For population 25 years and over in Bowdoinham:
For population 15 years and over in Bowdoinham town:
29 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (31.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (132.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (308.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Bowdoin, ME (2.1 miles ), Richmond, ME (2.5 miles ), Woolwich, ME (2.7 miles ), Topsham, ME (2.7 miles ), Dresden, ME (2.8 miles ), Bath, ME (2.8 miles ), Brunswick, ME (2.9 miles ), Lisbon Falls, ME (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.02 N, Longitude: 69.88 W
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in Bowdoinham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bowdoinham, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bowdoinham-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Bowdoinham town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 26.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bowdoinham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 93.1 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 89.1 miles away from Bowdoinham 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 36.4 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 73.8 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 24.4 miles away from Bowdoinham 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 46.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sagadahoc County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Pop Williams - Baseball player, Seth Berry - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Bowdoinham:
Airports located in Bowdoinham:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowdoinham:
See full list of schools located in Bowdoinham
Public elementary/middle school in Bowdoinham:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.91. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bowdoinham and their reported violations in the past:BOWDOINHAM WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 675, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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:
4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000
3 people in other group homes in 2000
Bowdoinham 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 Bowdoinham town (based on Sagadahoc County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 18.91%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
10.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,027 average adjusted gross income)
0.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($809 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,982 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bowdoinham:
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TV broadcast stations around Bowdoinham:
See more detailed statistics of Bowdoinham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bowdoinham, ME
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $1,544,000
Total average daily traffic: 74,906
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,736
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bowdoinham)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bowdoinham)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bowdoinham)
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.