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Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care13.8%
(172)
4.8%
(30)
22.6%
(142)
Public administration10.5%
(131)
5.8%
(36)
15.1%
(95)
Construction9.4%
(118)
18.5%
(115)
0.5%
(3)
Educational services9.1%
(114)
3.7%
(23)
14.5%
(91)
Accommodation and food services5.0%
(63)
2.9%
(18)
7.2%
(45)
Transportation equipment4.5%
(56)
7.2%
(45)
1.8%
(11)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers4.2%
(53)
6.1%
(38)
2.4%
(15)
Food and beverage stores3.8%
(47)
3.4%
(21)
4.1%
(26)
Repair and maintenance3.3%
(41)
6.6%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
Professional, scientific, and technical services2.7%
(34)
2.7%
(17)
2.7%
(17)
Finance and insurance2.3%
(29)
1.3%
(8)
3.3%
(21)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.2%
(27)
2.7%
(17)
1.6%
(10)
Administrative and support and waste management services2.2%
(27)
3.9%
(24)
0.5%
(3)
Social assistance1.9%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
3.8%
(24)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.8%
(22)
1.4%
(9)
2.1%
(13)
Metal and metal products1.5%
(19)
2.6%
(16)
0.5%
(3)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.3%
(16)
1.1%
(7)
1.4%
(9)
Computer and electronic products1.2%
(15)
0.8%
(5)
1.6%
(10)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers1.1%
(14)
1.3%
(8)
1.0%
(6)
Machinery1.0%
(13)
1.4%
(9)
0.6%
(4)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.0%
(13)
2.1%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
U. S. Postal service1.0%
(13)
1.1%
(7)
1.0%
(6)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers1.0%
(12)
1.3%
(8)
0.6%
(4)
Utilities1.0%
(12)
0.8%
(5)
1.1%
(7)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations0.9%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(11)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.9%
(11)
0.6%
(4)
1.1%
(7)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.8%
(10)
1.6%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Real estate and rental and leasing0.8%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(10)
Wood products0.7%
(9)
1.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Paper0.6%
(8)
1.3%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Food0.6%
(8)
0.6%
(4)
0.6%
(4)
Private households0.6%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
1.3%
(8)
Truck transportation0.6%
(8)
1.3%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.6%
(8)
1.3%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.6%
(7)
1.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.5%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(6)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.5%
(6)
0.5%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
Textile mills and textile products0.5%
(6)
1.0%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.5%
(6)
1.0%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.4%
(5)
0.8%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.4%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(5)
Beverage and tobacco products0.3%
(4)
0.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(4)
Music stores0.3%
(4)
0.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.3%
(4)
0.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Apparel0.2%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(3)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(2)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors5.5%
(69)
4.3%
(27)
6.7%
(42)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers4.7%
(59)
9.5%
(59)
0.0%
(0)
Secretaries and administrative assistants4.4%
(55)
0.0%
(0)
8.8%
(55)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers4.1%
(51)
2.7%
(17)
5.4%
(34)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors4.0%
(50)
3.4%
(21)
4.6%
(29)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers3.8%
(47)
7.6%
(47)
0.0%
(0)
Cashiers3.6%
(45)
1.1%
(7)
6.1%
(38)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers3.5%
(44)
7.1%
(44)
0.0%
(0)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.5%
(44)
5.3%
(33)
1.8%
(11)
Other production occupations including supervisors3.3%
(41)
6.3%
(39)
0.3%
(2)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers3.2%
(40)
3.5%
(22)
2.9%
(18)
Registered nurses2.7%
(34)
0.0%
(0)
5.4%
(34)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides2.6%
(32)
0.0%
(0)
5.1%
(32)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.5%
(31)
5.0%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
Health technologists and technicians2.4%
(30)
2.6%
(16)
2.2%
(14)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers2.2%
(28)
0.6%
(4)
3.8%
(24)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses2.1%
(26)
1.6%
(10)
2.5%
(16)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers1.8%
(22)
0.6%
(4)
2.9%
(18)
Cooks and food preparation workers1.7%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
3.3%
(21)
Carpenters1.7%
(21)
3.4%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors of construction and extraction workers1.6%
(20)
3.2%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors1.6%
(20)
1.4%
(9)
1.8%
(11)
Other financial specialists1.6%
(20)
0.6%
(4)
2.5%
(16)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.4%
(18)
2.4%
(15)
0.5%
(3)
Legal support workers1.4%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(17)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.4%
(17)
2.7%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Customer service representatives1.4%
(17)
0.6%
(4)
2.1%
(13)
Child care workers1.4%
(17)
0.5%
(3)
2.2%
(14)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
2.5%
(16)
Painters and paperhangers1.3%
(16)
2.6%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives1.2%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(15)
Computer specialists1.2%
(15)
1.3%
(8)
1.1%
(7)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.2%
(15)
2.4%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers1.1%
(14)
1.0%
(6)
1.3%
(8)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.1%
(14)
1.1%
(7)
1.1%
(7)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.1%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(14)
Electricians1.0%
(12)
1.9%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.9%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(11)
Business operations specialists0.9%
(11)
0.5%
(3)
1.3%
(8)
Waiters and waitresses0.9%
(11)
0.6%
(4)
1.1%
(7)
Retail sales workers except cashiers0.8%
(10)
1.6%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Farmers and farm managers0.7%
(9)
1.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.7%
(9)
1.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Bus drivers0.7%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(9)
Accountants and auditors0.7%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(9)
Assemblers and fabricators0.6%
(8)
0.6%
(4)
0.6%
(4)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers0.6%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(7)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.6%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(7)
Top executives0.5%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(6)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors0.4%
(5)
0.8%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Postsecondary teachers0.4%
(5)
0.8%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Food processing workers0.4%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(5)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers0.4%
(5)
0.8%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Woodworkers0.4%
(5)
0.8%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Construction laborers0.3%
(4)
0.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(4)
Special education teachers0.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(4)
Secondary school teachers0.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(4)
Financial managers0.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(4)
Plant and system operators0.3%
(4)
0.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Other healthcare support occupations0.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(4)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Life and physical scientists0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Art and design workers0.2%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(3)
Engineers0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Printing workers0.2%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(3)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.2%
(3)
0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.2%
(2)
0.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Chelsea

