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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 1,329,923 people in Maine as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Bangor46,592
2Portland48,587
3Augusta35,046
4Westbrook2228
5Lewiston21,949
6Presque Isle22,206
7Waterville23,254
8Arundel151
9Sanford157
10Bridgton160
11Bar Harbor1344
12Scarborough1401
13Calais1418
14Unity1739
15Machias1745
16S Portland1810
17Castine11,045
18Brunswick11,806
19Wells11,827
20Fort Kent11,904

Largest Maine Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alfred755
Anson853
Ashland662
Auburn22,943
Augusta18,691
Bangor32,491
Bar Harbor2,329
Bath8,334
Belfast6,641
Berwick2,329
Biddeford21,341
Bingham593
Blaine378
Blue Hill865
Boothbay Harbor1,000
Bowdoinham604
Brewer9,284
Bridgton2,330
Brunswick15,564
Bucksport2,564

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

Demographics

People

Total Population1,329,923
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+639,116
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married50.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,299
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,616
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,225

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,294
% Above Poverty Level86.5%
% Below Poverty Level13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$790
Median House Value$176,000

Ancestry

English20.7%
Irish17.3%
French Except Basque15.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.9%
German8.1%
Canadian7.7%
Italian5.7%
Scottish5.1%
Polish2.3%
Swedish1.8%
Dutch1%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Russian0.7%
Portuguese0.7%
African0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Greek0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Arab0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Somali0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Czech0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
US/American0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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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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