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Westport, Maine (ME) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents



Poverty rates in Westport, ME

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
Westport:

7.2%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
Westport:

1.8%
Whole state:

4.5%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Westport:

11.4%
Maine:

15.6%
Disability rate in this town among poor males (it is 18.7% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Westport:

53.3%
Maine:

36.5%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Westport:

8.9%
Maine:

21.5%
Disability rate in this town among poor females (it is 12.4% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Westport:

12.9%
Maine:

34.3%

Renting rate in this town among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

16.0%
Residents above poverty level:

9.9%

Poverty by age in Westport, ME

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Westport
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Westport,ME (percentage below poverty level)
  • 15.4%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 50.0%15 years
  • 14.3%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 2.6%35 to 44 years
  • 3.4%45 to 54 years
  • 5.3%55 to 64 years
  • 6.4%65 to 74 years
  • 5.4%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Westport
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Westport,ME (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 26.5%6 to 11 years
  • 5.6%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 8.7%25 to 34 years
  • 6.0%35 to 44 years
  • 13.0%45 to 54 years
  • 4.4%55 to 64 years
  • 11.4%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Westport, ME
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Westport,ME (% below half of poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 1.2%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 13.6%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 1.6%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 0.0%55 to 64 years
  • 7.6%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Westport, ME

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Westport, ME
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Westport, ME (%)
  • 7.2%White
  • 0.0%Black
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 23.6%Asian
  • 0.0%2+ races
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Westport, ME
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Westport, ME (absolute numbers)
  • 51White
  • 0Black
  • 0American Indian
  • 3Asian
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 7.3%Below poverty level
  • 92.7%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 10.0%Below poverty level
  • 90.0%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Westport, ME

Children below poverty level:
Westport, Maine:

10.0%
State:

16.6%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Westport:

7.7%
Maine:

18.1%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Westport:

44.0%
Maine:

42.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 45.5%Married-couple family
  • 27.3%Male, no wife present
  • 27.3%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Westport not in families by work experience
  • 0.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 44.4%Worked part-time
  • 55.6%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 33.3%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both worked part-time
  • 0.0%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 66.7%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 19.0%1990 to 1994
  • 33.3%1980 to 1989
  • 28.6%1970 to 1979
  • 0.0%1960 to 1969
  • 0.0%1950 to 1959
  • 9.5%1940 to 1949
  • 9.5%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.1%1999 to 2000
  • 6.5%1995 to 1998
  • 9.5%1990 to 1994
  • 30.4%1980 to 1989
  • 19.8%1970 to 1979
  • 8.4%1960 to 1969
  • 2.3%1950 to 1959
  • 1.5%1940 to 1949
  • 20.5%1939 or earlier
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