Columbia Falls, Maine

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Columbia Falls, Maine

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Columbia Falls Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Columbia Falls, Maine

Comparing Columbia Falls 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
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 4
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 9
People Living Alone 6 9
Affordability of Rents 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9

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Columbia Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 143 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 230 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04623
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.653
Longitude -67.728

Columbia Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Distance 36.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 49.1 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
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Columbia Falls Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 599 100%
Male 310 51.8%
Female 289 48.2%
Under 18 145 24.2%
18+ 454 75.8%
65+ 84 14%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 2.9
White 586 97.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Columbia Falls Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 583
Growth -16
Growth % -2.7%

Columbia Falls 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 37.3%
Irish 18.7%
US/American 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
French (except Basque) 6.5%
Scottish 5.3%
German 3.9%
Italian 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Columbia Falls 599 $40,208
Addison 1,209 $30,000
Cherryfield 1,157 $31,016
Columbia 459 $31,818
Harrington 882 $29,211
Jonesboro 594 $36,458
Whitneyville 262 $48,750
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