For population 25 years and over in Hiram:
For population 15 years and over in Hiram town:
20 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (31.6 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (108.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (260.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Porter, ME (2.3 miles ), Brownfield, ME (2.4 miles ), Baldwin, ME (2.5 miles ), Cornish, ME (2.6 miles ), Denmark, ME (2.8 miles ), Sebago, ME (2.8 miles ), Parsonsfield, ME (3.0 miles ), Eaton, NH (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.87 N, Longitude: 70.83 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Hiram: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hiram, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hiram-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Hiram town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 10/10/1966, a category F2 tornado 30.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hiram-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from Hiram center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 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) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city 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 52.1 miles away from Hiram center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hiram:
Public high school in Hiram:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Hiram:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 8.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hiram and their reported violations in the past:MSAD 55 BALDWIN CONS SCHOOL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MSAD 55 FRED W MORRILL SCHOOL (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MSAD 55 HIRAM ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Hiram compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hiram (based on Oxford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,652 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,647 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Hiram:
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TV broadcast stations around Hiram:
Hiram fatal accident list:
May 5, 2006 03:00 PM, River Road, Lat: 43.829389, Lon: -70.793028, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 2006 02:46 PM, River Road, Lat: 43.863789, Lon: -70.803217, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 1989 07:00 PM, 35453547, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 1986 01:35 PM, 61576158, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1982 07:06 PM, 35443552, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $1,136,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,058
Total average daily truck traffic: 483
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 8,501
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hiram, ME
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.