Winterport, Maine

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Winterport, Maine

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

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College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Winterport College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 16% Winterport Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Winterport, Maine

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 4
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 2
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
People Living Alone 2 2

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Winterport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 97 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 192 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04496
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.637
Longitude -68.845

Winterport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.3 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
Station ORONO
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
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Winterport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,602 100%
Male 1,783 49.5%
Female 1,819 50.5%
Under 18 948 26.3%
18+ 2,654 73.7%
65+ 353 9.8%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.96
White 3,534 98.1%
African-American 7 0.2%
Asian 8 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 0.5%
Other 4 0.1%
Mixed Race 29 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.4%

Estimated Winterport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,655
Growth 53
Growth % 1.5%

Winterport 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 23.6%
US/American 18.1%
Irish 9.6%
French (except Basque) 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
French Canadian 5.7%
Scottish 4.5%
German 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
Canadian 3.8%
Italian 1.4%
Polish 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
European 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Norwegian 1%
British 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Finnish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Portuguese 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Winterport 3,602 $50,041
Bucksport 4,908 $41,818
Frankfort 1,041 $35,924
Orland 2,134 $45,875
Orrington 3,526 $47,803
Prospect 642 $41,406
Verona 533 $47,778

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Winterport Memorial Library
Winterport, Maine
(207) 223-5540

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