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Demographics

People

Total Population2,277
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+1,004
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married60.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.5%
Median Earnings25+$32,173
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,574
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,827

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,563
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.4%
Median Gross Rent$783
Median House Value$106,300

Ancestry

Irish24.6%
English18.3%
French Except Basque14.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
Italian6.7%
Canadian6.5%
German5.8%
Scottish3.6%
Dutch2.2%
Swedish1.8%
Polish1.6%
West Indian1.2%
Jamaican1.2%
Portuguese1%
Greek0.4%
Norwegian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Canaan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Somerset County
Standard Zip Codes4924
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.76
Approximate Longitude-69.56

Canaan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMADISON
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp4 to 26 F
Apr Temp31 to 51 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp36 to 56 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationCORINNA
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp1 to 26 F
Apr Temp30 to 52 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 57 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationDOVER-FOXCROFT
Distance32.9 miles
Jan Temp1 to 24 F
Apr Temp28 to 49 F
Jul Temp54 to 78 F
Oct Temp32 to 55 F
Annual Precip44 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Burnham1,131$46,250
Clinton1,078$60,104
Cornville1,325$61,848
Fairfield3,218$42,240
Pittsfield3,004$52,750
Skowhegan6,662$36,840

Canaan Public Libraries

Canaan Public Library
22 HINCKLEY ROAD
Canaan, Maine
(207) 474-6397

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Canaan Public Schools

Canaan Elementary School
178 Main Street
ZIP: 4924
(207) 474-3901
Primary
Total Enrollment 235
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