Phillips, Maine

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Phillips, Maine

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Phillips Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Phillips, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Phillips Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 04966
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.823
Longitude -70.34

Phillips Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 26 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
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Phillips Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 990 100%
Male 488 49.3%
Female 502 50.7%
Under 18 236 23.8%
18+ 754 76.2%
65+ 131 13.2%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.83
White 978 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.4%

Estimated Phillips Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,013
Growth 23
Growth % 2.3%

Phillips 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 38.3%
French (except Basque) 11.3%
US/American 11.1%
Irish 6.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
German 5.1%
French Canadian 3.9%
Scottish 2.7%
Italian 2.3%
Polish 2.2%
Danish 1.2%
Norwegian 1.1%
Canadian 1%
Welsh 1%
Finnish 1%
Swedish 1%
British 0.6%
Portuguese 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
European 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Russian 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Phillips 990 $32,284
Avon 504 $32,250
New Portland 785 $35,284
New Vineyard 725 $33,646
Strong 1,259 $36,250
Temple 572 $34,931
Weld 402 $41,250

Phillips Public Libraries

Phillips Public Library
Phillips, Maine
(207) 639-2665
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