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People

Total Population 1,206
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 26.4%
Employed Population 16+ 399
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 35%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,500
% Above Poverty Level 78.9%
% Below Poverty Level 21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 46.5%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $91,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
US/American 0%
English 30.3%
Irish 17.5%

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

Machias Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 156 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 243 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04654, 04686
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.715
Longitude -67.461

Machias 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 JONESBORO
Distance 10.3 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 GRAND LAKE STREAM
Distance 36 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station VANCEBORO 2
Distance 58.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cutler 493 $47,000
East Machias 1,413 $52,813
Jonesboro 458 $51,250
Machiasport 1,178 $54,688
Roque Bluffs 280 $50,000
Whitneyville 154 $32,813

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

Machias Public Libraries

Library
Machias - Porter Memorial Library
52 COURT STREET
Machias, Maine
(207) 255-3933
Library Web Site
Whitneyville Library Assn
SCHOOL STREET
Machias, Maine
(207) 255-8077
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Machias Hospitals

DOWN EAST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
UPPER COURT ST-RR #1 BOX 11
(207) 255-3356
Emergency Service: Yes

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Machias High Schools

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MACHIAS MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
109 COURT STREET
207-255-3812
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

COASTAL WASH CTY INST OF TECH
RR 1 BOX 12-A
207-255-6585
A Vocational School

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