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Population in 2010: 2,851. Population change since 2000: +31.3%
Males: 1,446  (50.7%)
Females: 1,405  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  37.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04456.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,180 (it was $41,290 in 2000)
Levant:

$50,180
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,741

Levant town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,191 (it was $84,900 in 2000)
Levant:

$148,191
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $150,222; Detached houses: $178,591; Townhouses or other attached units: $311,603; In 2-unit structures: $183,446; Mobile homes: $83,272
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Levant races chart
  • White alone - 2,737 (96.0%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Levant: 166.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.7%), English (17.0%), French (14.9%), Irish (11.7%), French Canadian (5.3%), Scottish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/14/1813

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 30.0 square miles.

Population density: 95 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Levant:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Levant town:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

20 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.9%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Levant, Maine as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Levant to the number of sex offenders is 382 to 1.


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

Levant town:  1.3% ($1,069)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Levant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (105.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (205.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (381.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Kenduskeag, ME (2.0 miles ), Carmel, ME (2.4 miles ), Hermon, ME (2.5 miles ), Stetson, ME (2.5 miles ), Glenburn, ME (2.8 miles ), Corinth, ME (2.8 miles ), Exeter, ME (3.0 miles ), Etna, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $121,100

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Latitude: 44.88 N, Longitude: 68.99 W

Area code: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (28%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Levant-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 73% 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 55.4 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 37.9 miles away from Levant center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 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 74.5 miles away from Levant center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 27.2 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 Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Levant topographic map

Birthplace of: Jesse Keith - College basketball player (Maine Black Bears).


Hospitals/medical centers near Levant:

  • BANGOR AREA VISITING NURSES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • HOSPICE OF EASTERN MAINE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • BANGOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Levant, ME

Airports located in Levant:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Levant:

  • Husson University (about 11 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 16 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 60 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 105 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 106 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 121 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 155 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

Public elementary/middle school in Levant:

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Library in Levant:

  • LEVANT HERITAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,017; Location: 3519 UNION STREET; 3,711 books; 37 audio materials; 94 video materials; 52 other licensed databases)

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Notable location: Levant Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Levant include: West Levant Church of God (A), South Levant Baptist Church (B), Levant Village Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lucas Cemetery (1), Waughn Cemetery (2), Page Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Penobscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.6%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

5.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Levant, ME

Levant compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (89%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Levant town (based on Penobscot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Here33.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.6%9.9%5.0%4.6%2.5%
Congregations13.6%14.4%10.6%10.6%4.5%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%2.0%1.6%12.0%
Congregations0.8%4.5%2.3%2.3%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Penobscot County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.18%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($28,576 average AGI)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.36% ($26,056)
from Somerset County, ME  0.34% ($27,144)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.48% ($31,894 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($39,561)
to Waldo County, ME  0.38% ($34,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Levant:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Levant:

  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WMEB-FM (91.9 FM; ORONO, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Levant:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Levant, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

Levant fatal accident list:

May 26, 2009 07:35 PM, Sr-222, Stetson Road East, Lat: 44.90263889, Lon: -69.01113611, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 2004 02:30 AM, Kenduskeag Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 27, 1998 01:55 PM, Avenue Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $311,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,690
Total average daily truck traffic: 683
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 14,051


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Sta Main Rd (Lat: 44.703417 Lon: -68.932806), Call Sign: KRT77, Licensee ID: L00046646
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2004, Expiration Date: 05/23/2014
    Registrant: County Of Penobscot
  • Fire Station On Sr 222 (Lat: 44.868667 Lon: -68.929472), Call Sign: KWV587
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHz, 155.895 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2004, Expiration Date: 08/02/2014
    Registrant: City Of Levant, 3917 Union St., Levant, ME 04456, Phone: (207) 884-7574, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Levant)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Levant)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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