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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

Construction10.6%
(26)
15.4%
(24)
2.2%
(2)
Educational services9.0%
(22)
4.5%
(7)
16.9%
(15)
Professional, scientific, and technical services8.2%
(20)
7.1%
(11)
10.1%
(9)
Public administration6.9%
(17)
9.6%
(15)
2.2%
(2)
Finance and insurance6.1%
(15)
3.8%
(6)
10.1%
(9)
Health care5.3%
(13)
2.6%
(4)
10.1%
(9)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting4.9%
(12)
7.7%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment4.5%
(11)
5.8%
(9)
2.2%
(2)
Accommodation and food services3.3%
(8)
2.6%
(4)
4.5%
(4)
Repair and maintenance2.9%
(7)
2.6%
(4)
3.4%
(3)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.9%
(7)
4.5%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.9%
(7)
2.6%
(4)
3.4%
(3)
Metal and metal products2.4%
(6)
3.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Social assistance2.0%
(5)
1.9%
(3)
2.2%
(2)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers2.0%
(5)
3.2%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.6%
(4)
1.3%
(2)
2.2%
(2)
Miscellaneous manufacturing1.6%
(4)
1.3%
(2)
2.2%
(2)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.6%
(4)
1.3%
(2)
2.2%
(2)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers1.2%
(3)
1.9%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Administrative and support and waste management services1.2%
(3)
1.9%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores1.2%
(3)
1.9%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Food and beverage stores1.2%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
3.4%
(3)
Food0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Water transportation0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Retail florists0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
U. S. Postal service0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Utilities0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Plastics and rubber products0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Paper0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Leather and allied products0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Computer and electronic products0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Private households0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Carpenters5.7%
(14)
9.0%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations4.9%
(12)
7.7%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Secretaries and administrative assistants4.5%
(11)
1.3%
(2)
10.1%
(9)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors4.5%
(11)
2.6%
(4)
7.9%
(7)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations4.5%
(11)
4.5%
(7)
4.5%
(4)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives3.3%
(8)
2.6%
(4)
4.5%
(4)
Metal workers and plastic workers3.3%
(8)
5.1%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers2.9%
(7)
2.6%
(4)
3.4%
(3)
Construction laborers2.9%
(7)
4.5%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Teachers, secondary school2.9%
(7)
1.3%
(2)
5.6%
(5)
Assemblers and fabricators2.9%
(7)
4.5%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Top executives2.4%
(6)
2.6%
(4)
2.2%
(2)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing2.4%
(6)
3.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Laborers and material movers, hand2.4%
(6)
2.6%
(4)
2.2%
(2)
Financial managers2.0%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
5.6%
(5)
Cooks and food preparation workers2.0%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
5.6%
(5)
Registered nurses2.0%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
5.6%
(5)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors2.0%
(5)
3.2%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Child care workers2.0%
(5)
1.9%
(3)
2.2%
(2)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers2.0%
(5)
3.2%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers2.0%
(5)
1.3%
(2)
3.4%
(3)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors2.0%
(5)
3.2%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers2.0%
(5)
3.2%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Health technologists and technicians1.6%
(4)
1.3%
(2)
2.2%
(2)
Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers1.6%
(4)
1.3%
(2)
2.2%
(2)
Computer specialists1.6%
(4)
2.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers1.6%
(4)
2.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors1.6%
(4)
1.3%
(2)
2.2%
(2)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors1.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
4.5%
(4)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
4.5%
(4)
Other production occupations, including supervisors1.6%
(4)
2.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Rail and water transportation workers1.6%
(4)
2.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Accountants and auditors1.2%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
3.4%
(3)
Postsecondary teachers1.2%
(3)
1.9%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers1.2%
(3)
0.6%
(1)
2.2%
(2)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Mathematical science occupations0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Lawyers0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other construction workers and helpers0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Physicians and surgeons0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Customer service representatives0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Painters and paperhangers0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)
Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Art and design workers0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Engineers0.8%
(2)
1.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Food processing workers0.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(2)

Unemployment in Southport

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 4.4%Females
Unemployment in 2015:
Southport:

3.8%
Maine:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2014:
Southport:

7.0%
Maine:

5.7%
Unemployment in 2013:
Southport:

7.3%
Maine:

6.6%
Unemployment in 2012:
Southport:

7.7%
Maine:

7.5%
Unemployment in 2011:
Southport:

