Moving to Maine

Written by Alyssa Howard,

Maine is the land of crisp, cool air and the best lobster rolls you've ever tasted. But there's much more to the small coastal state than popular culture would suggest. Make sure to check out Portland, which Forbescalled America's most livable city. Additionally, for snow sport enthusiasts, Maine has some pretty great skiing for those who can't make it out to Colorado to hit the slopes.

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Maine Compared to USA Averages
USA Maine
Population: 311,591,917 1,321,505
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 73.1%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 89.8%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 26.5%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.34
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 43.1
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 22.6
Average Home Price: $188,400 $176,200
Median Household Income: $51,914 $37,300
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 12.6%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 50/100/25

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Key Facts About Maine
State Capital: Augusta
Top 5 Cities: Portland
South Portland
Major Newspapers: "Bangor Daily News
Kennebec Journal (Augusta)
Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Advertiser-Democrat (Norway)
Bangor Metro
Major Sports Teams: None

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