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Exeter, Maine


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Exeter, Maine

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Exeter Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Exeter, Maine

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

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 7 8

Wealth

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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 2

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 4
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Exeter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 106 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 204 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04435
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.96
Longitude -69.1

Exeter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CORINNA
Distance 8.7 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
Station MADISON
Distance 40 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
Station MILLINOCKET
Distance 51.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 30 to 49 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Exeter Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 997 100%
Male 509 51.1%
Female 488 48.9%
Under 18 226 22.7%
18+ 771 77.3%
65+ 128 12.8%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.87
White 987 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Exeter Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 990
Growth -7
Growth % -0.7%

Exeter 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 34.8%
English 15%
Irish 10.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
French (except Basque) 8.2%
German 6.5%
French Canadian 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
European 2.3%
Italian 1.5%
Scottish 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Canadian 0.9%
Russian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Exeter 997 $35,662
Charleston 1,397 $39,625
Corinna 2,145 $37,900
Corinth 2,511 $41,016
Garland 990 $31,534
Kenduskeag 1,171 $36,779
Stetson 981 $32,337
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