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People

Total Population 435
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 28.5%
Employed Population 16+ 178
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 66%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $30,882
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $6,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,556
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 10.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.6%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $149,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 21.4%
Irish 19.5%

Portage Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 231 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 330 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
P.O. Box Zip Codes 04768
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.78
Longitude -68.54

Portage Lake 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 SQUA PAN DAM
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 20 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 51 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 52 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station CARIBOU MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 24.7 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 FORT KENT
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 19 F
Apr Temp 26 to 46 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Portage (04768)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 737 $38,500
Castle Hill 432 $52,969
Eagle Lake 519 $63,750
Mapleton 738 $49,688
Perham 454 $57,917
Washburn 1,015 $51,250
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