For population 25 years and over in Jefferson:
For population 15 years and over in Jefferson town:
64 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (52.8 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (151.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (330.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Whitefield, ME (2.4 miles ), Nobleboro, ME (2.5 miles ), Somerville, ME (2.7 miles ), Washington, ME (2.8 miles ), Waldoboro, ME (2.9 miles ), Alna, ME (3.1 miles ), Newcastle, ME (3.1 miles ), Windsor, ME (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.19 N, Longitude: 69.49 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Jefferson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jefferson, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Jefferson town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 28.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jefferson-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 78% 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 67.7 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 20.4 miles away from Jefferson center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 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 53.8 miles away from the city 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 34.6 miles away from Jefferson center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Oakes Murphy - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Jefferson:
Airports located in Jefferson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:
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Public elementary/middle school in Jefferson:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.40. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 4.72. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jefferson and their reported violations in the past:MSU 132, JEFFERSON VILLAGE SCHOOL (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TOWN LINE RE-CREATION (Population served: 138, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WAVUS CAMPS (Population served: 122, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DAMARISCOTTA LAKE COTT. CONDO ASSOC (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
5 people in other group homes in 2000
Jefferson compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Jefferson town (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,699 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,231 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Jefferson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $2,029,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,315
Total average daily truck traffic: 332
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 6,176
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jefferson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jefferson)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
Businesses in Jefferson, ME