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Demographics

People

Total Population4,720
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+2,568
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married58.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.8%
Median Earnings25+$33,848
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,495
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,434

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,063
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21%
Median Gross Rent$574
Median House Value$130,100

Ancestry

English19.4%
Irish15.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.2%
French Except Basque13.7%
Canadian12%
Italian5.1%
Scottish4.3%
German1.6%
Dutch1.3%
Finnish1%
Welsh0.8%
Polish0.5%
Russian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Jay Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes4239
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.5
Approximate Longitude-70.21

Jay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFARMINGTON
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp3 to 26 F
Apr Temp29 to 52 F
Jul Temp53 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 57 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationRUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip44.9 inches
StationLEWISTON
Distance27.9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Canton808$63,750
Chesterville1,466$47,679
Livermore2,109$57,768
Livermore Falls1,445$57,708
Peru1,232$56,875
Wilton2,090$48,938

Jay Public Libraries

Jay-niles Memorial Library
983 MAIN STREET
Jay, Maine
(207) 645-4062

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Jay Public Schools

Jay Elementary School
12 Tiger Drive
ZIP: 4239
(207) 897-5719
Primary
Total Enrollment 350
Spruce Mountain High School
33 Community Drive
ZIP: 4239
(207) 897-4336
High
Total Enrollment 453
Spruce Mountain Middle School
23 Community Drive
ZIP: 4239
(207) 897-4319
Middle
Total Enrollment 366

Jay Private Schools

Hezion Academy
257 Main St
ZIP: 4239
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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