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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 19% Unity Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Unity, Maine

Comparing Unity 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 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 7
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Age of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 2
Portion of People Married 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


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

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Unity Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 178 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Standard Zip Codes 04988
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.611
Longitude -69.335

Unity Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Unity Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,889 100%
Male 948 50.2%
Female 941 49.8%
Under 18 379 20.1%
18+ 1,510 79.9%
65+ 249 13.2%
Median Age 32
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,846 97.7%
African-American 6 0.3%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 22 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.7%

Estimated Unity Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,972
Growth 83
Growth % 4.4%

Unity 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 14.4%
Irish 13.7%
French (except Basque) 10.6%
Italian 8.4%
German 5.4%
Scottish 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
French Canadian 3%
European 1.9%
Polish 1.9%
Swedish 1.4%
Dutch 1.3%
Norwegian 1.2%
British 1.1%
Welsh 0.6%
Portuguese 0.5%
Croatian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Unity 1,889 $36,696
Albion 1,946 $37,574
Burnham 1,142 $33,580
Freedom 645 $35,750
Knox 747 $39,107
Thorndike 712 $29,479
Troy 963 $34,375

Unity Public Libraries

Unity - Dorothy W Quimby Library
Unity, Maine
(207) 948-3131
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