Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME

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2020 Population
155,111
0.144% 1-year growth
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2020 Median Age
47.6
1.06% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15.7%
5.24% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$47,609
1.56% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$135,500
5.12% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
63,800
0.428% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME had a population of 155k people with a median age of 47.6 and a median household income of $47,609. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME grew from 154,888 to 155,111, a 0.144% increase and its median household income grew from $46,877 to $47,609, a 1.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), White (Hispanic) (0.85%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.565%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.433%).

2.81% of the households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, 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.

99.2% of the residents in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are Kennebec Valley Community College (494 degrees awarded in 2020) and University of Maine at Farmington (402 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was $135,500, and the homeownership rate was 78.2%. Most people in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME is home to a population of 155k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.73% of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME residents were born outside of the country (2.69k people).

In 2020, there were 42.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (147k people) in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are French (Incl. Cajun) (1,850 households), Spanish (985 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (254 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    147k ± 219
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.46k ± 258
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.32k ± 188
1.37%
Hispanic Population
2.12k people

In 2020, there were 42.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (147k people) in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.37% of the people in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are hispanic (2.12k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,850 households (1.25%)
  2. Spanish
    985 households (0.665%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    254 households (0.172%)

2.81% of the households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was French (Incl. Cajun). 1.25% of the households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME reported speaking French (Incl. Cajun) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.73%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.69k people
1.59%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.47k people

As of 2020, 1.73% of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME residents (2.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was 1.59%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

47
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
58
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.7

In 2020, the median age of all people in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was 47.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 58. But people in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    806 ± 695 people
  2. Philippines
    403 ± 492 people
  3. United Kingdom, not specified
    186 ± 335 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was Canada, the natal country of 806 Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME residents, followed by Philippines with 403 and United Kingdom, not specified with 186.

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Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,092 ± 344
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,901 ± 323
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,440 ± 253

Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.68 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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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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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

Median household income in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME is $47,609. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $81,636, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $73,227 and $70,712.

Males in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,558. The income inequality in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.405, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME employs 63.8k people. The largest industries in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are Elementary & secondary schools (5,839 people), Construction (5,570 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,322 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($96,843), Veterinary services ($93,812), and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($80,479).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,609
2020 value
± $1,191
1.56%
1 Year Growth
± 3.37%

Households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME have a median annual income of $47,609, 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 $46,877 in 2019, which represents a 1.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$50,016
Average Male Salary in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME
± $5,598
$40,558
Average Female Salary in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME
± $5,094

In 2020, full-time male employees in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME made 1.23 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME
  1. Asian
    $58,544 ± $126,117
  2. American Indian
    $57,611 ± $66,153
  3. White
    $38,287 ± $3,297

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
2020 Wage GINI in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME
0.404
2019 Wage GINI in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME

In 2020, the income inequality in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.324% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $81,636, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $73,227 and $70,712.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME (23.8k out of 152k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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
    22,227 ± 991
  2. Two Or More
    950 ± 201
  3. Hispanic
    235 ± 108

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties 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

63.8k
2020 Value
0.428%
1 Year growth
± 0.428%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 0.428%, from 63.5k employees to 63.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,312 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,872 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,781 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,312 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,872 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,781 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of residents working as Shoe & leather workers (44 times higher than expected), Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders (30.8 times), and Logging workers (22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Physicians ($213,271), Chief executives & legislators ($99,005), and Electrical powerline installers & repairers ($94,856).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

63.8k
2020 Value
0.428%
1 Year growth
± 0.428%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 0.428%, from 63.5k employees to 63.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,839 people), Construction (5,570 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,322 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, though some of these residents may live in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties 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 Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,839 people), Construction (5,570 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,322 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of Footwear manufacturing (66 times higher than expected), Logging (22.7 times), and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills (15.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Computer Systems Design ($96,843), Veterinary services ($93,812), and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($80,479).

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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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Education

In 2020, universities in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME awarded 896 degrees. The student population of Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME is skewed towards women, with 1,320 male students and 2,839 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are White (812 and 90.8%), followed by Unknown (29 and 3.24%), Black or African American (17 and 1.9%), and Hispanic or Latino (14 and 1.57%).

The largest universities in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME by number of degrees awarded are Kennebec Valley Community College (494 and 55.1%) and University of Maine at Farmington (402 and 44.9%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME are Early Childhood Education & Teaching (73 and 8.15%), General Health Services (45 and 5.02%), and Registered Nursing (38 and 4.24%).

The median tuition cost in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME for a public four year colleges is $8,640 for in-state students and $19,350 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 41 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was Elementary Education & Teaching with 33 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 494 degrees awarded
  2. 402 degrees awarded
$8,640
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kennebec Valley Community College with 494 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

318
Degrees Awarded to Men
578
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 318 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME, which is 0.55 times less than the 578 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    812 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    17 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Northwest Maine--Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was White students. These 812 degrees mean that there were 28 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 29 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME was $135,500 in 2020, which is 0.59 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $128,900 to $135,500, a 5.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME is 78.2%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME have an average commute time of 27.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$135,500
2020 Median
± $2,509
$128,900
2019 Median
± $2,663

In 2020, the median property value in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME grew to to $135,500 from the previous year's value of $128,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties 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 Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$47,609
Median Household Income
± $1,191
63.6k
Number of Households
± 1,582

In 2020, the median household income of the 63.6k households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME grew to $47,609 from the previous year's value of $46,877.

The following chart displays the households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties 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

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.2%
2020 Homeownership
78.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 78.2% of the housing units in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME have a longer commute time (27.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.58% of the workforce in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.49%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.14%)

In 2020, 79.1% of workers in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.49%) and those who worked at home (7.14%).

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 Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.6% of the population of Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME has health coverage, with 37.8% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 2.6% 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

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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

9.4%
Uninsured
37.8%
Employer Coverage
21.1%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
2.6%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties PUMA, ME grew by 0.443% from 9.36% to 9.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oxford, Somerset, Franklin & Piscataquis Counties 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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