Calais Washington County, Maine

Calais: Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States

About

Calais is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,123 and a population density of 81 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,026 inhabitants.

Calais Quick Facts

Population : 3,026 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Washington County
Different from : Calais
Postal code : 05667
Phone Area Codes : 802
Area : 38.6 km2
Named for : Calais
Altitude : 1,109 feet / 338 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:09:36 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 78 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.21% (2010-2020)
Calais locator map
Location of Calais on Maine map.
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Calais town hall vermont
Calais town hall vermont image

Geography

Calais is located at 45°11'2"N 67°16'36"W (45.1837600, -67.2766200).

Calais map

  • Maple Corner

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Calais decreased by 3.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,123 - census
2011 3,104 -0.61% estimation process
2012 3,084 -0.65% estimation process
2013 3,067 -0.55% estimation process
2014 3,032 -1.15% estimation process
2015 3,014 -0.6% estimation process
2016 2,999 -0.5% estimation process
2017 2,992 -0.23% estimation process
2018 2,995 0.1% estimation process
2019 3,005 0.33% estimation process
2020 3,026 0.69% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,275
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,306
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -10.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,826
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,295
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.8%
People over 65 (%) : 19.2%
Female persons, % : 52.7%
White only, percent : 75.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 6.2%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 69.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 643
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.9%

Calais zip code is 04619. County name: Washington, County fips: 23029

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $55,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $879
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $388
2015-2019 median gross rent : $614
2015-2019 Households : 3,939
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 20.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,608
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 41,464
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 122,812
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,290
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,750
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,713
Percentage of people living in poverty : 29.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 696
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 383
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 166
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 595
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 40
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 540
2010 population per square mile : 1,386.1
2010 land area in square miles : 7.43

People born in Calais (5)

People born in Calais, including politician Calvin C. Bliss, businessman and politician John C. F. Slayton, attorney J. Ward Carver, .

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Schools in Calais

College & universities near Calais, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161581 Washington County Community College Calais (ME) 04619

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Calais, ME

Code Name Address Type
ORO Orono (University of Maine), Maine Squapan Rd and Gym Dr BUS

Post offices near Calais

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cala Post Office Calais (ME) 04619

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
Machias 1,844 Town in Washington County, Maine
Jonesport 1,332 City in Washington County, Maine, United States of America
East Machias 1,305 City in Washington County, Maine, United States of America
Milbridge 1,301 Town in Washington County, Maine, United States
Eastport 1,275 City in Washington County, Maine, United States
Lubec 1,267 Town in Maine
Addison 1,265 Civil town in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States
Cherryfield 1,167 City in United States of America
Steuben 1,148 Village in Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States
Woodland 1,141 Town in Aroostook County, Maine
Harrington 970 Town in Maine, United States
Machiasport 961 Town of the United States
Perry 934 Town in Washington County, Maine, United States
Princeton 799 Town in Washington County, Maine, United States
Pembroke 796 Town in Maine, United States
Jonesboro 597 Town in Maine, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Calais distances to largest Maine cities