Stetson, Maine

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Stetson, Maine

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

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Top 12% Stetson Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Stetson, Maine

Comparing Stetson 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 9
Age of the Population 5 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 1
Racial Diversity 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 5 3
People Above Poverty 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 6
People Living Alone 2 3

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Stetson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 101 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 199 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04488
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.891
Longitude -69.143

Stetson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 36.8 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
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Stetson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 981 100%
Male 496 50.6%
Female 485 49.4%
Under 18 258 26.3%
18+ 723 73.7%
65+ 91 9.3%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 2.95
White 968 98.7%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Stetson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,028
Growth 47
Growth % 4.8%

Stetson 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
US/American 29.1%
English 15.3%
French (except Basque) 12.3%
Irish 9.5%
French Canadian 5.4%
Italian 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Dutch 2.8%
Scottish 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Greek 1.8%
German 1.8%
Canadian 1.8%
Portuguese 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
British 0.8%
Hungarian 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Slovak 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stetson 981 $32,337
Carmel 2,416 $41,474
Corinna 2,145 $37,900
Corinth 2,511 $41,016
Etna 1,012 $37,750
Exeter 997 $35,662
Newport 3,017 $37,104

Stetson Public Libraries

Stetson Library
PO BOX 154
Stetson, Maine
(207) 296-2020

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