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People

Total Population 1,974
Male Share of the Population 53.9%
Female Share of the Population 46.1%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 853
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $26,630
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,176
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,310

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,229
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.5%
Median Gross Rent $697
Median House Value $147,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
US/American 0%
English 19.7%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Paris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04289
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.324
Longitude -70.574

West Paris Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station RUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station LEWISTON
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Greenwood 730 $70,938
Norway 2,341 $37,984
Paris 5,135 $46,250
Sumner 1,146 $44,038
Waterford 1,542 $58,036
Woodstock 1,440 $51,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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West Paris Public Library
226 MAIN STREET
West Paris, Maine
(207) 674-2004

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