Littleton, Maine

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Littleton, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
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Affordability of Rents
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Top 8% Littleton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Littleton, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 4
Median Family Income 3 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 4
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4


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

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Littleton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 213 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 311 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04730
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.23
Longitude -67.841

Littleton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 2.2 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
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 29 to 48 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
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Littleton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 955 100%
Male 475 49.7%
Female 480 50.3%
Under 18 225 23.6%
18+ 730 76.4%
65+ 153 16%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.93
White 931 97.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 1.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.8%

Estimated Littleton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 946
Growth -9
Growth % -0.9%

Littleton 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 26%
English 20%
Irish 18%
French (except Basque) 13%
Scotch-Irish 5.3%
Scottish 4.6%
German 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Canadian 1.6%
Norwegian 1.5%
Dutch 0.9%
Polish 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Littleton 955 $35,759
Bridgewater 612 $33,125
Hodgdon 1,240 $36,607
Houlton 6,476 $34,812
Linneus 892 $35,625
Monticello 790 $30,000
New Limerick 523 $36,250
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