Kennebunkport, Maine

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Kennebunkport, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Kennebunkport Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Kennebunkport Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Kennebunkport People in Middle Class or Better
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Kennebunkport Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Kennebunkport Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Kennebunkport College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 7% Kennebunkport Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Kennebunkport, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 9 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 7 4
People Living Alone 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 6

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Kennebunkport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County York
Standard Zip Codes 04046
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.361
Longitude -70.477

Kennebunkport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 76 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station DURHAM
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
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Kennebunkport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,720 100%
Male 1,741 46.8%
Female 1,979 53.2%
Under 18 762 20.5%
18+ 2,958 79.5%
65+ 712 19.1%
Median Age 46
Average Family Size 2.78
White 3,664 98.5%
African-American 8 0.2%
Asian 18 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 18 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 0.6%

Estimated Kennebunkport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,033
Growth 313
Growth % 8.4%

Kennebunkport 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 21.4%
Irish 12%
US/American 11.4%
French Canadian 9.5%
French (except Basque) 8.1%
German 5.6%
Scottish 5.1%
Italian 4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Welsh 2.6%
Canadian 1.6%
Swedish 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
British 1.1%
Russian 1%
Swiss 1%
Polish 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kennebunkport 3,720 $66,505
Arundel 3,571 $50,709
Biddeford 20,942 $44,109
Dayton 1,805 $57,692
Kennebunk 10,476 $59,712
Saco 16,822 $52,724
Wells 9,400 $53,644

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Kennebunkport - Graves Memorial Library
Kennebunkport, Maine
(207) 967-2778

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Club house (Kennebunk River) between 1890 and 1901

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Club house (Kennebunk River) between 1890 and 1901

Club house (Kennebunkport) between 1890 and 1901

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