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Demographics

People

Total Population1,911
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens30.7%
Employed Population 16+893
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married63.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.9%
Median Earnings25+$41,922
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,868
% Above Poverty Level96.3%
% Below Poverty Level3.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home11.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.8%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone32.3%
Median Gross Rent$929
Median House Value$413,500

Ancestry

English41.5%
Irish14.6%
German9.8%
French Except Basque9.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.1%
Scottish6%
Italian4.6%
Norwegian3%
Swedish2.7%
Polish2.2%
Canadian1.9%
Dutch1.6%
Hungarian1.4%
Welsh1.3%
Ukrainian0.7%
Czech0.6%
African0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Maltese0.3%
Greek0.2%
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Mount Desert Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes4660
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.34
Approximate Longitude-68.35

Mount Desert Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 53 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 58 F
Annual Precip57.3 inches
StationWEST ROCKPORT 1 NNW
Distance39.9 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 50 F
Jul Temp59 to 76 F
Oct Temp39 to 56 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches
StationBANGOR INTL AP
Distance40.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bar Harbor2,329$57,415
Brooklin839$57,250
Cranberry Isles125$86,250
Southwest Harbor850$96,328
Swans Island434$70,625
Trenton1,720$59,191

Mount Desert Public Libraries

Somesville Library Association
116 MAIN STREET
Mount Desert, Maine
(207) 244-7404

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Mount Desert Public Schools

Mt Desert Elementary School
No Physical Location Available
ZIP: 4660
(207) 276-3348
Primary
Total Enrollment 190
Mt Desert Island High School
No Physical Location Available
ZIP: 4660
(207) 288-5011
High
Total Enrollment 527
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