Hiram, Maine

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Hiram, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Hiram, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 4 3
Median Family Income 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Affordability of Rents 3 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Hiram Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04041
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.878
Longitude -70.803

Hiram Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
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Hiram Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,423 100%
Male 709 49.8%
Female 714 50.2%
Under 18 396 27.8%
18+ 1,027 72.2%
65+ 153 10.8%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,389 97.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 21 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Hiram Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,547
Growth 124
Growth % 8.7%

Hiram 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 25.5%
US/American 16.8%
French (except Basque) 11.8%
Irish 8.2%
German 5.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
French Canadian 5.4%
Scottish 5.1%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Italian 3.7%
Canadian 1.6%
Lithuanian 1.3%
Portuguese 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
Armenian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hiram 1,423 $36,964
Brownfield 1,251 $39,886
Cornish 1,269 $46,477
Denmark 1,004 $47,969
Limington 3,403 $46,571
Porter 1,438 $37,552
Sebago 1,433 $43,512

Hiram Public Libraries

Hiram - Soldiers Memorial Library
Hiram, Maine
(207) 625-4650

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Hiram High Schools (2004)

Serves 509 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

Hiram Colleges

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