10 Largest Cities in Maine

  • Portland (66,067)
  • Lewiston (35,868)
  • Bangor (32,167)
  • South Portland (25,474)
  • Auburn (23,256)
  • Biddeford (21,574)
  • Sanford (21,335)
  • Saco (20,352)
  • Westbrook (19,760)
  • Augusta (18,809)
The largest city in Maine is Portland with a population of 66,067. Littlejohn Island is the fastest growing city in Maine over the past 10 years, having grown since 2010.
Rank Name 2020 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (km²)
1Portland66,06766,090-0.03%1,183
2Lewiston35,86836,583-1.95%406
3Bangor32,16733,017-2.57%363
4South Portland25,47424,9761.99%815
5Auburn23,25623,0550.87%151
6Biddeford21,57421,2681.44%277
7Sanford21,33520,7882.63%172
8Saco20,35218,5169.92%204
9Westbrook19,76017,50712.87%444
10Augusta18,80919,108-1.56%132
11Waterville16,77815,7246.70%479
12Brunswick15,24415,1750.45%405
13Orono9,4749,4740.00%520
14Brewer9,1279,470-3.62%231
15Presque Isle8,8349,664-8.59%45
16Old Orchard Beach8,8098,6242.15%457
17Bath8,4078,490-0.98%356
18Ellsworth8,1707,7365.61%40
19Caribou7,4908,167-8.29%36
20Old Town7,4357,834-5.09%74
21Rockland7,1027,291-2.59%214
22Belfast6,7586,6661.38%77
23Gorham6,7116,882-2.48%338
24Skowhegan6,4346,2972.18%186
25Topsham6,1035,9312.90%214
26North Windham5,8204,90418.68%344
27Kennebunk5,8095,21411.41%332
28Gardiner5,6665,782-2.01%140
29Yarmouth5,6085,869-4.45%413
30Winslow5,0047,794-35.80%322
31Scarborough4,7964,4038.93%372
32Houlton4,6934,856-3.36%346
33Kittery4,3764,562-4.08%604
34Millinocket4,3144,466-3.40%294
35Lisbon Falls4,1894,1002.17%441
36Hampden3,8894,343-10.45%137
37Farmington3,8784,288-9.56%371
38Rumford3,7714,218-10.60%185
39Camden3,4423,570-3.59%353
40South Eliot3,3253,550-6.34%179
41Fairfield3,1522,63819.48%686
42Calais2,9753,120-4.65%33
43Pittsfield2,8733,150-8.79%118
44Norway2,7032,748-1.64%207
45Lincoln2,7032,884-6.28%141
46Bucksport2,6542,885-8.01%90
47Cumberland Center2,6442,4995.80%241
48Madawaska2,6332,967-11.26%192
49Winthrop2,5942,650-2.11%181
50York Harbor2,5423,033-16.19%306
51Madison2,5022,630-4.87%150
52Dover Foxcroft2,4962,528-1.27%115
53Berwick2,4152,18710.43%593
54Hallowell2,3992,3731.10%158
55Lake Arrowhead2,3583,071-23.22%175
56Cape Neddick2,3162,568-9.81%240
57Oakland2,2922,602-11.91%164
58Fort Kent2,2912,488-7.92%165
59Dexter2,2872,1585.98%187
60Milo2,2331,84720.90%111
61Bridgton2,1982,0716.13%115
62Milford2,1912,233-1.88%253
63Bar Harbor2,1722,552-14.89%264
64South Paris2,1582,267-4.81%215
65Farmingdale2,0681,9704.97%336
66Falmouth2,0491,85510.46%323
67Thomaston2,0181,8757.63%368
68Randolph1,9961,77212.64%361
69Wilton1,9822,198-9.83%187
70Mechanic Falls1,8942,237-15.33%137
71Newport1,7601,776-0.90%193
72Steep Falls1,7201,13951.01%66
73Van Buren1,6871,937-12.91%156
74East Millinocket1,6731,5676.76%675
75Mexico1,6261,743-6.71%625
76Fort Fairfield1,6101,825-11.78%212
77Richmond1,6021,760-8.98%87
78Livermore Falls1,5891,594-0.31%510
79Fryeburg1,5481,631-5.09%199
80Falmouth Foreside1,5441,5112.18%392
81Limestone1,4261,07532.65%208
82Freeport1,4121,485-4.92%318
83Chisholm1,4111,3802.25%249
84North Berwick1,3891,615-13.99%160
85Dixfield1,2921,07620.07%286
86Damariscotta1,2861,14212.61%144
87Norridgewock1,2831,438-10.78%44
88Waldoboro1,2601,2332.19%90
89Eastport1,2491,329-6.02%133
90Oxford1,2391,263-1.90%58
91Winterport1,1951,340-10.82%80
92Boothbay Harbor1,1311,0864.14%515
93Kennebunkport1,1211,238-9.45%145
94South Windham1,1131,374-19.00%360
95Howland1,1061,0960.91%57
96Kittery Point1,0861,0127.31%220
97Greenville1,0751,257-14.48%101
98Washburn1,0659976.82%92
99Machias1,0601,274-16.80%164
100Anson1,05775240.56%315
101Wiscasset1,0421,097-5.01%103
102Alfred1,034102
103Searsport1,0309923.83%91
104West Kennebunk1,0231,176-13.01%114
105Blue Hill1,0119437.21%83
106Clinton9921,419-30.09%43
107Little Falls98270838.70%330
108Woodland948952-0.42%314
109Gray8988841.58%118
110Mars Hill881980-10.10%160
111Castine8281,029-19.53%207
112Mapleton80768318.16%114
113Hartland803813-1.23%139
114Casco76558730.32%90
115Bingham7637580.66%130
116Southwest Harbor7577205.14%217
117Guilford743903-17.72%150
118Brunswick Station63757810.21%51
119Bowdoinham632722-12.47%69
120Newcastle613667-8.10%109
121Cousins Island58749019.80%214
122Ashland528709-25.53%46
123Eagle Lake527625-15.68%51
124Naples51542820.33%77
125Unity321469-31.56%68
126Lubec321349-8.02%238
127Winter Harbor284426-33.33%51
128Blaine261301-13.29%37
129Standish255469-45.63%37
130Littlejohn Island30118-74.58%34

Top 130 Cities in Maine by Population

Maine has 0 cities with more than a million people, 0 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 12 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Maine is Portland, with a population of 66,242 people.

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

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