Dresden - Wiscasset Area, ME

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Dresden - Wiscasset Area Profile


Overview

Dresden - Wiscasset Area is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 6,009 people and just one neighborhood, Dresden - Wiscasset Area is the 96th largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dresden - Wiscasset Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dresden - Wiscasset Area is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dresden - Wiscasset Area who work in food service (15.06%), office and administrative support (10.15%), and sales jobs (9.70%).


Setting & Lifestyle

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!) Dresden - Wiscasset Area 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. Dresden - Wiscasset Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dresden - Wiscasset Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dresden - Wiscasset Area may be for you.

Dresden - Wiscasset Area is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Dresden - Wiscasset Area Demographics

In terms of college education, Dresden - Wiscasset Area is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.17% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dresden - Wiscasset Area in 2010 was $28,533, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,132 for a family of four. However, Dresden - Wiscasset Area contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dresden - Wiscasset Area home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dresden - Wiscasset Area residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dresden - Wiscasset Area include Irish, French , Scottish, and German.

The most common language spoken in Dresden - Wiscasset Area is English. Other important languages spoken here include Thai and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Dresden - Wiscasset Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30

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Dresden - Wiscasset Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30

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Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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District Quality Compared to Maine

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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
Dresden Elementary School
86 Cedar Grove Road
Dresden, ME, 04342
PK-05
Henry L Cottrell School
169 Academy Road
Monmouth, ME, 04259
PK-03
Monmouth Academy School
96 Academy Road
Monmouth, ME, 04259
09-12
Richmond High School
132 Main Street
Richmond, ME, 04357
09-12
Hall-Dale High School
97 Maple Street
Farmingdale, ME, 04344
09-12
Hall-Dale Elementary School
26 Garden Lane
Hallowell, ME, 04347
PK-05
Richmond Middle School
132 Main Street
Richmond, ME, 04357
06-08
Monmouth Middle School
117 Academy Road
Monmouth, ME, 04259
04-08
Hall-Dale Middle School
111 Maple Street
Farmingdale, ME, 04344
06-08
Marcia Buker School
28 High Street
Richmond, ME, 04357
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.3% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.9% 37.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 6.3%

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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)

Discipline District State
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
Somerville Elementary School
665 Patricktown Rd Suite 2
Somerville, ME, 04348
PK-PK
Chelsea Elementary School
566 Togus Road
Chelsea, ME, 04330
PK-08
Palermo Consolidated School
501 Route 3
Palermo, ME, 04354
KG-08
Whitefield Elementary School
164 Grand Army Road
Whitefield, ME, 04353
KG-08
Windsor Elementary School
366 Ridge Road
Windsor, ME, 04363
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.2% 43.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 41.1% 37.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 6.3%

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