Machiasport, Maine

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Machiasport, Maine

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Machiasport Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Machiasport Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Machiasport, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
People Above Poverty 5 5
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 6
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
People Living Alone 4 6
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3

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Machiasport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 159 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 244 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04655
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.698
Longitude -67.395

Machiasport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13 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 38.5 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
Distance 60.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
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Machiasport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,160 100%
Male 646 55.7%
Female 514 44.3%
Under 18 242 20.9%
18+ 918 79.1%
65+ 162 14%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,131 97.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 16 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Machiasport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,132
Growth -28
Growth % -2.4%

Machiasport 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 35.1%
Irish 13.4%
French (except Basque) 9.7%
US/American 8.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
German 5.1%
Scottish 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
Italian 3.2%
Dutch 2.4%
Swedish 2.3%
Norwegian 0.9%
European 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Finnish 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Polish 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Machiasport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bucks Harbor (04655)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Machiasport 1,160 $32,279
Cutler 623 $35,313
East Machias 1,298 $32,065
Jonesboro 594 $36,458
Machias 2,353 $36,705
Roque Bluffs 264 $29,286
Whitneyville 262 $48,750
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