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0.43% growth
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2.09% growth
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0.32% growth
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The economy of York County, ME employs 103,834 people. The economy of York County, ME is specialized in Manufacturing; Retail trade; and Construction, which employ respectively 1.2; 1.14; and 1.14 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in York County, ME are Healthcare & Social Assistance (15,731), Retail trade (13,659), and Manufacturing (12,837), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($125,064), Utilities ($66,005), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($49,630).

Median household income in York County, ME is $59,132. Males in York County, ME have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,165. The income inequality of York County, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for York County, ME. In York County, ME the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 79 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,385. Penobscot County, ME has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Maine.


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York County, ME is home to a population of 200,536 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of York County, ME is composed of 190,031 White residents (94.8%), 3,122 Hispanic residents (1.56%), 2,651 Two+ residents (1.32%), 2,179 Asian residents (1.09%), and 1,684 Black residents (0.84%). The most common foreign languages in York County, ME are French (7,335 speakers), Spanish (1,752 speakers), and Arabic (494 speakers), but compared to other places, York County, ME has a relative high number of French (7,335 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (150 speakers), and Arabic (494 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in York County, ME awarded 1,955 degrees. The student population of York County, ME is skewed towards females, with 558 male students and 1,397 female students. Most students in York County, ME are White (1,483 and 75.9%), followed by Unknown (258 and 13.2%), Black or African American (76 and 3.89%), and Asian (49 and 2.51%). The largest universities in York County, ME by number of graduates are University of New England (1,474 and 75.4%), York County Community College (229 and 11.7%), and Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford Campus (179 and 9.2%). The most popular majors in York County, ME are Social Work (303 and 15.5%), Teacher Education (138 and 7.06%), and General Public Health (52 and 2.66%). The median tuition costs in York County, ME are N/A for private four year colleges, and $34,380 and $34,380 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in York County, ME is $229,600, which is 1.12 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value changed from $229,600 to $229,600, a 0% increase. The homeownership rate of York County, ME is 73.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in York County, ME have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in York County, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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