Guilford, Maine

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Guilford, Maine

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Guilford Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Guilford Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Guilford Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Guilford, Maine

Comparing Guilford 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
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Senior Citizens 7 9
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 7 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
People Living Alone 5 7
Housing Recently Built 3 1

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Guilford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 112 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 211 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Piscataquis
Standard Zip Codes 04443
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.168
Longitude -69.385

Guilford Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.7 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
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 37.7 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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Guilford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,531 100%
Male 716 46.8%
Female 815 53.2%
Under 18 358 23.4%
18+ 1,173 76.6%
65+ 275 18%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.79
White 1,474 96.3%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 10 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.7%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 33 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Guilford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,533
Growth 2
Growth % 0.1%

Guilford 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 22.9%
French (except Basque) 15.9%
US/American 12.6%
Irish 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
German 5.6%
Scottish 3.5%
Italian 3.4%
Polish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Swedish 2.2%
European 2.2%
French Canadian 2%
Canadian 1%
Dutch 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Arab/Arabic 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Guilford 1,531 $32,311
Atkinson 323 $32,083
Cambridge 492 $28,942
Dexter 3,890 $31,204
Monson 666 $34,271
Parkman 811 $32,000
Sangerville 1,270 $35,809

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Guilford High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 285 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

Guilford Colleges

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