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Demographics

People

Total Population1,211
Male Share of the Population58.1%
Female Share of the Population41.9%
Senior Citizens32.5%
Employed Population 16+683
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married32.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.5%
Median Earnings25+$18,779
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,277
% Above Poverty Level80.3%
% Below Poverty Level19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.8%
Median Gross Rent$761
Median House Value$165,800

Ancestry

Irish25.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.2%
English22.1%
Scottish10%
French Except Basque9.2%
German8.7%
Danishn3.3%
Swedish3.3%
Austrian2.9%
Polish2.3%
Italian2.1%
Portuguese1.7%
Canadian1.5%
Norwegian1.3%
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Wiscasset Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes4578
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.01
Approximate Longitude-69.67

Wiscasset Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEWCASTLE
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 79 F
Oct Temp39 to 57 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationGARDINER
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp7 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationLEWISTON
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alna740$72,857
Damariscotta1,056$70,667
Dresden1,821$69,018
Edgecomb1,144$59,375
Newcastle625$94,500

Wiscasset Public Libraries

Wiscasset Public Library
21 HIGH STREET
Wiscasset, Maine
(207) 882-7161

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Wiscasset Public Schools

Wiscasset Middle School
83 Federal Street
ZIP: 4578
(207) 882-7767
Middle
Total Enrollment 163
Wiscasset High School
272 Gardiner Road
ZIP: 4578
(207) 882-7722
High
Total Enrollment 187
Wiscasset Primary School
146 Gardiner Road
ZIP: 4578
(207) 882-7585
Primary
Total Enrollment 206

Wiscasset Private Schools

Wiscasset Christian Academy
143 Beechnut Hill Rd
ZIP: 4578
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
Sheepscot Valley Children's House
127 Federal St
ZIP: 4578
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Chewonki Semester School (ntlp)
485 Chewonki Neck Rd
ZIP: 4578
Secondary
Total Enrollment 40
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