For population 25 years and over in Columbia Falls:
For population 15 years and over in Columbia Falls town:
18 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% North America, 0.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (144.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (234.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (417.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Centerville, ME (2.1 miles) , Columbia, ME (2.3 miles ), Jonesboro, ME (2.5 miles ), Harrington, ME (2.6 miles ), Addison, ME (2.7 miles ), Whitneyville, ME (3.2 miles ), Jonesport, ME (3.2 miles ), Cherryfield, ME (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.66 N, Longitude: 67.72 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Columbia Falls: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Columbia Falls, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Columbia Falls-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 75% 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 30.5 miles away from the city 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 89.6 miles away from Columbia Falls 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 49.8 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 50.7 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) earthquake occurred 35.2 miles away from Columbia Falls center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 31.7 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).
Birthplace of: Irv Young - Major League Baseball pitcher.
Hospitals/medical centers near Columbia Falls:
Local government website: home.midmaine.com/~colfalls
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbia Falls:
See full list of schools located in Columbia Falls
Public elementary/middle school in Columbia Falls:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.3. This is better than average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbia Falls and their reported violations in the past:JUDY ANNS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:ELMERS COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ALLEN WATER COMPANY (Address: 34 POINT STREET , Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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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:
Columbia Falls compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Columbia Falls town (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,753 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,066 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia Falls:
Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia Falls:
Columbia Falls fatal accident list:
Apr 16, 2006 02:09 PM, Us-1, Lat: 44.646056, Lon: -67.664428, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 1979 05:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,726
Total average daily truck traffic: 496
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 8,168
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Columbia Falls)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbia Falls)
Businesses in Columbia Falls, ME
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.