Northport, Maine

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Northport, Maine

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High Points

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

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College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Northport College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 14% Northport Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Northport Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 19% Northport Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Northport, Maine

Comparing Northport 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 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 4
Senior Citizens 5 7
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 3 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 3
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
People Above Poverty 5 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


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

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Northport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04849
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.337
Longitude -68.961

Northport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Northport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,331 100%
Male 648 48.7%
Female 683 51.3%
Under 18 292 21.9%
18+ 1,039 78.1%
65+ 202 15.2%
Median Age 43.4
Average Family Size 2.83
White 1,305 98%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 8 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.5%

Estimated Northport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,586
Growth 255
Growth % 19.2%

Northport 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 23.6%
Irish 19.2%
US/American 10%
French (except Basque) 8.8%
German 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Italian 4.1%
Scottish 4%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Dutch 2.1%
Polish 1.9%
Swedish 1.9%
Canadian 1%
Welsh 1%
French Canadian 1%
Russian 0.9%
Danish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
European 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
British 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
Ethiopian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Northport 1,331 $45,000
Belfast 6,381 $43,253
Camden 5,254 $56,439
Castine 1,343 $65,500
Islesboro 603 $48,750
Lincolnville 2,042 $48,500
Searsport 2,641 $38,333
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