Friendship, Maine

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Friendship, Maine

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

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College Educated Adults
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Top 18% Friendship College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Friendship, Maine

Comparing Friendship 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
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 10
Male Share of the Population 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Female Share of the Population 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 6 6
People Above Poverty 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 5


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

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Friendship Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 04547
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.983
Longitude -69.334

Friendship Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 72 F
Oct Temp 43 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 44.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
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Friendship Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,204 100%
Male 595 49.4%
Female 609 50.6%
Under 18 252 20.9%
18+ 952 79.1%
65+ 237 19.7%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.76
White 1,196 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.5%

Estimated Friendship Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,206
Growth 2
Growth % 0.2%

Friendship 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
English 28.5%
German 17.6%
US/American 14.5%
Irish 9.1%
French (except Basque) 5.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Scottish 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Italian 2.3%
Finnish 1.9%
Polish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.8%
Swedish 1.2%
Norwegian 1.2%
European 0.9%
Russian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Friendship 1,204 $41,648
Bremen 782 $41,579
Bristol 2,644 $45,184
Cushing 1,322 $43,929
Damariscotta 2,041 $47,105
St. George 2,580 $48,162
Waldoboro 4,916 $41,042

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Friendship Public Library
Friendship, Maine
(207) 832-5332

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