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Demographics

People

Total Population850
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens23.9%
Employed Population 16+440
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married42.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43%
Median Earnings25+$40,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$96,328
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home17%
% Walking and Biking to Work18.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.4%
Median Gross Rent$420
Median House Value$314,400

Ancestry

English44.7%
German18.7%
Scottish6.9%
Canadian5.3%
Irish4.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4%
French Except Basque4%
Russian2.8%
Portuguese2.4%
Polish2.4%
Austrian2.2%
Italian2.2%
US/American1.6%
Greek1.3%
Danishn0.6%
Welsh0.2%
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Southwest Harbor Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes4679
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.27
Approximate Longitude-68.33

Southwest Harbor 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
Distance5.7 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
Distance41.2 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
StationJONESBORO
Distance42.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bar Harbor2,329$57,415
Cranberry Isles125$86,250
Mount Desert1,911$92,868
Sedgwick1,212$66,000
Swans Island434$70,625
Trenton1,720$59,191

Southwest Harbor Public Libraries

Southwest Harbor Public Library
338 MAIN STREET
Southwest Harbor, Maine
(207) 244-7065

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Southwest Harbor Public Schools

Pemetic Elementary School
No Physical Location Available
ZIP: 4679
(207) 244-5502
Primary
Total Enrollment 146
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