Gouldsboro, Maine

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Gouldsboro, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Gouldsboro Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Gouldsboro Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 11% Gouldsboro Low Property Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Gouldsboro College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Gouldsboro, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 3 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
Affordability of Rents 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 9

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Gouldsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 123 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 211 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04607
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.478
Longitude -68.038

Gouldsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Distance 44.3 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
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Gouldsboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,941 100%
Male 1,002 51.6%
Female 939 48.4%
Under 18 385 19.8%
18+ 1,556 80.2%
65+ 336 17.3%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.78
White 1,871 96.4%
African-American 13 0.7%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 0.8%
Other 10 0.5%
Mixed Race 22 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 1.9%

Estimated Gouldsboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,017
Growth 76
Growth % 3.9%

Gouldsboro 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%
US/American 25.4%
Irish 8.5%
German 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Scottish 4.2%
French Canadian 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Italian 2.3%
Dutch 1.6%
Swedish 1.3%
Norwegian 1%
Polish 1%
Canadian 0.8%
Russian 0.6%
British 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

South Gouldsboro (04607)

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)
Gouldsboro 1,941 $43,864
Bar Harbor 4,820 $51,989
Milbridge 1,279 $27,120
Sorrento 290 $47,083
Steuben 1,126 $28,400
Sullivan 1,185 $34,113
Winter Harbor 988 $32,750
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