Maine Population, Area, and Density
The population of Maine is 1,330,089 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Maine is ranked number 42 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 76.9% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Maine is 35,379.7 square miles. There state is 87.2% land and 12.8% water. The population density in Maine is 43.1 people per square mile (44th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 1,330,089 people ÷ 30,843.0 sq mi
Population Density = 43.1 people per sq mile
|Population||1,330,089 (42nd out of 56)||1,328,361 (42nd out of 56)||1,274,923 (41st out of 56)|
|Difference||76.9% below avg||76.2% below avg||75.0% below avg|
|Total Area||35,379.7 mi2||91,633 km2||22,642,972 acres||(39th out of 56)|
|Land Area||30,843.0 mi2||79,883 km2||19,739,489 acres||(87.2%)|
|Water Area||4,536.7 mi2||11,750 km2||2,903,484 acres||(12.8%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||43.1 (44th out of 56)||43.1 (44th out of 56)||41.3 (44th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||90.1% below avg||89.6% below avg||89.6% below avg|