The Geography and Demographics of Limerick

The Limerick town in York County that was incorporated on March 6, 1787 is said to have a total area of 28.25 square miles, according to the United States Census Bureau. The total area is divided into 27.14 square miles of land and 1.11 square miles of water. It is beautifully set among lakes and hills and is a picturesque town. The geography of the town will influence the type of housing, transportation infrastructure and the heating fuels of this town. It is one of the most popular and attractive towns in Maine and is visited by tourists who admire the serenity and natural beauty.

Pickerel Pond

Pickerel Pond

The popular lake of Limerick is the Pickerel pond and the streams that drain Limerick are: Spencer Brook, Fenderson Brook and Leavitt Brook. The most popular and attractive hills and mountains in and around the Limerick town are: Cannon Hill, Watson Mountain, Philpot Mountain, Towle Mountain, Clark Mountain and Hoyt Mountain. The reservoir of this town is the Sokokis Lake and the popular dam is the Sokokis Lake Dam. It is a civil town with a cemetery called the Highland cemetery. The zip code of Limerick town is 04048 and the area code is 207.


The Limerick town is at an elevation of 469 feet and has a population roughly about 2900 people. The latitude and longitude of Limerick town are: 43.69 N and 70.77 W respectively. It follows the Eastern Time. A drive on the Sokokis trail or route 5 will give you a panoramic view of this beautiful town. It is a very popular town in Main State and Americans as well as international tourists love to take a break from their hectic city and business schedule in this small town.

River Shannon  runs through Limerick City, King John's castle

River Shannon runs through Limerick City, King John’s castle

The Limerick village is exactly at the crossroads of Maine Routes 5, 11 and 160. It is about 16 miles north of Alfred town. Some of the most populated areas in the Limerick town are: Felch corner, Perrys corner, Limerick mills, Limerick and Emerys corner. The cities that are nearby to Limerick town in Maine are: Lake Arrowhead (just 2.2 miles), Waterboro town, Cornish town, Hollis town, Shapleigh town, Baldwin town, Newmarket town, Newfield town, Limington town, Baldwin town and Parsonsfield town. The Newmarket town is in New Hampshire, but is just 9.1 miles from Limerick town.

Limerick Demographics

children playing in Limerick

children playing in Limerick

The population of Limerick town in Maine stands at 2948 and the average median age of the people living in this wonderful town is 40 years. The maximum number of people living in Limerick falls in the age group of 50 to 59 years and the next best category is the 4 to 49 years. The lowest age group of people living in Limerick is 80+ years. The maximum number of crimes that happen in Limerick is rape followed by burglary and property. But, Limerick is 95% below of the national crime average.  About 45% of the people living in Limerick are married and 32% of the residents are living with their kids. Only 7% of the residents are singles and about 15% are single parents. The average household income for Limerick is $56,712. The residents of Limerick are also educated and 15% of them hold a Bachelor’s degree or more. 10% of the Limerick residents have graduated from high school. Most of the people living in Limerick are high school graduates.  More than 90% of the people living here are whites. Most of the residents living in Limerick are property owners. The popular job categories are: office, admin, executive, sales and construction.


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