Gardiner, ME

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Living in Gardiner

Gardiner is a somewhat small city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 5,653 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gardiner is the 54th largest community in Maine. Much of the housing stock in Gardiner was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities, Gardiner isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gardiner are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gardiner is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gardiner who work in office and administrative support (11.75%), sales jobs (11.09%), and business and financial occupations (8.94%).

Also of interest is that Gardiner has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Gardiner are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.23% of adults in Gardiner having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gardiner in 2018 was $27,631, which is middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,524 for a family of four. However, Gardiner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Gardiner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gardiner residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gardiner include English, Irish, French, German, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Gardiner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese and Korean.