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Deer Isle is a town in Hancock County.

The latitude of Deer Isle is 44.223N. The longitude is -68.678W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,876.


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Median household income
Local
$32,826
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Deer Isle demographic reports
Deer Isle is in Penobscot Bay.
Granite quarried here was used in New York's Triborough Bridge.
Well-known residents have included:
· Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect (summer resident)
Local festivals include:
  • Lupine Festival - June 15-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Deer Isle web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Crockett Cove Woods Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Salome Sellers House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
One doesn't have to be sensitive to feel the strangeness of Deer Isle.
-- Travels with Charley
John Steinbeck

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6% of Deer Isle residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deer Isle ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deer Isle was $16,875, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Deer Isle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Deer Isle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $754.


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Libraries in Deer Isle include Deer Isle - Chase Emerson Memorial Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Deer Isle workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ One doesn't have to be sensitive to feel the strangeness of Deer Isle. ”
~ Travels with Charley
John Steinbeck

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