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People

Total Population 2,345
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,035
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 49.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.2%
Median Earnings25+ $32,888
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,177
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,722

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,348
% Above Poverty Level 78.7%
% Below Poverty Level 21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.7%
Median Gross Rent $528
Median House Value $127,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 8%

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

Fort Kent Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 261 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 359 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04743
P.O. Box Zip Codes 04741
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.258
Longitude -68.59

Fort Kent 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 FORT KENT
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 19 F
Apr Temp 26 to 46 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station VAN BUREN 2
Distance 31.5 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 CLAYTON LAKE
Distance 62.9 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 19 F
Apr Temp 24 to 45 F
Jul Temp 50 to 75 F
Oct Temp 29 to 51 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fort Kent, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Estcourt Station (04741)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eagle Lake 530 $41,500
Frenchville 893 $52,778
Madawaska 2,623 $53,750
New Canada 325 $47,250
St. Agatha 646 $51,875
Wallagrass 506 $62,292

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

Fort Kent Public Libraries

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Fort Kent Public Library
1 MONUMENT SQUARE
Fort Kent, Maine
(207) 834-3048

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Fort Kent Hospitals

NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
194 E MAIN ST
(207) 834-3195
Emergency Service: Yes

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Fort Kent High Schools

FORT KENT COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
84 PLEASANT STREET
207-834-5540
Serves 399 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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