Only 43.8 percent of Maine’s 16 counties saw any population growth from 2013 to 2014, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Only 43.8 percent of Maine’s 16 counties saw any population growth from 2013 to 2014, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts.The county with the biggest change was, predictably, Cumberland, whose population rose .7 percent.

The worst growth was in Washington County, which lost 1.2 percent of its population.

Elsewhere, all three of Delaware’s counties saw gains. Washington state had growth in 89.7 percent of its 39 counties. And Florida saw 82.1 percent of its 67 counties increase in population.

Correction: This post previously overlooked Delaware. Sorry, Delaware.

Dan MacLeod

Dan MacLeod is the managing editor of the Bangor Daily News. He's an Orland native who moved to Portland in 2002 and now lives in Unity. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the...