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Total population: 1,979 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,979 (52 farm, 1,927 nonfarm))

Houses: 979 (777 occupied: 636 owner occupied, 141 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%

Housing density: 24 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $207,669.


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $450


Median gross rent in Canaan, ME in 2009: $611


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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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $128,598 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Canaan:

$128,598
Maine:

$177,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,578 - $172,922

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $155,312
Here:

$155,312
State:

$231,355

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,127
Here:

$180,127
State:

$236,559

In 2-unit structures: $167,966
Here:

$167,966
State:

$206,366

Mobile homes: $67,309
Here:

$67,309
State:

$42,332

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Canaan, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 20
  • 4 rooms: 109
  • 5 rooms: 173
  • 6 rooms: 151
  • 7 rooms: 66
  • 8 rooms: 47
  • 9 or more rooms: 57
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 50
  • 5 rooms: 50
  • 6 rooms: 13
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 2
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Canaan, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 42
  • 2 bedrooms: 200
  • 3 bedrooms: 286
  • 4 bedrooms: 93
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 75
  • 3 bedrooms: 44
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Canaan, Maine in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 44
  • 1 vehicle: 166
  • 2 vehicles: 296
  • 3 vehicles: 95
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5+ vehicles: 6
  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 87
  • 2 vehicles: 26
  • 3 vehicles: 14
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 9
  • 1995 to 1998: 100
  • 1990 to 1994: 94
  • 1980 to 1989: 223
  • 1970 to 1979: 184
  • 1960 to 1969: 65
  • 1950 to 1959: 59
  • 1940 to 1949: 28
  • 1939 or earlier: 217

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Canaan, ME house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Canaan, ME:

  • Less than $10,000: 7
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 4
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 5
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 8
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 8
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 8
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 10
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 25
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 22
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 24
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 33
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 28
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 29
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 86
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 88
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 82
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 49
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 42
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 33
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 27
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 6
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Canaan rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Canaan:

  • Less than $100: 3 people
  • $100 to $149: 1
  • $150 to $199: 1
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 1
  • $300 to $349: 3
  • $350 to $399: 6
  • $400 to $449: 14
  • $450 to $499: 29
  • $500 to $549: 15
  • $550 to $599: 11
  • $600 to $649: 9
  • $650 to $699: 8
  • $700 to $749: 5
  • $750 to $799: 3
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 2
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 12
 

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 9


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


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
 

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%)

Canaan, ME household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 109
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 77
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 65
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 82
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 63
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 61
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 50
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 53
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 29
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 55
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 55
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 53
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 24
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 0
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 0
  • $200,000 or more: 2
 

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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 1469
  • 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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 8.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $36,414
  • Black householders: $19,171
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $44,300
  • Some other race householders: $1,705
  • Two or more races householders: $37,868
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $2,294

Canaan marital status for males
Canaan marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,283
  • Black or African American householders: $121,849
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $42,178
  • Two or more races householders: $74,984

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: $59,188


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8%

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%)
  • 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 (Noninst.)


 

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