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People

Total Population 948
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 21.3%
Employed Population 16+ 406
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 59.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.9%
Median Earnings25+ $30,107
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,819

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,111
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $513
Median House Value $91,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
US/American 0%
English 27.1%
Irish 15%

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

Washburn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 239 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 338 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04786
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.79
Longitude -68.158

Washburn 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 CARIBOU MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 7.9 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 VAN BUREN 2
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 19 F
Apr Temp 27 to 46 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station FORT KENT
Distance 37.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Caribou 7,960 $55,484
Castle Hill 366 $51,250
Chapman 446 $63,333
Mapleton 763 $48,194
Perham 401 $57,321
Woodland 869 $49,737

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

Washburn Public Libraries

Library
Washburn Memorial Library
1290 MAIN STREET
Washburn, Maine
(207) 455-4814

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Washburn High Schools

WASHBURN DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL
1359 MAIN STREET
207-455-4501
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 128 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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