Stonington, Maine

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Stonington, Maine

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

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Comparative Profile of Stonington, Maine

Comparing Stonington 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 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Senior Citizens 7 9
Racial Diversity 4 8
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 2
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Affordability of Rents 6 8
People Living Alone 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5

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Stonington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 173 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04681
P.O. Box Zip Codes 04645
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.156
Longitude -68.667

Stonington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 34.1 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
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Stonington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,152 100%
Male 540 46.9%
Female 612 53.1%
Under 18 269 23.4%
18+ 883 76.6%
65+ 211 18.3%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.78
White 1,115 96.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.6%
Other 17 1.5%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.9%

Estimated Stonington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,164
Growth 12
Growth % 1%

Stonington 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 29.9%
US/American 16.3%
Irish 10.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
French (except Basque) 8.3%
German 4.7%
Scottish 3.9%
Italian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Russian 1.7%
Canadian 1.5%
French Canadian 1.3%
Welsh 1.2%
Dutch 0.9%
European 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
British 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stonington 1,152 $34,375
Brooklin 841 $46,591
Deer Isle 1,876 $40,714
North Haven 381 $42,361
Sedgwick 1,102 $40,547
Swans Island 327 $32,083
Vinalhaven 1,235 $42,917

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Stonington Public Library
Stonington, Maine
(207) 367-5926

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