Garland, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,105. Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 573  (51.9%)
Females: 532  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04939.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,421 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Garland:

$33,421
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,052 (it was $12,624 in 2000)

Garland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,300 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Garland:

$106,300
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $99,845; Detached houses: $122,098; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,022; In 2-unit structures: $94,727; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $62,321; Mobile homes: $50,381
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Garland races chart
  • White alone - 1,076 (97.4%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garland: 161.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.5%), United States (12.9%), French (10.4%), Irish (9.5%), French Canadian (4.1%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/16/1811

Elevation: 363 feet

Land area: 37.8 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

Garland,ME real estate house value index trend

Garland, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Garland:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garland town:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

15 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Garland, Maine as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Garland to the number of sex offenders is 190 to 1.


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

Garland town:  1.2% ($712)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Garland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (110.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (211.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (375.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Charleston, ME (2.5 miles ), Exeter, ME (2.5 miles ), Dexter, ME (2.6 miles ), Corinna, ME (2.9 miles ), Atkinson, ME (3.0 miles ), Corinth, ME (3.0 miles ), Sangerville, ME (3.0 miles ), Dover-Foxcroft, ME (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.05 N, Longitude: 69.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Garland household income distribution Garland home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.4%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Leather and allied products (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Garland, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Garland-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 227.1 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 266.6 miles away from Garland 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 161.5 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 43.1 miles away from Garland center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 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 Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Garland:

  • DEXTER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DEXTER, ME)
  • MAYO REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • HIBBARD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • SQUARE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garland:

  • Husson University (about 24 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 27 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 56 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 59 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 107 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 111 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 111 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public elementary/middle school in Garland:

See full list of schools located in Garland

Library in Garland:

  • LYNDON OAK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,927; Location: 5 DEXTER ROAD; 8,317 books; 12 audio materials; 46 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Garland Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Burnham Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: West Garland Pond (A), Garland Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Burnham Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Garland: Bud Leavitt Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Penobscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

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

COUNTRYSIDE RESTAURANT (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.4%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

20.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

6.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Garland compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garland town (based on Penobscot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Here: 33.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.6%9.9%5.0%4.6%2.5%
Congregations13.6%14.4%10.6%10.6%4.5%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%2.0%1.6%12.0%
Congregations0.8%4.5%2.3%2.3%36.4%
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: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Penobscot County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.04%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hancock County, ME  0.44% ($29,886 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.34% ($36,835)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.32% ($29,433)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($387 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.03%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.56% ($32,990 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.45% ($36,406)
to Waldo County, ME  0.29% ($27,430)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garland:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garland:

  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Garland:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W27CE (Channel 19; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Garland fatal accident list:

Aug 7, 2004 00:14 AM, Campbell Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 11, 2004 07:55 PM, Oliver Hill Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 1997 03:55 PM, 94, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 1987 03:55 PM, 16601674, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $300,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,660
Total average daily truck traffic: 376
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 6,690

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Phillip L Boness, Patten Road (Lat: 45.067278 Lon: -69.166139), Type: 42.0, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 6175324278, Phil.Boness@jacobs.Com, 343 CONGRESS STREET
  • Fred W Greaves, Foss Hill Rd (Lat: 45.057222 Lon: -69.190278), Type: 218.0, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 217 m
    Registrant: 2142953533, Normanphilips@townsquaremedia.Com, 2304 WEST I-20, SUITE 180
  • Phillip L Boness, Patten Road (Lat: 45.067278 Lon: -69.166139), Type: 42.0, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 6175324278, Phil.Boness@jacobs.Com, 343 CONGRESS STREET
  • Foss Hill Rd (Lat: 45.057222 Lon: -69.190278), Type: 218.0, Overall height: 217 m
    Registrant: 2079895631, Www.Telplus.Ney/Q1065, 49 ACME RD
  • Foss Hill Rd (Lat: 45.057222 Lon: -69.190278), Type: 218.0, Overall height: 217 m
    Registrant: 4146152880, Terry.Baun@cumulusb.Com, 111 E. KILBOURN AVE, STE 2700

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Garland, ME)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Mansfield Ledge (Lat: 45.057278 Lon: -69.190306), Overall height: 217.9 m, Call Sign: WNTT578
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2008, Expiration Date: 11/24/2018
    Registrant: State Of Maine, Office Of Information Technology / Dps, State House Station 145, Augusta, ME 04333, Phone: (207) 624-9933, Fax: (207) 287-4563, Email:
  • GARLAND, Oliver Hill Road (Lat: 45.067250 Lon: -69.166250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQOZ232, Licensee ID: L01544791
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 03/09/2022, Certifier: David J Plourde
    Registrant: State Of; Mscommnet Project Maine, 23 Leighton Road, Shs 147, Augusta, ME 04330, Phone: (207) 624-9994, Fax: (207) 287-6652, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Approx 2 Mi. Nw Ofgarland, Memphis (Lat: 45.057278 Lon: -69.190306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 217 m, Overall height: 217.9 m, Call Sign: KNKC725
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.780 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garland)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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