Top Physics Schools in Maine

By | April 29, 2018

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Top Physics Schools in Maine

RANKING GRADUATE PHYSICS
1 University of Maine, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Address: 120 Bennett Hall , Orono, ME 04469-5709
Phone: (207) 581-1034
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.physics.umaine.edu

Maine population

About 1,330,000 people live in Maine (the forty-first most populous state in the United States). The average population density in the state is about 17 people per km 2 (40th place in the USA, the lowest population density in New England, in the Northeast of the USA and in general among all states located east of the Mississippi River).

The largest cities in Maine are Portland (over 65,000 residents), Lewiston (over 40,000 residents), Bangor (over 35,000 residents), South Portland (South Portland, about 25,000 residents). About 20,000 people live in the capital of Maine, Augusta (Augusta).

The largest urban agglomeration in Maine was formed around Portland – Lewiston – South Portland (Greater Portland, more than 500,000 people, one hundred and first place in the list of US metropolitan areas).

The racial composition of the population of Maine:

  • White – 95.1%
  • Blacks (African Americans) – 1.2%
  • Asians – about 1%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 0.6%
  • Other races – 0.3%
  • Two or more races – 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 1.3%

Maine has the highest percentage of non-Hispanic and white residents of any state in the United States.

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of Maine:

  • English – about 30%
  • French – about 25%
  • Irish – about 18%
  • Germans – about 8%
  • Italians – about 6%
  • Scots – about 5%
  • Scots – Irish (Ulster Scots) – about 2.5%
  • Poles – about 2%

The state of Maine ranks second in the United States (after New Hampshire) in terms of the percentage of French Americans in the population. There are also many people in the state whose native language is French. This situation has developed historically and is explained by proximity to the French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec.

Maine’s largest populations by religion:

  • Christians – about 82%, including:
    • Protestants – about 45%, including:
      • Baptists – about 16%
      • Methodists – about 9%
      • Episcopal Church – about 8%
      • United Church of Christ – about 8%
      • Lutherans – about 3%
    • Catholics – about 37%
  • Other religions – about 1%
  • Atheists – about 17%