ME

National Population : 333,590,059
Maine State Population : 1,327,423

About Canaan, ME

Canaan, ME is located in Somerset County in the state of Maine.

The total City Population for Canaan is about 2,275 with about 22 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,364.

The Average Home Value is $118,400.00, which is roughly 33% lower than the Average Home Value of $177,874.00 for the state of Maine, and roughly 37% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $50,731.00, which is roughly 6% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $53,830.00 for the state of Maine, and roughly 12% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Canaan is about 7.6%.

Maine is ranked #11 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 68.97 out of 100.

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Voting

Somerset County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 38.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 59.71%
Democratic: 36.59%
Libertarian: 1.67%
Other: 1.2%
Green: 0.83%


Nearby Locations

Pittsfield, ME (7.67 mi.)
Cornville, ME (7.78 mi.)
Skowhegan, ME (7.78 mi.)
Hartland, ME (10.34 mi.)
Fairfield, ME (11.24 mi.)
Clinton, ME (11.36 mi.)
Palmyra, ME (11.43 mi.)
Detroit, ME (11.77 mi.)
Saint Albans, ME (11.86 mi.)
Burnham, ME (12.54 mi.)
Albion, ME (13.26 mi.)
Winslow, ME (14.40 mi.)
Benton, ME (14.40 mi.)
Waterville, ME (14.40 mi.)
Unity, ME (14.56 mi.)
Brighton Plt, ME (14.73 mi.)
Athens, ME (14.73 mi.)
Newport, ME (15.05 mi.)
Smithfield, ME (15.52 mi.)
Troy, ME (15.67 mi.)
Mercer, ME (15.89 mi.)
Norridgewock, ME (15.89 mi.)
Plymouth, ME (15.93 mi.)
Madison, ME (16.14 mi.)
Oakland, ME (16.71 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 04924
Latitude : 44.762238
Longitude : -69.526379
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 391 ft.
Area Code(s) : 207

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.52
Male Population Estimate : 50.11%
Female Population Estimate : 49.89%
Median Age : 38.8
Male Median Age : 39.5
Female Median Age : 38.4

White Population Estimate : 98.55%
Black Population Estimate : 0.40%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.57%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.31%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.31%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.58%
Other Population Estimate : 0.44%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Canaan specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Somerset County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Somerset County: About 136 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Somerset County is about 29% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.