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Dixfield is a town in Oxford County.

The community was named after Dr. Elijah Dix, who promised to build a library if the community were named for him. Local tradition has it that after the community was named, Dix contributed only a box of books

The latitude of Dixfield is 44.533N. The longitude is -70.456W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 807 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,514.


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Median household income
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$36,563
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dixfield demographic reports
Dixfield is at the confluence of the Androscoggin and Webb rivers
Local landmarks include Bullrock the Moose, carved from a white pine log
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mt. Blue State Park
Historic sites and museums: Mainely Critters Wildlife Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Dixfield residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dixfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dixfield was $15,684, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Dixfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dixfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.


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Libraries in Dixfield include Dixfield - Ludden Memorial Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Dixfield workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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