For population 25 years and over in Caratunk:
For population 15 years and over in Caratunk town:
3 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (110.8 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (210.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (363.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Moscow, ME (3.2 miles ), Bingham, ME (3.7 miles ), Shirley, ME (4.1 miles) , Carrabassett Valley, ME (4.4 miles ), Monson, ME (4.6 miles ), Embden, ME (4.6 miles ), Wellington, ME (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.25 N, Longitude: 69.94 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Caratunk, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Caratunk-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 57.1 miles away from the city 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 52.9 miles away from Caratunk center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from the city 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 84.9 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 65.9 miles away from Caratunk center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caratunk:
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Public elementary/middle school in Caratunk:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Caratunk and their reported violations in the past:ADVENTURE BOUND (Address: 1094 ROUTE 201 , Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring 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:
Caratunk 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 Caratunk (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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Caratunk:
Strongest FM radio stations in Caratunk:
Caratunk fatal accident list:
Dec 17, 1998 08:00 AM, Us-201, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,122
Total average daily truck traffic: 266
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,405
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3