Hammond, Maine

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Population in 2010: 118. Population change since 2000: +20.4%
Males: 52  (44.1%)
Females: 66  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip code: 04730

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,409 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Hammond:

$42,409
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,639 (it was $11,957 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,818 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Hammond:

$88,818
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,039; Detached houses: $133,261; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,405; In 2-unit structures: $202,827; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $29,654; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,247; Mobile homes: $46,901; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $121,366
  • Races in Hammond, ME (2010)

    Hammond races chart
    • 10286.4%White alone
    • 1311.0%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Black alone
    • 10.8%Asian alone
    • 10.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hammond: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.5%), English (22.4%), Scotch-Irish (15.3%), French (11.2%), United States (5.1%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 38.9 square miles.

Population density: 3.0 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Hammond:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hammond town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

4 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 2.0% North America).

This town:

4.1%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Hammond town:  1.0% ($529)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (210.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (312.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (476.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Littleton, ME (2.4 miles ), Ludlow, ME (2.6 miles ), Monticello, ME (2.7 miles ), New Limerick, ME (2.9 miles ), Smyrna, ME (3.1 miles ), Houlton, ME (3.1 miles ), Linneus, ME (3.4 miles ), Oakfield, ME (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 46.24 N, Longitude: 67.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

12.2%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Hammond, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hammond-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.8 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 131.2 miles away from Hammond 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 304.9 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 349.3 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 260.2 miles away from Hammond center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.6 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 Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hammond:

  • HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • THE HOULTON REG PROG CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • MADIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • MADIGAN ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • FOREST SPRINGS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • HARMONY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HOULTON, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hammond:

  • University of Maine (about 100 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 106 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 152 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 159 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 208 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 211 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 212 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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Lakes and swamps: B Lake (A), Caineron Bog (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Twin Brook (A), Webster Brook (B), Fork Brook (C), Mansur Brook (D), Larry Brook (E), Hale Brook (F), Brown Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aroostook 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 2002 was 25.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
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: 2.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

10.9%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Maine average:

11.2

Hammond travel time to work - commute Hammond 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 Hammond town (based on Aroostook County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hammond:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hammond:

  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Hammond:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $1,314,000Total costs
  • 20Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88%)
  • Wood (12%)

Hammond compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
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