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People

Total Population 2,585
Male Share of the Population 43.2%
Female Share of the Population 56.8%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,481
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 25.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,427
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 15.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 39.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 48.3%
Median Gross Rent $795
Median House Value $305,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 18.6%
Irish 13.6%

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

Bar Harbor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 113 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 200 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04609
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.387
Longitude -68.204

Bar 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 4 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 JONESBORO
Distance 32.8 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
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 41.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cranberry Isles 133 $72,500
Mount Desert 2,339 $82,990
Sorrento 265 $53,750
Sullivan 1,090 $43,750
Trenton 1,639 $57,450
Winter Harbor 398 $63,750

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

Bar Harbor Public Libraries

Library
Bar Harbor - Jesup Memorial Library
34 MOUNT DESERT STREET
Bar Harbor, Maine
(207) 288-4245

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Bar Harbor Hospitals

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
10 WAYMAN LANE, PO BOX 8
(207) 288-5081
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bar Harbor High Schools

MT DESERT ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL
1081 EAGLE LAKE RD PO BOX 180
207-288-5011
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 710 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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