For population 25 years and over in Appleton:
For population 15 years and over in Appleton town:
29 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (66.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (164.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (343.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Union, ME (2.4 miles ), Hope, ME (2.4 miles ), Washington, ME (2.4 miles ), Liberty, ME (2.5 miles ), Searsmont, ME (2.6 miles ), Montville, ME (3.1 miles ), Lincolnville, ME (3.1 miles ), Belmont, ME (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.30 N, Longitude: 69.27 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Appleton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Appleton, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Appleton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 76% 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 55.8 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 17.7 miles away from Appleton 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 60.8 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 44.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Appleton center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 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 Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Appleton:
Heliports located in Appleton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Appleton:
See full list of schools located in Appleton
Public elementary/middle school in Appleton:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Appleton and their reported violations in the past:SENNEBEC LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Appleton compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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 Appleton town (based on Knox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,077 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:
6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,148 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Appleton:
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TV broadcast stations around Appleton:
Appleton fatal accident list:
May 28, 2010 03:48 PM, Sennebec Road, Lat: 44.25024167, Lon: -69.25832778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 2006 04:45 PM, Sennebec Road, Lat: 44.254794, Lon: -69.253972, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 12, 1989 05:30 PM, 19011904, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $188,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,884
Total average daily truck traffic: 128
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,826
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Appleton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.