Brooksville, Maine

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Brooksville, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Brooksville Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Brooksville College Educated Adults
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Brooksville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Brooksville, Maine

Comparing Brooksville 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
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Racial Diversity 3 5
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 2 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 6 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Rents 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Brooksville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04617
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.346
Longitude -68.684

Brooksville 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 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Distance 20.7 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
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Brooksville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 911 100%
Male 456 50.1%
Female 455 49.9%
Under 18 164 18%
18+ 747 82%
65+ 188 20.6%
Median Age 48.6
Average Family Size 2.65
White 899 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Brooksville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 880
Growth -31
Growth % -3.4%

Brooksville 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 27.1%
US/American 21%
Irish 11.6%
Scottish 4.6%
German 4.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Swedish 3.5%
French Canadian 3.2%
Italian 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
European 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Swiss 1.6%
British 1.6%
Dutch 1.3%
Danish 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Russian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Canadian 0.6%
Finnish 0.4%
Israeli 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Icelander 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Brooksville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Harborside (04642)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brooksville 911 $41,875
Blue Hill 2,390 $41,688
Brooklin 841 $46,591
Castine 1,343 $65,500
Deer Isle 1,876 $40,714
Penobscot 1,344 $42,368
Sedgwick 1,102 $40,547

Brooksville Public Libraries

Brooksville Free Public Library
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(207) 326-4560
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