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People

Total Population 889
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 21.5%
Employed Population 16+ 355
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 40.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,157
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,179
% Above Poverty Level 73.9%
% Below Poverty Level 26.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.5%
Median Gross Rent $603
Median House Value $122,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
US/American 0%
English 19%
Irish 16.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, 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 682 $54,063
Knox 793 $48,516
Monroe 910 $49,688
Morrill 831 $56,985
Swanville 1,262 $47,772
Waldo 875 $43,426

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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