10 Largest Cities in Maine

The largest city in Maine is Portland, with a population of 68,850. Mexico is the fastest growing city in Maine over the past 10 years, having grown 33.79% since 2010.

Rank Name 2022 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Portland68,85066,1944.01%3,19221.57
2Lewiston37,22736,5921.74%1,09034.15
3Bangor31,49533,039-4.67%91934.26
4South Portland26,79825,0027.18%2,22112.07
5Auburn24,26323,0555.24%40959.34
6Biddeford22,80821,2777.20%75830.09
7Westbrook20,98217,49419.94%1,22117.19
8Saco20,76118,48212.33%54038.48
9Augusta18,85119,136-1.49%34255.15
10Brunswick17,40515,17514.70%1,19814.52
11Waterville15,85015,7220.81%1,17113.53
12Orono10,3279,4749.00%1,4677.04
13Brewer9,7109,4822.40%63715.24
14Old Orchard Beach9,0288,6244.68%1,2147.43
15Bath8,8168,5143.55%9679.12
16Presque Isle8,6179,692-11.09%11475.78
17Ellsworth8,5317,74110.21%10879.29
18Gorham7,5876,88210.24%9917.66
19Old Town7,3497,840-6.26%18938.82
20Caribou7,2388,189-11.61%9179.29
21Belfast6,9926,6684.86%20534.04
22Rockland6,8647,297-5.93%53412.84
23Topsham6,7615,93113.99%61311.02
24Skowhegan6,4266,2972.05%48113.37
25Yarmouth6,1775,8695.25%1,1785.24
26Gardiner5,9935,8003.33%38215.68
27Kennebunk5,8885,21412.93%8736.75
28North Windham5,3484,9049.05%8186.54
29Kittery5,0554,56210.81%1,8062.80
30Winslow4,8227,794-38.13%8045.99
31Houlton4,7214,856-2.78%9015.24
32Hampden4,5504,3434.77%41510.96
33Rumford4,3144,2182.28%5487.87
34Lisbon Falls4,1984,1002.39%1,1443.67
35Farmington4,1444,288-3.36%1,0274.04
36Millinocket4,0324,466-9.72%7115.67
37Camden3,9063,5709.41%1,0373.77
38South Eliot3,7533,5505.72%5227.19
39Lake Arrowhead3,2163,0714.72%6175.21
40York Harbor3,1523,0333.92%9833.21
41Cape Neddick3,1312,56821.92%8393.73
42Calais3,0713,123-1.67%8934.32
43Dover-Foxcroft2,8262,52811.79%3378.38
44Bucksport2,8222,885-2.18%24711.41
45Cumberland Center2,7872,49911.52%6594.23
46Madawaska2,7632,967-6.88%5225.29
47Pittsfield2,7563,150-12.51%2939.40
48Norway2,6862,748-2.26%5325.05
49Winthrop2,6702,6500.75%4835.53
50Lincoln2,6232,884-9.05%3537.43
51Fairfield2,6122,638-0.99%1,4731.77
52Hallowell2,6082,3819.53%4445.87
53Oakland2,5222,602-3.07%4675.41
54Madison2,5132,630-4.45%3916.43
55Fort Kent2,3972,488-3.66%4485.36
56Mexico2,3321,74333.79%2,3201.00
57Berwick2,2952,1874.94%1,4591.57
58Mechanic Falls2,2612,2371.07%4235.34
59Milford2,2072,233-1.16%6603.34
60Bar Harbor2,2022,552-13.71%6943.17
61South Paris2,1672,267-4.41%5593.88
62Bridgton2,1282,0712.75%2887.39
63Dexter2,0812,158-3.57%4414.72
64Wilton2,0452,198-6.96%5004.09
65Falmouth2,0141,8558.57%8222.45
66Farmingdale2,0061,9701.83%8442.38
67Thomaston1,8281,875-2.51%8642.12
68Richmond1,8201,7603.41%2567.12
69Van Buren1,7831,937-7.95%4264.19
70Freeport1,7441,48517.44%1,0161.72
71North Berwick1,7431,6157.93%5223.34
72Randolph1,7371,772-1.98%8142.13
73Milo1,7311,847-6.28%2237.75
74Newport1,6721,776-5.86%4763.52
75Fort Fairfield1,6341,825-10.47%5582.93
76Falmouth Foreside1,5621,5113.38%1,0261.52
