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-Outdoor recreation
-Attractive setting
-Nearby university


-Low job growth
-Harsh winters

What Bert Has To Say About Bangor Metro Area

Bangor is the gateway to the “north country” and a fairly prosperous lumber, paper, and shipping center and the navigable terminus of the Penobscot River in east-central Maine. The areas to the north are wooded wilderness. The rugged shore area is 30 miles to the south, and the “Down East” coast to the northeast is a vast, unpopulated area of classic New England coastline with fishing and other recreational sites. Acadia National Park is on an island 40 miles to the south. Old Town, on a river island 10 miles north, is home to the University of Maine and the Old Town Canoe Company, a business befitting to the area.


Small city / college town - Central Maine along the Penobscot River, about 30 miles north of the Atlantic Ocean See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Maine
Metro Area: Bangor Metro Area
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City: Bangor, Orono, ... 59 total
Zip Codes: 04401, 04468, ... 46 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 110 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Bangor

    The unemployment rate in Bangor Metro Area is 3.80 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bangor Metro Area jobs have Decreased by 1.29 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bangor Metro Area's cost of living is 5.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Bangor Metro Area's Cost of Living
    Bangor Metro Area's population is 152,692 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.16 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Bangor Metro Area is $122,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.22%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Bangor Metro Area public schools spend $13,932 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Bangor Metro Area. Learn more...

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