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People

Total Population 1,272
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 29%
Employed Population 16+ 543
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 61.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,385
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $780
Median House Value $181,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
US/American 0.6%
English 20.6%
Irish 11.7%

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

Penobscot Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04476
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.464
Longitude -68.711

Penobscot 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 ELLSWORTH
Distance 14.5 miles
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
Distance 23.4 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 BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 23.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Hill 1,000 $60,446
Brooksville 863 $79,063
Castine 959 $80,114
Orland 2,164 $60,938
Stockton Springs 1,503 $57,969

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

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