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People

Total Population 1,763
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 619
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,357
% Above Poverty Level 80.7%
% Below Poverty Level 19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 51.6%
Median Gross Rent $562
Median House Value $82,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.1%
Irish 28.5%

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

Fort Fairfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 245 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 344 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04742
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.772
Longitude -67.834

Fort Fairfield 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 CARIBOU MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station VAN BUREN 2
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 19 F
Apr Temp 27 to 46 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 39.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Caribou 7,960 $55,484
Caswell 283 $31,875
Easton 1,156 $52,917
Limestone 1,257 $40,469
Presque Isle 9,378 $49,135
Woodland 869 $49,737

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

Fort Fairfield Public Libraries

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Fort Fairfield Public Library
275 MAIN STREET
Fort Fairfield, Maine
(207) 472-3880

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Fort Fairfield High Schools

FORT FAIRFIELD MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
28 HIGH SCHOOL DRIVE SUITE A
207-472-3271
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 386 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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