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People

Total Population 1,728
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 704
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 46.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,750
% Above Poverty Level 82.7%
% Below Poverty Level 17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.7%
Median Gross Rent $890
Median House Value $140,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
US/American 0%
English 21.3%
Irish 18.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Porter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles W of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04068
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.795
Longitude -70.933

Porter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 11 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
Station TAMWORTH 3
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station NORTH CONWAY
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownfield 1,283 $65,469
Cornish 1,314 $49,563
Hiram 1,787 $54,479
Limerick 2,916 $59,300
Newfield 1,455 $44,453
Parsonsfield 1,716 $46,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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