Wayne, Maine

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Wayne, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Wayne College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% Wayne Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 8% Wayne Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 12% Wayne Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Wayne People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Wayne Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Wayne, Maine

Comparing Wayne 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 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 9
Senior Citizens 6 8
Racial Diversity 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 7 4
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Wayne Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Kennebec
Standard Zip Codes 04284
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.348
Longitude -70.066

Wayne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 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 16.7 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
Distance 18.7 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
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Wayne Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,112 100%
Male 567 51%
Female 545 49%
Under 18 261 23.5%
18+ 851 76.5%
65+ 184 16.5%
Median Age 43.5
Average Family Size 2.8
White 1,096 98.6%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Wayne Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,182
Growth 70
Growth % 6.3%

Wayne 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 30.1%
Irish 10.4%
French (except Basque) 9.8%
French Canadian 6.7%
Scottish 6.4%
German 5.8%
US/American 5.5%
Italian 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Swedish 2.4%
British 2.2%
European 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Canadian 1.4%
Norwegian 1.1%
Welsh 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Northern European 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Latvian 0.3%
Armenian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wayne 1,112 $54,632
Leeds 2,001 $42,557
Livermore 2,106 $44,904
Manchester 2,465 $59,048
Monmouth 3,785 $47,616
Readfield 2,360 $51,890
Winthrop 6,232 $47,533

Wayne Public Libraries

Wayne - Cary Memorial Library
Wayne, Maine
(207) 685-3612

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