Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Peaks Island, ME

 
Peaks Island is the most populous island in Casco Bay, Maine. It is part of the city of Portland and is approximately 5 km (3 mi) from downtown. The island became a popular summer destination in the late 19th century, when it was known as the Coney Island of Maine, home to hotels, cottages, theaters, and amusement parks. Hollywood film director John (Feeney) Ford was known as "The Mayor of Peaks Island" because of his great affinity for the island. He vacationed there from boyhood through the early 1960s, worked as an usher at the Gem Theater and was a deckhand on the Casco Bay Lines ferries in his youth. Ford family members still live on the island. Besides the Gem, which featured famous performers including the Barrymore family, two other summer theaters were located on the island. On... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Cumberland County925 Population (as of 2000)
Maine State1,587 Population (current)
2.5 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$153,900 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$41,250 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
35 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$410,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
98 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$2,314,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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