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Maine economy fueled by Portland

Am interesting article in the Portland Press Herald today notes the influence and support Greater Portland provides to fuel the Maine economy. The Portland Community Chamber released statistics showing that the Greater Portland area accounts for over 40 percent of Maine's overall gross state product, total personal income, and total jobs. 

(Source: Portland Press Herald - October 30, 2007)

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Comment balloon 1 commentJeff Mateja • October 30 2007 04:12PM


I was reading in our Sunday paper down here on the coast that Portland fueled 43% of all jobs in Maine! Pretty astounding numbers for such a big state.
Posted by Shannon Aldrich, NH & Maine Real Estate Seacoast (Keller Williams Coastal Realty) about 11 years ago