Limestone, Maine

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Limestone, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Limestone Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Limestone Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Limestone Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Limestone, Maine

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 6
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Affordability of Rents 5 7
People Living Alone 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 6
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 8
Low Property Crime 6 5

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Limestone Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 253 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 352 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04750
Company Zip Codes 04751
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.908
Longitude -67.826

Limestone Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station VAN BUREN 2
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 19 F
Apr Temp 27 to 46 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 49 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Limestone Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,361 100%
Male 1,250 52.9%
Female 1,111 47.1%
Under 18 606 25.7%
18+ 1,755 74.3%
65+ 288 12.2%
Median Age 31.3
Average Family Size 2.86
White 2,126 90%
African-American 120 5.1%
Asian 33 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 17 0.7%
Other 25 1.1%
Mixed Race 39 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 100 4.2%

Estimated Limestone Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,315
Growth -46
Growth % -1.9%

Limestone 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
French (except Basque) 24.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
US/American 10.5%
English 10.1%
Irish 9.9%
French Canadian 8.1%
Swedish 4.2%
German 3.3%
Canadian 2%
Italian 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
British 1.1%
Jamaican 1%
Dutch 1%
Haitian 1%
Russian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Acadian/Cajun 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Ethiopian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Limestone 2,361 $39,135
Caribou 8,312 $38,378
Caswell 326 $23,000
Fort Fairfield 3,579 $33,446
New Sweden 621 $42,563
Stockholm 271 $36,750
Woodland 1,403 $35,250

Limestone Public Libraries

Limestone - Robert A. Frost Memorial Library
Limestone, Maine
(207) 325-4706

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Limestone High Schools (2004)

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Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 354 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

A Magnet School.

Limestone Colleges

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