Nationwide Claims to Fame

Maine is 1st out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Maine is 2nd out of 51 other states in Race - White

Maine is 2nd out of 51 other states in Residents 65 or older

Maine is 5th out of 51 other states in Retail sales per capita

Maine is 6th out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Maine is 10th out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Maine is 19th out of 51 other states in Female residents

Maine is 25th out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Maine is 26th out of 51 other states in Home median value

Maine is 27th out of 51 other states in Income per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Maine Rank US
Current population (2012) 1,329,192 41st 313,914,040
Size in square miles 30,842.9 39th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 43.1 39th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Maine Rank US
Residents younger than 5 5.0% 49th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.0% 49th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.0% 2nd 13.7%
Education Demographics
Maine Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.2% 10th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.1% 25th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Maine Rank US
Race - White 95.3% 2nd 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.3% 48th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 29th 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 47th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 48th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.5% 47th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.4% 50th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 94.1% 1st 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Maine Rank US
Female residents 51.1% 19th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.3% 44th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Maine Rank US
Housing units 725,577 39th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.3% 31st 25.9%
Households 551,601 40th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 72.7% 6th 66.1%
Home median value $176,600 26th $186,200
People per household 2.3 49th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 3,001 43rd 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Maine Rank US
Income per capita $26,195 27th $27,915
Income per household $47,898 36th $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.8% 30th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Maine Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 40,112 39th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 479,728 42nd 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 150,389 39th 27,092,908
Retail sales $20,444,031 41st $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,520 5th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $2,515,827 42nd $613,795,732

Demographics by County - Maine

Androscoggin County, Maine Aroostook County, Maine Cumberland County, Maine Franklin County, Maine Hancock County, Maine Kennebec County, Maine Knox County, Maine Lincoln County, Maine Oxford County, Maine Penobscot County, Maine Piscataquis County, Maine Sagadahoc County, Maine Somerset County, Maine Waldo County, Maine Washington County, Maine York County, Maine

Demographics by City - Maine

Auburn, Maine Augusta, Maine Bangor, Maine Bath, Maine Belfast, Maine Biddeford, Maine Brewer, Maine Brunswick, Maine Caribou, Maine Ellsworth, Maine Gardiner, Maine Gorham, Maine Kennebunk, Maine Lewiston, Maine Old Orchard Beach, Maine Old Town, Maine Orono, Maine Portland, Maine Presque Isle, Maine Rockland, Maine Saco, Maine Sanford, Maine Skowhegan, Maine South Portland, Maine Topsham, Maine Waterville, Maine Westbrook, Maine Winslow, Maine Yarmouth, Maine

Demographics by School District - Maine

Acton, Maine Airline Community School District, Maine Alexander, Maine Appleton, Maine Aroostook Unorganized Territory, Maine Auburn, Maine Augusta, Maine Baileyville, Maine Bancroft, Maine Bangor, Maine Baring Plantation, Maine Beals, Maine Beaver Cove, Maine Beddington, Maine Biddeford, Maine Blue Hill, Maine Boothbay-Boothbay Harbor Community School District, Maine Bowerbank, Maine Brewer, Maine Bridgewater, Maine Bristol, Maine Brooklin, Maine Brooksville, Maine Brunswick, Maine Calais, Maine Cape Elizabeth, Maine Caratunk, Maine Carrabassett Valley, Maine Carroll Plantation, Maine Castine, Maine Caswell, Maine Charlotte, Maine Chebeague Island, Maine Cooper, Maine Coplin Plantation, Maine Cranberry Isles, Maine Crawford, Maine Cutler, Maine Dallas Plantation, Maine Deblois, Maine Dedham, Maine Deer Isle-Stonington Community School District, Maine Dennistown Plantation, Maine Dennysville, Maine Drew Plantation, Maine East Machias, Maine East Millinocket, Maine Easton, Maine Eastport, Maine East Range Community School District, Maine Edgecomb, Maine Falmouth, Maine Fayette, Maine Franklin Unorganized Territory, Maine Frenchboro, Maine Georgetown, Maine Gilead, Maine Glenwood Plantation, Maine Gorham, Maine Grand Isle, Maine Great Lake Stream Plantation, Maine Greenbush, Maine Greenville, Maine Hancock Unorganized Territory, Maine Harmony, Maine Hermon, Maine Hersey, Maine Highland Plantation, Maine Hope, Maine Indian Island, Maine Indian Township, Maine Isle au Haut, Maine Islesboro, Maine Jay, Maine Jefferson, Maine Jonesboro, Maine Jonesport, Maine Kennebec Unorganized Territory, Maine Kingsbury Plantation, Maine Kittery, Maine Knox Unorganized Territory, Maine Lake View Plantation, Maine Lakeville, Maine Lewiston, Maine Lincoln Plantation, Maine Lincolnville, Maine Lisbon, Maine Long Island, Maine Louds Island Unorganized Territory, Maine Lowell, Maine Machias, Maine Machiasport, Maine Macwahoc Plantation, Maine Madawaska, Maine Magalloway Plantation, Maine Marshfield, Maine Meddybemps, Maine Medford, Maine Medway, Maine Milford, Maine Millinocket, Maine Monhegan Plantation, Maine Moro Plantation, Maine Nashville Plantation, Maine New Sweden, Maine Nobleboro, Maine Northfield, Maine Orient, Maine Orrington, Maine Otis, Maine Oxford Unorganized Territory, Maine Pembroke, Maine Penobscot, Maine Penobscot Unorganized Territory, Maine Perry, Maine Piscataquis Unorganized Territory, Maine Pleasant Point, Maine Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Maine Portland, Maine Princeton, Maine Rangeley, Maine Rangeley Plantation, Maine Reed Plantation, Maine Regional School Unit 23, Maine Remainder of Maine, Maine Robbinston, Maine Roque Bluffs, Maine Sandy River Plantation, Maine Sanford, Maine Scarborough, Maine School Administration District 10, Maine School Administrative District 06, Maine Seboeis Plantation, Maine Sedgwick, Maine Shirley, Maine Somerset Unorganized Territory, Maine South Bristol, Maine Southern Aroostook Community School District, Maine Southport, Maine South Portland, Maine Surry, Maine Talmadge, Maine The Forks Plantation, Maine Trenton, Maine Upton, Maine Vanceboro, Maine Vassalboro, Maine Waite, Maine Washington Unorganized Territory, Maine Waterville, Maine Wells-Ogunquit Community School District, Maine Wesley, Maine Westbrook, Maine West Forks Plantation, Maine Westmanland, Maine Whiting, Maine Whitneyville, Maine Willimantic, Maine Winslow, Maine Winthrop, Maine Woodland, Maine Woodville, Maine Yarmouth, Maine York, Maine

Demographics by Congressional District - Maine

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