Linneus, Maine

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Population in 2010: 984. Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 514  (52.2%)
Females: 470  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04730.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,778 (it was $29,808 in 2000)
Linneus:

$40,778
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,540 (it was $12,535 in 2000)

Linneus town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,958 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Linneus:

$86,958
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 Linneus, ME (2010)

    Linneus races chart
    • 94896.3%White alone
    • 181.8%American Indian alone
    • 80.8%Black alone
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone

Races in Linneus detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Linneus: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.4%), English (19.5%), Irish (17.7%), French (10.8%), German (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/19/1836

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 44.6 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Linneus,ME real estate house value index trend

Linneus, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Linneus:

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Linneus town:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Linneus, Maine as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Linneus to the number of sex offenders is 492 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Linneus town:  1.3% ($665)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Linneus satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (201.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (302.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (467.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: New Limerick, ME (1.8 miles ), Ludlow, ME (2.2 miles ), Hodgdon, ME (2.3 miles ), Houlton, ME (2.6 miles ), Smyrna, ME (2.9 miles ), Oakfield, ME (2.9 miles ), Amity, ME (3.3 miles) , Hammond, ME (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $42,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.07 N, Longitude: 67.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Truck transportation (18%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Health care (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Linneus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Linneus, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Linneus-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 119.7 miles away from the city 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 68.6 miles away from Linneus 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 301.1 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 344.9 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 252.3 miles away from Linneus 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).
Linneus topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Vail - Baseball player, Edwin C. Burleigh - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Linneus:

  • HARMONY (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • FOREST SPRINGS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • THE HOULTON REG PROG CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • MADIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • MADIGAN ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linneus:

  • University of Maine (about 89 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 95 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 145 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 150 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 199 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 202 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 202 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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Notable location: Linneus Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Linneus include: Peoples Church (A), Linneus Free Will Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Beaver Brook Lake (A), Champion Pond (B), Hunter Pond (C), Johnson Pond (D), Meduxnekeag Lake (E), Mud Lake (F), Mud Pond (G), Sawyer Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sucker Brook (A), Mill Stream (B), Coffin Brook (C). 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 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.5%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

17.5%
Whole state:

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

6.7%
Whole state:

4.1%
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Linneus in 2000:

  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Maine average:

11.2

Linneus travel time to work - commute Linneus 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 Linneus 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 Linneus:

  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linneus:

  • 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)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Linneus fatal accident list:

Oct 17, 2008 11:45 AM, Hodgdon Mills Road, Lat: 46.03851, Lon: -67.94014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 2004 11:36 PM, Sr-2a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1996 10:10 AM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 30, 1979 03:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 1977 03:09 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 549Total average daily traffic
  • 34Total average daily truck traffic
  • 824Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Crow Mountain (Lat: 46.051722 Lon: -68.033361), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KPF986, Licensee ID: L00002808
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.010 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/1984, Expiration Date: 04/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2005Registrant: Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation, 1450 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-3514

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Crow Hill 3 3/4 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.051694 Lon: -68.033333), Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KCG42
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/1981, Expiration Date: 04/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2014Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 457-7040, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Crow Hill, 3.7mi Wnw Of The Town Of Linneus (Lat: 46.051694 Lon: -68.033333), Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KFZ98, Licensee ID: L00002808
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/1982, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023Registrant: Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation, 1450 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-3514

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N1JFY, Previous Call Sign: KA1YLZ, Licensee ID: L00701766, Grant Date: 01/01/2014, Expiration Date: 02/03/2024, Registrant: Joseph-tienne A Desrosiers, 406 New Limerick Road, Linneus, ME 04730-5221
  • Call Sign: N1XPW, Licensee ID: L01184187, Grant Date: 08/22/2006, Expiration Date: 08/22/2016, Registrant: Albert A Brennan Jr, 1015 Hodgdon Mills Road, Linneus, ME 04730-4623
  • Call Sign: KB1KBV, Licensee ID: L00699208, Grant Date: 04/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/11/2023, Certifier: Clare E Desrosiers, Registrant: Clare E Desrosiers, 406 New Limerick Rd, Linneus, ME 04730

Drinking water stations with addresses in Linneus and their reported violations in the past:

GRAMMYS COUNTRY INN (Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Linneus compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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