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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 1,329,100 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, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

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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
Durham 3,902
Greene 4,349
Leeds 2,030
Lisbon 8,895
Livermore 2,028
Minot 2,585
Poland 5,464
Sabattus 4,991
Turner 5,725
Wales 1,985
Allagash 204
Bancroft 69
Bridgewater 582
Castle Hill 366
Caswell 283
Chapman 446
Crystal 259
Easton 1,156
Frenchville 893
Grand Isle 495

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 1,329,100
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 635,475
Age of the Population 43.8

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29%
Median Earnings25+ $32,342
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,502
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,716

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,279
% 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 29.2%
Median Gross Rent $777
Median House Value $173,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 21.1%
Irish 17.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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