Bangor Metro Area, Maine 

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Population

151,655

-0.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$44,543

Median Home Price

$195,600

United States / Maine / Bangor Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes
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Small city / college town - Central Maine along the Penobscot River, about 30 miles north of the Atlantic Ocean. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Bangor metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Bangor, ME Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Outdoor recreation
Attractive setting
Nearby university
Cons
Low job growth
Isolation
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Maine
County:
Metro Area: Bangor Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Bangor, Orono, 59 total
Zip Codes: 04401, 04444, 04468, 04412, 04473, 04457, 04429, 04462, 04930, 04474, 46 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 110 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bangor Metro Area is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bangor Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bangor Metro Area's cost of living is 14.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bangor Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Bangor metro area remained moderately Republican, 52.6% to 44.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bangor Metro Area's population is 151,655 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bangor Metro Area is Real Estate: $195,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.3%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Bangor

It's a good time to buy in Bangor. Home Appreciation is up 25.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bangor is $195,600.

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MAPS OF BANGOR METRO AREA, MAINE
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ZIP CODES IN BANGOR METRO AREA, MAINE
04401, 04444, 04468, 04412, 04473, 04457, 04429, 04462, 04930, 04474, 46 total

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