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Population in 2010: 2,552. Population change since 2000: -4.8%
Males: 1,116  (43.8%)
Females: 1,436  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04609.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,034 (it was $33,609 in 2000)
Bar Harbor:

$45,034
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,856 (it was $23,730 in 2000)

Bar Harbor CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $306,980 (it was $142,500 in 2000)
Bar Harbor:

$306,980
ME:

$172,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $775.

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  • Races in Bar Harbor, ME (2013)

    Bar Harbor races chart
    • 2,23492.1%White alone
    • 1164.8%Asian alone
    • 582.4%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 50.2%Hispanic
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

Races in Bar Harbor detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bar Harbor: 102.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.9%), Irish (16.5%), German (10.1%), Italian (8.2%), Scottish (6.9%), French (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1796

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 3.15 square miles.

Population density: 810 people per square mile   (low).

Bar Harbor,ME real estate house value index trend

Bar Harbor, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Bar Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bar Harbor CDP:

  • Never married: 49.9%
  • Now married: 30.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

89 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This place:

3.3%
Maine:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,578 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,208 (0.9%)

Bar Harbor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (113.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (203.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (378.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Winter Harbor, ME (2.4 miles ), Mount Desert, ME (2.6 miles ), Sorrento, ME (2.6 miles ), Cranberry Isles, ME (3.0 miles) , Gouldsboro, ME (3.0 miles ), Lamoine, ME (3.0 miles ), Southwest Harbor, ME (3.0 miles ), Trenton, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $400,700
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $313,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.39 N, Longitude: 68.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,846 (+117.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,107 (78.2%)

Area code: 207

Bar Harbor household income distribution Bar Harbor home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Maine average:

1.72

Bar Harbor tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (34%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Bar Harbor: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bar Harbor, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bar Harbor-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 4.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.1 miles away from Bar Harbor center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 305.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from Bar Harbor center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 2.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bar Harbor topographic map

Birthplace of: Brison D. Gooch - Historian, Garry Davis - Actor turned activist, Matthew Dunlap - Politician, Shirley Povich - Journalist, T. M. Gray - Author, Charles Hobaugh - astronaut, Esther Ralston - Actress, William Jencks - Biochemist, Randy Adams - Entrepreneur.

Main business address for: BAR HARBOR BANKSHARES (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bar Harbor:

  • MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 10 WAYMAN LANE, PO BOX 8)
  • SONOGEE ESTATES (131 EDEN ST)
  • SONOGEE REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (131 EDEN ST)
  • SUMMIT HOUSE (NORMAN RD)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Bar Harbor:

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College/University in Bar Harbor:

  • College of the Atlantic (Full-time enrollment: 329; Location: 105 Eden Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.coa.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bar Harbor:

  • Husson University (about 42 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 43 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 79 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 98 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 113 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 115 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 120 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Bar Harbor:

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Library in Bar Harbor:

  • JESUP MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $247,064; Location: 34 MOUNT DESERT STREET; 31,881 books; 1,731 audio materials; 1,348 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bar Harbor: Kebo Valley Golf Club (A), Harbor Place (B), Fishermans Landing (C), Devils Half-Acre (D), Bear Brook Picnic Area (E), Bar Harbor Town Pier (F), Eno Greenhouse (G), Goodwin Computer Laboratory (H), High Street Health Center (I), Jackson Laboratory Public Information Center (J), Jesup Memorial Library (K), Joan Staats Library (L), Bar Harbor Ambulance (M), Kaelber Hall (N), Roscoe B Jackson Memorial Laboratory (O), Science and Arts Building (P), Sea Urchin Building (Q), Seafox (R), Thorndike Library (S), YMCA Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bar Harbor: BAR HARBOR BANKSHARES (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bar Harbor include: Holy Redeemer Church (A), Saint Saviours Episcopal Church (B), The Shrine (C), Bar Harbor Congregational Church (D), Jordan-Fernald Chapel (E), First Baptist Church of Bar Harbor (F), Saint Silvias Roman Catholic Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Meeting House Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Eddie Brook (A), Kebo Brook (B), Cromwell Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bar Harbor include: Village Green (1), Newlin Gardens (2), Grant Park (3), Beatrix Farrand Gardens (4), Agamont Park (5), West Street Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bar Harbor Whale Museum (52 West St), LeLiLo/Bar Harbor (9 Strawberry Hill), Coastal Kayaking Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 48 Cottage Street), Acadia National Park Tours (Tours & Charters; 53 Main Street), Acadia & Island Tours-Oli'S Trolley (Tours & Charters; 1 West Street).

Hotels: Cadillac Motor Inn (336 Main Street), Villager Motel (207 Main Street), Highbrook Motel (94 Eden), Acadia Hotel (20 Mount Desert Street), Belle Isle Motel (910 State Highway 3), Best Western Inn (452 State Highway 3), Rockhurst Motel (68 Mount Desert Street), Dreamwood Pines Motel (Hulls Cove), Sunnyside Motel & Cottages (1441 State Hwy 3).

