Glenburn, Maine

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Population in 2010: 4,594. Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 
Males: 2,270  (49.4%)
Females: 2,324  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04401.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,903 (it was $41,885 in 2000)
Glenburn:

$50,903
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,308 (it was $17,544 in 2000)

Glenburn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $153,951 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Glenburn:

$153,951
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $147,332; Detached houses: $185,017; Townhouses or other attached units: $8,309; In 2-unit structures: $186,962; Mobile homes: $67,423
Glenburn races chart
  • White alone - 4,453 (96.9%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 31 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Glenburn: 169.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (18.4%), United States (16.6%), Irish (14.8%), French (14.7%), French Canadian (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/29/1822

Land area: 27.2 square miles.

Population density: 169 people per square mile   (very low).

Glenburn,ME real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Glenburn:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glenburn town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

55 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Glenburn, Maine as of July 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Glenburn to the number of sex offenders is 641 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Glenburn town:  1.4% ($1,266)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (111.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (211.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (379.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Kenduskeag, ME (2.1 miles ), Hudson, ME (2.5 miles ), Levant, ME (2.8 miles ), Bangor, ME (2.8 miles ), Old Town, ME (2.9 miles ), Alton, ME (2.9 miles ), Orono, ME (2.9 miles ), Hermon, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.92 N, Longitude: 68.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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

5.0%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Glenburn-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 52.4 miles away from the city center
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 241.5 miles away from Glenburn center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 279.6 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 168.2 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 45.0 miles away from Glenburn center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.5 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Glenburn:

  • BANGOR AREA VISITING NURSES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • HOSPICE OF EASTERN MAINE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • ROSS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-WESTGATE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • STILLWATER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • ACADIA HOSPITAL,THE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • TAYLOR HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

located in Glenburn:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenburn:

  • Husson University (about 7 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 9 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 62 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 67 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 111 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 112 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 113 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public elementary/middle school in Glenburn:

See full list of schools located in Glenburn

Library in Glenburn:

  • GLENBURN LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,555; Location: 991 HUDSON ROAD; 16,429 books; 374 audio materials; 257 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Glenburn: Glenburn and Hudson Ambulance Service (A), Glenburn Library (B), Glenburn Fire Department Station 22 (C), Glenburn Fire Department Station 23 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Glenburn: Glenburn Evangelical Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant View Cemetery (1), Birch Grove Cemetery (2), Lakeview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Pushaw Lake (A), Halfmoon Meadow (B), Hollis Bog (C), Marston Meadow (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lancaster Brook (A), Black Stream (B). Display/hide their locations 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 2012 was 54.3. This is better than average.

City:

54.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.36. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.36
U.S.:

9.14

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

GLENBURN MUNICIPAL BUILDING (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-16-2006 to OCT-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.1%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

11.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

3.9%
Whole state:

4.1%
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Glenburn compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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. (86%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (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 Glenburn 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 Glenburn:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Glenburn:

  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMEB-FM (91.9 FM; ORONO, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WHSN (89.3 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: HUSSON COLLEGE)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W275AE (102.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Glenburn:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Glenburn, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 55
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3

Glenburn fatal accident list:

Dec 16, 2003 12:00 AM, Pushaw Road, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 2000 04:30 PM, Aa Landing Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 1998 07:50 PM, Lancaster-Road, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Glenburn, Route 222 (Lat: 44.864139 Lon: -68.908028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQJF677
    Assigned Frequencies: 10628.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2008, Expiration Date: 08/21/2018, Certifier: Scott Donlea
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Glenburn)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Glenburn)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Businesses in Glenburn, ME

  • U-Haul: 1
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