Maine

Capital: Augusta
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
1,328,592
Population 2013 1,328,702
Population 2014 1,330,089
Below Poverty 2011 13.4
Below Poverty 2012 12.8
Below Poverty 2013 12.3
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 60.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 60.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 60.1
Unemployed 2011 7.5
Unemployed 2012 7.0
Unemployed 2013 6.6
Unemployed 2014 5.7
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,770
STATE FACTS
Eastport is the most eastern city in the United States. The city is considered the first place in the United States to receive the rays of the morning sun.
Maine is the only state in the United States whose name has one syllable.
Approximately 40 millions pounds (nearly 90 percent) of the nation's lobster supply is caught off the coast of Maine.