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Demographics

People

Total Population2,288
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens20.8%
Employed Population 16+1,083
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married46.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,557
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,719
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,634

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,824
% Above Poverty Level74.9%
% Below Poverty Level25.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.7%
Median Gross Rent$548
Median House Value$120,100

Ancestry

French Except Basque29.6%
Canadian24.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.5%
Irish5.6%
Italian5.5%
English4.2%
Scottish2.6%
German1.8%
Czech0.7%
Greek0.7%
Danishn0.5%
Russian0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Jamaican0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Polish0.1%
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Fort Kent Almanac

CategoryValue
County Aroostook County
Standard Zip Codes4743
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude47.26
Approximate Longitude-68.57

Fort Kent Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFORT KENT
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp-6 to 19 F
Apr Temp26 to 46 F
Jul Temp53 to 77 F
Oct Temp32 to 52 F
Annual Precip36.7 inches
StationVAN BUREN 2
Distance31.5 miles
Jan Temp-7 to 19 F
Apr Temp27 to 46 F
Jul Temp54 to 76 F
Oct Temp32 to 52 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationCLAYTON LAKE
Distance62.9 miles
Jan Temp-6 to 19 F
Apr Temp24 to 45 F
Jul Temp50 to 75 F
Oct Temp29 to 51 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eagle Lake481$36,429
Frenchville944$54,643
Madawaska2,555$62,083
New Canada365$55,000
St. Agatha721$46,538
Wallagrass565$58,750

Fort Kent Public Libraries

Fort Kent Public Library
1 MONUMENT SQUARE
Fort Kent, Maine
(207) 834-3048

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Fort Kent Hospitals

Northern Maine Medical Center
(Non-profit)
194 East Main Street
(207) 834-3155

Fort Kent Public Schools

Fort Kent Community High School
84 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 4743
(207) 834-5540
High
Total Enrollment 285
Fort Kent Elementary School
108 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 4743
(207) 834-3456
Primary
Total Enrollment 357
Valley Rivers Middle School
84 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 4743
(207) 834-5540
Middle
Total Enrollment 128
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