Limerick, Maine

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Limerick, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Limerick, Maine

Comparing Limerick 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 5 7
Age of the Population 4 1
Senior Citizens 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Limerick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County York
Standard Zip Codes 04048
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.688
Longitude -70.794

Limerick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 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 13.7 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 24.9 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
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Limerick Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,240 100%
Male 1,121 50%
Female 1,119 50%
Under 18 618 27.6%
18+ 1,622 72.4%
65+ 250 11.2%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.06
White 2,200 98.2%
African-American 7 0.3%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 28 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.4%

Estimated Limerick Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,544
Growth 304
Growth % 13.6%

Limerick 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 18.2%
Irish 16.3%
French (except Basque) 14.2%
French Canadian 8.1%
US/American 6.9%
Italian 6.8%
German 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
Polish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Scottish 2.1%
Norwegian 1.4%
Russian 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
Portuguese 1.1%
Canadian 1.1%
Welsh 1%
Brazilian 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Eastern European 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Limerick 2,240 $44,917
Cornish 1,269 $46,477
Limington 3,403 $46,571
Newfield 1,328 $41,563
Parsonsfield 1,584 $36,016
Porter 1,438 $37,552
Shapleigh 2,326 $45,591

Limerick Public Libraries

Limerick Public Library
Limerick, Maine
(207) 793-8975

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