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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: 1,129 (804 occupied: 659 owner occupied, 145 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%

Housing density: 27 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $113,611.

Median contract rent in 2016: $342 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $408)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $587


Median gross rent in Canaan, ME in 2016: $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 2016: $115,078 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Canaan:

$115,078
Maine:

$184,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,192 - $184,290

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,513
  • In family households: 41,984 (10,035 male householders, 4,318 female householders)
    10,898 spouses, 12,940 children (11,619 natural, 371 adopted, 950 stepchildren), 839 grandchildren, 260 brothers or sisters, 359 parents, 322 other relatives, 1,773 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,529 (3,797 male householders (2,796 living alone)), 3,777 female householders (3,092 living alone)), 1,955 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 715 (437 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

8,058 married couples with children.
3,354 single-parent households (1,032 men, 2,322 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: 17 (0.8%)
(52.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
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
Note: State values scaled to Canaan population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canaan, Maine:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 752 bedrooms
  • 443 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Canaan population
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
Note: State values scaled to Canaan population

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

  • 10no vehicle
  • 871 vehicle
  • 262 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Canaan population
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
Note: State values scaled to Canaan population

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
Note: State values scaled to Canaan population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Canaan, ME household income distribution

  • 64Less than $10,000
  • 58$10,000 to $14,999
  • 49$15,000 to $19,999
  • 63$20,000 to $24,999
  • 44$25,000 to $29,999
  • 48$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $44,999
  • 22$45,000 to $49,999
  • 44$50,000 to $59,999
  • 64$60,000 to $74,999
  • 85$75,000 to $99,999
  • 70$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$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
Note: State values scaled to Canaan population
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: 63.5%
Number of people working at home: 56 (6.0% 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:

 Unclassified or not reported: 598
 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
 Canadian: 9
 Polish: 9
 Greek: 8
 Norwegian: 6
 Russian: 6
 Lebanese: 5
 Syrian: 4
 Lithuanian: 4
 Austrian: 3
 British: 2
 Finnish: 2
 Slovak: 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
  • Other state: 529
  • 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

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: $68,285

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.7%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Canaan:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Canaan
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76.9%)
  • Wood (17.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.7%)
  • Electricity (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.2%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Electricity (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)

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)