Winter Harbor, Maine

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Winter Harbor, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Winter Harbor Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Winter Harbor Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 9% Winter Harbor Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Winter Harbor, Maine

Comparing Winter Harbor 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 10
Male Share of the Population 6 3
Female Share of the Population 5 8
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 6
College Educated Adults 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Rents 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Winter Harbor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 119 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 205 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04693
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.395
Longitude -68.083

Winter Harbor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Distance 45.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Winter Harbor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 988 100%
Male 477 48.3%
Female 511 51.7%
Under 18 290 29.4%
18+ 698 70.6%
65+ 120 12.1%
Median Age 31.3
Average Family Size 2.95
White 889 90%
African-American 20 2%
Asian 7 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 70 7.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 3.6%

Estimated Winter Harbor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 976
Growth -12
Growth % -1.2%

Winter Harbor 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
US/American 20.2%
English 18.3%
Irish 11.7%
German 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
French (except Basque) 5.8%
Scottish 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
French Canadian 3%
Italian 2.9%
Polish 2.8%
Swedish 1.9%
Scandinavian 1%
Finnish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Brazilian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Winter Harbor 988 $32,750
Bar Harbor 4,820 $51,989
Gouldsboro 1,941 $43,864
Hancock 2,147 $36,855
Sorrento 290 $47,083
Steuben 1,126 $28,400
Sullivan 1,185 $34,113

Winter Harbor Public Libraries

Winter Harbor Public Library
Winter Harbor, Maine
(207) 963-7556
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