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Maine: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 1,274,923
  • Males: 620,214
  • Females: 654,709

Top 3 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (1,110,205)
  2. French (63,605)
  3. Spanish (9,605)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (283,024)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (31,689)
  3. United Church of Christ (29,122)
  4. American Baptist Churches in the USA (26,259)
  5. Episcopal Church (15,794)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 423,949
  • Sensory: 46,417
  • Physical: 112,661
  • Mental: 68,736
  • Self-care: 30,085
  • Go outside home: 64,650
  • Employment: 95,531

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 5,074

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 518,200
  • Utility gas: 17,940
  • Bottled or LP gas: 25,292
  • Electricity: 22,995
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 415,420
  • Coal or Coke: 786
  • Wood: 33,389
  • Solar Energy: 166
  • Other fuel: 1,595
  • No fuel used: 617

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 1,025,446
  • No vehicle: 77,317
  • 1 or more vehicle: 948,129

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 4,351
  • No High School: 42,832
  • Some High School: 80,105
  • High School: 314,600
  • Some College: 165,111
  • Associate's Degree: 63,934
  • College Degree: 129,992
  • Master's Degree: 46,575
  • Professional Degree: 15,156
  • Doctoral Degree: 7,237

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 518,200
  • Owners with phone: 368,076
  • Owners without phone: 2,844
  • Renters with phone: 143,288
  • Renters without phone: 3,992
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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