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People

Total Population 986
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 372
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,188
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $486
Median House Value $105,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.5%
US/American 0%
English 16.6%
Irish 9.8%

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

Solon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 189 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 04979
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.949
Longitude -69.858

Solon 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 MADISON
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station LONG FALLS DAM
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anson 791 $59,236
Athens 1,095 $47,500
Bingham 605 $44,485
Embden 918 $60,625
Madison 2,372 $40,500
Moscow 562 $35,000

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

Solon Public Libraries

Library
Solon - Coolidge Library
MAIN STREET
Solon, Maine
(207) 643-2562

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