Madawaska, Maine

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Madawaska, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Madawaska Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Madawaska Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Madawaska Low Violent Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Madawaska Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Madawaska Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Madawaska, Maine

Comparing Madawaska 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 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Female Share of the Population 6 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Male Share of the Population 5 2
Racial Diversity 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 6 6
People Above Poverty 5 6
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 7 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
People Living Alone 7 9
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Madawaska Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 272 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 370 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04756
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.355
Longitude -68.322

Madawaska Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 19 F
Apr Temp 26 to 46 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station VAN BUREN 2
Distance 22.4 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
Distance 76.7 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 19 F
Apr Temp 24 to 45 F
Jul Temp 50 to 75 F
Oct Temp 29 to 51 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
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Madawaska Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,534 100%
Male 2,164 47.7%
Female 2,370 52.3%
Under 18 923 20.4%
18+ 3,611 79.6%
65+ 862 19%
Median Age 44.4
Average Family Size 2.77
White 4,447 98.1%
African-American 7 0.2%
Asian 31 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 0.4%
Other 4 0.1%
Mixed Race 25 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.2%

Estimated Madawaska Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,466
Growth -68
Growth % -1.5%

Madawaska 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 Canadian 49.4%
French (except Basque) 25.1%
US/American 11.3%
English 3.1%
Acadian/Cajun 2.8%
Canadian 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Scottish 0.7%
Irish 0.6%
Italian 0.3%
German 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Madawaska 4,534 $42,269
Fort Kent 4,233 $41,616
Frenchville 1,225 $39,643
Grand Isle 518 $34,875
New Canada 306 $39,500
St. Agatha 802 $36,691
Wallagrass 561 $35,000

Madawaska Public Libraries

Madawaska Public Library
Madawaska, Maine
(207) 728-3606

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Madawaska High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 438 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

Madawaska Colleges

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