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Demographics
Lewiston-Auburn MSA population grew by 5,516 over the last 5 years and is projected to grow by 9,781 over the next 5 years.
113,023
Lewiston-Auburn MSA Median household income is $9.7K below the national median household income of $69.0K
$59.3K

Population and Jobs

Lewiston-Auburn MSA (hover to display values)

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 04-01-2024)

Population Change vs. State and Nation

Area2018 Population2022 PopulationChange% Change
Lewiston-Auburn MSA107,987113,0235,516
5%
Maine1,340,1231,402,80662,683
5%
Nation326,838,199335,528,2438,690,044
3%

Source: Emsi

(Updated 04-01-2024)

Population by Age Cohort

Data Sortable by Column (click header)

Age Cohort2017 Population2022 PopulationChange% Change2022 % of Cohort
Under 5 years6,455
5,876
-579
-9%
5.2%
5 to 9 years6,729
6,373
-356
-5%
5.64%
10 to 14 years6,473
6,735
262
4%
5.96%
15 to 19 years6,578
7,669
1,091
17%
6.79%
20 to 24 years6,382
7,859
1,477
23%
6.95%
25 to 29 years6,607
6,680
73
1%
5.91%
30 to 34 years6,601
7,406
805
12%
6.55%
35 to 39 years6,670
7,051
381
6%
6.24%
40 to 44 years6,040
6,874
834
14%
6.08%
45 to 49 years7,132
6,200
-932
-13%
5.49%
50 to 54 years7,913
7,117
-796
-10%
6.3%
55 to 59 years8,066
7,901
-165
-2%
6.99%
60 to 64 years7,301
7,862
561
8%
6.96%
65 to 69 years6,185
6,784
599
10%
6%
70 to 74 years4,667
5,592
925
20%
4.95%
75 to 79 years2,993
4,059
1,066
36%
3.59%
80 to 84 years2,332
2,374
42
2%
2.1%
85 years and over2,383
2,611
228
10%
2.31%

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 04-01-2024)

Population by Educational Attainment

Lewiston-Auburn MSA

(Updated 04-01-2024)

Employers & Jobs
Payrolled Businesses
3,408
Lewiston-Auburn MSA Regional Employment
53,352
Unemployment Rate
2.6%

Employment Distribution by Business Size

Business CharacteristicsPercentageBusiness Count
1 to 4 employees31.5%1,241
5 to 9 employees27.9%1,099
10 to 19 employees23%908
20 to 49 employees12.1%476
50 to 99 employees3.5%137
100 to 249 employees1.6%63
250 to 499 employees0.2%9
500+ employees0.3%11
(Updated 01-30-2024)

Job Postings 5-Year Trend

5-Year Trend (Hover to display values)

Job Postings
(Updated 04-01-2024)

Job Postings 30-Day Trend

30-day Year over Year Trend

(Updated 04-01-2024)

Job Postings by Industry

30-day % change (Hover to Display Values)

Industry Sector (2-Digit)Latest 30 Days Unique PostingsLatest 30 Days Unique Postings % Change
Health Care and Social Assistance639
-6.3%
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services312
-2.9%
Retail Trade229
1.7%
Manufacturing206
-3.9%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services98
-19.4%
Finance and Insurance66
21.2%
Accommodation and Food Services60
-1.7%
Wholesale Trade50
-66%
Educational Services48
-10.4%
Transportation and Warehousing39
0%
Construction32
6.3%
Information29
-27.6%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing22
-4.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration)17
17.6%
Public Administration15
33.3%
Utilities14
35.7%
(Updated 04-01-2024)

Top 20 Companies

30-day % change (Hover to Display Values)

CompanyLatest 30 Days Unique PostingsLatest 30 Days Unique Postings % Change
Central Maine Healthcare138
2.2%
Saint Joseph Health107
-5.6%
Central Maine Medical Center94
-9.6%
St. Marys Health System73
-9.6%
Genesis HealthCare54
33.3%
Spurwink Services34
-14.7%
CRH Americas31
6.5%
Bates College29
0%
Covenant Health29
3.4%
Hartford HealthCare27
-37%
Vip Tires & Service25
52%
Sherwin-Williams21
-4.8%
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center20
-20%
Fresenius19
15.8%
Lepage Bakeries Cedar ST19
10.5%
Lepage Bakeries Park ST19
-5.3%
The Home Depot18
44.4%
Waste Management18
0%
Flowers Foods16
-12.5%
Albertsons13
30.8%
(Updated 04-01-2024)

