Bingham, Maine

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Bingham Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Bingham, Maine

Comparing Bingham 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
Senior Citizens 8 10
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 8
Male Share of the Population 4 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 1
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 3 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 6
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 8
People Living Alone 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Bingham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 98 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 195 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 04920
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.058
Longitude -69.882

Bingham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.9 miles
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
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 31.7 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
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Bingham Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 989 100%
Male 469 47.4%
Female 520 52.6%
Under 18 226 22.9%
18+ 763 77.1%
65+ 207 20.9%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.8
White 983 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.4%

Estimated Bingham Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 986
Growth -3
Growth % -0.3%

Bingham 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 27.3%
French (except Basque) 25.6%
Irish 13.7%
US/American 6.7%
Scottish 5.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
French Canadian 4%
German 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Polish 2%
Italian 1.2%
Norwegian 0.9%
Canadian 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bingham 989 $31,538
Athens 847 $32,841
Caratunk 108 $36,875
Embden 881 $35,833
Moscow 577 $32,500
Solon 940 $32,500
Wellington 258 $21,667

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Bingham High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 166 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

Bingham Colleges

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