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This page provides easy access to information provided by the U.S. Census Bureau and Office of the State Economist.


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American Community Survey Resources

Maine Statistical Profiles

QuickFacts include a general overview of the population, economy, and geography for a particular area. QuickFacts are produced for the country, states, counties, and selected cities.

Population Statistics - Which source should I use?

There are several sources available when it comes to accessing population data. Sometimes, it may be confusing to decide which source to use. The Office of the State Economist created the following guide to help you make these decisions. 


Data.Census.Gov is the official data dissemination tool for economic and demographic data from the Census Bureau, which replaced American Fact Finder in 2020. For more information about how the platform works, visit this website

Census Business Builder Widget

The Census Business Builder (CBB) provides selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau. If you are looking for data to help you start, grow and understand your business, this service will provide you with a simple summary.

My Congressional District

A tool that provides quick and easy access to selected statistics by Congressional District. Data are collected by the U.S. Census Bureau through the American Community Survey (ACS) and County Business Patterns (CBP).

Census Glossary and Technical Help

Click here for help understanding census terminology and questions about data sources or technical detail consult the Census Glossary and click here for Subjects A to Z.