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Canaan, ME (Maine) Houses and Residents

Canaan,ME index of house prices

Total population: 2,275 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 2,017 (53 farm, 1,964 nonfarm))

Houses: 979 (777 occupied: 684 owner occupied, 168 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Housing density: 24 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $81,211.

Median contract rent in 2013: $342 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $408)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $524


Median gross rent in Canaan, ME in 2013: $467

Housing units in Canaan with a mortgage: 173 (10 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 95



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Canaan, Maine Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,645 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Canaan:

$112,645
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,903 - $180,073

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,017
  • In family households: 1,736 (441 male householders, 131 female householders)
    436 spouses, 599 children (553 natural, 11 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 18 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 11 other relatives, 75 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 281 (116 male householders (75 living alone)), 90 female householders (75 living alone)), 75 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 248 2-persons, 139 3-persons, 121 4-persons, 48 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 150 1-person, 46 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

330 married couples with children.
169 single-parent households (79 men, 90 women).

97.4% of residents of Canaan speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 13 (0.6%)
(53.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Canaan, Maine:

  • 2no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 2002 bedrooms
  • 2863 bedrooms
  • 934 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canaan, Maine:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 752 bedrooms
  • 443 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Canaan in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 44no vehicle
  • 1661 vehicle
  • 2962 vehicles
  • 953 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Canaan in renter-occupied apartments

  • 10no vehicle
  • 871 vehicle
  • 262 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Canaan, Maine:

  • 21 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 1094 rooms
  • 1735 rooms
  • 1516 rooms
  • 667 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 579+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canaan, Maine:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 504 rooms
  • 505 rooms
  • 136 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 29+ rooms

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Canaan, ME household income distribution

  • 109Less than $10,000
  • 77$10,000 to $14,999
  • 65$15,000 to $19,999
  • 82$20,000 to $24,999
  • 63$25,000 to $29,999
  • 61$30,000 to $34,999
  • 50$35,000 to $39,999
  • 53$40,000 to $44,999
  • 29$45,000 to $49,999
  • 55$50,000 to $59,999
  • 55$60,000 to $74,999
  • 53$75,000 to $99,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 21990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 21965 to 1969
  • 9Before 1965
Canaan commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 61
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 51
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 47
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 138
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 154
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 65
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 144
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 6
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 36
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 36
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 41
  • 90 or more minutes: 59
Canaan, ME Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.1%
Number of people working at home: 49 (5.5% of all workers)

Canaan mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 677 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 117 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 24 (3%)
  • Other means: 16 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 49 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 357
 United States or American: 227
 Irish: 221
 French (except Basque): 185
 Other groups: 70
 French Canadian: 67
 German: 61
 Italian: 60
 Scotch-Irish: 26
 Portuguese: 24
 Swedish: 24
 Scottish: 23
 Dutch: 12
 Arab:: 9
 Canadian: 9
 Polish: 9
 Greek: 8
 Norwegian: 6
 Russian: 6
 Lebanese: 5
 Lithuanian: 4
 Syrian: 4
 Austrian: 3
 British: 2
 Finnish: 2
 Slovak: 2
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2
 Jamaican: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 54%Canada
  • 15%Germany
  • 15%Other Northern Africa
  • 15%Jamaica

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,469
  • Northeast: 369
  • Midwest: 56
  • South: 67
  • West: 37

62% of Canaan residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Maine.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 287
  • Less than 1 year of college: 40
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 54
  • Associate degree: 31
  • Bachelor's degree: 68
  • Master's degree: 21
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 35
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 312
  • Less than 1 year of college: 59
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 68
  • Associate degree: 33
  • Bachelor's degree: 43
  • Master's degree: 22
  • Professional school degree: 13
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 8.1%Females
Canaan marital status for males
Canaan marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 646
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • Mobile homes: 297
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $64,004

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Canaan:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 76.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.1%Wood
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 85.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

9.5%
Maine:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

9.5%
Maine:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

19.1%
Maine:

28.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)