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Penobscot is a town in Hancock County.

The community name derives from Algonquian for "sloping rock"

The latitude of Penobscot is 44.464N. The longitude is -68.711W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,344.


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Median household income
Local
$37,232
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Penobscot demographic reports
Penobscot is at the mouth of the Penobscot River
Local festivals include:
  • BridgeFest - June 23, 2007
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Ancestry & family history

7% of Penobscot residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Penobscot ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Penobscot was $20,035, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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26% of Penobscot residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Penobscot, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $500.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $767.


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The average commute time for Penobscot workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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