Community

Wellness & Prevention0

In 2019, the share of overweight or obese adults remained about 66%.

Transportation1

In 2020, 59% of Maine roads were rated good or fair, about the same as 2019.

Safety-7

In 2020, the crime rate fell 7% and was well below the U.S. average.

Housing Affordability-4

In 2020, Maine’s housing affordability index fell 4%.

Health Insurance Coverage0

In 2019, 92% of Mainers had health insurance, unchanged from 2018.

Food Security-0.6

In 2018-2020, Mainers experiencing food insecurity fell 0.6% to 11.4%. Federal COVID relief may have helped bolster food security in 2020.

Broadband Connectivity

COVID highlighted the critical need for high-speed internet but new data show just 18% of Maine locations have access to high-speed service (100 Mbps/100 Mbps).