The Coastal Packet: Mianers income grew last year but still lags behind national average

Thursday, September 13

Mianers income grew last year but still lags behind national average

Press Herald -The state’s median household income was $56,227 in 2017, an almost 4 percent increase from 2016, according to statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The estimate has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percent.

Maine’s rate of income growth outpaced the national average, but the median U.S. household income was $60,336, about $4,000 higher than in Maine. In New England, the median income was about $71,494.

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