Abbot, Maine

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Abbot, Maine

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High Points

Abbot strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Abbot Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Abbot Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Abbot Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Abbot, Maine

Comparing Abbot to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
College Educated Adults 5 2
Median Family Income 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Working at Home 5 2
Short Commute Times 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Affordability of Rents 6 9
People Living Alone 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3

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Abbot Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 118 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 217 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Piscataquis
Standard Zip Codes 04406
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.3
Longitude -69.55

Abbot Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 41.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Abbot Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 630 100%
Male 313 49.7%
Female 317 50.3%
Under 18 123 19.5%
18+ 507 80.5%
65+ 99 15.7%
Median Age 44.2
Average Family Size 2.68
White 619 98.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Abbot Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 636
Growth 6
Growth % 1%

Abbot Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 25.1%
English 23.3%
French (except Basque) 15.3%
Scottish 8.5%
German 6.8%
Irish 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Italian 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Finnish 1.6%
Danish 0.7%
Portuguese 0.7%
African 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Abbot 630 $36,827
Greenville 1,623 $36,694
Guilford 1,531 $32,311
Monson 666 $34,271
Parkman 811 $32,000
Sangerville 1,270 $35,809
Wellington 258 $21,667
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