Alexander, Maine

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Alexander, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Alexander, Maine

Comparing Alexander 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
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 10
Age of the Population 6 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 5 2
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Alexander Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 169 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 260 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04694
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.088
Longitude -67.468

Alexander Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
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Alexander Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 514 100%
Male 263 51.2%
Female 251 48.8%
Under 18 127 24.7%
18+ 387 75.3%
65+ 64 12.5%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.97
White 504 98.1%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Alexander Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 520
Growth 6
Growth % 1.2%

Alexander 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
English 49.8%
Irish 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
French (except Basque) 6.3%
US/American 4.7%
Scottish 4.4%
French Canadian 4%
Scotch-Irish 4%
German 3%
Canadian 1.9%
Italian 1.9%
British 1.2%
Swedish 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
West Indian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alexander 514 $33,125
Baileyville 1,686 $37,292
Calais 3,447 $39,118
Charlotte 324 $32,411
Cooper 145 $41,042
Meddybemps 150 $36,250
Princeton 892 $39,464
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