Maine 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

  • ME
    Postal Code
    The Maine postal code is ME. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 96 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 651,271 men
    Female Population: 678,818 women
  • State Flag
    The 4 main colors in the Maine flag are #002664, #9ED9FF, #FFFFFF, and #FFE84F
  • State Quarter
    The Maine Quarter was released in June 06, 2003.
    Total Mintage: 0.45 billion.
    Engraver: Donna Weaver
  • Population and Area
    Population: 1,330,089 people
    Land Area: 30,843 square miles
    Population Density: 1,330,089 people per square mile

Areas Codes in Maine (2)

  • 207
  • 603

Maine Counties (16)

County Top Cities
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
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