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Overview

Introduction to Millinocket, Maine

Millinocket, Maine, in Penobscot county, is 157 miles NE of Portland, Maine and 256 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Bangor metropolitan area with. Millinocket contains a population of approximately 5,203.

Millinocket History

Millinocket was originally settled in 1829 by Thomas Fowler and his family. With the islands in the Penobscot River, Millinocket means the land of many islands. The town was incorporated in 1901. During the 20th century, the town prospered and gained the reputation of being a small town.

Millinocket and nearby Attractions

  • Baxter State Park
  • Lumbermen's Museum
  • Memories of Maine Gallery
  • Katahdin Iron Works State Historic Site

Things To Do In Millinocket

Memories of Maine Gallery focuses on Maine photography and artwork. The Katahdin Iron Works State Historic is a major attraction for tourists. The Millinocket Baptist Church, Church of the Nazarene and First Pentecostal Church are some of local churches. The Baxter State Park comes with recreational options that visitors may find interesting. Tourists can also visit Lumbermen's Museum.

Millinocket Transportation

Bangor International Airport is a few minutes' drive away.

Millinocket Higher Education

One can pursue higher education at University of Maine, University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine at Farmington, and Saint Josephs College.

People

Total Population 4,451
Male Share of the Population 54.4%
Female Share of the Population 45.6%
Senior Citizens 27.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,668
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $24,779
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,602

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,654
% Above Poverty Level 89.7%
% Below Poverty Level 10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $594
Median House Value $63,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 15.3%
Irish 22.2%

Millinocket Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 157 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 256 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04462
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.657
Longitude -68.71

Millinocket 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 MILLINOCKET
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 30 to 49 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Station RIPOGENUS DAM
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 25 to 46 F
Jul Temp 54 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station DANFORTH
Distance 40.8 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 55 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
East Millinocket 1,521 $42,361
Mattawamkeag 779 $40,417
Medway 1,157 $51,756
Sherman 817 $44,125
Stacyville 404 $40,500
Winn 508 $41,591

Millinocket Public Libraries

Library
Millinocket Memorial Library
5 MAINE AVENUE
Millinocket, Maine
(207) 723-7020

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Millinocket Hospitals

MILLINOCKET REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
200 SOMERSET STREET
(207) 723-5161
Emergency Service: Yes

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Millinocket High Schools

STEARNS HIGH SCHOOL
199 STATE STREET
207-723-6430
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 297 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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