Embden, Maine

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Embden, Maine

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Embden 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 10% Embden Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Embden, Maine

Comparing Embden 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 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 4 3
Median Family Income 3 3
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


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

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Embden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 04958
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.918
Longitude -69.867

Embden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 29.4 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
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Embden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 881 100%
Male 448 50.9%
Female 433 49.1%
Under 18 191 21.7%
18+ 690 78.3%
65+ 135 15.3%
Median Age 42.4
Average Family Size 2.74
White 871 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Embden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 961
Growth 80
Growth % 9.1%

Embden 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 26.4%
French (except Basque) 19.4%
English 15.4%
French Canadian 9.2%
Irish 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
German 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
Polish 2.4%
Scottish 2.3%
Italian 1.5%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Portuguese 0.8%
Dutch 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Embden, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Anson (04958)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Embden 881 $35,833
Anson 2,583 $30,888
Athens 847 $32,841
Bingham 989 $31,538
Madison 4,523 $36,750
Moscow 577 $32,500
Solon 940 $32,500

Embden Public Libraries

Anson - Stewart Public Library
Embden, Maine
(207) 635-3212
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