Surry, Maine

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Surry, Maine

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High Points

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

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College Educated Adults
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Top 11% Surry College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Surry, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
People Above Poverty 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 6
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 3 4

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Surry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 104 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 195 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04684
P.O. Box Zip Codes 04629
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.495
Longitude -68.502

Surry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Distance 15.4 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 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Surry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,361 100%
Male 670 49.2%
Female 691 50.8%
Under 18 333 24.5%
18+ 1,028 75.5%
65+ 182 13.4%
Median Age 41.1
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,318 96.8%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.6%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 27 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Surry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,453
Growth 92
Growth % 6.8%

Surry 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 21.3%
US/American 14.7%
Irish 12.7%
German 7.9%
French (except Basque) 6.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Italian 4.9%
Scottish 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Swedish 2.8%
French Canadian 2.4%
Dutch 1.7%
Polish 1.6%
Russian 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
Portuguese 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Finnish 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
European 0.4%
British 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Basque 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Turkish 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Estonian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

East Blue Hill (04629)

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)
Surry 1,361 $41,324
Blue Hill 2,390 $41,688
Ellsworth 6,456 $41,884
Hancock 2,147 $36,855
Lamoine 1,495 $45,050
Penobscot 1,344 $42,368
Trenton 1,370 $45,859

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Blue Hill - East Blue Hill Public Library
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