ± 56

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

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

464
2020 Value
± 227
14%
1 Year growth
± 51.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Casco, ME grew at a rate of 14%, from 407 employees to 464 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Casco, ME, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (177 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (56 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (46 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Casco, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Casco, ME, by number of employees, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (177 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (56 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (46 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Casco, ME has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (10.4 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.34 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (3.23 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Casco, ME, by median earnings, are Sales & Office Occupations ($45,368), Office & Administrative Support Occupations ($45,147), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($29,896).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

464
2020 Value
± 227
14%
1 Year growth
± 51.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Casco, ME grew at a rate of 14%, from 407 employees to 464 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Casco, ME, are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (164 people), Retail Trade (86 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (40 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Casco, ME, though some of these residents may live in Casco, 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 Casco, ME, by number of employees, are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (164 people), Retail Trade (86 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (40 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Casco, ME has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (8.45 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.8 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Casco, ME, by median earnings, are Other Services Except Public Administration ($47,656), Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,500), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,450).

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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. $5.2B
  2. $3.72B
  3. $3.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Maine product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $5.2B, followed by Gasoline ($3.72B) and Fuel oils ($3.13B).

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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$51.4B
2020 Value in Maine
$92.1B
Projected 2050 Value in Maine
79% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maine trade was $51.4B. This is expected to increase 79% to $92.1B by 2050.

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. $5.09B
  2. $4.73B
  3. $2.51B

In 2020, the top outbound Maine domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $5.09B, followed by New Hampshire with $4.73B and New York and $2.51B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maine went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.71%). The most partisan county was Cumberland County, ME with 65.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing the state of Maine. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Maine
52.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maine
  1. 65.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 61.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 59.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maine was Cumberland County, ME with 65.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maine colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Maine

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Susan Collins
Senator from Maine2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Angus King
Senator from Maine1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maine over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maine have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Casco, ME was $166,700 in 2020, which is 0.725 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $203,000 to $166,700, a 17.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in Casco, ME is 82.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Casco, ME have an average commute time of 36.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Casco, ME is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$166,700
2020 Median
± $15,812
$203,000
2019 Median
± $67,071

In 2020, the median property value in Casco, ME declined from to $166,700 from the previous year's value of $203,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Casco, 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 Casco, ME the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$29,167
Median Household Income
± $27,113
456
Number of Households
± 227

In 2020, the median household income of the 456 households in Casco, ME declined from $29,167 from the previous year's value of $46,250.

The following chart displays the households in Casco, 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

82.9%
2020 Homeownership
73.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 82.9% of the housing units in Casco, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Casco, ME compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

36.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Casco, ME have a longer commute time (36.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.93% of the workforce in Casco, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (58.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (34.3%)
  3. Carpooled (5.6%)

In 2020, 58.8% of workers in Casco, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (34.3%) and those who carpooled to work (5.6%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Casco, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Casco, ME have 1 car, followed by false.

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Health

97.9% of the population of Casco, ME has health coverage, with 51.7% on employee plans, 4.27% on Medicaid, 24.7% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Cumberland County, ME see 597 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.831% decrease from the previous year (602 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 964 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 137 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aroostook County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15%). Additionally, Aroostook County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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597 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cumberland County, ME

Primary care physicians in Cumberland County, ME see an average of 597 patients per year. This represents a 0.831% decrease from the previous year (602 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,531
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maine
$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

2.06%
Uninsured
51.7%
Employer Coverage
4.27%
Medicaid
24.7%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
1.77%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Casco, ME declined by 82.1% from 11.5% to 2.06%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Casco, 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. 15% prevalence
  2. 13.1% prevalence
  3. 12.3% prevalence

Aroostook County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maine, at 15%.

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

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