Dixmont, Maine

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Dixmont, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Dixmont Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 14% Dixmont Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Dixmont, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 4 3
People Above Poverty 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 4
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Affordability of Rents 3 5
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Dixmont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04932
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.68
Longitude -69.163

Dixmont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 28.7 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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Dixmont Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,065 100%
Male 535 50.2%
Female 530 49.8%
Under 18 258 24.2%
18+ 807 75.8%
65+ 105 9.9%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,050 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Dixmont Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,068
Growth 3
Growth % 0.3%

Dixmont 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
US/American 20.7%
English 19.2%
German 10.7%
Irish 10.6%
French (except Basque) 7%
Scottish 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
French Canadian 3.7%
Italian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Canadian 1.8%
Latvian 1.1%
European 1.1%
Hungarian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Estonian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dixmont 1,065 $36,607
Jackson 506 $38,571
Knox 747 $39,107
Monroe 882 $39,375
Plymouth 1,257 $35,417
Thorndike 712 $29,479
Troy 963 $34,375
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