For population 25 years and over in Anson:
For population 15 years and over in Anson CDP:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $747 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (80.8 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (181.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (339.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Latitude: 44.80 N, Longitude: 69.89 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Anson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Anson, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Anson-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/7/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Anson place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/4/1961, a category F2 tornado 9.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Anson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.7 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 28.8 miles away from Anson center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 36.6 miles away from Anson center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Oliver Cutts - Football player and coach, Auzella Savage - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.2%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 47.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in other group homes in 2000
Anson compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
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Religion statistics for Anson (based on Somerset County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,924 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,094 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Anson, Maine:See more detailed statistics of Anson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Anson)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.