List of cities in Maine facts for kids

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Maine is a state located in Northeastern United States. According to the 2010 United States Census, Maine is the 9th least populous state with 1,328,361 inhabitants but the 12th smallest by land area spanning 30,842.92 square miles (79,882.8 km2) of land. Maine is divided into 16 counties and contains 488 incorporated municipalities consisting of cities, towns, and plantations.

The list, for each city, shows the population in 2013, the population estimate of 2014, the growth/shrinking percentage between the three, and the date of incorporation as a city. Maine has 23 incorporated cities, listed in the below table. Towns in Maine with significantly large populations include Scarborough and Brunswick with populations of 19,524 and 20,441, respectively, as of 2014.

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List of cities

 †  County seat
 ††  State capital and county seat

2014 Rank City 2014 Estimate 2013 Census Change County Incorporation Date
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 Portland † 66,666 66,318 &10000000000000000524744+0.52% Cumberland 1786
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 Lewiston 36,299 36,437 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.38% Androscoggin 1863
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 Bangor † 32,568 32,673 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.32% Penobscot 1834
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 South Portland 25,424 25,255 &10000000000000000669174+0.67% Cumberland 1898
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 Auburn † 22,912 22,987 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.33% Androscoggin 1868
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.&&&&&06 Biddeford 21,337 21,297 &10000000000000000187819+0.19% York 1855
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&07.&&&&&07 Sanford 20,906 20,001 &10000000000000004524773+4.52% York 2013
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&08.&&&&&08 Saco 19,014 18,877 &10000000000000000725750+0.73% York 1762
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&09.&&&&&09 Augusta †† 18,705 18,793 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.47% Kennebec 1849
&&&&&&&&&&&&&010.&&&&&010 Westbrook 17,886 17,743 &10000000000000000805951+0.81% Cumberland 1814
&&&&&&&&&&&&&011.&&&&&011 Waterville 16,182 15,962 &10000000000000001378273+1.38% Kennebec 1888
&&&&&&&&&&&&&012.&&&&&012 Presque Isle 9,317 9,402 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.90% Aroostook 1940
&&&&&&&&&&&&&013.&&&&&013 Brewer 9,317 9,362 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.48% Penobscot 1812
&&&&&&&&&&&&&014.&&&&&014 Bath † 8,324 8,357 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.39% Sagadahoc 1847
&&&&&&&&&&&&&015.&&&&&015 Caribou 7,871 7,952 Template:Number table sorting/negative−1.02% Aroostook 1967
&&&&&&&&&&&&&016.&&&&&016 Ellsworth † 7,843 7,875 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.41% Hancock 1869
&&&&&&&&&&&&&017.&&&&&017 Old Town 7,693 7,720 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.35% Penobscot 1891
&&&&&&&&&&&&&018.&&&&&018 Rockland † 7,219 7,209 &10000000000000000138715+0.14% Knox 1854
&&&&&&&&&&&&&019.&&&&&019 Belfast † 6,677 6,660 &10000000000000000255255+0.26% Waldo 1853
&&&&&&&&&&&&&020.&&&&&020 Gardiner 5,675 5,693 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.32% Kennebec 1803
&&&&&&&&&&&&&021.&&&&&021 Calais 3,004 3,047 Template:Number table sorting/negative−1.41% Washington 1809
&&&&&&&&&&&&&022.&&&&&022 Hallowell 2,329 2,343 Template:Number table sorting/negative−0.60% Kennebec 1771
&&&&&&&&&&&&&023.&&&&&023 Eastport 1,272 1,293 Template:Number table sorting/negative−1.62% Washington 1893

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