St George, Maine

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St George, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 9% St George Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% St George College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 13% St George Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 18% St George Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% St George Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of St George, Maine

Comparing St George 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 5
Female Share of the Population 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 4
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 7 5
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3

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St George Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 04860
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.016
Longitude -69.199

St George Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 72 F
Oct Temp 43 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
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St George Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,580 100%
Male 1,267 49.1%
Female 1,313 50.9%
Under 18 569 22.1%
18+ 2,011 77.9%
65+ 541 21%
Median Age 44.5
Average Family Size 2.77
White 2,546 98.7%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 9 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 14 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.2%

Estimated St George Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,706
Growth 126
Growth % 4.9%

St George 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 31.8%
Irish 12.3%
German 9.3%
US/American 5.7%
French (except Basque) 5%
French Canadian 4.3%
Swedish 4.1%
Scottish 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Finnish 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Italian 1.9%
British 1.5%
Polish 1.2%
Russian 1.2%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Welsh 1.1%
European 0.9%
Celtic 0.7%
Canadian 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Latvian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
British West Indian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Lebanese 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Tenants Harbor (04860)

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)
St George 2,580 $48,162
Cushing 1,322 $43,929
Friendship 1,204 $41,648
Rockland 7,609 $37,083
South Thomaston 1,416 $50,294
Thomaston 3,748 $42,319
Warren 3,794 $41,086

St George Public Libraries

Saint George - Jackson Memorial Library
St George, Maine
(207) 372-8961
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