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Maine schools get 56.9% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

Nearly 57 percent of Maine public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the sixth highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

Maine offers 31 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Maine number 31, the seventh lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

U.S. limited service eating places estimate 6 percent sales increase for June compared to last year

Limited service eating places in June 2019 saw a 6 percent increase in sales compared to the same month the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Maine zip 04241 increases in 2018

There were 40 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Maine zip code 04241 in 2018, a 14.3 percent increase over 2017, which had 35 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Five businesses in Aroostook County had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016

There were five businesses with addresses in Aroostook County zip codes that had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Construction permits authorized on Northeast US multi-family homes in June remains steady over same month last year

The total number of multi-family homes approved for construction in June 2019 for the United States’ Northeast region was 6,800, the same as in June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Bangor ranks second in Maine in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in January

Maine’s Bangor payroll data reveal that it is ranked second in Maine in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in January, with 65,900 employees.

Total OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in Maine ZIP 04003 stay unchanged in 2018

There were 10 total OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in Maine zip code 04003 in 2018, the same number as in 2017, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Bridgton ranked 85th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Bridgton ranked 85th among cities in Maine by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Maine zip 04253 remains the same in 2018

There were 95 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Maine zip code 04253 in 2018, which is unchanged from 2017, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Four businesses in 04987 had fewer than five employees in 2016

There were four businesses in Maine zip code 04987 that had fewer than five employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Augusta ranks seventh in Maine total widow and parent beneficiaries in 2018

There were 1,540 OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in Augusta in 2018, ranking it the seventh in Maine, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Authorization of construction on Northeast US multi-family homes in June increases over same month last year

The total number of multi-family homes for which construction was authorized but not started in June 2019 for the United States’ Northeast region was 7,800, compared to 7,000 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

39 businesses in Aroostook County had between 50 and 99 employees in 2016

There were 39 businesses with addresses in Aroostook County zip codes that had between 50 and 99 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Two businesses in 04987 had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were two businesses in Maine zip code 04987 that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

One business in 04988 had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016

There was one business in Maine zip code 04988 that had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Nine air transportation businesses in Maine have between one and four employees in 2016

There were nine air transportation businesses in Maine that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Two air transportation businesses in Maine have between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were two air transportation businesses in Maine that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

39.9% unemployed in Thomaston in 2017

39.9 percent of Thomaston residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

36.4% unemployed in Ellsworth in 2017

36.4 percent of Ellsworth residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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