Easton, Maine

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Easton, Maine

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Easton Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Easton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Easton, Maine

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 5
Short Commute Times 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 1
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
People Living Alone 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5

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Easton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 235 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 334 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04740
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.641
Longitude -67.91

Easton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 29 to 48 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Easton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,249 100%
Male 606 48.5%
Female 643 51.5%
Under 18 288 23.1%
18+ 961 76.9%
65+ 187 15%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,215 97.3%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 1.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Easton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,225
Growth -24
Growth % -1.9%

Easton 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%
US/American 13.5%
Irish 13.3%
French (except Basque) 12.3%
Scottish 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
French Canadian 6%
Scotch-Irish 5.3%
German 4.6%
Canadian 3.1%
Welsh 1.9%
Italian 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
Armenian 0.8%
Danish 0.6%
Northern European 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Easton 1,249 $36,500
Blaine 806 $33,056
Chapman 465 $43,542
Fort Fairfield 3,579 $33,446
Mars Hill 1,480 $33,333
Presque Isle 9,511 $37,090
Westfield 559 $33,409
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Easton High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 92 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

Easton Colleges

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