For population 25 years and over in Carthage:
For population 15 years and over in Carthage town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (66.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (162.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (323.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Dixfield, ME (2.3 miles ), Weld, ME (2.5 miles ), Mexico, ME (2.6 miles ), Rumford, ME (2.7 miles ), Peru, ME (2.9 miles ), Temple, ME (3.1 miles ), Roxbury, ME (3.2 miles ), Wilton, ME (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 44.62 N, Longitude: 70.44 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Carthage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Carthage, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Carthage-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Carthage town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 21.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Carthage-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 81% 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 96.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 3.2 miles away from Carthage center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 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) earthquake occurred 54.2 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 76.5 miles away from Carthage 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 24.9 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 Franklin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, 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, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Carthage:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carthage:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
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:
Carthage compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Carthage town (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,744 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,794 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 Carthage:
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TV broadcast stations around Carthage:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $2,976,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,270
Total average daily truck traffic: 525
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 9,028
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: