For population 25 years and over in Frenchboro:
For population 15 years and over in Frenchboro town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (100.8 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (186.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (369.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Swans Island, ME (2.2 miles ), Tremont, ME (3.0 miles ), Southwest Harbor, ME (3.3 miles ), Cranberry Isles, ME (3.3 miles) , Isle au Haut, ME (3.7 miles) , Mount Desert, ME (3.8 miles ), Brooklin, ME (3.8 miles ), Stonington, ME (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.12 N, Longitude: 68.35 W
Area code: 207
Average climate in Frenchboro, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Frenchboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 74% 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 18.3 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 62.9 miles away from Frenchboro center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 17.5 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 81.6 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 82.0 miles away from Frenchboro center
On 12/29/2006 at 21:21:10, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 18.3 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frenchboro:
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Public elementary/middle school in Frenchboro:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Frenchboro compared to Maine state average:
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Religion statistics for Frenchboro town (based on Hancock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2