Embden, Maine

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Population in 2010: 939. Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 
Males: 491  (52.3%)
Females: 448  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  49.7 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04958.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,195 (it was $31,397 in 2000)
Embden:

$43,195
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,526 (it was $14,588 in 2000)

Embden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $126,150 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
Embden:

$126,150
ME:

$184,700
  • Races in Embden, ME (2010)

    Embden races chart
    • 91197.0%White alone
    • 111.2%Hispanic
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Black alone
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Embden: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.5%), English (18.2%), French (17.1%), Irish (8.4%), French Canadian (7.3%), German (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 373 feet

Land area: 40.1 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (very low).

Embden,ME real estate house value index trend

Embden, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Embden:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Embden town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Embden, Maine as of November 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Embden to the number of sex offenders is 470 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Embden town:  0.9% ($673)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Embden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (89.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (189.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (345.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: New Portland, ME (2.5 miles ), Solon, ME (2.6 miles ), Bingham, ME (3.0 miles ), Anson, ME (3.1 miles ), Madison, ME (3.2 miles ), Kingfield, ME (3.3 miles ), Moscow, ME (3.5 miles ), New Vineyard, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $10,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.94 N, Longitude: 69.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Embden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Embden, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Embden-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from Embden center
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 128.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 97.6 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 37.9 miles away from Embden 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 35.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Embden topographic map

Birthplace of: John B. Pierce - Businessman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Embden:

  • SOMERSET REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BINGHAM, ME)
  • MAPLECREST REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MADISON, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Embden:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 22 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 43 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 58 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 63 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 82 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 90 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 91 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

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Notable locations in Embden: North New Portland Fairgrounds (A), Ela Rearing Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Embden: Solon Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Black Hill Pond (A), Boynton Pond (B), Hancock Pond (C), Mud Pond (D), Sandy Pond (E), Embden Pond (F), Fahi Pond (G), Hancock Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hancock Stream (A), Witham Brook (B), Alder Brook (C), Jackin Brook (D), Martin Stream (E), Hutchins Brook (F), Black Hill Stream (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

15.4%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Maine average:

11.2

Embden travel time to work - commute Embden mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Embden town (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6947
Mainline Protestant3,09428
Evangelical Protestant2,55232
Other5013
None42,387-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Somerset County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Somerset County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Somerset County:

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

31.7%
Maine:

25.0%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  1.67% ($27,240 average AGI)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.89% ($23,204)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.22% ($25,475)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  1.84% ($30,510 average AGI)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.94% ($25,820)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($25,662)

Strongest AM radio stations in Embden:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Embden:

  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

Embden fatal accident list:

Feb 27, 2014 04:38 PM, Sr-16 New Portland Rd, Lat: 44.88601, Lon: -69.98459, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 27, 2007 05:18 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 45.02646, Lon: -69.87244, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 2000 01:20 AM, Fahi Pond Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 17, 1999 05:40 PM, Sr-201a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • $108,000Total costs
  • 2,910Total average daily traffic
  • 211Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,366Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Erik Brooks, Dunbar Hill Road (Lat: 44.937194 Lon: -69.922028), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Erik Brooks, Dunbar Hill Road (Lat: 44.937194 Lon: -69.922028), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, Dunbar Hill Road (Lat: 44.937194 Lon: -69.922028), Type: 78.0, Structure height: 23025 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2029553000, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Off Of Embden Pond Rd (Lat: 44.939778 Lon: -69.966167), Type: Building, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPJR443
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.625 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/1996, Expiration Date: 09/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2002, Certifier: Richard W PeaveyRegistrant: 2 Way Communication, Augusta, ME 04332, Fax: (207) 622-1361

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SOLON, Dunbar Hill Road (Lat: 44.937194 Lon: -69.922028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQNQ902
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 04/25/2011, Expiration Date: 04/25/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Embden, Dunbar Hill Road (Lat: 44.937194 Lon: -69.922028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQUH665
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+17 more)Grant Date: 07/10/2014, Expiration Date: 07/10/2024, Certifier: Tom BuckleyRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA1ZPC, Licensee ID: L00446782, Grant Date: 01/09/2002, Expiration Date: 01/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2014, Certifier: Pamela R Stephens, Registrant: Pamela R Stephens, 682 East Shore Rd, Embden, ME 04958
  • Call Sign: KA1ZPD, Licensee ID: L00446072, Grant Date: 01/08/2002, Expiration Date: 01/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2010, Certifier: John G Stephens Jr, Registrant: John G Stephens Jr, 682 East Shore Rd, Embden, ME 04958
  • Call Sign: WA1ZEM, Previous Call Sign: KA1ZPD, Licensee ID: L00446072, Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/02/2020, Certifier: John G Stephens Jr, Registrant: John G Stephens Jr, 2109 Embden Pond Road, Embden, ME 04958

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

HIGHPINE MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Embden compared to Maine state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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