Maine Demographic Data

Maine Demographic Summary

  • Population: 1,329,192
  • Area: 35,384.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 30,841.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 4,543.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 37.56 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 631.89 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Maine Heat Map by County Population

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Maine Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
678,298
51.0%
50.8
Male
651,030
49.0%
49.2
Total Population
1,329,330
 
 

Maine Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
63,852
4.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
69,349
5.2% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
74,920
5.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
81,043
6.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
78,924
5.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
151,964
11.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
152,672
11.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
196,149
14.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
110,275
8.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
99,612
7.5% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
146,641
11.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
71,903
5.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
32,024
2.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,073,470
80.8%
77.1
Female
554,570
51.7%
51.4%
Male
518,899
48.3%
48.6%
21 Years and over
1,021,980
76.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
309,631
23.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
250,568
18.8%
14.9
Female
137,303
54.8%
55.9%
Male
113,265
45.2%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
45

Maine Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,298,740
97.7% 
96.9
White
1,258,070
94.6% 
73.1
Black or African American
14,795
1.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
8,966
0.7% 
0.8
Asian
13,291
1.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
3,084
0.2% 
1.2
Chinese
2,924
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
2,481
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
528
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
1,065
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
691
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
2,518
0.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
652
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,957
0.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
30,593
2.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
20,152
1.5% 
17.6
Mexican
5,355
0.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
5,808
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
1,579
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,410
0.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,309,180
98.5% 
82.4

Maine Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
27,176
2.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
52,423
5.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
314,332
32.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
184,421
19.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
93,335
9.7% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
187,513
19.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
102,040
10.6% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
79,599
8.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
881,641
91.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
289,553
30.1%
30.6

Maine Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
321,893
28.7%
33.5
Now Married
556,473
49.6%
47.5
Divorced
156,316
13.9%
11.0
Separated
13,410
1.2%
2.1
Widowed
73,115
6.5%
5.8

Maine Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,188,480
93.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
77,000
6.1%
21.5%
Spanish
10,705
0.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
50,293
4.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
8,092
0.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
7,910
0.6%
1.0%

Maine Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
36,243
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
33,109
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
62,999
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
58,002
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
73,646
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
106,916
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
71,281
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
63,907
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
22,102
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
17,021
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
51,494
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,437
 
29,979

Maine Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
17,435
2.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
56,483
8.7%
9.8
Construction
46,879
7.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
181,454
28.0%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
40,583
6.3%
6.5
Information
12,550
1.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
60,634
9.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
29,605
4.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
54,109
8.3%
11.3
Public administration
25,347
3.9%
4.6
Retail trade
84,900
13.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
24,790
3.8%
5.1
Wholesale trade
13,645
2.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
68,747
10.6%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
236,807
36.5%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
73,488
11.3%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
154,108
23.8%
23.6
Service occupations
115,264
17.8%
18.0

Maine Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
636,271
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
506,801
79.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
55,341
8.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
4,045
0.6%
5.2
Walked
24,332
3.8%
2.8
Other means
9,264
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
36,488
5.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Maine Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
43,659
8.0%
8.9
1 vehicles
187,020
34.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
214,597
39.4%
37.2
3 or more
99,950
18.3%
20.3

Maine Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
545,226
74.8%
87.7
Owner Occupied
387,101
71.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
158,125
29.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
184,166
25.2%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Maine Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
729,392
1 room
20,061
2.8%
2.3
2 rooms
28,427
3.9%
2.5
3 rooms
66,340
9.1%
9.0
4 rooms
123,590
16.9%
16.6
5 rooms
150,261
20.6%
20.0
6 rooms
129,887
17.8%
17.9
7 rooms
86,158
11.8%
12.1
8 rooms
55,186
7.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
69,482
9.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Maine Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
729,392
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
511,699
70.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
16,200
2.2%
5.8
2-units
36,038
4.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
42,060
5.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
25,119
3.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
12,363
1.7%
4.6
20 or more units
24,842
3.4%
8.8
Mobile home
60,793
8.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
278
0.0%
0.1

Maine Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
186,822
25.6%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
35,205
4.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
49,906
6.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
55,524
7.6%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
104,255
14.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
106,665
14.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
85,817
11.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Maine Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
37,624
6.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
50,511
9.3%
4.7
Electricity
35,138
6.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
336,337
61.7%
5.1
Coal or coke
1,449
0.3%
0.1
Wood
70,767
13.0%
2.0
Solar energy
604
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
11,270
2.1%
0.5
No fuel used
1,526
0.3%
1.2

Maine Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
240,701
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
5,406
2.2%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
9,215
3.8%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
11,113
4.6%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
21,992
9.1%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
52,748
21.9%
$500 to $999
57,365
23.8%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
82,862
34.4%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
100,863
42.0%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
39,603
16.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
27,979
11.7%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
19,142
8.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
52,346
21.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
768
NR
NR

Maine Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
146,354 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
31,170
21.3%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
5,736
3.9%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,510
1.0%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
464
0.3%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
899
0.6%
1.5%
$500 to $999
76,880
52.5%
42.7%
Less than $500
29,695
20.3%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
11,771
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
792
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
16,239
11.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
17,716
12.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,584
12.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
21,543
15.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
14,492
10.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
56,330
39.1%
41.4%
Not Computed
14,221
NR
NR

Maine Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
387,101
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
24,994
6.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
55,819
14.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
63,373
16.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
75,051
19.4%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
91,282
23.6%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
55,175
14.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
18,402
4.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
3,005
0.8%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
180,300
 
194,500
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