Workforce
Average Earnings Per Job
$65,609
Remote Workers in MSA
9.1%

Unemployment and Labor Force Participation Rates

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Unemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
0%20%40%60%
2018
3.1%
64.7%
2019
2.9%
64.3%
2020
5.1%
60.5%
2021
4.9%
59.8%
2022
3%
57.8%
October 2023
2.8%
58.1%
November 2023
3.1%
58.7%
December 2023
3.4%
58.2%
January 2024
3.6%
56.4%
(Updated 04-01-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Data Sortable by Column (click header)

Occupation2023 Jobs2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018-2023 % Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
7,271
$35,765
$28.91
0.99
4.73%
Office and Administrative Support
6,739
$39,101
$20.55
1
-12.73%
Transportation and Material Moving
5,455
$38,463
$21.09
1.07
5.01%
Management
4,878
$75,163
$45
0.86
14.11%
Food Preparation and Serving Related
3,938
$30,861
$16.39
0.99
-2.45%
Production
3,885
$39,517
$20.93
1.35
-3.34%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
3,834
$74,928
$43.11
1.25
-4.08%
Construction and Extraction
3,692
$46,395
$25
1.35
5.77%
Educational Instruction and Library
3,409
$52,567
$28.55
1.14
-6.34%
Business and Financial Operations
3,296
$66,217
$44.05
0.67
18.48%
Healthcare Support
3,177
$35,834
$18.21
1.29
-5.26%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
2,523
$48,157
$24.92
1.13
-0.08%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
2,031
$32,075
$17.54
0.93
-4.65%
Personal Care and Service
1,917
$31,285
$19.19
0.91
-3.02%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
1,445
$43,115
$31.36
0.74
2.5%
Community and Social Service
1,165
$48,175
$26.53
1.23
12.67%
Computer and Mathematical
986
$66,285
$35.83
0.57
-3.66%
Protective Service
811
$44,376
$23.55
0.74
8.38%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
563
$34,211
$20.92
1.33
14.15%
Architecture and Engineering
479
$76,140
$40.75
0.55
-16.16%
Life, Physical, and Social Science
369
$67,981
$40.62
0.65
2.78%
Legal
292
$73,880
$48.07
0.59
-8.25%
Military-only
148
$48,487
$27.13
0.52
-3.06%
(Updated 04-01-2024)

5-Year Jobs Change and Percent of Occupations in Industry

Data Sortable by Column (click header)

2-Digit Industry NAICSOccupation DescriptionEmployed in Industry Group (2017)Employed in Industry Group (2022)Change (2017 - 2022)% Change (2017 - 2022)% of Total Jobs in Industry Group (2022)Median Hourly Earnings
43-0000Office and Administrative Support Occupations
7,618
6,647-970.67
-1,274%
12.39%
$17.68
53-0000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
4,928
5,405477.3
969%
10.08%
$17.76
41-0000Sales and Related Occupations
4,645
4,623-22.01
-47%
8.62%
$14.87
35-0000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
3,830
3,86029.98
78%
7.2%
$13.74
51-0000Production Occupations
3,939
3,672-266.28
-676%
6.85%
$18.31
11-2000Management Occupations
3,472
3,576104.14
300%
6.67%
$37.48
29-0000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
3,860
3,506-354.03
-917%
6.54%
$35.42
47-0000Construction and Extraction Occupations
3,133
3,388254.46
812%
6.32%
$21.48
25-0000Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
3,470
3,340-130.09
-375%
6.23%
$24.59
31-0000Healthcare Support Occupations
3,294
3,045-248.86
-756%
5.68%
$15.8
49-0000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
2,280
2,30928.36
124%
4.3%
$22.26
13-0000Business and Financial Operations Occupations
2,215
2,26146.17
208%
4.22%
$28.82
37-0000Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
1,625
1,606-18.27
-112%
3%
$14.52
39-0000Personal Care and Service Occupations
1,342
1,40663.31
472%
2.62%
$14.24
21-0000Community and Social Service Occupations
973
1,04672.81
748%
1.95%
$22.77
15-0000Computer and Mathematical Occupations
974
897-76.72
-788%
1.67%
$32.91
33-0000Protective Service Occupations
767
710-57.34
-748%
1.32%
$22.36
27-0000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
739
689-49.76
-673%
1.29%
$20.58
17-0000Architecture and Engineering Occupations
494
51016.04
324%
0.95%
$36.76
45-0000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
389
492102.63
2,637%
0.92%
$14.91
19-0000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
226
24619.82
878%
0.46%
$30.88
23-0000Legal Occupations
269
243-25.44
-946%
0.45%
$33.28
55-0000Military-only occupations
169
158-11.19
-661%
0.29%
$17.88
(Updated 09-28-2023)

