Maine Census Data
Data for Maine show that the five most populous cities or towns and their 2010 Census counts are Portland, 66,194; Lewiston, 36,592; Bangor, 33,039; South Portland, 25,002; and Auburn, 23,055. Portland grew by 3.0 percent since the 2000 Census. Lewiston grew by 2.5 percent, Bangor grew by 5.0 percent, South Portland grew by 7.2 percent, and Auburn decreased by 0.6 percent.
The largest county is Cumberland, with a population of 281,674. Its population grew by 6.0 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include York, with a population of 197,131 (increase of 5.6 percent); Penobscot, 153,923 (increase of 6.2 percent); Kennebec, 122,151 (increase of 4.3 percent); and Androscoggin, 107,702 (increase of 3.8 percent).
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