Jonesboro, Maine

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Jonesboro, Maine

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Jonesboro Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Jonesboro Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Jonesboro Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Jonesboro, Maine

Comparing Jonesboro 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 7
Age of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 9
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 3 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Working at Home 6 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 6
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 7
People Living Alone 4 7

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Jonesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 150 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 236 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04648
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.662
Longitude -67.573

Jonesboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Distance 37.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 56.2 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
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Jonesboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 594 100%
Male 296 49.8%
Female 298 50.2%
Under 18 146 24.6%
18+ 448 75.4%
65+ 103 17.3%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.82
White 590 99.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Jonesboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 595
Growth 1
Growth % 0.2%

Jonesboro 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 41.6%
Irish 16.9%
German 13.4%
French (except Basque) 9.3%
Scottish 4.3%
Polish 2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Italian 2.3%
Norwegian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
US/American 1.5%
French Canadian 1%
Welsh 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jonesboro 594 $36,458
Addison 1,209 $30,000
Columbia Falls 599 $40,208
Machias 2,353 $36,705
Machiasport 1,160 $32,279
Roque Bluffs 264 $29,286
Whitneyville 262 $48,750
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