Population of Maine 2021

Population

Maine has 1,328,361 residents (as of 2010 Census). Of these, 95.2% were white, 1.2% black and African-American, 1.0% Asian, 0.6% Native American, just under 0.3% Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, 0.3% other ethnicity and 1.6% of two or more ethnicities.

Languages

Maine is the only state in the United States that is officially bilingual. The most common language is English, followed by French. Francophones live mostly in the north, where they are called brayons.

B is 1960, the French in politics Maines was obsolete and education in that language was expressly prohibited. Between 1987 and 1991 alone, their use fell by 18%. On the other hand, contact with the French Canadians on the other side of the Saint-John River is intensifying.

There are also the Indian languages ​​Abenaki, Micmac and Passamaquoddy, which belong to the Algonquin languages. In addition, there are the languages ​​of the immigrants, like several thousand Somalis recently.

Religion

The religious communities with the largest number of members in 2000 were the Roman Catholic Church with 283,024, the United Methodist Church with 31,689 and the United Church of Christ with 29,122 followers.

According to a 2010 study, Maine has more non-religious residents than any other state in the United States.

Top Counties by Population in Maine

Rank County Name Population Population Density (per km²)
1 Cumberland County 289,988 92.00
2 York County 201,180 61.11
3 Penobscot County 152,703 16.58
4 Kennebec County 119,991 48.72
5 Androscoggin County 107,244 83.33
6 Aroostook County 68,639 3.88
7 Oxford County 57,213 10.16
8 Hancock County 54,670 8.98
9 Somerset County 51,124 4.82
10 Knox County 39,866 13.48
11 Waldo County 39,166 17.73
12 Sagadahoc County 35,160 36.70
13 Lincoln County 33,980 18.74
14 Washington County 31,636 3.75
15 Franklin County 30,002 6.64
16 Piscataquis County 16,942 1.49

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