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.122. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.122
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.98
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.76. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.76
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  41.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bar Harbor in 2010:

  • 136 people in college/university student housing
  • 31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Bar Harbor in 2000:

  • 87 people in nursing homes
  • 87 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Bar Harbor, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Bar Harbor (2011 data):

  • The Camden National Bank: Bar Harbor Branch at 43 Cottage Street, branch established on 1997/07/07; Town Hill Branch at 1316 State Highway 102, branch established on 1985/10/02. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, headquarters in Camden, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation
  • The First, N.A.: Bar Harbor Branch at 102 Main Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $942.2 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc., The
  • Machias Savings Bank: Bar Harbor Branch at 96 Cottage Street, branch established on 1977/01/17. Info updated 2008/08/20: Bank assets: $933.5 mil, Deposits: $794.5 mil, headquarters in Machias, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Machias Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bar Harbor Savings and Loan Association: Bar Harbor Savings And Loan Associat at 103 Main Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $72.5 mil, Deposits: $66.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: at 82 Main Street, branch established on 1887/09/15. Info updated 2007/04/24: Bank assets: $1,166.8 mil, Deposits: $723.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Bar Harbor Bankshares

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Maine average:

10.5

Bar Harbor travel time to work - commute Bar Harbor mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bar Harbor CDP (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hancock County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bar Harbor:

51.5%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.1%
State:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Bar Harbor:

28.9
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bar Harbor:

20.1%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Bar Harbor:

41.0%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

58.2%
State:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.3%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bar Harbor, ME Residents

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.18% ($36,406 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.28% ($21,300)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($30,875)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.14% ($29,886 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.36% ($31,947)
to Washington County, ME  0.21% ($33,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bar Harbor:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bar Harbor:

  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Bar Harbor fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bar Harbor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,143,000Total costs
  • 5,458Total average daily traffic
  • 395Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Summit House Of Bar Harbor (Lat: 44.390444 Lon: -68.222167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN923
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Peter M Connolly, 5 Norman Dr. (Lat: 44.391833 Lon: -68.222611), Type: 15.8, Overall height: 11.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Peter M Connolly, 5 Norman Dr. (Lat: 44.391833 Lon: -68.222611), Type: 15.8, Overall height: 11.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Jerri L Janjua, 854 State Highway 3 (Lat: 44.432417 Lon: -68.311222), Type: 37.8, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 854 State Highway 3 (Lat: 44.432417 Lon: -68.311222), Type: 37.8, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, 854 State Highway 3 (Lat: 44.432417 Lon: -68.311222), Type: 37.8, Structure height: 23009 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bar Harbor, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bar Harbor)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER SR7 XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 196MW , Serial Number: SR7XL-2485, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael O Keene, 1677 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2571C , Serial Number: 26215, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Carroll T Leland, 1500 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Aircraft: BEECH C24R (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 178 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 63893 , Serial Number: MC-787, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Alex Sklizovic, 8 Rocky Rd, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80868 , Serial Number: 17266781, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul A Paradis, 31 Holland Ave, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, Other Owners: Gerald J Paradis
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83578 , Serial Number: 7AC-2254, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/24/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce H Carlson, 27 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Aircraft: BEECH B100 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 210 mph), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 847D , Serial Number: BE-91, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): B100 N847d LLC, 32 Nannau Wood, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bar Harbor and their reported violations in the past:

US NPS JORDAN POND HSE (18) (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BAR HARBOR KOA OCEANSIDE (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
US NPS CADILLAC MTN (8) (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
US NPS SIEUR DE MONTS (2) (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HADLEY POINT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 459, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2007), St Intentional no-action (AUG-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2007), St Intentional no-action (AUG-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-10-2005 to JUN-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PATTEN POND CAMPING RESORT (Population served: 388, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2008), St Boil Water Order (AUG-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-04-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
US NPS THOMPSON ISL PARK (11) (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
US NPS ECHO LAKE (12) (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bar Harbor that have no violations reported:

  • TOWN OF BAR HARBOR- WATER DIVISION (Population served: 4,375, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • MT DESERT NARROWS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 575, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NARROWS TOO CAMPGROUND (Population served: 525, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 39
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Bar Harbor

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bar Harbor, ME

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bar Harbor, Maine:

  • Bar Harbor Quality Inn, 40 Kebo St, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 , Phone: (207) 288-5403, Fax: (207) 288-5473
  • Snell House, 21 Atlantic Ave, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609 , Phone: (207) 288-8004
  • Atlantic Oakes, 119 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609 , Phone: (207) 288-5801, Fax: (207) 288-8402
  • Hampton Inn Bar Harbor, 12 Norman Rd, Bar Harbor, Maine 4609 , Phone: (207) 288-3210, Fax: (207) 288-2406
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bar Harbor, Maine

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Bar Harbor, ME
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Nike2
Circle K1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Subway1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS2
New Balance1YMCA1

Bar Harbor compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Bar Harbor on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #53 (04609) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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