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Population, Urban Areas

The U.S. Census identifies “Urbanized Areas” (Urbanized) and “Urban Clusters” (Clusters), reporting population and the number of housing units (Housing). Data is extracted from the Maine 2010 Population Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing, Issued August 2012.

Maine Urban-Rural Population 2010

AREA Population Housing
Places Included
Maine 1,328,361 721,830 All places
Urban 513,542 251,161 All urban
Urbanized 348,137 166,873 All including smaller Maine-New Hampshire urbanized areas
Clusters 165,405 84,288 All urban clusters
Rural 814,819 470,669 All rural
Urbanized
324,521 153,167 Three largest areas wholly in Maine
Portland 203,914 98,350 Biddeford city, Cumberland Center, Falmouth, Freeport, Gorham, Old Orchard Beach, Portland city, Saco city Scarborough, South Portland city, Windham,Westbrook, Yarmouth
Bangor 61,210 27,142 Bangor, Brewer, Hampden, Milford, Old Town, Orono
Lewiston 59,397 27,675 Auburn, Lewiston, Lisbon Falls
Clusters 114,165 57,067 Clusters over 5,000 population
Brunswick 29,159 14,192 Bath, Brunswick, Topsham
Waterville 25,689 11,802 Fairfield, Oakland, Waterville, Winslow
Augusta 22,637 11,691 Augusta, Farmingdale, Gardiner, Hallowell, Randolph
Sanford 13,584 6,324 Sanford, Springvale
Rockland 8,775 4,713 Rockland, Thomaston
Kennebunk 8,240 5,379 Kennebunk, Kennebunkport
Presque Isle 6,081 2,966 Presque Isle

 

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