Otis, Maine

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Otis, Maine

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 7% Otis Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
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Top 14% Otis College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Otis, Maine

Comparing Otis 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Senior Citizens 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Otis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 115 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 208 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04605
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.712
Longitude -68.453

Otis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 18.9 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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Otis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 543 100%
Male 290 53.4%
Female 253 46.6%
Under 18 125 23%
18+ 418 77%
65+ 60 11%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.81
White 537 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Otis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 523
Growth -20
Growth % -3.7%

Otis 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
Irish 22.9%
English 19.1%
US/American 13.4%
German 8.3%
French (except Basque) 7.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Scottish 4.5%
French Canadian 4.3%
Lebanese 2.5%
Canadian 2%
Swedish 1.5%
European 1%
Dutch 1%
Italian 0.8%
Hungarian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Otis 543 $47,917
Aurora 121 $27,083
Clifton 743 $39,000
Eastbrook 370 $37,813
Holden 2,827 $62,208
Lamoine 1,495 $45,050
Mariaville 414 $40,417
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