Maine
Demographic Data






Maine POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Maine Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Maine is:
1,344,212

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.8%
5 - 17:
14.1%
18 - 24:
8.2%
25 - 34:
11.8%
35 - 54:
25.3%
55 - 64:
15.8%
Over 65 Years:
20.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
92.6%
92.6%
College Graduated
31.8%
31.8%
Attending College
4.8%
4.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Maine
$32,637
$32,637
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Maine
$57,918
$57,918
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.8%

Employment Industries in ME

Healthcare
17.3%
17.3%
Retail
13.0%
13.0%
Education
10.7%
10.7%
Manufacturing
8.8%
8.8%
Construction
7.2%
7.2%
Accommodation
6.8%
6.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.7%
5.7%
Finance
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.5%
4.5%
Public Service
4.2%
4.2%
Administration
3.3%
3.3%
Transportation
3.3%
3.3%
Agriculture
2.4%
2.4%
Wholesale
2.0%
2.0%
Arts
1.8%
1.8%
Information Technology
1.7%
1.7%
Real Estate
1.5%
1.5%
Utilities
0.7%
0.7%
Mining
0.1%
0.1%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
93.2%
93.2%
Black Or African American
1.3%
1.3%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.6%
0.6%
Asian
1.1%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.1%
2.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
1.7%
1.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
19.7%
19.7%
English
18.7%
18.7%
Irish
16.6%
16.6%
French
13.9%
13.9%
French Canadian
7.9%
7.9%
German
7.8%
7.8%
Italian
5.8%
5.8%
Scottish
4.7%
4.7%
Polish
2.3%
2.3%
Swedish
1.7%
1.7%
Scots-Irish
1.5%
1.5%
European
1.5%
1.5%
Canadian
1.0%
1.0%
Welsh
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Portuguese
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
93.9%
93.9%
French
2.7%
2.7%
Spanish
0.9%
0.9%
African languages
0.3%
0.3%
German
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Indic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.0%
0.0%
Hindi
0.0%
0.0%
Other Indo-European
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born ME Residents
3.6%