Garland, Maine

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Garland, Maine

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 15% Garland Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Garland, Maine

Comparing Garland 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 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 10
Age of the Population 6 3
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
People Above Poverty 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Short Commute Times 2 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


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

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Garland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 109 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 208 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04939
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.038
Longitude -69.16

Garland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 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
Distance 23.6 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 52.2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
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Garland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 990 100%
Male 496 50.1%
Female 494 49.9%
Under 18 280 28.3%
18+ 710 71.7%
65+ 116 11.7%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.05
White 968 97.8%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.4%

Estimated Garland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 970
Growth -20
Growth % -2%

Garland 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 22.3%
US/American 21.3%
French (except Basque) 11.8%
Irish 9.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
French Canadian 6.5%
Scottish 4%
Italian 3.3%
German 2.7%
Portuguese 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Polish 1.5%
Dutch 1%
Canadian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Slovak 0.5%
Celtic 0.5%
British 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Armenian 0.3%
Cypriot 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garland 990 $31,534
Atkinson 323 $32,083
Charleston 1,397 $39,625
Corinth 2,511 $41,016
Dexter 3,890 $31,204
Exeter 997 $35,662
Ripley 452 $40,000

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  • Programs: Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences
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