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People

Total Population 2,174
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 26.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,202
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 66.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 49.7%
Median Earnings25+ $38,056
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $38,919

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,610
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 12.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.2%
Median Gross Rent $864
Median House Value $403,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
US/American 0%
English 35.8%
Irish 17%

Mount Desert Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 104 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04660
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.31
Longitude -68.36

Mount Desert 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 ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Station WEST ROCKPORT 1 NNW
Distance 39.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 40.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Otter Creek (04660)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bar Harbor 2,524 $70,806
Brooklin 858 $56,125
Cranberry Isles 123 $71,250
Southwest Harbor 693 $44,671
Swans Island 302 $68,750
Trenton 1,555 $65,341

Mount Desert Public Libraries

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Mount Desert - Somesville Library
MAIN STREET
Mount Desert, Maine
(207) 244-7404

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