Harmony, Maine

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Population in 2010: 939. Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 470  (50.1%)
Females: 469  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04942.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,066 (it was $23,843 in 2000)
Harmony:

$29,066
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,059 (it was $12,360 in 2000)

Harmony town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,448 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Harmony:

$92,448
ME:

$172,800
  • Races in Harmony, ME (2010)

    Harmony races chart
    • 90296.1%White alone
    • 181.9%Two or more races
    • 70.7%Asian alone
    • 50.5%Hispanic
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harmony: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.3%), French (14.2%), Irish (12.3%), United States (9.5%), German (5.7%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/15/1803

Elevation: 316 feet

Land area: 38.8 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Harmony,ME real estate house value index trend

Harmony, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Harmony:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harmony town:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Harmony town:  1.0% ($554)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Harmony satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (97.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (198.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (359.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Athens, ME (2.4 miles ), Cambridge, ME (2.5 miles ), Hartland, ME (2.7 miles ), Wellington, ME (2.8 miles ), St. Albans, ME (2.8 miles ), Ripley, ME (2.8 miles ), Cornville, ME (3.3 miles ), Parkman, ME (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.97 N, Longitude: 69.54 W

Area code: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.8%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Leather and allied products (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Apparel (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Harmony, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Harmony-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 208.1 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 247.4 miles away from Harmony center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.2 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 81.0 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 33.9 miles away from Harmony 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 52.2 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 Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harmony topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harmony:

  • SANFIELD REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HARTLAND, ME)
  • SQUARE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, ME)
  • DEXTER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DEXTER, ME)
  • SEBASTICOOK VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)
  • PITTSFIELD REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)
  • BIRCH GROVE REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harmony:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 37 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • Husson University (about 38 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 43 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 46 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 92 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 98 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 98 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public elementary/middle school in Harmony:

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Notable locations in Harmony: Harmony Regional Ambulance Service (A), Harmony Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Klondike Cemetery (1), Chadborne Cemetery (2), Leighton Cemetery (3), Libby Cemetery (4), North Road Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Como (A), Mainstream Pond (B), Mud Pond (C), Perry Pond (D), Higgins Brook (E), Sugar Hill (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Goodwin Brook (A), Little Ferguson Brook (B), Whitehouse Brook (C), Higgins Stream (D), Grant Brook (E), Railbridge Brook (F), Kimball Brook (G), Lyshornes Brook (H), Church Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Somerset 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.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

20.3%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Maine average:

11.2

Harmony travel time to work - commute Harmony mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harmony town (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6947
Mainline Protestant3,09428
Evangelical Protestant2,55232
Other5013
None42,387-
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: 13
Somerset County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Somerset County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Somerset County:

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

31.7%
Maine:

25.0%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  1.67% ($27,240 average AGI)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.89% ($23,204)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.22% ($25,475)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  1.84% ($30,510 average AGI)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.94% ($25,820)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($25,662)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harmony:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, 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.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harmony:

  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Harmony:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)

Harmony fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 2006 12:15 AM, Sr-150, Lat: 44.97380, Lon: -69.55195, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 29, 1991 12:15 AM, 150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 1, 1990 03:40 AM, 154, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 22, 1981 08:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 3,366Total average daily traffic
  • 268Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,049Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Don Monarch, 93 Sugar Hill Road (Lat: 45.009861 Lon: -69.517722), Type: 93.3, Structure height: 23025 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • Don Monarch, 93 Sugar Hill Road (Lat: 45.009861 Lon: -69.517722), Type: 93.3, Structure height: 23025 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.966722 Lon: -69.532806, Call Sign: WPWF745
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHz, 154.055 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Certifier: Phillip N CampbellRegistrant: Yankee Communications, 935 Main Street, Clinton, ME 04927, Phone: (207) 453-2000, Fax: (866) 536-5243, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N1MRT, Licensee ID: L00489747, Grant Date: 03/28/2002, Expiration Date: 06/09/2012, Certifier: Raymond A Roberts, Registrant: Raymond A Roberts, Harmony, ME 04942
  • Call Sign: N1SWS, Licensee ID: L00882781, Grant Date: 08/19/2014, Expiration Date: 08/19/2024, Registrant: Scott R Loupin, 20 Bean Hill Road, Harmony, ME 04942
  • Call Sign: N5KRF, Grant Date: 10/27/1997, Expiration Date: 10/27/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2009, Registrant: Oscar L Aristizabal, Rar Ofc Ministries, Harmony, ME 04942-0008
  • Call Sign: WB1EDL, Licensee ID: L00226076, Grant Date: 03/06/2014, Expiration Date: 05/31/2024, Certifier: Freddie M Underwood Jr, Registrant: Freddie M Underwood Jr, 3 Deam Dr, Harmony, ME 04942
  • Call Sign: KB1PDZ, Licensee ID: L01549508, Grant Date: 06/19/2007, Expiration Date: 06/19/2017, Certifier: Mark A Wormwood, Registrant: Mark A Wormwood, Harmony, ME 04942

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Harmony compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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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