Penobscot County PUMA, ME

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
151,774
0.0171% 1-year growth
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2019 Median Age
42
0.238% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
14.8%
5.44% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,808
2.9% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$144,700
2.77% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
69,431
0.441% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Penobscot County PUMA, ME had a population of 152k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $50,808. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Penobscot County PUMA, ME grew from 151,748 to 151,774, a 0.0171% increase and its median household income grew from $49,374 to $50,808, a 2.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.11%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.97%), and White (Hispanic) (0.899%). 4.28% of the households in Penobscot County PUMA, ME speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.6% of the residents in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are University of Maine (2,223 degrees awarded in 2019), Husson University (957 degrees), and Eastern Maine Community College (382 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was $144,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%. Most people in Penobscot County PUMA, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Penobscot County PUMA, ME is home to a population of 152k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 4.07% of Penobscot County PUMA, ME residents were born outside of the country (6.18k people).

In 2019, there were 48.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (142k people) in Penobscot County PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.91k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.68k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are French (Incl. Cajun) (1,947 speakers), Spanish (1,133 speakers), and Arabic (362 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Penobscot County PUMA, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    142k ± 164
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.91k ± 278
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.68k ± 217
1.36%
Hispanic Population
2.06k people

In 2019, there were 48.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (142k people) in Penobscot County PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.91k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.68k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.36% of the people in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are hispanic (2.06k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,947 speakers (1.35%)
  2. Spanish
    1,133 speakers (0.783%)
  3. Arabic
    362 speakers (0.25%)

4.28% of Penobscot County PUMA, ME citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was French (Incl. Cajun). 1.35% of the overall population of Penobscot County PUMA, ME are native French (Incl. Cajun) speakers. 0.783% speak Spanish and 0.25% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.07%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.18k people
2.73%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
4.15k people

As of 2019, 4.07% of Penobscot County PUMA, ME residents (6.18k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was 2.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was 42. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Penobscot County PUMA, ME residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    964 ± 760 people
  2. China
    301 ± 426 people
  3. Germany
    224 ± 367 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Penobscot County PUMA, ME was Canada, the natal country of 964 Penobscot County PUMA, ME residents, followed by China with 301 and Germany with 224.

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Citizenship

98.6%
2019 Citizenship
98.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.6% of Penobscot County PUMA, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,793 ± 269
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,034 ± 364
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,531 ± 214

Penobscot County PUMA, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 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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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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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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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maine across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Penobscot County PUMA, ME is $50,808. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $82,113, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $71,508 and $68,064.

Males in Penobscot County PUMA, ME have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,198. The income inequality in Penobscot County PUMA, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Penobscot County PUMA, ME employs 69.4k people. The largest industries in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,571 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,742 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,651 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($89,881), Services incidental to transportation ($89,190), and Legal services ($87,930).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,808
2019 value
± $1,326
2.9%
1 Year Growth
± 4.11%

Households in Penobscot County PUMA, ME have a median annual income of $50,808, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,374 in 2018, which represents a 2.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,924
Average Male Salary in Penobscot County PUMA, ME
± $7,467
$47,198
Average Female Salary in Penobscot County PUMA, ME
± $5,869

In 2019, full-time male employees in Penobscot County PUMA, ME made 1.21 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Penobscot 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 Penobscot County PUMA, ME
  1. Asian
    $79,344 ± $104,598
  2. White
    $42,685 ± $4,010
  3. Black
    $33,061 ± $47,619

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Penobscot County PUMA, ME workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.86 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Penobscot County PUMA, ME.

