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Cumberland County, ME&

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Population
289,977
0.76% growth
Median Age
42.4
Median Household Income
$64,215
3.59% growth
Poverty Rate
11.1%
Number of Employees
156,642
-0.6% decline
Median Property Value
$261,300
1.48% growth

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Economy

The economy of Cumberland County, ME employs 156,642 people. The economy of Cumberland County, ME is specialized in Finance & Insurance; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 1.41; 1.25; and 1.21 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Cumberland County, ME are Healthcare & Social Assistance (26,086), Retail trade (18,749), and Educational Services (16,744), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($64,539), Finance & Insurance ($54,622), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($52,859).

Median household income in Cumberland County, ME is $64,215. Males in Cumberland County, ME have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,934. The income inequality of Cumberland County, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Cumberland County, ME. In Cumberland County, ME the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 158 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,327. Penobscot County, ME has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Maine.

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Diversity

Cumberland County, ME is home to a population of 289,977 people, from which 97.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Cumberland County, ME is composed of N/A Other residents (N/A), N/A Two+ residents (N/A), N/A Hawaiian residents (N/A), N/A White residents (N/A), and N/A Black residents (N/A). The most common foreign languages in Cumberland County, ME are French (4,659 speakers), Spanish (3,836 speakers), and African Languages (2,585 speakers), but compared to other places, Cumberland County, ME has a relative high number of French (4,659 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (745 speakers), and African Languages (2,585 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Cumberland County, ME awarded 5,434 degrees. The student population of Cumberland County, ME is skewed towards females, with 2,001 male students and 3,433 female students. Most students in Cumberland County, ME are White (4,288 and 78.9%), followed by Unknown (381 and 7.01%), Black or African American (277 and 5.1%), and Hispanic or Latino (174 and 3.2%). The largest universities in Cumberland County, ME by number of graduates are University of Southern Maine (1,965 and 36.2%), Southern Maine Community College (833 and 15.3%), and Bowdoin College (626 and 11.5%). The most popular majors in Cumberland County, ME are Registered Nursing (231 and 4.25%), General Business Administration & Management (156 and 2.87%), and General Political Science & Government (107 and 1.97%). The median tuition costs in Cumberland County, ME are $47,744 for private four year colleges, and $6,578 and $17,290 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cumberland County, ME is $261,300, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $257,500 to $261,300, a 1.48% increase. The homeownership rate of Cumberland County, ME is 67.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Cumberland County, ME have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cumberland County, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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