Job Postings by Education Level

(Updated 04-01-2024)

Job Postings by Experience Required

(Updated 04-01-2024)

Annual Wage Ranges by Occupation (25th-75th Percentile)

25th to 75th Percentile Salary Range

$50,000$100,000
Management
$43,582
$113,810
Legal
$57,719
$109,016
Architecture and Engineering
$58,813
$97,323
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$48,841
$96,048
Business and Financial Operations
$49,091
$92,214
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$58,336
$92,213
Computer and Mathematical
$50,505
$91,355
Educational Instruction and Library
$40,467
$72,418
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$27,411
$70,589
Community and Social Service
$39,127
$63,130
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$38,232
$60,099
Protective Service
$34,280
$59,649
Construction and Extraction
$36,201
$58,384
Sales and Related
$28,617
$57,344
Military-only
$31,990
$57,019
Production
$33,228
$49,879
Transportation and Material Moving
$31,501
$49,474
Office and Administrative Support
$33,040
$47,570
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$27,127
$44,634
Personal Care and Service
$26,614
$40,540
Healthcare Support
$32,470
$40,014
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$27,507
$39,001
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$27,719
$35,833
(Updated 04-01-2024)

Median Hourly Earnings by Occupation

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Median Hourly Earnings
(Updated 01-30-2024)

Business Revenue & Taxes
Corporate Earnings
$3.9B
Property Income
$1.3B
Taxes
$612.4M
Gross Regional Product
$5.8B

Community & Housing
Housing Units in MSA
50,484
Median Home Value
$299.7K
Average Commute Time (minutes)
23

Home Value Comparison by MSA

Maine MSA's (hover to display/isolate data)

Portland, ME
Bangor, ME
Augusta, ME
Lewiston, ME
(Updated 01-30-2024)

Top 10 Counties of Net In/(-Out) Migration to/from MSA

Lewiston-Auburn MSA: In / (-Out) Migration

CountyInbound MigrationsOutbound MigrationsNet Migrations
Portland-South Portland, ME
1,602
1,198
404
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
98
47
51
Concord, NH
35
2
33
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
23
1
22
Moses Lake, WA
20
0
20
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
39
19
19
Keene, NH
20
1
19
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
27
8
19
Lebanon, NH-VT
22
4
18
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
15
2
13
Charleston-North Charleston, SC
15
3
12
Barre, VT
13
1
12
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
13
34
-21
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
13
34
-22
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
9
31
-22
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
1
27
-26
Urban Honolulu, HI
3
34
-31
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL
2
35
-33
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
7
42
-34
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
23
88
-65
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
1
94
-94
Augusta-Waterville, ME
386
630
-243
(Updated 06-20-2023)

Data


 

 

METHODOLOGY

This report includes 89,146 data points from 45 measures, collected from sources described below. We also estimated 0 data points based on our estimation and projection methodology.

Some of the summary data included in the report may not include suppressed data. Data suppression occurs in cases where private, identifying information would be disclosed. In most cases, this does not impact the total values presented in the report, but in cases where there are small industries or areas, data suppressions may reduce the accuracy of the data we can display.

 

SOURCES

  • Lightcast, American Community Survey, Zillow