Greene, Maine

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Greene, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Greene People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 11% Greene Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 16% Greene Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Greene, Maine

Comparing Greene 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
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Age of the Population 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Racial Diversity 4 8
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 2 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 3 1
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
People Living Alone 1 1

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Greene Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Androscoggin
Metro Area Lewiston - Auburn
Standard Zip Codes 04236
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.189
Longitude -70.14

Greene Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.3 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
Distance 22.5 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 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Greene Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,076 100%
Male 2,044 50.1%
Female 2,032 49.9%
Under 18 1,084 26.6%
18+ 2,992 73.4%
65+ 362 8.9%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 2.99
White 4,014 98.5%
African-American 19 0.5%
Asian 12 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 24 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 0.7%

Estimated Greene Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,404
Growth 328
Growth % 8%

Greene 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 Canadian 30.8%
French (except Basque) 19.7%
English 13.9%
US/American 8.4%
Irish 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Polish 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 3%
German 2.1%
Scottish 1.9%
Italian 1.8%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greene 4,076 $52,857
Auburn 23,203 $44,012
Lewiston 35,690 $40,061
Monmouth 3,785 $47,616
Sabattus 4,486 $45,984
Turner 4,972 $52,241
Wales 1,322 $47,880

Greene Public Libraries

Greene - Morse Memorial Library
Greene, Maine
(207) 946-5544

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