What you need to know about Bar Harbor, ME

A popular tourist destination and home to the College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor also houses a large portion of Acadia National Park and Cadillac Mountain. Cruise ships frequent Bar Harbor from May through October, and recreational activities include hiking, camping, fishing and mountain biking. The city has a vibrant downtown district with good restaurants and shops, and a growing microbrewery industry is experiencing success.

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Seven Things to Do in Bar Harbor, ME
Acadia Park, lighthouses, spas are among the attractions

Population

2,524
Down by 14.66%
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Boats in the harbor at Bar Harbor, ME.
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Bar Harbor, Maine's scenery, amenities and charm make it a best small town

Nearby Cities

A fishing boat pulls up to a yacht on the water in Bar Harbor, ME under foggy skies.
Seven Things to Do in Bar Harbor, ME
Acadia Park, lighthouses, spas are among the attractions

Housing

Homes Owned 45.84%
45.84% Complete
Homes Rented 54.16%
54.16% Complete

Real Estate

In Bar Harbor, Maine


Ready to move to Bar Harbor? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Bar Harbor.

Median Home Price

$300,000
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Bar Harbor, Maine


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Bar Harbor rates.

Median Household Income

$42,500
Lower than the national average

Business

In Bar Harbor, Maine


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Bar Harbor.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Bar Harbor, Maine


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Bar Harbor.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 52%
52% Complete
Graduated High School 95%
95% Complete

Bar Harbor, ME's Livability Rankings

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More About Bar Harbor, ME

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The best 10 places in the country to get your great outdoors on.
Why Bar Harbor, ME, Is a Best Small Town
Bar Harbor, Maine's scenery, amenities and charm make it a best small town
Seven Things to Do in Bar Harbor, ME
Acadia Park, lighthouses, spas are among the attractions