Cornish, Maine

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Cornish, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Cornish Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 15% Cornish Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 18% Cornish Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Cornish, Maine

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 8
College Educated Adults 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

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


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

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Cornish Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles W of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County York
Standard Zip Codes 04020
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.804
Longitude -70.801

Cornish Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
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Cornish Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,269 100%
Male 619 48.8%
Female 650 51.2%
Under 18 315 24.8%
18+ 954 75.2%
65+ 206 16.2%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 3
White 1,248 98.3%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Cornish Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,392
Growth 123
Growth % 9.7%

Cornish 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 23.9%
US/American 20.9%
Irish 7%
French (except Basque) 6.9%
Scottish 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Italian 5.5%
French Canadian 5.2%
German 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Polish 1.6%
British 1.5%
Swedish 1.4%
Canadian 1.4%
European 1.3%
Danish 1.3%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Celtic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cornish 1,269 $46,477
Hiram 1,423 $36,964
Limerick 2,240 $44,917
Limington 3,403 $46,571
Parsonsfield 1,584 $36,016
Porter 1,438 $37,552
Sebago 1,433 $43,512

Cornish Public Libraries

Cornish - Bonney Memorial Library
Cornish, Maine
(207) 625-8083
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