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People

Total Population 626
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 288
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 75.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,036
% Above Poverty Level 80.7%
% Below Poverty Level 19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.2%
Median Gross Rent $475
Median House Value $113,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 16.3%
Irish 15%

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

New Sweden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 249 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 348 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04762
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.941
Longitude -68.121

New Sweden 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 CARIBOU MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station VAN BUREN 2
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 19 F
Apr Temp 27 to 46 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 53.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Caribou 7,960 $55,484
Limestone 1,257 $40,469
Perham 401 $57,321
Stockholm 240 $41,250
Washburn 948 $51,111
Woodland 869 $49,737

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

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  • Originally founded in 1962 as College of the Southwest.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
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