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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 1,330,158 people in Maine as per 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Portland48,577
2Augusta34,609
3Bangor36,463
4Sanford238
5Lewiston21,975
6Presque Isle22,255
7Waterville23,719
8Orono211,240
9Arundel154
10Bridgton176
11Westbrook1183
12Scarborough1351
13Bar Harbor1354
14Calais1372
15S Portland1627
16Machias1701
17Unity1733
18Castine11,037
19Wells11,708
20Fort Kent11,760

Largest Maine Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alfred824
Ashland606
Augusta18,626
Bangor32,237
Bar Harbor2,354
Bath8,314
Belfast6,680
Blaine289
Boothbay Harbor993
Brewer9,167
Bridgton2,245
Brunswick15,425
Clinton915
Damariscotta1,222
Eastport1,399
Ellsworth7,916
Fairfield3,221
Falmouth1,994
Farmington4,144
Fryeburg1,639

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population1,330,158
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+645,333
Age of the Population44.3

Families

% of people married51%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,007
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,018
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,830

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,340
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$808
Median House Value$179,900

Ancestry

English20.1%
Irish17.2%
French Except Basque15.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
German8.2%
Canadian7.8%
Italian5.9%
Scottish5%
Polish2.3%
Swedish1.8%
Dutch1%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Russian0.7%
African0.7%
Portuguese0.7%
Danishn0.5%
Greek0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Somali0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Czech0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Slovak0.1%
US/American0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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