In 2019-2021, the share of Mainers experiencing food insecurity fell about 2 percentage points.
Maine’s health insurance coverage is stable and above the U.S. average.
In 2019-2020, the percentage of children with a mental and/or behavioral condition rose over 2%.
About 2/3 of Maine adults are overweight or obese, virtually unchanged for several years.
In 2020, Maine’s crime rate was 46% below the U.S. average. The 2021 rate was not available at the time of publication.
Home ownership affordability got much worse in 2021, but the full index (including rentals) was not available at the time of publication.
In 2021, 66% of Maine roadways were rated good or fair, a noteworthy 7% increase.
In 2022, 78% of locations have high-speed or broadband internet. Annual comparison not available due to changed data methods.