Canaan Information

Canaan Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Canaan, ME

General Canaan Information

State: Maine

County: Somerset County

Close cities: Hinckley, ME, Fairfield, ME, Shawmut, ME, Athens, ME, Palmyra, ME, Burnham, ME, Pittsfield, ME, Detroit, ME, Hartland, ME, Skowhegan, ME, Clinton, ME

Canaan Population (census data)
Total 2,010 (-0.2% since 2000)
Male 994 (49.5%)
Female 1,016 (50.5%)

Population Density: 49 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 90.3 (US Avg is 100)

Canaan Elevation: 236 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1788

Land Area: 41.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,045

Zip Codes: 04924.

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Canaan Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (21.7%)
  • Irish (14.7%)
  • French (13.6%)
  • United States (11.3%)
  • German (5.7%)
  • French Canadian (4.2%)

Local Canaan Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: University of New Hampshire, University of Maine

Canaan School Information

Elementary Schools
Canaan Elementary School (178 Main Street, Canaan, ME, 04924 - MSAD 54 Skowhegan District)

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