Temple, Maine

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Temple, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 13% Temple Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Temple College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Temple, Maine

Comparing Temple 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 10
Age of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Racial Diversity 4 7
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People Above Poverty 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
People Living Alone 3 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 1

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Temple Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 04984
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.685
Longitude -70.226

Temple Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 26 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 18.4 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
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Temple Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 572 100%
Male 296 51.7%
Female 276 48.3%
Under 18 147 25.7%
18+ 425 74.3%
65+ 74 12.9%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.79
White 564 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Temple Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 571
Growth -1
Growth % -0.2%

Temple 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 19%
English 16%
French (except Basque) 14.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
Irish 8.5%
German 6.5%
Scottish 4.8%
Dutch 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
Finnish 2.5%
Swedish 2.5%
Canadian 1.5%
European 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Northern European 0.4%
British 0.4%
Iranian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Temple 572 $34,931
Avon 504 $32,250
Farmington 7,410 $33,656
Industry 790 $36,875
Strong 1,259 $36,250
Weld 402 $41,250
Wilton 4,123 $42,679
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