Kennebec County PUMA, ME

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Population
121,545
0.211% 1-year growth
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
Median Age
44.3

Poverty Rate
13.3%

Median Household Income
$52,929
5.61% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$155,000
0.324% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
54,880
0.0839% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Kennebec County PUMA, ME had a population of 122k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $52,929. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Kennebec County PUMA, ME grew from 121,289 to 121,545, a 0.211% increase and its median household income grew from $50,116 to $52,929, a 5.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%), White (Hispanic) (1.12%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.949%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.786%). 4.65% of the households in Kennebec County PUMA, ME speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.9% of the residents in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are Colby College (608 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Maine at Augusta (582 degrees), and Thomas College (260 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was $155,000, and the homeownership rate was 70.7%. Most people in Kennebec County PUMA, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was 2 cars per household.

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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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Maine (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Maine. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Maine went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 46.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.94%). The most partisan county was Cumberland County, ME with 59.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Maine
46.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maine
  1. 59.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 58.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 57.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maine was Cumberland County, ME with 59.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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.

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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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Diversity

Kennebec County PUMA, ME is home to a population of 122k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.41% of Kennebec County PUMA, ME residents were born outside of the country (2.93k people).

In 2018, there were 66.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Kennebec County PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.74k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.36k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are French (Incl. Cajun) (2,508 speakers), Spanish (974 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (491 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kennebec County PUMA, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 48
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.74k ± 313
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.36k ± 193
1.5%
Hispanic Population
1.83k people

In 2018, there were 66.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Kennebec County PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.74k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.36k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.5% of the people in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are hispanic (1.83k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kennebec County PUMA, ME as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. French (Incl. Cajun)
    2,508 speakers (2.17%)
  2. Spanish
    974 speakers (0.843%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    491 speakers (0.425%)

4.65% of Kennebec County PUMA, ME citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was French (Incl. Cajun). 2.17% of the overall population of Kennebec County PUMA, ME are native French (Incl. Cajun) speakers. 0.843% speak Spanish and 0.425% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.41%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.93k people
2.41%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
2.92k people

As of 2018, 2.41% of Kennebec County PUMA, ME residents (2.93k 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 Kennebec County PUMA, ME was 2.41%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was 44.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Kennebec County PUMA, ME residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    851 ± 714 people
  2. Philippines
    309 ± 431 people
  3. China
    244 ± 383 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kennebec County PUMA, ME was Canada, the natal country of 851 Kennebec County PUMA, ME residents, followed by Philippines with 309 and China with 244.

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Citizenship

98.9%
2018 Citizenship
98.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.9% of Kennebec County PUMA, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,599 ± 297
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,440 ± 263
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,367 ± 243

Kennebec County PUMA, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Kennebec County PUMA, ME is $52,929. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $75,125, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $71,744 and $69,532.

Males in Kennebec County PUMA, ME have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,161. The income inequality in Kennebec County PUMA, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.414, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Kennebec County PUMA, ME employs 54.9k people. The largest industries in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,848 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,618 people), and Construction (3,185 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,607), Other schools & instruction and educational support services ($156,030), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($112,170).

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,929
2018 value
± $1,484
5.61%
1 Year Growth
± 4.11%

Households in Kennebec County PUMA, ME have a median annual income of $52,929, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,116 in 2017, which represents a 5.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$57,951
Average Male Salary in Kennebec County PUMA, ME
± $7,646
$46,161
Average Female Salary in Kennebec County PUMA, ME
± $5,763

In 2019, full-time male employees in Kennebec County PUMA, ME made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kennebec County PUMA, ME by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kennebec County PUMA, ME
  1. Asian
    $51,261 ± $61,444
  2. White
    $45,097 ± $4,588
  3. American Indian
    $36,190 ± $36,194

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kennebec County PUMA, ME workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kennebec County PUMA, ME.

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Wage Distribution

0.414
2019 Wage GINI in Kennebec County PUMA, ME
0.406
2018 Wage GINI in Kennebec County PUMA, ME

In 2019, the income inequality in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was 0.414 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.8% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kennebec County PUMA, ME was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kennebec County PUMA, ME in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $75,125, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $71,744 and $69,532.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kennebec County PUMA, 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

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kennebec County PUMA, ME (15.6k out of 118k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    14,183 ± 808
  2. Two Or More
    695 ± 242
  3. Hispanic
    618 ± 219

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kennebec County PUMA, 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