7.8%
Maine:

7.9%
Unemployment in 2010:
Southport:

6.6%
Maine:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2009:
Southport:

8.1%
Maine:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2008:
Southport:

5.4%
Maine:

5.5%
Unemployment in 2007:
Southport:

4.8%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2006:
Southport:

4.4%
Maine:

4.6%
Unemployment in 2005:
Southport:

4.6%
Maine:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2004:
Southport:

4.6%
Maine:

4.6%
Unemployment in 2003:
Southport:

5.2%
Maine:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2002:
Southport:

4.4%
Maine:

4.3%
Unemployment in 2001:
Southport:

3.7%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment in 2000:
Southport:

4.3%
Maine:

3.4%
Unemployment in 1999:
Southport:

1.9%
Maine:

4.0%
Unemployment in 1998:
Southport:

3.2%
Maine:

4.5%
Unemployment in 1997:
Southport:

3.2%
Maine:

5.1%
Unemployment in 1996:
Southport:

4.0%
Maine:

5.2%
Unemployment in 1995:
Southport:

4.5%
Maine:

6.0%
Unemployment in 1994:
Southport:

4.1%
Maine:

7.0%
Unemployment in 1993:
Southport:

4.6%
Maine:

7.3%
Unemployment in 1992:
Southport:

6.6%
Maine:

7.3%
Unemployment in 1991:
Southport:

4.6%
Maine:

7.5%
Unemployment in 1990:
Southport:

2.5%
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.:
Southport:

0.8% (2)
Maine:

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

1.7% (4)
Maine:

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

4.1% (10)
Maine:

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

10.0% (24)
Maine:

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

20.7% (50)
Maine:

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

21.6% (52)
Maine:

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

7.9% (19)
Maine:

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

10.0% (24)
Maine:

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

2.9% (7)
Maine:

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

6.2% (15)
Maine:

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

1.2% (3)
Maine:

1.7% (10,648)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Southport:

1.7% (4)
Maine:

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

1.7% (4)
Maine:

5.8% (35,860)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.6%
Number of people working at home: 23 (9.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Southport

Working at home - Maine

Less than 5 minutes:
Southport:

9.5% (23)
Maine:

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

12.9% (31)
Maine:

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

24.9% (60)
Maine:

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

18.7% (45)
Maine:

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

5.0% (12)
Maine:

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

0.8% (2)
Maine:

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

4.1% (10)
Maine:

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

1.7% (4)
Maine:

2.2% (13,677)
45 to 59 minutes:
Southport:

3.7% (9)
Maine:

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

4.1% (10)
Maine:

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

5.0% (12)
Maine:

2.3% (14,180)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Southport

Means of transportation to work - Maine

Drove car alone:
Southport:

71.4% (172)
Maine:

78.6% (483,317)
Carpooled:
Southport:

9.1% (22)
Maine:

11.3% (69,208)
Railroad:
Southport:

2.1% (5)
Maine:

0.0% (77)
Ferryboat:
Southport:

0.8% (2)
Maine:

0.1% (451)
Bicycle:
Southport:

2.1% (5)
Maine:

0.2% (1,402)
Walked:
Southport:

4.1% (10)
Maine:

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

0.8% (2)
Maine:

0.7% (4,104)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Southport:

88.7% (172)
Maine:

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

10.3% (20)
Maine:

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

1.0% (2)
Maine:

1.4% (7,855)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Southport:

45.7% (112)
Maine:

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

8.2% (20)
Maine:

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

7.3% (18)
Maine:

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

10.6% (26)
Maine:

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

4.1% (10)
Maine:

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

2.4% (6)
Maine:

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

20.8% (51)
Maine:

9.3% (58,153)
Unpaid family workers:
Southport:

0.8% (2)
Maine:

0.3% (1,676)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Southport:

42.9% (67)
Maine:

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

10.3% (16)
Maine:

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

2.6% (4)
Maine:

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

8.3% (13)
Maine:

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

6.4% (10)
Maine:

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

2.6% (4)
Maine:

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

25.6% (40)
Maine:

11.3% (36,757)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Southport:

1.3% (2)
Maine:

0.2% (688)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Southport:

50.6% (45)
Maine:

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

4.5% (4)
Maine:

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

15.7% (14)
Maine:

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

14.6% (13)
Maine:

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

2.2% (2)
Maine:

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

12.4% (11)
Maine:

7.1% (21,396)
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