Frankfort, Maine

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Frankfort, Maine

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 18% Frankfort Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Frankfort, Maine

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 2


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

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Frankfort Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04438
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.609
Longitude -68.877

Frankfort Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.5 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 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 22.6 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
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Frankfort Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,041 100%
Male 506 48.6%
Female 535 51.4%
Under 18 268 25.7%
18+ 773 74.3%
65+ 98 9.4%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,017 97.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Frankfort Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,059
Growth 18
Growth % 1.7%

Frankfort 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 28.7%
English 27.8%
Irish 15.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.9%
French Canadian 4.7%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Swedish 3.3%
Polish 1.9%
German 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.1%
Dutch 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
African 0.5%
British 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Frankfort 1,041 $35,924
Bucksport 4,908 $41,818
Monroe 882 $39,375
Orland 2,134 $45,875
Prospect 642 $41,406
Verona 533 $47,778
Winterport 3,602 $50,041

Frankfort Public Libraries

Frankfort - Pierce Reading Room & Library
PO BOX 177
Frankfort, Maine

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