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People

Total Population 3,038
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,138
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $27,268
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,156
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,724

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,777
% Above Poverty Level 78.6%
% Below Poverty Level 21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.2%
Median Gross Rent $581
Median House Value $87,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 21.5%
Irish 18.2%

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

Calais Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 181 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 272 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04619
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.188
Longitude -67.279

Calais 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 WOODLAND
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station EASTPORT
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 50 F
Jul Temp 54 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 56 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station GRAND LAKE STREAM
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexander 512 $55,417
Baileyville 1,305 $57,717
Charlotte 285 $54,750
Meddybemps 126 $53,125
Princeton 810 $46,042
Robbinston 509 $65,156

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

Calais Public Libraries

Library
Calais Free Library
9 UNION STREET
Calais, Maine
(207) 454-2758
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Calais Hospitals

CALAIS REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
24 HOSPITAL LANE
(207) 454-7521
Emergency Service: Yes

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Calais High Schools

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CALAIS HIGH SCHOOL
34 BLUE DEVIL HILL SUITE 2
207-454-2591
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 296 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

ST CROIX REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY CTR
34 BLUE DEVIL HILL SUITE 1
207-454-2581
A Vocational School

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