Owls Head, Maine

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Owls Head, Maine

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High Points

Owls Head strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 10% Owls Head People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Owls Head Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Owls Head Well-Paid Single Women
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Owls Head Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Owls Head College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 18% Owls Head Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Owls Head, Maine

Comparing Owls Head to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Male Share of the Population 6 3
Female Share of the Population 5 8
Racial Diversity 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 4
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 7 4
People Living Alone 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Owls Head Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 04854
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.082
Longitude -69.057

Owls Head Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 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
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 72 F
Oct Temp 43 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Owls Head Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,601 100%
Male 771 48.2%
Female 830 51.8%
Under 18 298 18.6%
18+ 1,303 81.4%
65+ 386 24.1%
Median Age 47.2
Average Family Size 2.68
White 1,584 98.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.3%

Estimated Owls Head Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,644
Growth 43
Growth % 2.7%

Owls Head Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 29.9%
US/American 15.3%
Irish 9.1%
German 8.2%
French (except Basque) 6.5%
Italian 4.5%
Finnish 3.2%
Scottish 3.1%
French Canadian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Swedish 2.3%
Norwegian 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2%
Polish 1.8%
Dutch 1.1%
Welsh 0.9%
Greek 0.6%
European 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
British 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Owls Head 1,601 $49,231
Camden 5,254 $56,439
Rockland 7,609 $37,083
Rockport 3,209 $56,068
South Thomaston 1,416 $50,294
St. George 2,580 $48,162
Thomaston 3,748 $42,319

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