Maine State Facts
There are fewer men than woman in Maine. The overall gender ratio is 96 men to 100 women.
The Maine flag was adopted on June 16, 1909. The flag has been ranked the 45th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.
The Maine quarter was the 23rd quarter released overall. The quarter was released on June 2, 2003.
Recent estimates put Maine's population at around 1,330,000 people (42nd out of 56).The population density is 43.1 people per square mile (44th out of 56).
Someone from Maine is known as a Mainer. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.
Maine was the 23rd state when it joined the United States on March 15, 1820. Prior to 1820, Maine was known as "Part of Massachusetts, seceded with approval of the Massachusetts General Court)."
Essential Maine Facts
Postal CodeThe Maine postal code is ME. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 96 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 651,271 men
Female Population: 678,818 women
State FlagThe 4 main colors in the Maine flag are #002664, #9ED9FF, #FFFFFF, and #FFE84F
Population and AreaPopulation: 1,330,089 people
Land Area: 30,843 square miles
Population Density: 1,330,089 people per square mile
Areas Codes in Maine (2)
Maine Counties (16)
|Androscoggin County||Auburn, Danville, Durham, East Livermore, East Poland, and Greene|
|Aroostook County||Ashland, Benedicta, Blaine, Bridgewater, Caribou, and Clayton Lake|
|Cumberland County||Bailey Island, Bridgton, Brunswick, Bustins Island, Cape Elizabeth, and Casco|
|Franklin County||Dryden, East Wilton, Eustis, Farmington, Farmington Falls, and Jay|
|Hancock County||Aurora, Bar Harbor, Bass Harbor, Bernard, Birch Harbor, and Blue Hill|
|Kennebec County||Albion, Augusta, Belgrade, Belgrade Lakes, China Village, and Clinton|
|Knox County||Camden, Cushing, Friendship, Glen Cove, Hope, and Isle Au Haut|
|Lincoln County||Alna, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Bremen, Bristol, and Chamberlain|
|Oxford County||Andover, Bethel, Brownfield, Bryant Pond, Buckfield, and Canton|
|Penobscot County||Bangor, Bradford, Bradley, Brewer, Burlington, and Carmel|
|Piscataquis County||Abbot, Brownville, Brownville Junction, Dover Foxcroft, Greenville, and Greenville Junction|
|Sagadahoc County||Bath, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Georgetown, Phippsburg, and Richmond|
|Somerset County||Anson, Athens, Bingham, Cambridge, Canaan, and Caratunk|
|Waldo County||Belfast, Brooks, Burnham, Frankfort, Freedom, and Islesboro|
|Washington County||Addison, Baileyville, Beals, Brookton, Calais, and Cherryfield|
|York County||Acton, Alfred, Bar Mills, Berwick, Biddeford, and Biddeford Pool|