Penobscot strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):
Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
Comparing Penobscot to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Nearest Medium City||94 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||187 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||04476|
|Phone Area Codes||207|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||11 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 79 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 57 F|
|Annual Precip||46.8 inches|
|Station||ACADIA NATIONAL PARK|
|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||BANGOR INTL AP|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.79|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||0.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,405|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.9%|
|French (except Basque)||3.4%|
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