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People

Total Population 780
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 29.9%
Employed Population 16+ 351
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 61.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,438
% Above Poverty Level 91.3%
% Below Poverty Level 8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 12.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8%
% Using Public Transportation 2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $865
Median House Value $298,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 0%
English 32.3%
Irish 13.5%

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

Islesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 173 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Standard Zip Codes 04848
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.308
Longitude -68.903

Islesboro 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 BELFAST
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station WEST ROCKPORT 1 NNW
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Distance 31.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belfast 6,668 $51,438
Camden 3,304 $67,479
Castine 959 $80,114
Lincolnville 2,240 $57,083
Northport 1,558 $68,621
Searsport 1,059 $51,000

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

Islesboro Public Libraries

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Islesboro - Pendleton Library
309 MAIN ROAD
Islesboro, Maine
(207) 734-2218
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Islesboro High Schools

ISLESBORO CENTRAL SCHOOL
159 ALUMNI DR PO BOX 118
207-734-2251
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 83 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.8

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