Maine is the northernmost state in the Northeast/New England region of the United States. It is the 12st smallest by area, the 9th least populous, and the 13th least densely populated of the 50 states. The state capital is Augusta, and Maine’s most populous city is Portland. Maine is considered the most rural state in the country, with only 38.7% of the state’s population living within urban areas.
Population: 1.3 million people
Median Household Income: $56,300
Population Density: 43.8 people/square mile
Median Home Sales Price: $249,550
Median Price to Rent: $1,700/month
On average, home values have gone up about 7.2% over the past year.