Buckfield, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Buckfield, Maine

Comparing Buckfield 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 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 8
Age of the Population 5 2
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 6
Racial Diversity 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 7 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 3
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
People Living Alone 2 4

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Buckfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04220
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.289
Longitude -70.365

Buckfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 26 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
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Buckfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,723 100%
Male 846 49.1%
Female 877 50.9%
Under 18 462 26.8%
18+ 1,261 73.2%
65+ 170 9.9%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 2.99
White 1,697 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 15 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.4%

Estimated Buckfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,891
Growth 168
Growth % 9.8%

Buckfield 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 28.3%
US/American 12.7%
French (except Basque) 12.6%
Irish 10.6%
German 9%
French Canadian 6.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Italian 3.2%
Scottish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Finnish 1.5%
Swedish 0.8%
British 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
European 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Buckfield 1,723 $40,078
Hebron 1,053 $47,292
Livermore 2,106 $44,904
Paris 4,793 $43,166
Sumner 854 $41,786
Turner 4,972 $52,241
Waterford 1,455 $35,000

Buckfield Public Libraries

Buckfield - Zadoc Long Free Library
Buckfield, Maine
(207) 336-2171
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Buckfield High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 325 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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