For population 25 years and over in Cape Elizabeth:
For population 15 years and over in Cape Elizabeth town:
271 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (4.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (98.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (275.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: South Portland, ME (1.7 miles ), Portland, ME (2.2 miles ), Scarborough, ME (2.3 miles ), Long Island, ME (2.7 miles ), Falmouth Foreside, ME (2.9 miles ), Westbrook, ME (2.9 miles ), Falmouth, ME (3.0 miles ), Old Orchard Beach, ME (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.60 N, Longitude: 70.23 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Cape Elizabeth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Work and jobs in Cape Elizabeth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cape Elizabeth-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Cape Elizabeth town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 57.7 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cape Elizabeth-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 79% 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 69.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Cape Elizabeth center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Cape Elizabeth 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 67.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Winds: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joan Benoit - Long-distance runner.
Hospitals/medical centers in Cape Elizabeth:
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Local government website: www.capeelizabeth.com
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cape Elizabeth and their reported violations in the past:ALFORD LAKE CAMP #2 (Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ALFORD LAKE CAMP #1 (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Cape Elizabeth that have no violations reported:
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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:
101 people in nursing homes in 2000
Cape Elizabeth compared to Maine state average:
Banks with branches in Cape Elizabeth (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Cape Elizabeth town (based on Cumberland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.40%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 72
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,342 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($412 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,140 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Cape Elizabeth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,261
Total average daily truck traffic: 213
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,965
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cape Elizabeth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cape Elizabeth, ME)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cape Elizabeth)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cape Elizabeth)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Total of 116 patent applications in 2008-2014.