Vinalhaven, Maine

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Vinalhaven, Maine

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High Points

Vinalhaven strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Vinalhaven Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Vinalhaven Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 17% Vinalhaven Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 18% Vinalhaven Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Vinalhaven, Maine

Comparing Vinalhaven to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Age of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 10
Female Share of the Population 6 9
Male Share of the Population 5 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 7 7
Median Family Income 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Vinalhaven Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles E of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 04863
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.048
Longitude -68.832

Vinalhaven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 19 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
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 72 F
Oct Temp 43 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 34.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Vinalhaven Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,235 100%
Male 592 47.9%
Female 643 52.1%
Under 18 293 23.7%
18+ 942 76.3%
65+ 229 18.5%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.82
White 1,212 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 15 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Vinalhaven Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,322
Growth 87
Growth % 7%

Vinalhaven Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 34.7%
Irish 10.3%
Scottish 8.6%
French (except Basque) 8.6%
US/American 5.9%
Swedish 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
German 4%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Italian 3.9%
Scandinavian 2%
Norwegian 1.6%
Portuguese 1.3%
Finnish 0.9%
Dutch 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Vinalhaven 1,235 $42,917
Deer Isle 1,876 $40,714
North Haven 381 $42,361
Owls Head 1,601 $49,231
Rockland 7,609 $37,083
South Thomaston 1,416 $50,294
Stonington 1,152 $34,375

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Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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