Danforth, Maine

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Danforth, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Danforth Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Danforth Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Danforth, Maine

Comparing Danforth 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 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 5 1
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
People Living Alone 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Danforth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 181 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 278 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04424
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.66
Longitude -67.868

Danforth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 55 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Distance 33.3 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
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Danforth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 629 100%
Male 317 50.4%
Female 312 49.6%
Under 18 149 23.7%
18+ 480 76.3%
65+ 134 21.3%
Median Age 44.4
Average Family Size 2.84
White 627 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Danforth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 613
Growth -16
Growth % -2.5%

Danforth 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 29.3%
US/American 28.4%
Irish 13.5%
French (except Basque) 9.7%
Scotch-Irish 5.8%
Scottish 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
German 2.8%
Polish 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
Dutch 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Danforth 629 $25,341
Haynesville 122 $23,333
Orient 145 $26,250
Springfield 379 $28,125
Topsfield 225 $31,875
Vanceboro 147 $24,063
Waite 105 $31,667

Danforth Public Libraries

Danforth Public Library
Danforth, Maine
(207) 448-2055

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Danforth High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 196 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

Danforth Colleges

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