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People

Total Population 1,280
Male Share of the Population 58.9%
Female Share of the Population 41.1%
Senior Citizens 9.2%
Employed Population 16+ 522
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 53.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,107
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.1%
Median Gross Rent $588
Median House Value $125,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 18.2%
Irish 11.8%

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

Charleston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 115 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 213 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04422
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.085
Longitude -69.041

Charleston 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 DOVER-FOXCROFT
Distance 12.3 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
Station CORINNA
Distance 16 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 BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 22.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atkinson 273 $43,750
Bradford 1,144 $50,156
Corinth 2,851 $55,417
Exeter 1,001 $54,643
Garland 1,251 $48,750
Hudson 1,625 $62,155

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

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207-285-0780
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