54.9k
2019 Value
0.0839%
1 Year growth
± 0.0839%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kennebec County PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 0.0839%, from 54.8k employees to 54.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kennebec County PUMA, ME, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,680 people), Registered nurses (1,499 people), and Retail salespersons (1,390 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kennebec County PUMA, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kennebec County PUMA, ME, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,680 people), Registered nurses (1,499 people), and Retail salespersons (1,390 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kennebec County PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of residents working as Marine engineers & naval architects (27 times higher than expected), Eligibility interviewers, government programs (5.34 times), and Parts salespersons (4.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kennebec County PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Architectural & engineering managers ($202,922), Physicians ($188,817), and Personal financial advisors ($151,670).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.9k
2019 Value
0.0839%
1 Year growth
± 0.0839%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kennebec County PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 0.0839%, from 54.8k employees to 54.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kennebec County PUMA, ME, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,848 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,618 people), and Construction (3,185 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kennebec County PUMA, ME, though some of these residents may live in Kennebec County PUMA, 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 Kennebec County PUMA, ME, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,848 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,618 people), and Construction (3,185 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kennebec County PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (13.5 times higher than expected), Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers (7.54 times), and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills (7.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kennebec County PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,607), Other schools & instruction and educational support services ($156,030), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($112,170).

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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. $8.2B
  2. $5.03B
  3. $4.23B

In 2018, the top outbound Maine product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $8.2B, followed by Gasoline ($5.03B) and Newsprint/paper ($4.23B).

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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$56.2B
2018 Value in Maine
$103B
Projected 2045 Value in Maine
83.9% growth

In 2018, total outbound Maine trade was $56.2B. This is expected to increase 83.9% to $103B 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. $5.75B
  2. $5.7B
  3. $3.33B

In 2018, the top outbound Maine domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Hampshire with $5.75B, followed by Massachusetts with $5.7B and New York and $3.33B.

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

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Education

In 2019, universities in Kennebec County PUMA, ME awarded 1,558 degrees. The student population of Kennebec County PUMA, ME is skewed towards women, with 3,229 male students and 5,228 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are White (1,213 and 82%), followed by Unknown (67 and 4.53%), Hispanic or Latino (57 and 3.85%), and Asian (50 and 3.38%).

The largest universities in Kennebec County PUMA, ME by number of degrees awarded are Colby College (608 and 39%), University of Maine at Augusta (582 and 37.4%), and Thomas College (260 and 16.7%).

The most popular majors in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are Liberal Arts & Sciences (186 and 11.9%), General Business Administration & Management (124 and 7.96%), and Psychiatric Services Technician (83 and 5.33%).

The median tuition costs in Kennebec County PUMA, ME are $40,805 for private four year colleges, and $7,170 and $17,340 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 139 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 76 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 76 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 139 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 608 degrees awarded
  2. 582 degrees awarded
  3. 260 degrees awarded
$7,170
Median In-State Public
$40,805
Median Private

In 2019, the Kennebec County PUMA, ME institution with the largest number of graduating students was Colby College with 608 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

572
Degrees Awarded to Men
986
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 572 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kennebec County PUMA, ME, which is 0.58 times less than the 986 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,213 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    67 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was White students. These 1,213 degrees mean that there were 18.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 67 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kennebec County PUMA, ME was $155,000 in 2018, which is 0.675 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $154,500 to $155,000, a 0.324% increase. The homeownership rate in Kennebec County PUMA, ME is 70.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kennebec County PUMA, ME have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kennebec County PUMA, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$155,000
2018 Median
± $2,398
$154,500
2017 Median
± $2,833

In 2018, the median property value in Kennebec County PUMA, ME grew to to $155,000 from the previous year's value of $154,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kennebec County PUMA, 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 Kennebec County PUMA, 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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$52,929
Median Household Income
± $1,484
51.5k
Number of Households
± 1,393

In 2018, the median household income of the 51.5k households in Kennebec County PUMA, ME grew to $52,929 from the previous year's value of $50,116.

The following chart displays the households in Kennebec County PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kennebec County PUMA, ME distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kennebec County PUMA, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

70.7%
2018 Homeownership
70.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 70.7% of the housing units in Kennebec County PUMA, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

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

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kennebec County PUMA, ME have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Kennebec County PUMA, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.8%)

In 2018, 79.9% of workers in Kennebec County PUMA, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.84%) and those who worked at home (4.8%).

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

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kennebec County PUMA, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kennebec County PUMA, ME have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Kennebec County PUMA, ME has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 2.58% 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 Maine see 899 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.111% increase from the previous year (898 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1484 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 202 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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899 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maine

Primary care physicians in Maine see an average of 899 patients per year. This represents a 0.111% increase from the previous year (898 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maine 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Maine.
$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

6.52%
Uninsured
47.7%
Employer Coverage
16.4%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
2.58%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kennebec County PUMA, ME declined by 23.1% from 8.47% to 6.52%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kennebec County PUMA, 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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