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People

Total Population 2,199
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,009
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 59.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $32,309
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,323

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,339
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19%
Median Gross Rent $785
Median House Value $119,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
US/American 0%
English 16.5%
Irish 18.7%

Canaan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 83 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 04924
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.761
Longitude -69.561

Canaan 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 MADISON
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station DOVER-FOXCROFT
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burnham 1,166 $42,422
Clinton 1,254 $47,125
Cornville 1,229 $51,923
Fairfield 2,773 $49,063
Pittsfield 3,063 $63,715
Skowhegan 6,219 $37,679

Canaan Public Libraries

Library
Canaan Public Library
288 MAIN STREET
Canaan, Maine
(207) 474-6397

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