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Cities and Towns

State of Maine

Maine, abbreviated "ME", is in the New England region of the U.S. Its capital is Augusta. There were 1,328,535 people in Maine as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on March 15, 1820.

Please explore the cities and towns of Maine, below.

Top Maine College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Bangor 5 6,457
2 Portland 4 9,230
3 Lewiston 3 1,983
4 Augusta 3 5,304
5 Westbrook 2 281
6 Presque Isle 2 2,217
7 Waterville 2 3,251
8 South Portland 2 6,961
9 Bridgton 1 70
10 Arundel 1 78
11 Sanford 1 233
12 Bar Harbor 1 386
13 Scarborough 1 453
14 Calais 1 491
15 Unity 1 601
16 Machias 1 810
17 Castine 1 1,060
18 S Portland 1 1,080
19 Fort Kent 1 1,327
20 Wells 1 1,699

Largest Maine Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Alfred 666
Anson 734
Ashland 737
Auburn 22,960
Augusta 18,898
Bangor 32,800
Bar Harbor 2,524
Bath 8,396
Belfast 6,664
Berwick 2,048
Biddeford 21,303
Bingham 747
Blaine 395
Blue Hill 1,102
Boothbay Harbor 881
Bowdoinham 508
Brewer 9,391
Bridgton 2,182
Brunswick 15,275
Bucksport 2,453

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People

Total Population 1,328,535
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 646,438
Age of the Population 43.5

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,399
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,359
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,824
% Above Poverty Level 86.1%
% Below Poverty Level 13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $772
Median House Value $173,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 21.2%
Irish 17.6%

Notable Places

Acadia (Park)
P.O. Box 177
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-0177
207-288-3338

Maine Acadian Culture (Park)
Maine Acadian Heritage Council
Madawaska, Maine 4756
207-728-6826

Roosevelt Campobello (Park)
Executive Secretary
Lubec, Maine 4652
506-752-2922

Saint Croix Island (Historic Site)
c/o Acadia National Park
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-0177
207-288-3338

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