Regional Goals

Regional Goals

Our progress will be measured by comparing the identified baseline data points (2016) offered below to goals to be set for 2025.  Over the next year, a “regional goals” committee comprised of EMDC staff, EMDC board, and stakeholders will work to identify goals that will represent progress to regional prosperity.

 

 

Baseline

 

2016

 

Population

264,338

Employable Population, 16 yrs or older

220,571

Labor Participation Rate

61.05%

Total Employed

136,201

Average Wage

$42,721

Total Region Wages

$4,272,967,200

Per Capita Income

$24,670

Maine GDP

$5,600,000,000

Bachelors Degrees

25 and Older

38,588

18-24 year old w/o HS Diploma

2,688

20-44 population

79,615

Associates Degrees

25 and Older

46,229