Jonesport, Maine

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Jonesport, Maine

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

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Comparative Profile of Jonesport, Maine

Comparing Jonesport 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 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 6 9
Male Share of the Population 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Racial Diversity 2 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 3
Average Household Size 3 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
Housing Recently Built 3 1

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Jonesport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 145 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 229 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04649
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.532
Longitude -67.598

Jonesport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 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 45.9 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
Distance 62.7 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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Jonesport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,408 100%
Male 671 47.7%
Female 737 52.3%
Under 18 295 21%
18+ 1,113 79%
65+ 319 22.7%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.79
White 1,377 97.8%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.7%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Jonesport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,448
Growth 40
Growth % 2.8%

Jonesport 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
US/American 32.3%
English 30.7%
Irish 8.5%
French (except Basque) 6.2%
Scottish 4.8%
German 3.8%
Italian 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
European 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
French Canadian 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Greek 0.6%
Polish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Celtic 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Basque 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jonesport 1,408 $30,474
Addison 1,209 $30,000
Beals 618 $31,458
Columbia Falls 599 $40,208
Harrington 882 $29,211
Jonesboro 594 $36,458
Roque Bluffs 264 $29,286

Jonesport Public Libraries

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Jonesport High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 100 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

Jonesport Colleges

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