Oakfield, Maine

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Oakfield, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Affordability of Rents
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Top 4% trophy Oakfield Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Oakfield, Maine

Comparing Oakfield 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 10
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Female Share of the Population 5 8
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
College Educated Adults 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 5
Working at Home 4 1
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3


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

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Oakfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 197 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 296 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04763
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.098
Longitude -68.15

Oakfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
Distance 32.9 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
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Oakfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 732 100%
Male 355 48.5%
Female 377 51.5%
Under 18 141 19.3%
18+ 591 80.7%
65+ 153 20.9%
Median Age 44.2
Average Family Size 2.85
White 719 98.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.1%
Other 5 0.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.8%

Estimated Oakfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 717
Growth -15
Growth % -2%

Oakfield 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 55.7%
French (except Basque) 18.8%
Irish 9.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.6%
German 4%
Scottish 2.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.2%
Italian 0.9%
Swedish 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
US/American 0.6%
Norwegian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakfield 732 $30,556
Crystal 285 $28,750
Hodgdon 1,240 $36,607
Houlton 6,476 $34,812
Island Falls 793 $35,375
Linneus 892 $35,625
New Limerick 523 $36,250
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