Otisfield, Maine

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Otisfield, Maine

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

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Top 16% Otisfield College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Otisfield, Maine

Comparing Otisfield 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 9 8
Age of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 5 2
Short Commute Times 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Rents 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Otisfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04270
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.09
Longitude -70.53

Otisfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
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Otisfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,560 100%
Male 784 50.3%
Female 776 49.7%
Under 18 401 25.7%
18+ 1,159 74.3%
65+ 190 12.2%
Median Age 39.4
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,532 98.2%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 14 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Otisfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,608
Growth 48
Growth % 3.1%

Otisfield 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 25.6%
US/American 13.3%
Irish 10.9%
French (except Basque) 7.3%
German 7.2%
Italian 5.8%
French Canadian 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
Scottish 3.3%
Swedish 2.2%
Dutch 2%
Finnish 1.7%
European 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Portuguese 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Danish 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Otisfield 1,560 $46,652
Casco 3,469 $49,500
Harrison 2,315 $42,159
Mechanic Falls 3,138 $41,188
Oxford 3,960 $38,438
Poland 4,866 $55,427
Sweden 324 $40,625

Otisfield Public Libraries

Harrison - Bolsters Mills Village Library
Otisfield, Maine
(207) 583-6421

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