Wilton, Maine

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Wilton, Maine

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Wilton Low Violent Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Wilton College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Wilton, Maine

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 3
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 6 7
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 5
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 8
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 6

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Wilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 04294
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.592
Longitude -70.228

Wilton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 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
Distance 15.6 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 33.1 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Wilton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,123 100%
Male 1,989 48.2%
Female 2,134 51.8%
Under 18 1,075 26.1%
18+ 3,048 73.9%
65+ 547 13.3%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 2.94
White 4,018 97.5%
African-American 18 0.4%
Asian 33 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 0.4%
Other 4 0.1%
Mixed Race 34 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.4%

Estimated Wilton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,166
Growth 43
Growth % 1%

Wilton 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 22%
US/American 15.9%
French (except Basque) 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
French Canadian 8.2%
Irish 7.2%
Scottish 6.3%
German 6%
Italian 5.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Canadian 1.3%
European 1.1%
Finnish 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Portuguese 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
British 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilton 4,123 $42,679
Chesterville 1,170 $35,938
Farmington 7,410 $33,656
Industry 790 $36,875
Jay 4,985 $43,365
Livermore Falls 3,227 $33,354
Temple 572 $34,931

Wilton Public Libraries

Wilton Free Public Library
Wilton, Maine
(207) 645-4831
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1. Orange, Massachusetts 86.3   28.5% 14.4% 15.9% 26 $44,128 5.5% 3.7% 7,518 7.8% 23.5 2% 5.5
2. Salisbury, Massachusetts 81.2   26.5% 11.9% 17.1% 29 $56,327 6.2% 2.5% 7,827 6.8% 18.9 16.8% 5.2
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