Plymouth, Maine

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Plymouth, Maine

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 19% Plymouth Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Plymouth, Maine

Comparing Plymouth 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 10
Age of the Population 4 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Female Share of the Population 3 5
Racial Diversity 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 3 3
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Affordability of Rents 3 3
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Plymouth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04969
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.767
Longitude -69.21

Plymouth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 28.2 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 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
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Plymouth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,257 100%
Male 621 49.4%
Female 636 50.6%
Under 18 352 28%
18+ 905 72%
65+ 101 8%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.03
White 1,230 97.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 19 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Plymouth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,301
Growth 44
Growth % 3.5%

Plymouth 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 22.8%
US/American 18.1%
French (except Basque) 16.7%
Irish 11.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
French Canadian 6.1%
Scottish 5.2%
German 4.2%
Italian 1.8%
Dutch 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Portuguese 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Australian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Plymouth 1,257 $35,417
Carmel 2,416 $41,474
Detroit 816 $34,167
Dixmont 1,065 $36,607
Etna 1,012 $37,750
Newport 3,017 $37,104
Troy 963 $34,375
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