Medway, Maine

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Medway, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Medway, Maine

Comparing Medway 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 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 3
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Medway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 159 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 257 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04460
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.608
Longitude -68.531

Medway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 30 to 49 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 55 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Distance 36.8 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 25 to 46 F
Jul Temp 54 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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Medway Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,489 100%
Male 784 52.7%
Female 705 47.3%
Under 18 371 24.9%
18+ 1,118 75.1%
65+ 155 10.4%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,476 99.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.3%

Estimated Medway Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,467
Growth -22
Growth % -1.5%

Medway 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 29.2%
French (except Basque) 18.7%
English 14.9%
Irish 12.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
French Canadian 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
Scottish 2%
Canadian 1.8%
Italian 1.5%
German 1.4%
Polish 1.2%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Finnish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Medway 1,489 $40,063
East Millinocket 1,828 $42,857
Lincoln 5,221 $35,295
Mattawamkeag 825 $32,000
Millinocket 5,203 $40,893
Sherman 937 $32,500
Winn 420 $33,393
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