Androscoggin County PUMA, ME

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2022 Population
111,532
1.05% 1-year growth
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
0.246% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
3.54% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,500
8.79% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$211,800
21% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
52,464
1.29% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Androscoggin County PUMA, ME had a population of 112k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $64,500. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME grew from 110,378 to 111,532, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $59,287 to $64,500, a 8.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.48%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.896%).

10.6% of the households in Androscoggin County 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.

97.5% of the residents in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are Bates College (601 degrees awarded in 2022), Central Maine Community College (349 degrees), and Maine College of Health Professions (100 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was $211,800, and the homeownership rate was 66.4%.

Most people in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Androscoggin County PUMA, ME is home to a population of 112k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.81% of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME residents were born outside of the country (5.37k people).

In 2022, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.4k people) in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are French (Incl. Cajun) (6,360 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,515 households), and Spanish (1,066 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
56,161
Women
50.4%
55,278
Men
49.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 111,439 inhabitants, with 49.6% men, and 50.4% women.

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Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    99.4k ± 274
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.8k ± 416
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.88k ± 555
2.03%
Hispanic Population
2.26k people

In 2022, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (99.4k people) in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.03% of the people in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are hispanic (2.26k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Eastern Africa, Not Specified
    833 ± 706 people
  2. Other Africa, not specified
    684 ± 640 people
  3. Canada
    641 ± 620 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was Eastern Africa, Not Specified, the natal country of 833 Androscoggin County PUMA, ME residents, followed by Other Africa, not specified with 684 and Canada with 641.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.81%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.37k people
3.63%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.01k people

As of 2022, 4.81% of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME residents (5.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was 3.63%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. French (Incl. Cajun)
    6,360 households (6.04%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,515 households (1.44%)
  3. Spanish
    1,066 households (1.01%)

10.6% of the households in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was French (Incl. Cajun). 6.04% of the households in Androscoggin County 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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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,480 ± 385
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,986 ± 349
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    980 ± 212

Androscoggin County PUMA, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME employs 52.5k people. The largest industries in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are Construction (3,459 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,198 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,086 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($240,091), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($129,801), and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($105,060).

Males in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,471. The income inequality in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.385, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,921
Women
49.4%
25,570
Men
50.6%

The workforce of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME in 2020 was 50,491 people, with 49.4% woman, and 50.6% men.

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Occupations

52.5k
2022 Value
1.29%
1 Year growth
± 1.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 51.8k employees to 52.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME, are Customer service representatives (1,733 people), Registered nurses (1,439 people), and Other managers (1,426 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

52.5k
2022 Value
1.29%
1 Year growth
± 1.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 51.8k employees to 52.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME, are Construction (3,459 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,198 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,086 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME, though some of these residents may live in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,329
Median earning men ± $1,241
$38,468
Median earning women ± $1,562

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,997), Information ($70,162), and Manufacturing ($54,295).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($76,250), Public Administration ($58,971), and Construction ($54,231).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 627k people employed in Maine. This represents a 1.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

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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%).

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.

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
Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont join meetings of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME awarded 1,050 degrees. The student population of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,313 male students and 3,090 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are White (778 and 79.1%), followed by Black or African American (56 and 5.7%), Hispanic or Latino (53 and 5.39%), and Two or More Races (35 and 3.56%).

The largest universities in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME by number of degrees awarded are Bates College (601 and 57.2%), Central Maine Community College (349 and 33.2%), and Maine College of Health Professions (100 and 9.52%).

The most popular majors in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME are Other Research & Experimental Psychology (83 and 7.9%), Registered Nursing (81 and 7.71%), and Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (68 and 6.48%).

The median tuition cost in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME for private four year colleges is $37,812.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME, the percentage of applicants admitted was 13.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 46%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,403 (42.8% men and 57.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,403 students enrolled in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME, 42.8% men and 57.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,581 records, of which 58.7% were women and 41.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 83 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 601 degrees awarded
  2. 349 degrees awarded
  3. 100 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bates College with 601 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 463 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME, which is 0.789 times less than the 587 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 778 degrees mean that there were 13.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 56 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($37,812) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,680) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.02% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.556% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (31.7k), Some college (20.5k), and Bachelors Degree (12.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was $211,800 in 2022, which is 0.751 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $175,100 to $211,800, a 21% increase. The homeownership rate in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME is 66.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME is $64,500. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was Cumberland (Outside Portland) & York (East) Counties--Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $92,179, followed by Sagadahoc County & Northern Cumberland County PUMA, ME and Southern Maine--York (West) & Cumberland (West) PUMA, ME, with respective values of $83,874 and $83,007.

Property

$211,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,454
$30,450
Median Property Taxes
±$1,283

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.4% of the housing units in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was Cumberland (Outside Portland) & York (East) Counties--Biddeford & Saco Cities PUMA, ME with a value of $92,179, followed by Sagadahoc County & Northern Cumberland County PUMA, ME and Southern Maine--York (West) & Cumberland (West) PUMA, ME, with respective values of $83,874 and $83,007.

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Household Income

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$64,500
Median Household Income
± $2,165
45.8k
Number of Households
± 1,594

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.8k households in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME grew to $64,500 from the previous year's value of $59,287.

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Wage Distribution

0.385
2022 Wage GINI in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME
0.389
2021 Wage GINI in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME

In 2022, the income inequality in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was 0.385 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.953% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Androscoggin County PUMA, ME was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.9%)
  3. Carpooled (10.8%)

In 2022, 73.8% of workers in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.9%) and those who carpooled to work (10.8%).

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME (13.3k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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Health

92.6% of the population of Androscoggin County PUMA, ME has health coverage, with 47.5% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.54% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Maine see 908 patients per year on average, which represents a 1% increase from the previous year (899 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1476 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 194 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maine

Primary care physicians in Maine see an average of 908 patients per year. This represents a 1% increase from the previous year (899 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.37%
Uninsured
47.5%
Employer Coverage
17.7%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
2.54%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Androscoggin County PUMA, ME declined by 3.71% from 7.65% to 7.37%.

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