Benton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Benton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||72 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||171 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||04901|
|Phone Area Codes||207|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WATERVILLE TREATMENT PLT|
|Jan Temp||5 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||31 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||41.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||4 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||31 to 51 F|
|Jul Temp||56 to 79 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||39.5 inches|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.88|
|American Indian & Alaskan||6||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||12||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,682|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||29.3%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.2%|
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Carter Lake, Iowa||81.3||20.2%||12%||8.6%||20||$42,794||6.3%||3.3%||3,248||7.1%||59.4||0.5%||6.2|
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