Maine’s private school leaders can make as much as twice the salary as public school principals
Analysis of IRS filings shows heads of town “academies” earn more than principals at traditional public schools.
Maine’s population grew by 3% since 2016
York County saw the largest growth since 2016 while Aroostook County saw the largest drop in population.
Analyzing the levels of educational attainment by Maine county
Cumberland County maintains highest percentages in both categories analyzed.
Mills outraises LePage in latest campaign donation period
The Monitor’s data visualization provides a deeper look at the donations to the Democratic incumbent and her Republican challenger.
Examining poverty levels in Maine by county
Comparing the percentage of Maine residents in each county living below the poverty level as of 2020.
These are the highest paid state of Maine employees
The highest paid made $320,000, and there were 10 employees who made more than $200,000.
These are the highest paid University of Maine System employees
The Maine Monitor has compiled the salaries of University of Maine employees for 2021, which includes more than 400 employees earning more than $100,000.
Median household income jumped in many Maine communities
A look at median household income change between 2020 and 2010.
Portland ranked 8th best place to live by US News & World Report
Portland was praised for its quality of life and relatively low crime rate, among other favorable factors.
Percentage increase of Maine drug overdose deaths in 2021 was 12th highest in US
The US total was estimated at 107,622 overdose deaths, an increase of 14.9 percent.
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