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 2.5%Females
Unemployment in 2013:
Chelsea:

5.6%
Maine:

5.1%
Unemployment in 2012:
Chelsea:

7.1%
Maine:

7.2%
Unemployment in 2011:
Chelsea:

8.3%
Maine:

7.7%
Unemployment in 2010:
Chelsea:

8.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Unemployment in 2009:
Chelsea:

8.0%
Maine:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2008:
Chelsea:

5.5%
Maine:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2007:
Chelsea:

4.4%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2006:
Chelsea:

4.0%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2005:
Chelsea:

4.1%
Maine:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2004:
Chelsea:

3.9%
Maine:

4.6%
Unemployment in 2003:
Chelsea:

4.4%
Maine:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2002:
Chelsea:

3.8%
Maine:

4.4%
Unemployment in 2001:
Chelsea:

3.2%
Maine:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2000:
Chelsea:

2.6%
Maine:

3.3%
Unemployment in 1999:
Chelsea:

3.5%
Maine:

3.9%
Unemployment in 1998:
Chelsea:

4.0%
Maine:

4.5%
Unemployment in 1997:
Chelsea:

3.8%
Maine:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1996:
Chelsea:

3.2%
Maine:

5.2%
Unemployment in 1995:
Chelsea:

2.3%
Maine:

5.8%
Unemployment in 1994:
Chelsea:

1.3%
Maine:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1993:
Chelsea:

1.5%
Maine:

6.6%
Unemployment in 1992:
Chelsea:

1.3%
Maine:

7.1%
Unemployment in 1991:
Chelsea:

1.9%
Maine:

7.6%
Unemployment in 1990:
Chelsea:

1.6%
Maine:

5.3%

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

6.1% (75)
Maine:

4.4% (26,948)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

4.1% (50)
Maine:

3.7% (22,592)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

10.0% (123)
Maine:

5.2% (32,239)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

13.0% (159)
Maine:

9.4% (57,835)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

14.6% (179)
Maine:

11.5% (70,598)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

14.3% (176)
Maine:

14.9% (91,521)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

12.5% (153)
Maine:

14.4% (88,758)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Chelsea:

7.2% (88)
Maine:

9.0% (55,154)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

0.7% (9)
Maine:

4.0% (24,448)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

2.4% (29)
Maine:

3.8% (23,244)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

2.9% (36)
Maine:

