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People

Total Population 1,649
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 627
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 55.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,390
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $685
Median House Value $94,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 21.8%
Irish 3.9%

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

Mechanic Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Androscoggin
Metro Area Lewiston - Auburn
Standard Zip Codes 04256
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.111
Longitude -70.392

Mechanic 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 LEWISTON
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station RUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hebron 1,564 $60,735
Minot 2,585 $70,875
Otisfield 2,370 $62,029
Oxford 1,538 $52,708
Poland 5,464 $68,807
Waterford 1,542 $58,036

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

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Mechanic Falls Public Library
15 ELM STREET
Mechanic Falls, Maine
(207) 345-9450
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