Sagadahoc County, ME

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2022 Population
36,868
0.925% 1-year growth
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2022 Median Age
46.7
0.214% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.9%
2.57% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,591
5.79% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$268,600
13.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sagadahoc County, ME had a population of 36.9k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $77,591. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sagadahoc County, ME grew from 36,530 to 36,868, a 0.925% increase and its median household income grew from $73,343 to $77,591, a 5.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sagadahoc County, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.96%), White (Hispanic) (1.21%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.656%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.575%).

None of the households in Sagadahoc County, 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.

98.7% of the residents in Sagadahoc County, ME are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Sagadahoc County, ME was $268,600, and the homeownership rate was 76.7%.

Most people in Sagadahoc County, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Sagadahoc County, ME was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Sagadahoc County, ME is home to a population of 36.9k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.12% of Sagadahoc County, ME residents were born outside of the country (1.15k people).

In 2022, there were 31.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Sagadahoc County, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 447 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Sagadahoc County, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sagadahoc County, ME was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sagadahoc County, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.4k ± 189
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.09k ± 228
  3. White (Hispanic)
    447 ± 160
1.98%
Hispanic Population
729 people

In 2022, there were 31.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Sagadahoc County, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 447 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.98% of the people in Sagadahoc County, ME are hispanic (729 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.12%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.15k people
3.27%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.2k people

As of 2022, 3.12% of Sagadahoc County, ME residents (1.15k 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 Sagadahoc County, ME was 3.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,380 ± 217
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    499 ± 158
  3. Korea
    334 ± 143

Sagadahoc County, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sagadahoc County, ME employs 19.1k people. The largest industries in Sagadahoc County, ME are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,921 people), Retail Trade (2,324 people), and Manufacturing (2,299 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($96,875), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,642), and Wholesale Trade ($69,886).

Occupations

19.1k
2022 Value
± 1,033
1.14%
1 Year growth
± 7.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sagadahoc County, ME grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 18.9k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sagadahoc County, ME, are Management Occupations (2,103 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,982 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,937 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sagadahoc County, ME.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.1k
2022 Value
± 1,033
1.14%
1 Year growth
± 7.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sagadahoc County, ME grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 18.9k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sagadahoc County, ME, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,921 people), Retail Trade (2,324 people), and Manufacturing (2,299 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sagadahoc County, ME, though some of these residents may live in Sagadahoc County, 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

$51,223
Median earning men ± $3,487
$41,122
Median earning women ± $4,344

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($109,286), Public Administration ($85,146), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,329).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($85,595), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,972), and Information ($57,656).

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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%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 305
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 197
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 174
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sagadahoc County, ME went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.2%), followed by Other (2.16%).

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.

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.538% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.438% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (355k), Some college (229k), and Bachelors Degree (225k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sagadahoc County, ME was $268,600 in 2022, which is 0.953 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $237,500 to $268,600, a 13.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Sagadahoc County, ME is 76.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sagadahoc County, ME have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sagadahoc County, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sagadahoc County, ME is $77,591. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sagadahoc County, ME was Census Tract 9707 with a value of $95,389, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $88,636 and $86,721.

Property

$268,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,957
$12,319
Median Property Taxes
±$723

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sagadahoc County, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.7% of the housing units in Sagadahoc County, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9707
  2. Census Tract 9704
  3. Census Tract 9702

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sagadahoc County, ME was Census Tract 9707 with a value of $95,389, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $88,636 and $86,721.

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

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Household Income

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$77,591
Median Household Income
± $4,130
16.1k
Number of Households
± 923

In 2022, the median household income of the 16.1k households in Sagadahoc County, ME grew to $77,591 from the previous year's value of $73,343.

The following chart displays the households in Sagadahoc County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sagadahoc County, ME is from Maine.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Maine
0.436
2021 Wage GINI in Maine

In 2022, the income inequality in Maine was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.204% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (7.74%)

In 2022, 75.7% of workers in Sagadahoc County, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (7.74%).

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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Commute Time

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sagadahoc County, ME have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.96% of the workforce in Sagadahoc County, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sagadahoc County, ME (3.98k out of 36.5k 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 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sagadahoc County, 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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Health

93.3% of the population of Sagadahoc County, ME has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 2.23% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sagadahoc County, ME see 1494 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.78% decrease from the previous year (1620 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1567 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 429 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,494 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sagadahoc County, ME

Primary care physicians in Sagadahoc County, ME see an average of 1,494 patients per year. This represents a 7.78% decrease from the previous year (1,620 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sagadahoc County, ME in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.1% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.71%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
16.4%
Non-Group
2.23%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sagadahoc County, ME declined by 2.27% from 6.87% to 6.71%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 44.3 in Sagadahoc County, ME.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.6% in Sagadahoc County, ME.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.92% in Sagadahoc County, ME.

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