77East Millinocket1,5581,567-0.57%1,6300.96
78Livermore Falls1,5301,594-4.02%1,2721.20
79Machias1,4931,27417.19%5982.50
80Fryeburg1,4061,631-13.80%4683.00
81Clinton1,3801,419-2.75%1568.86
82Dixfield1,3731,07627.60%7861.75
83Winterport1,3591,3401.42%2345.80
84Chisholm1,3351,380-3.26%6112.19
85Norridgewock1,3331,438-7.30%11911.23
86Waldoboro1,3141,2336.57%2445.40
87Oxford1,3001,2632.93%1578.29
88Eastport1,2801,331-3.83%3523.63
89Kennebunkport1,2701,2382.58%4262.98
90Wiscasset1,2601,09714.86%3233.90
91Steep Falls1,2391,1398.78%12310.03
92Damariscotta1,2031,1425.34%3483.46
93West Kennebunk1,1951,1761.62%3433.48
94South Windham1,1831,374-13.90%9911.19
95Castine1,0101,029-1.85%6551.54
96Kittery Point1,0091,012-0.30%5291.91
97Searsport1,0019920.91%2304.35
98Blue Hill9679432.55%2054.71
99Greenville9601,257-23.63%2334.11
100Washburn925997-7.22%2074.47
101Howland9171,096-16.33%1237.46
102Little Falls89570826.41%7781.15
103Gray8878840.34%3022.94
104Limestone8341,075-22.42%3152.65
105Woodland833952-12.50%7141.17
106Boothbay Harbor8301,086-23.57%9790.85
107Mars Hill786980-19.80%3692.13
108Hartland744813-8.49%3352.22
109Southwest Harbor7447203.33%5521.35
110Bowdoinham7367221.94%2073.56
111Bingham708758-6.60%3132.26
112Guilford708903-21.59%3691.92
113Anson666752-11.44%5141.30
114Newcastle658667-1.35%3042.17
115Ashland625709-11.85%1404.46
116Mapleton611683-10.54%2232.74
117Casco582587-0.85%1773.28
118Eagle Lake539625-13.76%1363.96
119Cousins Island5364909.39%5051.06
120Standish4824692.77%1802.68
121Unity444469-5.33%2421.83
122Naples413428-3.50%1592.59
123Winter Harbor377426-11.50%1742.17
124Lubec330349-5.44%6320.52
125Blaine240301-20.27%882.73
126Littlejohn Island116118-1.69%3390.34

Top 126 Cities in Maine by Population

Maine is the 42nd most populous state in the U.S. with a population of 1.3 million people. This state does not have any cities with populations that have exceeded 100,000. The most populated city in Maine is Portland, with has a total count of over 66,000 residents per 2017 estimates. The next most populous city, Lewiston, has just over half of that with a total count of 36,202. Rounding out the top three is Bangor, with a population of over 32,000 residents. The state capital, Augusta, is ranked ninth in the state in terms of population, with estimated counts of just 18,471.

In total Maine has 488 incorporated municipalities which include cities, towns and plantations. However, there are just 23 incorporated cities. The municipalities are spread across 16 counties. The smallest of these cities is Eastport in Washington County, which had a population of just 1,272 people per 2014 estimates. Twelve of the 23 cities in Maine have populations that fall below 10,000. Towns in the state have higher populations than the cities, such as Scarborough and Brunswick with roughly 20,000 residents each.

Map of Cities in Maine

Maine Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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