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Fort Kent, ME (Maine) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,013 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
Fort Kent:

$119,013
Maine:

$191,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,995 - $173,902

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $151,629
Here:

$151,629
State:

$249,348

In 2-unit structures: $203,140
Here:

$203,140
State:

$237,224

Mobile homes: $44,854
Here:

$44,854
State:

$68,752

Fort Kent,ME index of house prices

Total population: 2,488 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,926 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,172 (985 occupied: 574 owner occupied, 404 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

27%

Housing density: 362 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $86,716.

Median contract rent in 2017: $304 (lower quartile is $210, upper quartile is $395)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $667


Median gross rent in Fort Kent, ME in 2017: $331

Housing units in Fort Kent with a mortgage: 276 (0 second mortgage, 45 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 298

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $67,460

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,841

Median monthly housing costs: $566


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Fort Kent, Maine Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,209
  • In family households: 1,424 (288 male householders, 268 female householders)
    421 spouses, 383 children (369 natural, 0 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 8 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 541 (166 male householders (117 living alone)), 264 female householders (237 living alone)), 114 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 254

Size of family households: 385 2-persons, 89 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 351 1-person, 64 2-persons, 19 4-persons.

164 married couples with children.
81 single-parent households (0 men, 81 women).

50.3% of residents of Fort Kent speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 63% speak English well).
45.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 207 (9.4%)
(57.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Kent, Maine
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Kent, Maine
  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 1202 bedrooms
  • 3083 bedrooms
  • 1084 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Kent, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Kent, Maine
  • 28no bedroom
  • 1471 bedroom
  • 1352 bedrooms
  • 803 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Kent in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Kent in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 27no vehicle
  • 1621 vehicle
  • 2702 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Kent in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Kent in renter-occupied apartments
  • 73no vehicle
  • 2781 vehicle
  • 372 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fort Kent, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fort Kent, Maine
  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 234 rooms
  • 2205 rooms
  • 1546 rooms
  • 497 rooms
  • 338 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Kent, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Kent, Maine
  • 281 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 934 rooms
  • 565 rooms
  • 276 rooms
  • 177 rooms
  • 18 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Fort Kent, ME
  • Fort Kent, ME household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Fort Kent, ME in 2017
  • 138Less than $10,000
  • 181$10,000 to $19,999
  • 93$20,000 to $29,999
  • 58$30,000 to $39,999
  • 163$40,000 to $49,999
  • 44$50,000 to $59,999
  • 119$60,000 to $74,999
  • 114$75,000 to $99,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 57$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12$150,000 to $199,999
  • 25$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Fort Kent, ME

  • Distribution of house value in Fort Kent, ME in 2017
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $69,999
  • 22$70,000 to $79,999
  • 33$80,000 to $89,999
  • 53$90,000 to $99,999
  • 78$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 75$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 46$200,000 to $249,999
  • 52$250,000 to $299,999
  • 14$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Fort Kent, ME

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fort Kent, ME in 2017
  • 21$150 to $199
  • 36$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 10$350 to $399
  • 51$400 to $449
  • 52$450 to $499
  • 14$500 to $549
  • 28$550 to $599
  • 27$600 to $649
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 8$700 to $749
  • 22$800 to $899
  • 72$900 to $999
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.7%
Number of people working at home: 75 (6.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 256
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 328
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 136
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 74
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 40
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 17
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 71
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 14
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 29
  • 90 or more minutes: 8
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Kent

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,597 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 128 (6%)
  • Taxi: 18 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (2%)
  • Walked: 117 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 75 (4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 2.8%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Fort Kent, Maine
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Fort Kent, Maine
  • 652010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 221970 to 1979
  • 122Before 1970
Ancestries in Fort Kent, ME

First ancestries reported:

  • French Canadian: 449 (29.1%)
  • French: 439 (28.4%)
  • American: 133 (8.6%)
  • Canadian: 60 (3.9%)
  • Irish: 22 (1.4%)
  • British: 20 (1.3%)
  • Cajun: 20 (1.3%)
  • Italian: 16 (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 16 (1.0%)
  • German: 11 (0.7%)
  • Polish: 9 (0.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 9 (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 7 (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 3 (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 2 (0.1%)

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

Canada
Fort Kent:

70.2% (151)
Maine:

21.4% (10,156)

Nigeria
Fort Kent:

12.1% (26)
Maine:

0.5% (246)

England
Fort Kent:

3.7% (8)
Maine:

2.9% (1,373)

Germany
Fort Kent:

3.7% (8)
Maine:

4.1% (1,964)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Fort Kent:

2.3% (5)
Maine:

5.4% (2,586)

Chile
Fort Kent:

2.3% (5)
Maine:

0.3% (162)

Ukraine
Fort Kent:

1.9% (4)
Maine:

0.5% (261)

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

  • This state: 1,630
  • Other state: 349
  • Northeast: 217
  • Midwest: 10
  • South: 78
  • West: 40

79.2% of Fort Kent residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78.5% lived in Maine.


Fort Kent:

79.2%
State average:

86.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 36
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 281
  • Less than 1 year of college: 64
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 87
  • Associate degree: 54
  • Bachelor's degree: 89
  • Master's degree: 20
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 6
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 338
  • Less than 1 year of college: 24
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 51
  • Associate degree: 49
  • Bachelor's degree: 147
  • Master's degree: 132
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Fort Kent marital status for males
Fort Kent marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 604
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 94
  • 3 or 4: 136
  • 5 to 9: 112
  • 10 to 19: 61
  • 20 to 49: 88
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 65

Median worth of mobile homes: $61,077

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 3.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Fort Kent
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Kent, ME
  • 77.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.6%Wood
  • 4.1%Other fuel
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Kent, ME
  • 76.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

6.6%
Maine:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

12.3%
Maine:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

30.8%
Maine:

26.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability