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Census Quick Facts Maine 2010

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People QuickFacts Maine USA
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 1,328,361 308,745,538
Population, percent change definition and source info Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 4.2% 9.7%
Population definition and source info Population, 2000 1,274,923 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 5.2% 6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 20.7% 24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 15.9% 13.0%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2010 51.1% 50.8%
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2010 (a) 95.2% 72.4%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2010 (a) 1.2% 12.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.6% 0.9%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a) 1.0% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a) Z 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 1.6% 2.9%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b) 1.3% 16.3%
White persons not Hispanic, percent definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 94.4% 63.7%
Living in same house 1 year & over definition and source info Living in same house 1 year & over, 2005-2009 85.6% 83.8%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2005-2009 3.3% 12.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2005-2009 7.4% 19.6%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 89.4% 84.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 26.1% 27.5%
Veterans definition and source info Veterans, 2005-2009 139,410 22,894,578
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2005-2009 22.7 25.2
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2010 721,830 131,704,730
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2005-2009 72.8% 66.9%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005-2009 19.8% 25.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2005-2009 $172,100 $185,400
Households definition and source info Households, 2005-2009 542,617 112,611,029
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2005-2009 2.36 2.60
 definition and source info Per capita money income in past 12 months (2009 dollars) 2005-2009 $24,980 $27,041
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2009 $45,708 $50,221
Persons below poverty level, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009 12.6% 14.3%

Business QuickFacts Maine USA
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2009 40,6161 7,433,465
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2009 488,9321 114,509,626
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2009 -0.6%1 0.4%
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2009 109,679 21,090,761
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2007 150,389 27,092,908
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.5% 7.1%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.5% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.7% 5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.0% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.7% 8.3%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 25.6% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 16,363,192 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales definition and source info Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 8,823,719 4,174,286,516
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 20,444,031 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2007 $15,520 $12,990
Accommodation and food services sales definition and source info Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,515,827 613,795,732
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2010 3,0341 604,610
Federal spending definition and source info Federal spending, 2009 14,462,6891 3,175,336,0502

Geography QuickFacts Maine USA
Land area in square miles definition and source info Land area in square miles, 2010 30,842.92 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2010 43.1 87.4
 definition and source info FIPS Code 23

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

2: Includes data not distributed by state.

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.

(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information

F: Fewer than 100 firms

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data

NA: Not available

S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards

X: Not applicable

Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source: U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/23000.html

Last Revised: Friday, 23-Dec-2011 11:24:03 EST

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