Maine

Capital: Augusta
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
1,330,719
Population 2015 1,329,453
Population 2016 1,331,479
Below Poverty 2014 14.6
Below Poverty 2015 12.3
Below Poverty 2016 12.7
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 60.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 59.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 60.7
Unemployed 2014 5.6
Unemployed 2015 4.4
Unemployed 2016 3.9
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 3.5
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2,292
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.