For population 25 years and over in Friendship:
For population 15 years and over in Friendship town:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (51.4 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (145.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (325.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Cushing, ME (1.9 miles ), Bremen, ME (2.2 miles ), St. George, ME (2.6 miles ), Waldoboro, ME (2.8 miles ), Damariscotta, ME (2.9 miles ), Bristol, ME (3.0 miles ), Thomaston, ME (3.2 miles ), Damariscotta-Newcastle, ME (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 69.34 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Friendship: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Friendship, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Friendship-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 81% 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 64.3 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 35.5 miles away from Friendship 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 47.0 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) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Friendship center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 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 Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Friendship:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friendship:
See full list of schools located in Friendship
Public elementary/middle school in Friendship:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 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:
Friendship compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Friendship town (based on Knox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,077 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,148 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 Friendship:
Strongest FM radio stations in Friendship:
TV broadcast stations around Friendship:
Friendship fatal accident list:
Aug 10, 2006 01:49 PM, Finn Town Road, Lat: 44.043725, Lon: -69.308714, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1994 01:15 PM, 97, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 1984 04:20 AM, 5002, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,071
Total average daily truck traffic: 85
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,607
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Friendship)