Castine, ME

Census Place

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2022 Population
923
13.4% 1-year growth
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2022 Median Age
20.3
0.995% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
0.575%
26.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$158,359
7.42% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$615,200
1.57% 1-year decline
2022 Employed Population
418
24.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Castine, ME had a population of 923 people with a median age of 20.3 and a median household income of $158,359. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Castine, ME grew from 814 to 923, a 13.4% increase and its median household income grew from $147,422 to $158,359, a 7.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Castine, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.68%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.65%), and White (Hispanic) (0.542%).

None of the households in Castine, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.4% of the residents in Castine, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Castine, ME are Maine Maritime Academy (177 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Castine, ME was $615,200, and the homeownership rate was 83.7%.

Most people in Castine, ME walked to work, and the average commute time was 12.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Castine, ME was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Castine, ME is home to a population of 923 people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.2% of Castine, ME residents were born outside of the country (48 people).

In 2022, there were 25.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (862 people) in Castine, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Castine, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Castine, ME was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Castine, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    862 ± 132
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    34 ± 45.4
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15 ± 23
1.3%
Hispanic Population
12 people

In 2022, there were 25.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (862 people) in Castine, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 15 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.3% of the people in Castine, ME are hispanic (12 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    9,723 ± 2,412 people
  2. China
    2,585 ± 1,247 people
  3. Germany
    2,409 ± 1,204 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maine was Canada, the natal country of 9,723 Maine residents, followed by China with 2,585 and Germany with 2,409.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
48 people
4.67%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38 people

As of 2022, 5.2% of Castine, ME residents (48 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Castine, ME was 4.67%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    16 ± 20
  2. Vietnam
    15 ± 22
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5 ± 13

Castine, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Castine, ME employs 418 people. The largest industries in Castine, ME are Educational Services (131 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (65 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (53 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,656), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($15,260), and Retail Trade ($10,875).

Males in Maine have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,509. The income inequality in Maine (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

418
2022 Value
± 137
24.8%
1 Year growth
± 37.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Castine, ME grew at a rate of 24.8%, from 335 employees to 418 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Castine, ME, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (60 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (51 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (41 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Castine, ME.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

418
2022 Value
± 137
24.8%
1 Year growth
± 37.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Castine, ME grew at a rate of 24.8%, from 335 employees to 418 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Castine, ME, are Educational Services (131 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (65 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (53 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Castine, ME, though some of these residents may live in Castine, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$9,688
Median earning men ± $2,954
$9,635
Median earning women ± $12,375

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Retail Trade ($10,208), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($9,712), and Manufacturing ($9,138).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($11,719) and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($5,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 627k people employed in Maine. This represents a 1.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maine went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.71%).

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing the state of Maine. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maine

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Susan Collins
Senator from Maine2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Angus King
Senator from Maine1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont join meetings of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Castine, ME awarded 177 degrees. The student population of Castine, ME in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 721 male students and 176 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Castine, ME are White (146 and 82.5%), followed by Unknown (16 and 9.04%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 5.65%), and Asian (2 and 1.13%).

The largest universities in Castine, ME by number of degrees awarded are Maine Maritime Academy (177 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Castine, ME are Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (61 and 34.5%), Marine Science & Merchant Marine Officer (51 and 28.8%), and International Business, Trade, & Commerce (33 and 18.6%).

The median tuition cost in Castine, ME for a public four year colleges is $11,474 for in-state students and $26,955 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Castine, ME, the percentage of applicants admitted was 57.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 897 (80.4% men and 19.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 897 students enrolled in Castine, ME, 80.4% men and 19.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 747 records, of which 18.1% were women and 81.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Castine, ME was Marine Science & Merchant Marine Officer with 49 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
177 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Maine Maritime Academy with 177 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 148 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Castine, ME, which is 5.1 times more than the 29 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 146 degrees mean that there were 9.13 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 16 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,474) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,088) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.538% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.438% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (355k), Some college (229k), and Bachelors Degree (225k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Castine, ME was $615,200 in 2022, which is 2.18 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $625,000 to $615,200, a 1.57% decrease. The homeownership rate in Castine, ME is 83.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Castine, ME have an average commute time of 12.6 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Castine, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$615,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$51,297
$123
Median Property Taxes
±$49

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Rent vs Own

83.7%
Homeownership
2022
37.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.7% of the housing units in Castine, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9664
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$158,359
Median Household Income
± $83,604
147
Number of Households
± 57

In 2022, the median household income of the 147 households in Castine, ME grew to $158,359 from the previous year's value of $147,422.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Castine, ME is from Maine.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Maine
0.436
2021 Wage GINI in Maine

In 2022, the income inequality in Maine was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.204% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (49.7%)
  2. Drove Alone (26.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (14.8%)

In 2022, 49.7% of workers in Castine, ME walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (26.9%) and those who worked at home (14.8%).

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Commute Time

12.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Castine, ME have a shorter commute time (12.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.47% of the workforce in Castine, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

0.575% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Castine, ME (2 out of 348 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 16 - 17, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Castine, ME is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98% of the population of Castine, ME has health coverage, with 45.4% on employee plans, 1.08% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 35.6% on non-group plans, and 5.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hancock County, ME see 846 patients per year on average, which represents a 20.3% increase from the previous year (703 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1900 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 232 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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846 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hancock County, ME

Primary care physicians in Hancock County, ME see an average of 846 patients per year. This represents a 20.3% increase from the previous year (703 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hancock County, ME in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22% under 18 years, 49% between 18 and 34 years, 12.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 64.3% were men and 35.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.95%
Uninsured
45.4%
Employer Coverage
1.08%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
35.6%
Non-Group
5.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Castine, ME declined by 33.9% from 2.95% to 1.95%.

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