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People

Total Population 766
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 345
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,679
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $789
Median House Value $133,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
US/American 0%
English 26.6%
Irish 20.1%

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

Thorndike Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Standard Zip Codes 04986
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.578
Longitude -69.276

Thorndike 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 BELFAST
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station WATERVILLE TREATMENT PLT
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 23.4 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
Brooks 827 $43,167
Freedom 627 $56,250
Jackson 717 $53,214
Knox 790 $48,125
Troy 860 $42,794
Unity 529 $60,417

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

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Thorndike High Schools

MT VIEW HIGH SCHOOL
577 MOUNT VIEW ROAD
207-568-3255
Serves 535 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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