Alna, Maine

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Alna, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Alna College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 15% Alna Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Alna Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Alna, Maine

Comparing Alna 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 9 7
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Senior Citizens 4 6
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Racial Diversity 1 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1

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Alna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 04535
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.106
Longitude -69.604

Alna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 72 F
Oct Temp 43 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
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Alna Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 675 100%
Male 337 49.9%
Female 338 50.1%
Under 18 169 25%
18+ 506 75%
65+ 95 14.1%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.94
White 672 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Alna Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 682
Growth 7
Growth % 1%

Alna 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 25.2%
US/American 21.9%
Irish 8.4%
German 7.4%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
Scottish 4.6%
Polish 4.4%
Italian 4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
French Canadian 3.2%
Australian 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Norwegian 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
British 0.7%
Cypriot 0.7%
Finnish 0.4%
European 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Serbian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alna 675 $48,611
Damariscotta 2,041 $47,105
Dresden 1,625 $44,762
Newcastle 1,748 $51,250
Nobleboro 1,626 $46,838
Whitefield 2,273 $41,994
Wiscasset 3,603 $46,799
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