Poland, Maine

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Poland, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Poland Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Poland Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 7% Poland People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 17% Poland Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Poland, Maine

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Working at Home 5 2
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 1 1

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Poland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Androscoggin
Metro Area Lewiston - Auburn
Standard Zip Codes 04274
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.06
Longitude -70.394

Poland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 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 21.5 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
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Poland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,866 100%
Male 2,467 50.7%
Female 2,399 49.3%
Under 18 1,231 25.3%
18+ 3,635 74.7%
65+ 487 10%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 2.92
White 4,795 98.5%
African-American 16 0.3%
Asian 7 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.1%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 37 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.3%

Estimated Poland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,312
Growth 446
Growth % 9.2%

Poland 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 23.7%
French (except Basque) 15.1%
French Canadian 14.1%
US/American 13.4%
Irish 6.3%
Scottish 5.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
German 4%
Italian 2.2%
Polish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
Welsh 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Romanian 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
African 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Poland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Poland Spring (04274)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Poland 4,866 $55,427
Auburn 23,203 $44,012
Casco 3,469 $49,500
Mechanic Falls 3,138 $41,188
Minot 2,248 $49,926
Otisfield 1,560 $46,652
Oxford 3,960 $38,438

Poland Public Libraries

Poland - Ricker Memorial Library
Poland, Maine
(207) 998-4390
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Poland High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 580 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

Poland Colleges

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