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Demographics

People

Total Population1,136
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens27.6%
Employed Population 16+357
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married35.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.8%
Median Earnings25+$25,469
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,657

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,688
% Above Poverty Level75.5%
% Below Poverty Level24.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone49.8%
Median Gross Rent$334
Median House Value$90,000

Ancestry

English32%
Irish17.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.3%
French Except Basque7.1%
Canadian2.9%
Scottish2.7%
German2.6%
Italian1.8%
Norwegian1.2%
Dutch0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Polish0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Arab0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Greek0.3%
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Machias Almanac

CategoryValue
County Washington County
Standard Zip Codes4654, 4686
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.7
Approximate Longitude-67.47

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)

StationJONESBORO
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp31 to 50 F
Jul Temp55 to 75 F
Oct Temp37 to 56 F
Annual Precip51.3 inches
StationGRAND LAKE STREAM
Distance36 miles
Jan Temp3 to 27 F
Apr Temp29 to 51 F
Jul Temp55 to 79 F
Oct Temp34 to 57 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationVANCEBORO 2
Distance58.9 miles
Jan Temp1 to 25 F
Apr Temp29 to 51 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp33 to 56 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cutler432$65,417
East Machias1,544$48,438
Jonesboro516$43,438
Machiasport1,103$57,356
Roque Bluffs278$53,438
Whitneyville155$32,083

Machias Public Libraries

Porter Memorial Library
92 COURT ST
Machias, Maine
(207) 255-3933

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Machias Hospitals

Down East Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
Upper Court Street
(207) 255-3356

Machias Public Schools

Coastal Wash Cty Inst Of Tech
192 Court Street
ZIP: 4654
(207) 255-3812
Machias Memorial High School
1 Bulldog Lane
ZIP: 4654
(207) 255-3812
High
Total Enrollment 120
Rose M Gaffney School
15 Rose Gaffney Rd
ZIP: 4654
(207) 255-3411
Primary
Total Enrollment 362

Machias Private Schools

Machias Valley Christian School
8 Broadway
ZIP: 4654
Elementary
Total Enrollment 61
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