Greenbush, Maine

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Greenbush, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Greenbush, Maine

Comparing Greenbush 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 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Age of the Population 3 1
Racial Diversity 3 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 4
Median Family Income 4 3
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 5 1
Short Commute Times 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
People Living Alone 1 1

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Greenbush Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 126 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 223 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04418
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.08
Longitude -68.651

Greenbush Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ORONO
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 21 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 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
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Greenbush Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,421 100%
Male 721 50.7%
Female 700 49.3%
Under 18 403 28.4%
18+ 1,018 71.6%
65+ 91 6.4%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,371 96.5%
African-American 10 0.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 17 1.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 21 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.3%

Estimated Greenbush Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,432
Growth 11
Growth % 0.8%

Greenbush 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
French (except Basque) 23.9%
English 17.3%
US/American 15.6%
French Canadian 10.9%
Irish 9%
Scottish 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.3%
German 1.7%
Italian 1.6%
Polish 1.1%
Slovak 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cardville (04418)
Costigan (04418)

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)
Greenbush 1,421 $35,962
Alton 816 $35,809
Bradley 1,242 $41,417
Howland 1,362 $36,302
Milford 2,950 $46,542
Old Town 8,130 $40,589
Passadumkeag 441 $40,625
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