Economic gaps underscore perception of 2 Maines

Portland Press Herald

Garret Martin, executive director of the Maine Center for Economic Policy, said a closer look at the numbers shows that Cumberland County is the only county that significantly outperforms economically compared to its population, which is about 22 percent of the state’s. On the other end, York County has 15.4 percent of the state’s population, but generates 12.9 percent of the GDP, he said.

Click here to read the full story, first posted December 16, 2019, in the Portland Press Herald.