Maine

Capital: Augusta
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
1,338,404
Population 2017 1,335,063
Population 2016 1,331,370
Below Poverty 2017 11.1
Below Poverty 2016 12.5
Below Poverty 2015 13.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
61.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 61.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 60.7
Unemployed 2018 3.4
Unemployed 2017 3.4
Unemployed 2016 3.8
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,911
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.