South Thomaston & Owls Head, ME

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South Thomaston & Owls Head Profile


Overview

South Thomaston & Owls Head 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 3,173 people and just one neighborhood, South Thomaston & Owls Head is the 177th largest community in Maine.

South Thomaston & Owls Head real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although South Thomaston & Owls Head house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, South Thomaston & Owls Head isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in South Thomaston & Owls Head are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Thomaston & Owls Head is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Thomaston & Owls Head who work in office and administrative support (12.70%), farm management occupations (9.78%), and sales jobs (8.54%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that South Thomaston & Owls Head is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, South Thomaston & Owls Head is worth considering.

One of the nice things about South Thomaston & Owls Head is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

South Thomaston & Owls Head Demographics

In terms of college education, South Thomaston & Owls Head is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.57% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in South Thomaston & Owls Head in 2018 was $40,126, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,504 for a family of four. However, South Thomaston & Owls Head contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call South Thomaston & Owls Head home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Thomaston & Owls Head residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in South Thomaston & Owls Head include English, German, Irish, French Canadian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in South Thomaston & Owls Head is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

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

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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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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National Median: 4
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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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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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South Thomaston & Owls Head Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

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: 2019 (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

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Ash Point Community School
54 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
PK-05
South School
30 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
PK-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

RSU 13


Students Enrolled in This District


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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.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.7% 43.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 49.8% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 6.3%

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