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People

Total Population 1,487
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 744
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 59.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,266
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.5%
Median Gross Rent $796
Median House Value $129,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
US/American 0%
English 29.5%
Irish 12.8%

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

New Sharon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 04955
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.638
Longitude -70.016

New Sharon 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 FARMINGTON
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 26 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station MADISON
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station RUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance 26.5 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
Chesterville 1,436 $44,338
Farmington 3,795 $44,917
Industry 945 $55,096
Rome 1,148 $67,083
Starks 620 $31,875
Vienna 520 $59,583

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

New Sharon Public Libraries

Library
New Sharon - Jim Ditzler Memorial Library
37 PUMP HOUSE LANE
New Sharon, Maine
(207) 779-1128
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