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People

Total Population 1,193
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 22.1%
Employed Population 16+ 396
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,875
% Above Poverty Level 72.6%
% Below Poverty Level 27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.7%
Median Gross Rent $533
Median House Value $85,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
US/American 0%
English 19.9%
Irish 11.8%

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

Howland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 134 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 232 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04448
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.238
Longitude -68.664

Howland 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 ORONO
Distance 23.4 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
Station DOVER-FOXCROFT
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Enfield 1,582 $48,313
Lagrange 585 $53,214
Lincoln 2,688 $46,640
Lowell 334 $48,750
Medford 240 $46,667
Passadumkeag 409 $52,083

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

Howland Public Libraries

Library
Howland - Thomas Free Library
8 MAIN STREET
Howland, Maine

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  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
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  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
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  • Master of Social Work
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  • A.S. - Healthcare Information Technology
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  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
  • Allows students to complete assignments on the go with its Blackboard Learn mobile app.
  • Gives online students live student support for technical or course questions.
  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.

Howland High Schools

PENOBSCOT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
CROSS ST PO BOX 328
207-732-3111
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 236 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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