Turner, Maine

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Turner, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 7% Turner Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 10% Turner Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 10% Turner People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 13% Turner Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Turner, Maine

Comparing Turner 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 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 10
Racial Diversity 5 10
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Age of the Population 4 1
Female Share of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 3
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 6
Affordability of Rents 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
People Living Alone 1 1

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Turner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Androscoggin
Metro Area Lewiston - Auburn
Standard Zip Codes 04282
P.O. Box Zip Codes 04283
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.256
Longitude -70.256

Turner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 23.5 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 30 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
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Turner Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,972 100%
Male 2,460 49.5%
Female 2,512 50.5%
Under 18 1,458 29.3%
18+ 3,514 70.7%
65+ 452 9.1%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.11
White 4,812 96.8%
African-American 5 0.1%
Asian 14 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.2%
Other 90 1.8%
Mixed Race 40 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 138 2.8%

Estimated Turner Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,469
Growth 497
Growth % 10%

Turner 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 24.3%
French (except Basque) 17.6%
US/American 14.1%
French Canadian 14%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Irish 6.6%
Italian 3.1%
Scottish 3%
German 3%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Swiss 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Lebanese 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Turner 4,972 $52,241
Buckfield 1,723 $40,078
Greene 4,076 $52,857
Hebron 1,053 $47,292
Leeds 2,001 $42,557
Livermore 2,106 $44,904
Waterford 1,455 $35,000

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Turner Public Library
Turner, Maine
(207) 225-2030

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Turner High Schools (2004)

Serves 734 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

Turner Colleges

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