Brooklin, Maine

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Brooklin, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Brooklin College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 11% Brooklin Racial Diversity
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Brooklin Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 17% Brooklin Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Brooklin, Maine

Comparing Brooklin 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 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Racial Diversity 5 9
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
People Above Poverty 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
Affordability of Rents 3 4

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Brooklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04616
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.266
Longitude -68.569

Brooklin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 38.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Brooklin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 841 100%
Male 409 48.6%
Female 432 51.4%
Under 18 181 21.5%
18+ 660 78.5%
65+ 154 18.3%
Median Age 45.9
Average Family Size 2.79
White 828 98.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 5 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1%

Estimated Brooklin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 812
Growth -29
Growth % -3.4%

Brooklin 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 29.1%
US/American 13.4%
Irish 9.4%
German 6.6%
Italian 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Scottish 5.2%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Polish 2.7%
Swedish 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
British 1.8%
European 1.8%
Celtic 1.6%
Swiss 1.6%
Finnish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.2%
Russian 0.7%
Lebanese 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brooklin 841 $46,591
Blue Hill 2,390 $41,688
Brooksville 911 $41,875
Deer Isle 1,876 $40,714
Sedgwick 1,102 $40,547
Stonington 1,152 $34,375
Swans Island 327 $32,083

Brooklin Public Libraries

Brooklin - Friend Memorial Public Library
Brooklin, Maine
(207) 359-2276

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