Starks, Maine

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Starks, Maine

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Comparative Profile of Starks, Maine

Comparing Starks 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 10 9
Age of the Population 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Racial Diversity 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5

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Starks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 04911
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.73
Longitude -69.977

Starks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Starks Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 578 100%
Male 295 51%
Female 283 49%
Under 18 158 27.3%
18+ 420 72.7%
65+ 48 8.3%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.01
White 568 98.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Starks Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 588
Growth 10
Growth % 1.7%

Starks 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 20.7%
Irish 20.4%
French (except Basque) 16.6%
US/American 11.2%
French Canadian 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 4.6%
German 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Dutch 2%
Italian 2%
Scottish 2%
Polish 1.5%
Portuguese 1.5%
Welsh 1%
Lebanese 0.8%
Canadian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Starks 578 $33,462
Anson 2,583 $30,888
Industry 790 $36,875
Madison 4,523 $36,750
New Sharon 1,297 $37,171
New Vineyard 725 $33,646
Norridgewock 3,294 $41,536
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