Rentals in Maine

Maine is home to 722,217 housing units, with the average household size of rented homes being 2.09 persons. Home owners account for 72.70%, and renters account for 149,022, or 27.30% of the occupied homes in Maine. The average rent for an apartment in Maine in the last 12 months has been $640. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $526, $572, and $748 respectively.

The capitol of Maine is Augusta and the population of Maine is 1,328,361. The most populated cities in Maine are Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, South Portland, and Auburn.


Weather and Climate

The northeastern United States is home to Maine. It experiences a humid continental climate, with summer temperatures averaging around 79 degrees for the high and 59 for the low. The coldest month in Maine has temperatures average at a high of 31 degrees and 13 for the low. Maine has an annual average snowfall of 61.8 inches, and an average of 42.2 inches of annual rainfall.

Population Demographics

Maine residents are 42.7 years old on average, with males 41.5 years and females 43.8. 48.9% of Maine is male and 51.1% female. There are 722,217 households in Maine, with each home taking home $45,815 in annual income. Maine sees 8.8% of the population in poverty, and 10.1% of Maine residents does not have any insurance or health care coverage.

Sports Universities and Education

Maine has 28.1% of its population enrolled in college or university and 17.3% of its residents have obtained a bachelor's degree. It is also home to several universities including the University of Maine, University of Southern Maine, and St. Joseph’s College. There are no major league sports in Maine.

Industry and Employment

There are 641,665 employed residents who spend 23.3 minutes driving to work each day. Maine’s top industries include fishing, paper, lumber and wood products, electrical equipment, food processing, leather products, textiles, and tourism. 5.30% of Maine's population is unemployed.