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Population in July 2007: 219.
Males: 104  (47.6%)
Females: 115  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  28.6 years
Maine median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 04750.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,894 (it was $36,667 in 2000)
Loring AFB:

$48,894
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,607

Loring AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $15,974 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Loring AFB:

$15,974
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $7,596; Mobile homes: $7,596

Median gross rent in 2009: $637.

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  • White alone - 164 (72.9%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (13.8%)
  • Black alone - 23 (10.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Loring AFB: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (31.9%), Irish (20.3%), English (11.9%), Italian (9.0%), German (3.5%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 8.21 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Loring AFB:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loring AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

6 residents are foreign born (2.1% North America).

This place:  2.1%
Maine:  3.3%

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

Loring AFB CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Loring AFB satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (253.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (355.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (525.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Caswell, ME (1.9 miles ), Limestone, ME (2.0 miles ), Caribou, ME (2.6 miles ), New Sweden, ME (3.1 miles ), Hamlin, ME (3.3 miles ), Fort Fairfield, ME (3.5 miles ), Stockholm, ME (3.8 miles ), Westmanland, ME (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 46.94 N, Longitude: 67.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Loring AFB household income distribution Loring AFB home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (71%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (65%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

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Earthquake activity:

Loring AFB-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Loring AFB:

  • VISITING NURSES OF AROOSTOOK (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • CARY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - CARIBOU (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loring AFB:

  • University of Maine (about 146 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 153 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 191 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 254 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 255 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 270 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 287 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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Aroostook 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 25.2. This is better than average.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.20
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.745
U.S.:

2.433
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.65
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.4
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 25.3%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Maine:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.7%
Whole state:  66.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Loring AFB compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Electricity (9%)

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Religion statistics for Loring AFB CDP (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here60.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
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: 29
This county:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Aroostook 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
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Aroostook County:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.52% ($28,453 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.24% ($31,516)
from York County, ME  0.14% ($25,514)


4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.12%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.74% ($26,056 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.43% ($34,982)
to York County, ME  0.14% ($26,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loring AFB:

  • 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.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Loring AFB:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9IDR
    Grant Date: 12/29/1992, Expiration Date: 12/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2004
    Registrant: Michael A Smith Jr, 6350 Kentucky Rd Rm 339a, Loring Afb, ME 04751



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