Leeds, Maine

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Leeds, Maine

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 12% Leeds Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Leeds, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 6 6
People Above Poverty 6 7
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Affordability of Rents 3 3
People Living Alone 2 3

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Leeds Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Androscoggin
Metro Area Lewiston - Auburn
Standard Zip Codes 04263
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.303
Longitude -70.12

Leeds Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Leeds Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,001 100%
Male 1,008 50.4%
Female 993 49.6%
Under 18 552 27.6%
18+ 1,449 72.4%
65+ 187 9.3%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.1
White 1,983 99.1%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 4 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.5%

Estimated Leeds Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,163
Growth 162
Growth % 8.1%

Leeds 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 18.3%
US/American 17.5%
French (except Basque) 15.3%
French Canadian 11.4%
Irish 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
German 3.6%
Italian 3%
Scottish 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Swedish 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
European 1.2%
Danish 0.8%
British 0.7%
Canadian 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Welsh 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leeds 2,001 $42,557
Greene 4,076 $52,857
Livermore 2,106 $44,904
Monmouth 3,785 $47,616
Turner 4,972 $52,241
Wayne 1,112 $54,632
Winthrop 6,232 $47,533
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