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Population in 2010: 332. Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 

Males: 166  (50.0%)
Females: 166  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  50.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04666.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,522 (it was $30,391 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$41,522
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,514

Charlotte town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,582 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$98,582
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $124,391; Detached houses: $134,449; Mobile homes: $88,258
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Charlotte races chart
  • White alone - 311 (93.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.9%)

Races in Charlotte detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charlotte: 160.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (38.6%), United States (15.7%), Irish (12.7%), French (10.2%), German (7.1%), Welsh (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/19/1825

Elevation: 89 feet

Land area: 31.3 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Charlotte:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charlotte town:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

17 residents are foreign born (5.2% North America).

This town:  5.2%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Charlotte, Maine as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Charlotte to the number of sex offenders is 292 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Charlotte town:  1.2% ($796)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Charlotte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (175.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (267.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (450.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Meddybemps, ME (2.3 miles) , Pembroke, ME (2.4 miles ), Dennysville, ME (2.5 miles ), Robbinston, ME (2.7 miles ), Perry, ME (2.9 miles ), Cooper, ME (3.0 miles) , Calais, ME (3.3 miles ), Alexander, ME (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 45.01 N, Longitude: 67.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Truck transportation (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Paper (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Charlotte-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 2.6 miles away from Charlotte 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 50.2 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) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Charlotte center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snows: 3, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charlotte topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Charlotte:

  • ATLANTIC REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CALAIS, ME)
  • EASTPORT MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EASTPORT, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Charlotte, ME

Airports located in Charlotte:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlotte:

  • University of Maine (about 70 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 77 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 145 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 175 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 177 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 189 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 225 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public elementary/middle school in Charlotte:

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Notable locations in Charlotte: Gilman Dam (A), Charlotte Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: James Pond (A), Ledge Pond (B), Round Lake (C), Coleback Lake (D), Pennamaquan River Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Taylor Brook (A), Ohio Brook (B), Harrison Brook (C), Moosehorn Brook (D), Rocky Meadow Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Charlotte: Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.299. This is about average. There were 64 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.850. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.850
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. There were 69 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Charlotte and their reported violations in the past:

BAPTIST YOUTH CAMP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-17-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-17-2003)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.8%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Charlotte, ME

Charlotte compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Charlotte town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.86%
Here25.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of Christ
Adherents47.3%14.8%6.6%5.1%5.0%
Congregations16.0%20.0%12.0%5.3%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.0%3.2%2.6%1.7%8.7%
Congregations4.0%9.3%2.7%1.3%24.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.13%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.57% ($29,603 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($32,065)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.19% ($32,522)


5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.91% ($26,873 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.60% ($32,097)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.32% ($34,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Charlotte:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlotte:

  • WMED (89.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRQ (102.9 FM; DENNYSVILLE, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WQDY-FM (92.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WSHD (91.7 FM; EASTPORT, ME; Owner: SHEAD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Charlotte:

  • WMED-TV (Channel 13; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W57AQ (Channel 57; CALAIS, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61AO (Channel 61; CALAIS, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W21BH (Channel 21; MACHIAS, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Charlotte fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 2008 12:24 AM, Smith Ridge Road, Lat: 45.003469, Lon: -67.271519, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $270,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,267
Total average daily truck traffic: 91
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,901


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N1VYS, Licensee ID: L01045409
    Grant Date: 07/27/2005, Expiration Date: 10/16/2015, Certifier: Rod B Roderick
    Registrant: Rod B Roderick, Rr1 Box 368e, Charlotte, ME 04666
  • Call Sign: WA1DXO, Licensee ID: L00244822
    Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 02/01/2015, Certifier: Kenneth W Carter
    Registrant: Kenneth W Carter, 49 Smith Ridge Rd, Charlotte, ME 04666

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1134H , Serial Number: 15AC-148, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Edward P Arbo, 12 Arbo Rd, Charlotte, ME 04666
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-3B-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6286N , Serial Number: 6667, Year manufactured: 1968
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 357 Smith Ridge Rd, Charlotte, ME 04666


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

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