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People

Total Population 495
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 34.9%
Employed Population 16+ 181
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 53.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,833
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $349
Median House Value $68,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 7.1%

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

Grand Isle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 271 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 370 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04746
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.305
Longitude -68.152

Grand Isle 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 VAN BUREN 2
Distance 14.1 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 CARIBOU MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 30.9 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 HOULTON 5 N
Distance 77.9 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lille (04746)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fort Kent 2,345 $44,348
Frenchville 893 $52,778
Madawaska 2,623 $53,750
St. Agatha 646 $51,875
Stockholm 240 $41,250
Van Buren 1,877 $29,844

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

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