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Demographics

People

Total Population754
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens11.8%
Employed Population 16+379
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married56.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.1%
Median Earnings25+$40,330
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,500
% Above Poverty Level88%
% Below Poverty Level12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone16.5%
Median Gross Rent$797
Median House Value$146,500

Ancestry

Irish20.7%
German14.2%
English13.9%
Canadian9.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.4%
French Except Basque8.4%
Polish8%
Italian3.4%
Scottish3.3%
Swedish2.1%
Portuguese1.6%
Hungarian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Norwegian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Slovak0.1%
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Prospect Almanac

CategoryValue
County Waldo County
Standard Zip Codes4981
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.48
Approximate Longitude-68.85

Prospect Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBELFAST
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp11 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip47.6 inches
StationBANGOR INTL AP
Distance17.2 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
StationORONO
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp56 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 55 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bucksport2,564$35,023
Frankfort1,049$43,125
Orland2,241$60,938
Stockton Springs1,501$57,500
Winterport1,211$75,129
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