Freedom, Maine

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Freedom, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Freedom Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 8% Freedom Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 13% Freedom Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Freedom College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Freedom, Maine

Comparing Freedom 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 10
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 5 10
Well-Paid Single Men 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 8
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


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

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Freedom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04941
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.53
Longitude -69.298

Freedom Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 26.8 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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Freedom Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 645 100%
Male 342 53%
Female 303 47%
Under 18 160 24.8%
18+ 485 75.2%
65+ 76 11.8%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 2.84
White 623 96.6%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 19 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 2.2%

Estimated Freedom Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 654
Growth 9
Growth % 1.4%

Freedom 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 19.5%
English 18.4%
French (except Basque) 12.2%
Irish 11.7%
German 9.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
Scottish 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
French Canadian 3.3%
Italian 2.2%
Northern European 1.6%
Ukrainian 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Portuguese 0.9%
Russian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Canadian 0.7%
European 0.7%
Latvian 0.7%
Finnish 0.5%
Lebanese 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Freedom 645 $35,750
Albion 1,946 $37,574
Brooks 1,022 $38,393
Knox 747 $39,107
Montville 1,002 $37,917
Thorndike 712 $29,479
Unity 1,889 $36,696
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Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.

  • Programs: Master of Public Health
  • Degrees: Master

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.

  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Bachelor's (BBA) - Entrepreneurship, MBA - Finance, MBA - International Business, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool)—The Original Information School—is proud of its position as a leader in the field.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences
  • Degrees: Master
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