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Maine : What you need to know

From harbors overlooking the Atlantic Ocean to Baxter Peak, the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail, Maine offers a variety of natural beauty. Residents living in Maine experience all four seasons, including harsh winters and cool summers. Portland, Bangor and Augusta are among the best places to live in Maine. Shipbuilding, blueberries, tourism and of course lobsters play a large role in Maine’s economy. Maine is the home state of Stephen King, a prolific author of mystery and horror stories.

 

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Maine Profile

Quick Facts

Population 1,329,100
Latest Population Increase 0.00%
Median Household Income $49,331
Median Home Price $173,800
Median Property Tax $1,336
Median Rent $71

Employment Rate

  Employed 96%
  Unemployed 4%

Race

  Ethnicity White 95%
  Ethnicity Black 1.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 1.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.6%
  Ethnicity Other 0.2%

Employment Rate

  Employed 96%
  Unemployed 4%

Educational Levels

  Bachelor's Degree 18.7%
  Associate's Degree 9.5%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 10.3%
  High School Graduate 33.2%
  Some College, No Degree 19.9%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 29%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 91.6%

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining 2.5%
Construction 6.9%
Manufacturing 9.3%
Wholesale Trade 2.3%
Retail Trade 13.4%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 3.8%
Information 1.8%
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 6.2%
Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste 8.6%
Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance 27.5%
Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services 8.9%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 4.4%
Public Administration 4.4%

Housing

  Homes Rent 71.2%
  Homes Owned 28.8%

Maine Rankings

Best places to Live in Maine

Title Population Median Home Price Median Household Income
Alfred CDP 658 $229,700 $48,879
Anson 791 $84,000 $43,750
Ashland 606 $77,800 $32,045
Auburn 22,916 $150,800 $46,760
Augusta 18,772 $133,900 $39,544
Bangor 32,695 $148,600 $35,674
Bar Harbor 2,585 $305,700 $42,117
Bath 8,349 $166,200 $38,407
Belfast 6,668 $194,700 $35,946
Berwick 2,412 $178,100 $68,869
Biddeford 21,289 $207,000 $46,940
Bingham 605 $79,300 $32,143
Blaine 438 $104,200 $46,042
Blue Hill 1,000 $272,600 $32,994
Boothbay Harbor 922 $211,700 $39,219
Bowdoinham 520 $172,300 $81,797
Brewer 9,341 $159,100 $51,944
Bridgton 2,214 $164,100 $32,250
Brunswick 15,453 $193,000 $47,382
Brunswick Station 510 $0 $45,000