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People

Total Population 5,464
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,863
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $34,414
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,611
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,730

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,807
% Above Poverty Level 90.3%
% Below Poverty Level 9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $936
Median House Value $183,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
US/American 0%
English 29.9%
Irish 18.8%

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

Poland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Androscoggin
Metro Area Lewiston - Auburn
Standard Zip Codes 04274
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.06
Longitude -70.394

Poland 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 LEWISTON
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station PORTLAND INTL AP
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Poland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Poland Spring (04274)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 22,916 $61,852
Casco 646 $73,906
Mechanic Falls 1,649 $44,390
Minot 2,585 $70,875
Otisfield 2,370 $62,029
Oxford 1,538 $52,708

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

Poland Public Libraries

Library
Poland - Ricker Memorial Library
1211 MAINE STREET
Poland, Maine
(207) 998-4390
Library Web Site

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Poland High Schools

POLAND REGIONAL H S
1457 MAINE STREET
207-998-5400
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 580 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

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