For population 25 years and over in Blaine:
For population 15 years and over in Blaine town:
36 residents are foreign born (4.0% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (228.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (329.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (492.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Mars Hill-Blaine, ME (1.4 miles ), Mars Hill, ME (1.8 miles ), Bridgewater, ME (2.0 miles ), Westfield, ME (2.6 miles ), Easton, ME (3.4 miles ), Monticello, ME (3.5 miles ), Presque Isle, ME (3.9 miles ), Chapman, ME (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.49 N, Longitude: 67.85 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Blaine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blaine, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Blaine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Blaine 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 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Blaine center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blaine:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.20. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.45. This is better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
Blaine compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Blaine (based on Aroostook County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 29
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Blaine:
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TV broadcast stations around Blaine:
Blaine fatal accident list:
Mar 1, 2003 02:30 PM, Us-1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 2000 00:45 AM, East Plantation Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 30, 1997 06:26 PM, 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $198,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,782
Total average daily truck traffic: 480
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 8,190
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: