Portage Lake, Maine

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Portage Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 231 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 330 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
P.O. Box Zip Codes 04768
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.78
Longitude -68.54

Portage Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 20 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 51 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 52 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 19 F
Apr Temp 26 to 46 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
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Portage Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 390 100%
Male 204 52.3%
Female 186 47.7%
Under 18 56 14.4%
18+ 334 85.6%
65+ 72 18.5%
Median Age 47.9
Average Family Size 2.53
White 389 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.3%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Portage Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 394
Growth 4
Growth % 1%

Portage Lake 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
French (except Basque) 42.3%
English 17.3%
French Canadian 13%
US/American 7.7%
Irish 6.2%
Scottish 3.1%
German 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Danish 1.2%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Norwegian 0.9%
European 0.6%
Portuguese 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Portage (04768)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Portage Lake 390 $40,000
Ashland 1,474 $40,185
Castle Hill 454 $35,625
Eagle Lake 815 $34,375
Mapleton 1,889 $41,719
Perham 434 $31,250
Washburn 1,627 $34,122
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