Maine Trivia:

Capital : Augusta
State Tree : Eastern White Pine
State Flower : Eastern White Pine Tassel And
State Insect : European Honey Bee
State Bird : Chickadee

Maine People:

Maine has a total population of 1,328,501 (2012 est) and ranks 41st in population of U.S. states. By age, 265,700 (20.0%) Mainers are under 18 years of age, 836,956 (63%) are age 19 to 64, and 225,845 (17.0%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 51.1%, and males 48.9% of the total population.

Maine Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under20.0  
65 and older17.0  
19 to 6463  

9,300 (0.7%) Mainers are American Indian or Alaska Native, 14,614 (1.1%) are Asian, 17,271 (1.3%) are Black, 0 (0.0%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 1,266,061 (95.3%) are White, 19,928 (1.5%) are of mixed race.

Maine Population By Race

WhiteMaine White population 1,266,0611,266,061  
MixedMaine Mixed population 19,92819,928
BlackMaine Black population 17,27117,271
AsianMaine Asian population 14,61414,614
American IndianMaine American Indian population 9,3009,300
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderMaine Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

17,271 (1.3%) have declared Hispanic or Latino origin.

3.3% of Mainers were born in a foreign country.

7.0% of Mainers over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

90.6% of Mainers over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 27.3% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

Maine Land:

Maine has a land area of 30,843 square miles and is ranked 39th among U.S. states in total area. Maine has a population density of 43 people per square mile.