Vassalboro, Maine

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Vassalboro, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Vassalboro, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 6
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
Median Family Income 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Short Commute Times 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3


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

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Vassalboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Kennebec
Standard Zip Codes 04989
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.459
Longitude -69.678

Vassalboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.3 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 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Vassalboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,047 100%
Male 2,007 49.6%
Female 2,040 50.4%
Under 18 1,099 27.2%
18+ 2,948 72.8%
65+ 462 11.4%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.94
White 3,991 98.6%
African-American 6 0.1%
Asian 2 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.2%
Other 7 0.2%
Mixed Race 32 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 0.6%

Estimated Vassalboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,291
Growth 244
Growth % 6%

Vassalboro 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
French (except Basque) 22.5%
English 21.4%
French Canadian 10.5%
US/American 9.3%
Irish 8.9%
German 7.3%
Italian 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Scottish 3%
Polish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Canadian 1.1%
Finnish 0.8%
Portuguese 0.8%
British 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
European 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Vassalboro 4,047 $40,192
Belgrade 2,978 $42,321
China 4,106 $42,768
Oakland 5,959 $43,654
Sidney 3,514 $47,281
Waterville 15,605 $38,052
Winslow 7,743 $46,725
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