Bowdoin & Bowdoinham, ME

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Bowdoin & Bowdoinham Profile


Overview

Bowdoin & Bowdoinham is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 6,207 people and just one neighborhood, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham is the 116th largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bowdoin & Bowdoinham are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham is a town of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowdoin & Bowdoinham who work in office and administrative support (9.51%), teaching (9.06%), and management occupations (8.21%).

Also of interest is that Bowdoin & Bowdoinham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bowdoin & Bowdoinham a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bowdoin & Bowdoinham has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bowdoin & Bowdoinham has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bowdoin & Bowdoinham than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham may be for you.

In Bowdoin & Bowdoinham, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Bowdoin & Bowdoinham Demographics

The overall education level of Bowdoin & Bowdoinham is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.49% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bowdoin & Bowdoinham in 2018 was $31,002, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,008 for a family of four. However, Bowdoin & Bowdoinham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bowdoin & Bowdoinham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bowdoin & Bowdoinham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bowdoin & Bowdoinham include English, Irish, French Canadian, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Bowdoin & Bowdoinham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Tagalog.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Bowdoin & Bowdoinham 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.15

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Bowdoin & Bowdoinham 0.101011101001110
Maine 12.46

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Bowdoin & Bowdoinham 0.101011101001110
Maine 2

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

RSU 75/MSAD 75


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District Quality Compared to Maine

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Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bowdoin Central School
1460 Main Street
Bowdoin, ME 04287
KG-05
Bowdoinham Community School
23 Cemetery Road
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
KG-05
Harpswell Community School
308 Harpswell Islands Road
Harpswell, ME 04079
KG-05
Mt Ararat High School
73 Eagles Way
Topsham, ME 04086
09-12
Mt Ararat Middle School
66 Republic Avenue
Topsham, ME 04086
06-08
Williams-Cone School
19 Perkins Street
Topsham, ME 04086
PK-05
Woodside Elementary School
42 Barrows Drive
Topsham, ME 04086
KG-05
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School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.8% 43.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.2% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 6.3%

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