Georgetown, Maine

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Georgetown, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Georgetown Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Georgetown Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Georgetown Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Georgetown College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 10% Georgetown Walking and Biking to Work
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 15% Georgetown People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 15% Georgetown Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 18% Georgetown Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Georgetown, Maine

Comparing Georgetown 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Senior Citizens 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 4 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 8 10
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 7
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Affordability of Rents 3 3

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Georgetown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles E of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Sagadahoc
Standard Zip Codes 04548
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.804
Longitude -69.747

Georgetown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 20.1 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 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Georgetown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,020 100%
Male 496 48.6%
Female 524 51.4%
Under 18 217 21.3%
18+ 803 78.7%
65+ 167 16.4%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,009 98.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1%

Estimated Georgetown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,147
Growth 127
Growth % 12.5%

Georgetown 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 27.5%
Irish 12.7%
German 8.9%
French (except Basque) 8.4%
Scottish 8.3%
US/American 7.8%
French Canadian 4.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Italian 2.6%
Danish 1.9%
Norwegian 1.5%
Swedish 1.1%
British 1%
Polish 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
European 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Armenian 0.4%
Romanian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Georgetown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Five Islands (04548)
Mac Mahan (04548)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Georgetown 1,020 $58,438
Arrowsic 477 $61,875
Boothbay 2,960 $45,761
Boothbay Harbor 2,334 $45,625
Phippsburg 2,106 $53,631
Southport 684 $52,750
Westport 745 $42,625

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