Population of Maine 2021
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.
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.
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
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