Maine State

Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south; New Hampshire to the west; the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest; and New Brunswick to the northeast.

Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost portion of New England.

It is known for its scenery—its jagged, mostly rocky coastline, its low, rolling mountains, its heavily forested interior, and picturesque waterways—as well as for its seafood cuisine, especially lobsters and clams.

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Maine Overview


As of 2012, Maine has a total population of 1,321,259 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.55%.

The median home price Maine is $165,820 with the median age of the buyer being 37. Homes in Maine have appreciatied over the last by -3.57%.

Public schools in Maine spend approximately $7,531 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 10.8.

Maine has an unemployment rate of 7.60%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -3.90% with a projected future job growth of 24.60%.

Maine has an average commute time of 24.6 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Maine is a 1 in violent crime and a 3 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Maine, 57.710% of people are Democrats, 40.380% are Republicans and 1.910% are registered Independent.

Maine People


In 2012, the population of Maine was 1,321,259. Maine has a population density of 43 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Maine

The median age in Maine is 41.6, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.75% of the population of Maine, while females make up 51.25% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Maine is 2.31 people across 555,250. 57.96% of people are married in Maine while 42.04% are single.

Local PopulationMaineUnited States
Population Density4387
Population Change3.55%9.00%
Median Age41.636.8
Household Size2.312.59
Male Population48.75%49.34%
Female Population51.25%50.66%
Married Population57.96%57.41%
Single Population42.04%42.59%

Maine Economy

Households by IncomeMaineUnited States
Income Less than $15,00013.50%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00011.79%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00011.98%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00016.52%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00011.44%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,0009.18%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0003.09%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0000.96%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.34%0.70%
Population by OccupationMaineUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations11.87%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations19.68%20.28%
Sales and Office25.81%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry1.63%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance10.38%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving15.32%14.39%
Local EconomyMaineUnited States
Unemployment Rate7.60%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-3.90%-4.06%
Future Job Growth24.60%21.68%
Sales Taxes5.00%6.80%
Income Taxes8.50%6.25%
Income per Capita$25,333$26,372
Household Income$46,492$51,660

Maine Housing


As of 2012, Maine consisted of 21.99% renters and 57.11% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -3.57% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Maine HousingMaineUnited States
Median Home Cost$165,820$183,450
Median Home Age3733
Home Appreciation-3.57%-5.21%
Homes Owned57.11%60.14%
Housing Vacancy20.90%10.50%
Homes Rented21.99%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$14.36$11.20
Maine Homes by ValueMaineUnited States
Less Than $20,0001.90%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9993.69%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9994.77%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9995.87%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9997.46%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99924.07%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99918.47%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99919.72%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9996.64%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9993.12%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9992.66%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more0.76%2.07%
Maine Homes by Year BuiltMaineUnited States
1939 or Earlier25.87%12.87%
1940 to 19495.93%6.21%
1950 to 19597.70%10.80%
1960 to 19698.45%12.04%
1970 to 197914.46%16.14%
1980 to 198914.83%14.11%
1990 to 19946.28%6.29%
1995 to 19984.97%6.33%
1999 to October 200511.52%15.21%

Maine Religion


33.43% of the people in Maine declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Maine ReligionsMaineUnited States
Declared Religious33.43%48.34%
Other Christian5.02%5.20%

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