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People

Total Population 1,095
Male Share of the Population 40.2%
Female Share of the Population 59.8%
Senior Citizens 36.7%
Employed Population 16+ 386
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 30.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 76.4%
% Below Poverty Level 23.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 17.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 62.8%
Median Gross Rent $717
Median House Value $272,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
US/American 0%
English 38.9%
Irish 17.6%

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

Damariscotta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 04543
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.032
Longitude -69.519

Damariscotta 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 NEWCASTLE
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station GARDINER
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station LEWISTON
Distance 35 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alna 663 $74,375
Bremen 934 $66,250
Bristol 2,728 $79,934
Newcastle 697 $84,792
Nobleboro 1,557 $59,821
Wiscasset 1,193 $68,839

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

Damariscotta Public Libraries

Library
Damariscotta - Skidompha Library
184 MAIN STREET
Damariscotta, Maine
(207) 563-5513
Library Web Site

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Damariscotta Hospitals

MILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
35 MILES STREET
(207) 563-1234
Emergency Service: No

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