Whitefield, Maine

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Whitefield, Maine

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Comparative Profile of Whitefield, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 3


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

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Whitefield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 04353
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.17
Longitude -69.625

Whitefield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 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 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 72 F
Oct Temp 43 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Whitefield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,273 100%
Male 1,125 49.5%
Female 1,148 50.5%
Under 18 599 26.4%
18+ 1,674 73.6%
65+ 265 11.7%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.02
White 2,210 97.2%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 8 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 28 1.2%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 16 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 0.9%

Estimated Whitefield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,261
Growth -12
Growth % -0.5%

Whitefield 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 24.5%
US/American 15.1%
Irish 13.6%
French (except Basque) 11.8%
German 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
French Canadian 4.7%
Scottish 3.8%
Italian 2.7%
Swedish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Ukrainian 1.1%
Finnish 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
British 0.4%
European 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
South African 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Whitefield 2,273 $41,994
Alna 675 $48,611
Chelsea 2,559 $44,688
Dresden 1,625 $44,762
Gardiner 6,198 $42,750
Randolph 1,911 $38,920
West Gardiner 2,902 $48,056
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