Lubec, Maine

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Lubec, Maine

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Comparative Profile of Lubec, Maine

Comparing Lubec 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Racial Diversity 3 7
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 6
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Lubec Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 182 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 267 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04652
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.86
Longitude -66.984

Lubec Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 50 F
Jul Temp 54 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 56 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 35.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Distance 45 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Lubec Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,652 100%
Male 767 46.4%
Female 885 53.6%
Under 18 337 20.4%
18+ 1,315 79.6%
65+ 372 22.5%
Median Age 44.6
Average Family Size 2.77
White 1,618 97.9%
African-American 6 0.4%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 24 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.7%

Estimated Lubec Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,589
Growth -63
Growth % -3.8%

Lubec 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 30.9%
Irish 15.5%
US/American 14.8%
Canadian 5.4%
French (except Basque) 5.2%
Scottish 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
German 2.4%
Norwegian 2%
Polish 1.9%
French Canadian 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
British 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
European 0.6%
Portuguese 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lubec 1,652 $26,098
Dennysville 319 $28,750
Eastport 1,640 $31,328
Pembroke 879 $27,875
Perry 847 $35,104
Robbinston 525 $36,346
Whiting 430 $35,673

Lubec Public Libraries

Lubec Memorial Library
Lubec, Maine
(207) 733-2491

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Lubec High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 208 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.3

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Calais, Maine 86.9   33.6% 20.1% 11.5% 14 $39,118 4.8% 3.2% 3,447 16.8% 49.6 8% 7
2. Morton, Washington 80.6   32.1% 24.3% 14% 19 $37,054 5.8% 4.6% 1,045 14% 68.9 1% 4.8
3. Cle Elum, Washington 77.8   33.9% 17.9% 10.7% 22 $39,000 6% 4.8% 1,755 20.8% 131.1 3.6% 6.3
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