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People

Total Population 753
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 24.6%
Employed Population 16+ 425
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 42.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,563
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 25.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.1%
Median Gross Rent $567
Median House Value $326,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
US/American 1.7%
English 44.9%
Irish 5.6%

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

Southwest Harbor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 105 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04679
P.O. Box Zip Codes 04656
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.279
Longitude -68.325

Southwest Harbor 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 ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Distance 5.7 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 WEST ROCKPORT 1 NNW
Distance 41.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station JONESBORO
Distance 42.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bar Harbor 2,585 $63,427
Cranberry Isles 133 $72,500
Mount Desert 2,339 $82,990
Sedgwick 1,229 $56,667
Swans Island 392 $71,875
Trenton 1,639 $57,450

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

Southwest Harbor Public Libraries

Library
Southwest Harbor Public Library
338 MAIN STREET
Southwest Harbor, Maine
(207) 244-7065
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