New Sweden - Square Lake Area, ME

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New Sweden - Square Lake Area Profile


Overview

New Sweden - Square Lake Area is a tiny town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 2,481 people and just one neighborhood, New Sweden - Square Lake Area is the 243rd largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

New Sweden - Square Lake Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Sweden - Square Lake Area is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Sweden - Square Lake Area who work in office and administrative support (14.30%), teaching (10.09%), and sales jobs (7.57%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that New Sweden - Square Lake Area is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

New Sweden - Square Lake Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

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

New Sweden - Square Lake Area Demographics

In terms of college education, New Sweden - Square Lake Area is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.71% of adults 25 and older in New Sweden - Square Lake Area have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in New Sweden - Square Lake Area in 2010 was $22,451, which is lower middle income relative to Maine, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,804 for a family of four. However, New Sweden - Square Lake Area contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call New Sweden - Square Lake Area home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Sweden - Square Lake Area residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in New Sweden - Square Lake Area include English, French Canadian, Swedish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in New Sweden - Square Lake Area is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Scandinavian languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Sweden - Square Lake Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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New Sweden - Square Lake Area 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30

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Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

65 Vital Statistics. 18 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

RSU 39


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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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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
Limestone Community School
93 High Street
Limestone, ME, 04750
PK-12
Teague Park School
59 Glenn Street
Caribou, ME, 04736
03-05
Hilltop Elementary School
19 Marshall Avenue
Caribou, ME, 04736
PK-02
Caribou Middle School
21 Glenn Street
Caribou, ME, 04736
06-08
Caribou High School
308 Sweden Street
Caribou, ME, 04736
09-12
Caribou Regionaltechnology Ctr School
308 Sweden Street
Caribou, ME, 04736
N-N

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.5% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.3% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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RSU 88/MSAD 24


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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
Van Buren District Secondary School
169 Main Street Suite 102
Van Buren, ME, 04785
09-12
Van Buren Regional Technology Ctr School
169 Main Street Suite 102
Van Buren, ME, 04785
N-N
Van Buren Elementary School
169 Main Street Suite 101
Van Buren, ME, 04785
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.0% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.0% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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NEW SWEDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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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

(10 is best)

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
New Sweden Consolidated School
113 Westmanland Road
New Sweden, ME, 04762
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.3% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.9% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.4% 6.4%

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CASWELL PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maine

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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
Dawn F Barnes Elementary School
1025 Van Buren Rd
Caswell, ME, 04750
02-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 85.7% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 65.7% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.0% 6.4%

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