Haynesville, Maine

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Population in 2010: 121. Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 67  (55.4%)
Females: 54  (44.6%)
Median resident age:  49.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip code: 04497

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,206 (it was $23,542 in 2000)
Haynesville:

$32,206
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,459 (it was $11,200 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,450 (it was $51,100 in 2000)
Haynesville:

$86,450
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 Haynesville, ME (2010)

    Haynesville races chart
    • 11897.5%White alone
    • 32.5%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Haynesville: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (51.6%), Irish (20.5%), Welsh (19.7%), German (5.7%), French (4.1%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/18/1876

Elevation: 392 feet

Land area: 41.0 square miles.

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

Haynesville, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Haynesville:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Haynesville town:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

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

Haynesville town:  0.6% ($317)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Haynesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (186.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (287.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (454.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Orient, ME (2.6 miles) , Weston, ME (2.8 miles ), Bancroft, ME (2.8 miles) , Amity, ME (3.1 miles) , Danforth, ME (3.8 miles ), Hodgdon, ME (4.1 miles ), Linneus, ME (4.1 miles ), Island Falls, ME (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.82 N, Longitude: 67.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

14.6%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (9%)
  • Rail transportation (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Health care (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (17%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)

Average climate in Haynesville, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Haynesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% 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 102.6 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 294.7 miles away from Haynesville center
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 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 337.4 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 239.8 miles away from Haynesville 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 37.7 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).
Haynesville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Haynesville:

  • DANFORTH HABILITATION RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DANFORTH, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Haynesville:

  • University of Maine (about 73 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 80 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 133 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 136 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 185 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 187 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 188 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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Church in Haynesville: Haynesville United Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Tuck Cemetery (1), Karnes Gellerson Cemetery (2), Blaisdell Cemetery (3), Riverside Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Skagrock Brook (A), West Branch Mattawamkeag River (B), Juniper Brook (C), Merrill Brook (D), East Branch Mattawamkeag River (E), Mill Brook (F), Orr Brook (G), Cold Brook (H), Lake Brook (I). 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 2000 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

10.9%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Maine average:

11.2

Haynesville travel time to work - commute Haynesville 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 Haynesville 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 Haynesville:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSYY (1240 AM; 1 kW; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Haynesville:

  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 230Total average daily traffic
  • 18Total average daily truck traffic
  • 345Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Haynesville compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
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