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People

Total Population 827
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 323
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 38.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,167
% Above Poverty Level 73%
% Below Poverty Level 27%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.7%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $124,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0%
English 17%
Irish 17.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brooks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 83 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04921
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.55
Longitude -69.121

Brooks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BELFAST
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 22.9 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 WATERVILLE TREATMENT PLT
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Jackson 717 $53,214
Knox 790 $48,125
Monroe 933 $56,389
Morrill 825 $56,667
Swanville 1,219 $48,021
Waldo 813 $46,618

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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