Enfield, Maine

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Enfield, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Enfield, Maine

Comparing Enfield 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 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 10
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
People Living Alone 2 2

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Enfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 137 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 235 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04493
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.248
Longitude -68.568

Enfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ORONO
Distance 24.6 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
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
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Enfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,616 100%
Male 815 50.4%
Female 801 49.6%
Under 18 427 26.4%
18+ 1,189 73.6%
65+ 199 12.3%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 3
White 1,596 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 15 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Enfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,579
Growth -37
Growth % -2.3%

Enfield 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 24.5%
French (except Basque) 18.3%
English 18%
Irish 9.5%
French Canadian 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
German 4%
Scottish 2.6%
Italian 1.7%
Polish 1.1%
European 1%
Canadian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Enfield (04493)

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)
Enfield 1,616 $42,788
Burlington 351 $29,375
Greenbush 1,421 $35,962
Howland 1,362 $36,302
Lincoln 5,221 $35,295
Lowell 291 $45,750
Passadumkeag 441 $40,625
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