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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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:
1,362,359

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.8%
5 - 17:
13.9%
18 - 24:
8.0%
25 - 34:
12.0%
35 - 54:
24.9%
55 - 64:
15.7%
Over 65 Years:
20.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
93.2%
93.2%
32.5%
32.5%
4.8%
4.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Maine
USA
$33,774
$33,774
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Maine
USA
$59,489
$59,489
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.1%

Employment Industries in ME

Healthcare
Retail
Education
Manufacturing
Construction
Accommodation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Finance
Other
Public Service
Transportation
Administration
Agriculture
Wholesale
Arts
Information Technology
Real Estate
Utilities
Management
Mining
17.3%
17.3%
12.9%
12.9%
10.7%
10.7%
8.7%
8.7%
7.3%
7.3%
6.5%
6.5%
5.9%
5.9%
4.9%
4.9%
4.6%
4.6%
4.4%
4.4%
3.4%
3.4%
3.3%
3.3%
2.4%
2.4%
2.0%
2.0%
1.9%
1.9%
1.6%
1.6%
1.4%
1.4%
0.7%
0.7%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Other Race / Two or More Races
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black Or African American
Asian
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
92.6%
92.6%
2.6%
2.6%
1.7%
1.7%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
0.6%
0.6%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
English
Irish
French
German
French Canadian
Italian
Scottish
Polish
Swedish
European
Scots-Irish
Canadian
British
Welsh
Dutch
Norwegian
Russian
Portuguese
Finnish
21.2%
21.2%
19.0%
19.0%
16.7%
16.7%
13.3%
13.3%
7.8%
7.8%
7.7%
7.7%
5.7%
5.7%
4.5%
4.5%
2.2%
2.2%
1.6%
1.6%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
French
Spanish
African languages
German
Chinese
Native American languages
Indic languages
Arabic
Tagalog
Slavic languages
Portuguese
Russian
Other Asian languages
Vietnamese
Polish
West Germanic languages
Italian
Korean
Hindi
94.0%
94.0%
2.7%
2.7%
0.9%
0.9%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born ME Residents
3.6%