The Coastal Packet: Maine lags New England, nation in personal incme

Friday, March 25

Maine lags New England, nation in personal incme

At just over $55,000, Maine neighbor New Hampshire ranks 8th in the nation for personal per capita income. Massachusetts comes in second at $61,000. Lagging behind at 35th is Maine, which saw per capita personal income last year at just over $42,000.Figures released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis indicates income in Maine grew 3.2 percent in 2015, which again puts it toward the bottom of the list among the states.

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