Trenton, Maine

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Trenton, Maine

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

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Comparative Profile of Trenton, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 3
Average Household Size 4 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 5
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Short Commute Times 5 6


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

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Trenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 108 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 197 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04605
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.438
Longitude -68.37

Trenton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 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 8 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 33.3 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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Trenton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,370 100%
Male 671 49%
Female 699 51%
Under 18 336 24.5%
18+ 1,034 75.5%
65+ 202 14.7%
Median Age 40.7
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,311 95.7%
African-American 8 0.6%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 1.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 26 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Trenton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,466
Growth 96
Growth % 7%

Trenton 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 22.1%
Irish 12.9%
US/American 12.2%
French (except Basque) 8.4%
German 7.1%
French Canadian 5.8%
Italian 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Polish 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Scottish 2.4%
Dutch 1.7%
Portuguese 1.3%
Eastern European 0.9%
Canadian 0.8%
Celtic 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Russian 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
British 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Trenton 1,370 $45,859
Bar Harbor 4,820 $51,989
Ellsworth 6,456 $41,884
Hancock 2,147 $36,855
Lamoine 1,495 $45,050
Mount Desert 2,109 $54,375
Surry 1,361 $41,324
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