Tremont - Swans Island, ME

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Tremont - Swans Island Profile


Overview

Tremont - Swans Island is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 1,928 people and just one neighborhood, Tremont - Swans Island is the 217th largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

Tremont - Swans Island is a blue-collar town, with 38.44% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Tremont - Swans Island is a town of farmers, fishers, or foresters, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tremont - Swans Island who work in farm management occupations (23.66%), office and administrative support (10.19%), and management occupations (8.95%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.58% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Tremont - Swans Island is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Tremont - Swans Island’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

Tremont - Swans Island is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Tremont - Swans Island’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Tremont - Swans Island has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Tremont - Swans Island a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the nice things about Tremont - Swans Island is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Tremont - Swans Island spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.24 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Tremont - Swans Island Demographics

In terms of college education, Tremont - Swans Island is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.62% of adults in Tremont - Swans Island have a college degree.

The per capita income in Tremont - Swans Island in 2018 was $35,397, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,588 for a family of four. However, Tremont - Swans Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Tremont - Swans Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tremont - Swans Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tremont - Swans Island include English, Irish, French, German, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Tremont - Swans Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Frenchboro Elementary School
22 High Road
Frenchboro, ME 04635
KG-08
Mt Desert Island High School
1081 Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
09-12
Swans Island Elementary School
116 Rose Hill Road
Swans Island, ME 04685
KG-08
Tremont Consolidated School
119 Tremont Road
Bass Harbor, ME 04653
KG-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

MT DESERT CSD


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Maine

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Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 10.3% 39.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.2% 33.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 5.9%

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TREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maine

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Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.0% 39.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.1% 33.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 5.9%

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MSAD 76


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District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.0% 39.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.0% 33.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 5.9%

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FRENCHBORO PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maine

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 39.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 33.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 5.9%

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