Work and Jobs in Perham, Maine (ME) Detailed Stats
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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 care19.6%
(32)
3.7%
(3)
35.4%
(29)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting14.1%
(23)
17.3%
(14)
11.0%
(9)
Accommodation and food services8.0%
(13)
6.2%
(5)
9.8%
(8)
Construction6.7%
(11)
13.6%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers4.3%
(7)
8.6%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products3.7%
(6)
7.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
U. S. Postal service3.1%
(5)
2.5%
(2)
3.7%
(3)
Metal and metal products2.5%
(4)
2.5%
(2)
2.4%
(2)
Food2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and related product manufacturing2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers2.5%
(4)
2.5%
(2)
2.4%
(2)
Gasoline stations2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores2.5%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
4.9%
(4)
Professional, scientific, and technical services2.5%
(4)
2.5%
(2)
2.4%
(2)
Administrative and support and waste management services2.5%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
4.9%
(4)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers1.8%
(3)
3.7%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Educational services1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
3.7%
(3)
Social assistance1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
3.7%
(3)
Repair and maintenance1.8%
(3)
3.7%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Textile mills and textile products1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Leather and allied products1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Farm supplies merchant wholesalers1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Food and beverage stores1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Public administration1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Private households1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.6%
(1)
1.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(1)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(1)
Finance and insurance0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(1)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Cooks and food preparation workers6.7%
(11)
1.2%
(1)
12.2%
(10)
Registered nurses6.1%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
12.2%
(10)
Other production occupations including supervisors4.9%
(8)
7.4%
(6)
2.4%
(2)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers4.9%
(8)
9.9%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers4.9%
(8)
9.9%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors4.3%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
8.5%
(7)
Agricultural workers including supervisors3.7%
(6)
4.9%
(4)
2.4%
(2)
Woodworkers3.7%
(6)
7.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Carpenters3.7%
(6)
7.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers3.7%
(6)
7.4%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks3.1%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
6.1%
(5)
Secretaries and administrative assistants3.1%
(5)
2.5%
(2)
3.7%
(3)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers3.1%
(5)
2.5%
(2)
3.7%
(3)
Health technologists and technicians3.1%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
6.1%
(5)
Art and design workers2.5%
(4)
2.5%
(2)
2.4%
(2)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Business operations specialists2.5%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
4.9%
(4)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides2.5%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
4.9%
(4)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation workers2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors2.5%
(4)
4.9%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Child care workers1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
3.7%
(3)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.8%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
3.7%
(3)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Life, physical, and social science technicians1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Painters and paperhangers1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Therapists1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Other healthcare support occupations1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors1.2%
(2)
2.5%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Assemblers and fabricators1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.2%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.4%
(2)
Computer specialists0.6%
(1)
1.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Metal workers and plastic workers0.6%
(1)
1.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Cashiers0.6%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(1)

Unemployment in Perham

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 4.8%Females
Unemployment in 2013:
Perham:

10.8%
Maine:

6.7%
Unemployment in 2012:
Perham:

13.5%
Maine:

7.2%
Unemployment in 2011:
Perham:

13.9%
Maine:

7.7%
Unemployment in 2010:
Perham:

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Unemployment in 2009:
Perham:

11.6%
Maine:

5.1%
Unemployment in 2008:
Perham:

6.9%
Maine:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2007:
Perham:

6.4%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2006:
Perham:

6.3%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2005:
Perham:

8.9%
Maine:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2004:
Perham:

5.8%
Maine:

4.6%
Unemployment in 2003:
Perham:

6.4%
Maine:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2002:
Perham:

5.3%
Maine:

4.4%
Unemployment in 2001:
Perham:

5.7%
Maine:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2000:
Perham:

5.1%
Maine:

3.3%
Unemployment in 1999:
Perham:

3.3%
Maine:

3.9%
Unemployment in 1998:
Perham:

9.2%
Maine:

4.5%
Unemployment in 1997:
Perham:

8.8%
Maine:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1996:
Perham:

4.9%
Maine:

5.2%
Unemployment in 1995:
Perham:

6.7%
Maine:

5.8%
Unemployment in 1994:
Perham:

6.0%
Maine:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1993:
Perham:

6.4%
Maine:

6.6%
Unemployment in 1992:
Perham:

4.8%
Maine:

7.1%
Unemployment in 1991:
Perham:

3.6%
Maine:

7.6%
Unemployment in 1990:
Perham:

4.3%
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.:
Perham:

2.7% (4)
Maine:

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

2.7% (4)
Maine:

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

9.3% (14)
Maine:

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

10.7% (16)
Maine:

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

9.3% (14)
Maine:

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

23.3% (35)
Maine:

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

6.0% (9)
Maine:

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

8.7% (13)
Maine:

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

6.0% (9)
Maine:

4.0% (24,448)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Perham:

2.7% (4)
Maine:

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

3.3% (5)
Maine:

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

4.0% (6)
Maine:

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

6.0% (9)
Maine:

5.8% (35,860)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 100.0%
Number of people working at home: 8 (5.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Perham

Working at home - Maine

Less than 5 minutes:
Perham:

5.3% (8)
Maine:

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

2.0% (3)
Maine:

14.1% (86,612)
15 to 19 minutes:
Perham:

20.7% (31)
Maine:

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

20.7% (31)
Maine:

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

6.7% (10)
Maine:

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

17.3% (26)
Maine:

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

1.3% (2)
Maine:

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

2.0% (3)
Maine:

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

12.7% (19)
Maine:

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

3.3% (5)
Maine:

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

2.7% (4)
Maine:

2.3% (14,180)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Perham

Means of transportation to work - Maine

Drove car alone:
Perham:

83.3% (125)
Maine:

78.6% (483,317)
Carpooled:
Perham:

10.0% (15)
Maine:

11.3% (69,208)
Walked:
Perham:

1.3% (2)
Maine:

4.0% (24,700)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Perham:

89.3% (125)
Maine:

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

10.7% (15)
Maine:

10.3% (56,707)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Perham:

63.2% (103)
Maine:

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

1.2% (2)
Maine:

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

8.0% (13)
Maine:

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

5.5% (9)
Maine:

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

1.8% (3)
Maine:

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

6.1% (10)
Maine:

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

14.1% (23)
Maine:

9.3% (58,153)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Perham:

64.2% (52)
Maine:

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

2.5% (2)
Maine:

4.3% (14,069)
Local government workers - Males:
Perham:

2.5% (2)
Maine:

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

3.7% (3)
Maine:

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

2.5% (2)
Maine:

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

24.7% (20)
Maine:

11.3% (36,757)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Perham:

62.2% (51)
Maine:

59.5% (178,248)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Perham:

15.9% (13)
Maine:

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

8.5% (7)
Maine:

9.7% (29,100)
Federal government workers - Females:
Perham:

9.8% (8)
Maine:

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

3.7% (3)
Maine:

7.1% (21,396)
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