Greenwood, Maine

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Greenwood, Maine

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Greenwood People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Greenwood, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 6 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 5
People Living Alone 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3

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Greenwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04255
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.318
Longitude -70.651

Greenwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16 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
Distance 26.3 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 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 75 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
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Greenwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 802 100%
Male 396 49.4%
Female 406 50.6%
Under 18 205 25.6%
18+ 597 74.4%
65+ 113 14.1%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.93
White 793 98.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Greenwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 796
Growth -6
Growth % -0.7%

Greenwood 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 29.6%
French (except Basque) 11.6%
French Canadian 9.2%
Irish 8.9%
US/American 8.5%
Scottish 6.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.9%
Finnish 2.9%
Italian 2.3%
Polish 2.3%
German 1.8%
Swedish 1.1%
Welsh 1%
Greek 1%
Dutch 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Slovak 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.6%
South African 0.5%
Portuguese 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greenwood 802 $41,458
Bethel 2,411 $38,669
Norway 4,611 $34,464
Paris 4,793 $43,166
Waterford 1,455 $35,000
West Paris 1,722 $35,714
Woodstock 1,307 $38,750
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