1.7% (10,648)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

1.0% (5,881)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Chelsea:

5.7% (70)
Maine:

6.9% (42,456)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Chelsea:

4.0% (49)
Maine:

5.8% (35,860)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.3%
Number of people working at home: 27 (2.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Chelsea

Working at home - Maine

Less than 5 minutes:
Chelsea:

5.6% (69)
Maine:

5.6% (34,404)
5 to 9 minutes:
Chelsea:

9.5% (117)
Maine:

14.1% (86,612)
10 to 14 minutes:
Chelsea:

18.6% (228)
Maine:

16.0% (98,470)
15 to 19 minutes:
Chelsea:

24.9% (305)
Maine:

14.9% (91,940)
20 to 24 minutes:
Chelsea:

10.3% (126)
Maine:

13.1% (80,377)
25 to 29 minutes:
Chelsea:

4.0% (49)
Maine:

5.1% (31,321)
30 to 34 minutes:
Chelsea:

7.7% (94)
Maine:

10.4% (63,930)
35 to 39 minutes:
Chelsea:

1.6% (20)
Maine:

2.2% (13,677)
40 to 44 minutes:
Chelsea:

2.5% (31)
Maine:

2.7% (16,863)
45 to 59 minutes:
Chelsea:

7.0% (86)
Maine:

5.6% (34,475)
60 to 89 minutes:
Chelsea:

4.1% (50)
Maine:

3.6% (21,933)
90 or more minutes:
Chelsea:

2.0% (25)
Maine:

2.3% (14,180)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Chelsea

Means of transportation to work - Maine

Drove car alone:
Chelsea:

79.3% (973)
Maine:

78.6% (483,317)
Carpooled:
Chelsea:

13.9% (170)
Maine:

11.3% (69,208)
Bus or trolley bus:
Chelsea:

1.6% (20)
Maine:

0.5% (3,220)
Taxicab:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.2% (1,250)
Walked:
Chelsea:

2.4% (29)
Maine:

4.0% (24,700)
Other means:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.7% (4,104)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Chelsea:

85.1% (973)
Maine:

87.5% (483,317)
In 2 person carpool:
Chelsea:

12.6% (144)
Maine:

10.3% (56,707)
In 3 person carpool:
Chelsea:

0.6% (7)
Maine:

1.4% (7,855)
In 4 person carpool:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.3% (1,917)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Chelsea:

0.3% (4)
Maine:

0.2% (1,034)
In 7+ person carpool:
Chelsea:

1.0% (11)
Maine:

0.3% (1,695)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Chelsea:

55.6% (695)
Maine:

62.7% (390,945)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Chelsea:

1.5% (19)
Maine:

3.1% (19,246)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Chelsea:

7.6% (95)
Maine:

10.2% (63,603)
Local government workers:
Chelsea:

8.1% (101)
Maine:

7.6% (47,389)
State government workers:
Chelsea:

11.3% (141)
Maine:

4.3% (26,534)
Federal government workers:
Chelsea:

6.6% (83)
Maine:

2.6% (16,465)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Chelsea:

9.3% (116)
Maine:

9.3% (58,153)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Chelsea:

65.1% (405)
Maine:

65.6% (212,697)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Chelsea:

1.6% (10)
Maine:

4.3% (14,069)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Chelsea:

2.7% (17)
Maine:

6.0% (19,473)
Local government workers - Males:
Chelsea:

2.7% (17)
Maine:

5.6% (18,289)
State government workers - Males:
Chelsea:

8.8% (55)
Maine:

3.8% (12,314)
Federal government workers - Males:
Chelsea:

4.8% (30)
Maine:

3.1% (9,960)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Chelsea:

14.1% (88)
Maine:

11.3% (36,757)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Chelsea:

46.2% (290)
Maine:

59.5% (178,248)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Chelsea:

1.4% (9)
Maine:

1.7% (5,177)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Chelsea:

12.4% (78)
Maine:

14.7% (44,130)
Local government workers - Females:
Chelsea:

13.4% (84)
Maine:

9.7% (29,100)
State government workers - Females:
Chelsea:

13.7% (86)
Maine:

4.7% (14,220)
Federal government workers - Females:
Chelsea:

8.4% (53)
Maine:

2.2% (6,505)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Chelsea:

4.5% (28)
Maine:

7.1% (21,396)
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