Economic & Demographic Information on the Eastport Area

Washington County Economic & Demographic Data Summaries from the 1990 Census

County Population 35,308  
Median Age 35.7 (State of Maine 33.9)
1980s Population Growth 1%  
1990s Projected Pop. Growth 4.5%  
Unemployment Dec. 1995 7.8% (State 5.1%, US 5.2%)
Retail Trade Firms 301  
Service Firms 223  
Construction Firms 98  
Number of Towns 47  
Land Area 2,569 square miles
Number of Firms 876  
Number of Employees (1994) 10,848  
County Seat Machias  

Eastport Area Town Statistics

  Population Households Median Hshld. Income
Eastport 1,818 797 $17,282
Pleasant Point 598 180 $18,333
Pembroke 895 335 $16,613
Perry 773 273 $25,893

Sources of Data: Sunrise County Economic Council, Eastern Maine Development Corporation, Center for Business and Economic Research (University of Southern Maine), Maine Department of Labor (Division of Economic Analysis), Maine State Planning Office, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, U.S. Census Bureau.

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