43.4% unemployed in Fort Kent in 2017


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

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 36.9 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Fort Kent population reached 2,018.

Out of 1,142 people who had a job, 5 were employed in the Armed Forces and 1,137 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Fort Kent for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
876
43.4
Employed
1,142
56.6
Employed in civilian labor force
1,137
56.3
Employed in armed forces
5
0.25

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