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People

Total Population 542
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 205
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 54%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,528
% Above Poverty Level 85.7%
% Below Poverty Level 14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.3%
Median Gross Rent $788
Median House Value $119,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 0%
English 17%
Irish 18.8%

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

Columbia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 141 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 229 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04623
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.658
Longitude -67.775

Columbia 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 JONESBORO
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Station GRAND LAKE STREAM
Distance 36.3 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
Station ORONO
Distance 46.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Addison 1,094 $44,167
Cherryfield 1,338 $44,028
Columbia Falls 516 $51,964
Harrington 967 $48,594
Jonesboro 458 $51,250
Whitneyville 154 $32,813

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

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  • Diesel Technology
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  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
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