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Wage Distribution

0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Penobscot County PUMA, ME
0.449
2018 Wage GINI in Penobscot County PUMA, ME

In 2019, the income inequality in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.25% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Penobscot County PUMA, ME was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Penobscot County PUMA, ME in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $82,113, followed by Bath City & Brunswick PUMA, ME and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME, with respective values of $71,508 and $68,064.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Penobscot County PUMA, ME (21.5k out of 145k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 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
    19,296 ± 951
  2. Two Or More
    827 ± 195
  3. Native American
    662 ± 146

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

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

69.4k
2019 Value
0.441%
1 Year growth
± 0.441%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Penobscot County PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 0.441%, from 69.1k employees to 69.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Penobscot County PUMA, ME, are Cashiers (2,195 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,095 people), and Retail salespersons (2,068 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Penobscot County PUMA, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Penobscot County PUMA, ME, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,195 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,095 people), and Retail salespersons (2,068 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Penobscot County PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of residents working as Logging workers (9.93 times higher than expected), Tour & travel guides (7.71 times), and Occupational therapists (5.99 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Penobscot County PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Physicians ($292,400), Personal financial advisors ($199,040), and Architectural & engineering managers ($151,197).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

69.4k
2019 Value
0.441%
1 Year growth
± 0.441%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Penobscot County PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 0.441%, from 69.1k employees to 69.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Penobscot County PUMA, ME, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,571 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,742 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,651 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Penobscot County PUMA, ME, though some of these residents may live in Penobscot County PUMA, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Penobscot County PUMA, ME has an unusually high number of Logging (13.1 times higher than expected), Ship & boat building (5.69 times), and Fuel dealers (5.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Penobscot County PUMA, ME, by average salary, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($89,881), Services incidental to transportation ($89,190), and Legal services ($87,930).

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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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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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
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.

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 2019, universities in Penobscot County PUMA, ME awarded 3,681 degrees. The student population of Penobscot County PUMA, ME is skewed towards women, with 8,562 male students and 9,590 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are White (3,098 and 87.3%), followed by Unknown (129 and 3.63%), Hispanic or Latino (86 and 2.42%), and Black or African American (83 and 2.34%).

The largest universities in Penobscot County PUMA, ME by number of degrees awarded are University of Maine (2,223 and 60.4%), Husson University (957 and 26%), and Eastern Maine Community College (382 and 10.4%).

The most popular majors in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are General Business Administration & Management (439 and 11.9%), Registered Nursing (170 and 4.62%), and General Psychology (109 and 2.96%).

The median tuition costs in Penobscot County PUMA, ME are $17,770 for private four year colleges, and $9,000 and $29,310 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 101 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 190 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was Registered Nursing with 134 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Penobscot County PUMA, ME according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,223 degrees awarded
  2. 957 degrees awarded
  3. 382 degrees awarded
$9,000
Median In-State Public
$17,770
Median Private

In 2019, the Penobscot County PUMA, ME institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Maine with 2,223 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,674
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,007
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,674 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Penobscot County PUMA, ME, which is 0.834 times less than the 2,007 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
    3,098 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    129 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    86 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was White students. These 3,098 degrees mean that there were 24 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 129 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Penobscot County PUMA, ME was $144,700 in 2019, which is 0.602 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $140,800 to $144,700, a 2.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Penobscot County PUMA, ME is 69.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Penobscot County PUMA, ME have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Penobscot County PUMA, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$144,700
2019 Median
± $2,594
$140,800
2018 Median
± $2,512

In 2019, the median property value in Penobscot County PUMA, ME grew to to $144,700 from the previous year's value of $140,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Penobscot 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 Penobscot 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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$50,808
Median Household Income
± $1,326
62.2k
Number of Households
± 1,506

In 2019, the median household income of the 62.2k households in Penobscot County PUMA, ME grew to $50,808 from the previous year's value of $49,374.

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

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Rent vs Own

69.4%
2019 Homeownership
69.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.4% of the housing units in Penobscot County PUMA, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Penobscot County PUMA, ME compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Penobscot County PUMA, ME have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Penobscot County PUMA, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.91%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.56%)

In 2019, 79.8% of workers in Penobscot County PUMA, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.91%) and those who worked at home (4.56%).

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 Penobscot 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 Penobscot County PUMA, ME have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Penobscot County PUMA, ME has health coverage, with 44.7% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 2.45% 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

8.82%
Uninsured
44.7%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
2.45%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Penobscot County PUMA, ME declined by 7.46% from 9.53% to 8.82%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Penobscot 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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