Hersey, Maine

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Population in 2010: 83. Population change since 2000: +31.7%
Males: 40  (48.2%)
Females: 43  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,781 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Hersey:

$30,781
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,692 (it was $9,425 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $49,569 (it was $29,300 in 2000)
Hersey:

$49,569
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
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hersey: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (44.4%), English (25.4%), French (20.6%), German (12.7%), Scotch-Irish (9.5%), Scottish (7.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/25/1873

Elevation: 793 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 2.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Hersey, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Hersey:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hersey town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 89.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

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

Hersey town:  1.3% ($388)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Hersey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (191.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (292.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (455.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Mount Chase, ME (2.6 miles ), Crystal, ME (2.6 miles ), Patten, ME (2.7 miles ), Island Falls, ME (2.8 miles ), Dyer Brook, ME (2.9 miles) , Merrill, ME (3.0 miles ), Oakfield, ME (3.5 miles ), Sherman, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $45,000

Latitude: 46.08 N, Longitude: 68.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

0.0%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Hersey, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hersey-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% 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 282.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from Hersey 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 59.8 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 326.4 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 238.5 miles away from Hersey 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 54.4 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).
Hersey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hersey:

  • MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PATTEN, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hersey:

  • University of Maine (about 84 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 90 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 131 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 140 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 187 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 192 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 192 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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

Lake: Crystal Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Seams Brook (A), Mill Brook (B), Houston Brook (C), Hale Brook (D), Bragg Brook (E). 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
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.1%
Whole state:  62.9%

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

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

10.4%
Whole state:

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

7.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Maine average:

11.2

Hersey travel time to work - commute Hersey 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 Hersey 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 Hersey:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSYY (1240 AM; 1 kW; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hersey:

  • 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)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSYY-FM (94.9 FM; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AEROS LTD SKYRANGER 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912S (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 17KL , Serial Number: SKR0207204, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth C Libby, 177 Townline Rd, Hersey, ME 04780

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Wood (14%)

Hersey compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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