Bradford, Maine

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Bradford, Maine

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 14% Bradford Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Bradford, Maine

Comparing Bradford 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 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 10
Racial Diversity 4 8
Age of the Population 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
People Above Poverty 4 3
Median Family Income 4 4
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 4
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
People Living Alone 2 2

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Bradford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 117 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 215 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04410
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.077
Longitude -68.938

Bradford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 19.5 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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Bradford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,186 100%
Male 613 51.7%
Female 573 48.3%
Under 18 333 28.1%
18+ 853 71.9%
65+ 143 12.1%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,155 97.4%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 10 0.8%
Mixed Race 14 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.9%

Estimated Bradford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,241
Growth 55
Growth % 4.6%

Bradford 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 18.9%
US/American 15.9%
French (except Basque) 13.6%
Irish 9.8%
Italian 7.5%
French Canadian 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
Scottish 4.6%
German 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Welsh 1.8%
Polish 1.7%
Canadian 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Swedish 1.1%
Russian 0.8%
Portuguese 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Eastern European 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bradford 1,186 $36,786
Alton 816 $35,809
Charleston 1,397 $39,625
Corinth 2,511 $41,016
Hudson 1,393 $40,982
Kenduskeag 1,171 $36,779
Lagrange 747 $42,159

Bradford Public Libraries

Bradford - Curtis Free Public Library
Bradford, Maine
(207) 327-2923

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