Andover, Maine

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Andover, Maine

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Andover Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 10% Andover Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Andover, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 5 5
People Above Poverty 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Working at Home 3 1
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 6
People Living Alone 3 5

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Andover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04216
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.635
Longitude -70.751

Andover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 35.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 75 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
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Andover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 864 100%
Male 431 49.9%
Female 433 50.1%
Under 18 201 23.3%
18+ 663 76.7%
65+ 126 14.6%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.81
White 855 99%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Andover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 900
Growth 36
Growth % 4.2%

Andover 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 38.7%
French (except Basque) 17.5%
German 8.4%
Irish 7.7%
US/American 6.1%
Scottish 3.6%
French Canadian 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Italian 2.2%
Canadian 1.7%
Swedish 1.5%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Russian 0.9%
Celtic 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Andover 864 $40,855
Bethel 2,411 $38,669
Hanover 251 $50,938
Mexico 2,959 $33,776
Newry 344 $51,250
Roxbury 384 $45,000
Rumford 6,472 $33,878

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Andover Public Library
Andover, Maine
(207) 392-4841

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