Abbot, Maine

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Population in 2010: 714. Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 
Males: 345  (48.3%)
Females: 369  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04406.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,709 (it was $33,229 in 2000)
Abbot:

$41,709
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,304 (it was $16,001 in 2000)

Abbot town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,256 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Abbot:

$105,256
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $131,414; Detached houses: $140,784; In 2-unit structures: $289,315; Mobile homes: $64,801
Abbot races chart
  • White alone - 700 (98.0%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Abbot detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Abbot: 157.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (27.6%), United States (22.4%), French (17.3%), Scottish (12.4%), Irish (11.6%), German (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1827

Land area: 34.7 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Abbot:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abbot town:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Maine:  3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Abbot town:  1.0% ($656)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (113.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (215.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (374.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Guilford, ME (2.1 miles ), Parkman, ME (2.3 miles ), Monson, ME (2.5 miles ), Willimantic, ME (2.8 miles) , Sangerville, ME (3.0 miles ), Wellington, ME (3.2 miles ), Dover-Foxcroft, ME (3.4 miles ), Cambridge, ME (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 45.20 N, Longitude: 69.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Abbot household income distribution Abbot home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (11%)
  • Wood products (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (14%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Abbot: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Abbot, Maine humidity Abbot, Maine wind speed Abbot, Maine snowfall Abbot, Maine sunshine Abbot, Maine clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Abbot-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from Abbot center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from Abbot center
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Piscataquis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Augustus Pearl Martin - Union Army officer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Abbot:

  • MAYO REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • HIBBARD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • DEXTER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DEXTER, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abbot:

  • Husson University (about 42 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 44 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 50 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 62 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 108 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 114 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 114 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

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Notable location: Abbot Village Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Old Cemetery (1), Blanchard Cemetery (2), Abbot Village Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Greenleaf Pond (A), Piper Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alder Brook (A), Ladd Brook (B), Thorn Brook (C), Edes Brook (D), Lowell Brook (E), Howard Brook (F), Gales Brook (G), Brown Brook (H), Kingsbury Stream (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Piscataquis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

36.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 5.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.04
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abbot that have no violations reported:

  • BALSAM WOODS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.2%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Abbot compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Abbot town (based on Piscataquis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.64%
Here: 33.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents36.9%23.3%12.5%9.8%4.1%
Congregations17.2%24.1%6.9%13.8%3.4%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%3.2%1.6%1.8%
Congregations6.9%3.4%10.3%6.9%6.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Piscataquis County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Piscataquis County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Piscataquis County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

10.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Piscataquis County:

27.5%
Maine:

25.0%

5.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  2.00% ($26,472 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.36% ($34,864)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.28% ($48,588)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  2.15% ($27,541 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.39% ($25,583)
to York County, ME  0.29% ($23,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abbot:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abbot:

  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Abbot:

  • W27CE (Channel 19; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $2,664,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,574
Total average daily truck traffic: 552
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 9,329

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N1XMW, Licensee ID: L01194778
    Grant Date: 09/21/2006, Expiration Date: 06/05/2016, Certifier: Lesley Weymouth
    Registrant: Lesley Weymouth, Abbot, ME 04406
  • Call Sign: KB1WPX, Licensee ID: L01686740
    Grant Date: 02/03/2012, Expiration Date: 02/03/2022, Certifier: Ian A Maines
    Registrant: Ian A Maines, 58 River Rd, Abbot, ME 04406

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 19206 , Serial Number: 15074236, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Howard C Weymouth, Po Box 4, Abbot, ME 04406

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Abbot

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