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People

Total Population 857
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 27.2%
Employed Population 16+ 296
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 61.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,818
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,143
Median Earnings With High School Degree $14,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,328
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $294
Median House Value $99,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.9%
US/American 0%
English 19%
Irish 15.1%

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

Island Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 189 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 287 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04747
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.009
Longitude -68.271

Island Falls 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 HOULTON INTL AP
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 32 to 54 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 24.8 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
Station BRIDGEWATER
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crystal 259 $39,250
Linneus 911 $46,667
Mount Chase 215 $42,361
Oakfield 722 $49,375
Patten 924 $46,806
Sherman 853 $46,818

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

Island Falls Public Libraries

Library
Island Falls - Katahdin Public Library
20 LIBRARY STREET
Island Falls, Maine
(207) 463-2282

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