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

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Maine Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
680,777
51.1%
50.8
Male
650,702
48.9%
49.2
Total Population
1,331,480
 
 

Maine Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
63,941
4.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
74,853
5.6% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
68,957
5.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
82,094
6.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
75,065
5.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
157,452
11.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
151,647
11.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
191,625
14.4% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
109,241
8.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
99,952
7.5% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
151,780
11.4% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
69,676
5.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
35,196
2.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,076,530
80.9%
77.2
Female
556,016
51.6%
51.3%
Male
520,512
48.4%
48.7%
21 Years and over
1,024,850
77.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
313,413
23.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
256,652
19.3%
15.2
Female
140,229
54.6%
55.8%
Male
116,423
45.4%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
45
0.0%
0.0

Maine Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,305,140
98.0% 
96.8
White
1,257,120
94.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
19,963
1.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
7,893
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
17,499
1.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,883
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
5,820
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
2,606
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
531
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
1,163
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
1,611
0.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
3,885
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
214
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,450
0.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
26,340
2.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
20,714
1.6% 
17.8
Mexican
5,117
0.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
5,363
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
1,260
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
8,974
0.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,310,760
98.4% 
82.2

Maine Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
25,640
2.7% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
48,498
5.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
318,369
32.9% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
187,940
19.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
94,984
9.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
181,434
18.8% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
109,704
11.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
74,138
7.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
892,431
92.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
291,138
30.1%
31.2

Maine Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
327,476
29.1%
33.7
Now Married
547,474
48.7%
47.5
Divorced
163,780
14.6%
11.0
Separated
12,364
1.1%
2.0
Widowed
72,634
6.5%
5.8

Maine Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,189,140
93.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
78,401
6.2%
21.6%
Spanish
10,824
0.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
46,396
3.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
11,415
0.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
9,766
0.8%
1.1%

Maine Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
32,918
6.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
29,965
5.6%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
57,951
10.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
56,584
10.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
71,255
13.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
102,426
19.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
67,780
12.7%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
70,873
13.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
22,109
4.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
19,799
3.7%
6.4
Median household income
53,079
 
57,617
Per capita income
29,604
 
31,128

Maine Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
14,407
2.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
61,304
9.3%
9.8
Construction
46,302
7.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
185,143
28.1%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
37,297
5.7%
6.6
Information
9,984
1.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
55,940
8.5%
10.1
Other services except public administration
31,480
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
59,247
9.0%
11.4
Public administration
28,574
4.3%
4.6
Retail trade
88,610
13.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
25,569
3.9%
5.2
Wholesale trade
14,619
2.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
71,014
10.8%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
244,861
37.2%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
70,795
10.8%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
151,062
22.9%
23.3
Service occupations
120,744
18.3%
18.1

Maine Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
644,442
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
511,012
79.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
57,703
9.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
4,232
0.7%
5.1
Walked
25,820
4.0%
2.7
Other means
8,424
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
37,251
5.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.9
 
26.6

Maine Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
38,480
7.2%
8.7
1 vehicles
185,749
34.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
209,708
39.4%
37.1
3 or more
97,723
18.4%
21.0

Maine Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
531,660
72.8%
87.6
Owner Occupied
382,116
71.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
149,544
28.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
199,126
27.2%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Maine Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
730,786
1 room
20,179
2.8%
2.4
2 rooms
27,218
3.7%
2.7
3 rooms
71,655
9.8%
9.1
4 rooms
133,497
18.3%
16.5
5 rooms
141,217
19.3%
19.8
6 rooms
128,317
17.6%
17.8
7 rooms
84,800
11.6%
12.0
8 rooms
57,460
7.9%
8.6
9 rooms or more
66,443
9.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Maine Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
730,786
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
515,814
70.6%
61.5
1-unit, attached
18,560
2.5%
5.9
2-units
36,200
5.0%
3.6
3 or 4 units
38,832
5.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
28,149
3.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
10,687
1.5%
4.4
20 or more units
23,030
3.2%
9.0
Mobile home
59,442
8.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
72
0.0%
0.1

Maine Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
170,563
23.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
32,809
4.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
52,532
7.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
51,683
7.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
97,440
13.3%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
104,656
14.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
91,225
12.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Maine Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
41,879
7.9%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
52,621
9.9%
4.7
Electricity
33,543
6.3%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
333,900
62.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
985
0.2%
0.1
Wood
55,290
10.4%
1.9
Solar energy
312
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
11,584
2.2%
0.5
No fuel used
1,546
0.3%
1.1

Maine Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
236,910
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
5,775
2.4%
10.7%
$3,000 or more
9,543
4.0%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
9,710
4.1%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
20,949
8.8%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
50,892
21.5%
11.9%
$500 to $999
57,838
24.4%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
82,203
34.7%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
104,628
44.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
39,171
16.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
26,061
11.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
16,351
6.9%
7.0%
35.0% or more
50,149
21.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
550
0.0%
0.0%

Maine Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
139,310 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
30,374
21.8%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
6,805
4.9%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,651
1.2%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
523
0.4%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
585
0.4%
1.8%
$500 to $999
71,234
51.1%
41.0%
Less than $500
28,138
20.2%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
10,234
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
797
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
19,076
13.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
18,199
13.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,905
12.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
19,166
14.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
13,832
10.1%
9.0%
35.0% or more
50,115
36.5%
40.7%
Not Computed
12,251
0.0%
0.0%

Maine Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
382,116
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
28,365
7.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
48,700
12.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
63,342
16.6%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
67,724
17.7%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
92,851
24.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
57,419
15.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
19,327
5.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
4,388
1.1%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
184,700
 
205,000
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