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Demographics

People

Total Population599
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+278
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married71.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,000
% Above Poverty Level81.3%
% Below Poverty Level18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$488
Median House Value$111,400

Ancestry

Swedish28.7%
French Except Basque24.4%
Irish18%
English16%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.5%
German9.8%
Canadian7%
Scottish2.8%
Italian2.7%
Russian1.5%
Norwegian1.3%
Welsh1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Polish0.8%
Arab0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Danishn0.3%
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New Sweden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Aroostook County
Standard Zip Codes4762
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude46.94
Approximate Longitude-68.12

New Sweden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCARIBOU MUNICIPAL AP
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 19 F
Apr Temp29 to 47 F
Jul Temp55 to 76 F
Oct Temp34 to 51 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationVAN BUREN 2
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp-7 to 19 F
Apr Temp27 to 46 F
Jul Temp54 to 76 F
Oct Temp32 to 52 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationHOULTON 5 N
Distance53.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 23 F
Apr Temp29 to 50 F
Jul Temp55 to 78 F
Oct Temp35 to 54 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Caribou7,902$55,307
Limestone1,413$41,875
Perham396$58,021
Stockholm224$41,667
Washburn1,050$50,625
Woodland939$48,864

New Sweden Public Schools

New Sweden Consolidated School
113 Westmanland Road
ZIP: 4762
(207) 896-5541
Primary
Total Enrollment 63
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