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People

Total Population 1,808
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 823
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $28,958
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,119

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,875
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.4%
Median Gross Rent $706
Median House Value $132,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 19.5%
Irish 13.8%

West Paris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04289
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.324
Longitude -70.574

West Paris 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 RUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station LEWISTON
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Greenwood 967 $60,625
Norway 2,286 $38,288
Paris 5,141 $45,910
Sumner 1,061 $42,411
Waterford 1,596 $49,286
Woodstock 1,243 $43,846

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Library
West Paris Public Library
226 MAIN STREET
West Paris, Maine
(207) 674-2004

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