Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles, ME

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Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles Profile


Overview

Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles 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 1,913 people and just one neighborhood, Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles is the 165th largest community in Maine.

Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maine, but Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles who work in management occupations (14.14%), office and administrative support (7.62%), and sales jobs (6.80%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.19% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

One of the nice things about Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles 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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.84 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles Demographics

The education level of Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.03% of adults in Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles in 2010 was $31,644, which is wealthy relative to Maine, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,576 for a family of four. However, Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.

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. 2 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. 2 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
Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Southwest Harbor & Cranberry Isles 0.101011101001110
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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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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
Mt Desert Island High School
1081 Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Hispanic
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.4% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.5% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 6.4%

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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)

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
Pemetic Elementary School
327 Main Street
Southwest Harbor, ME, 04679
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.5% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.3% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.2% 6.4%

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District Quality Compared to Maine

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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
Ashley Bryan School
1 School Street
Islesford, ME, 04646
KG-07

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 78.6% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.9% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.7% 6.4%

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