For population 25 years and over in Manchester:
For population 15 years and over in Manchester town:
50 residents are foreign born (0.9% North America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (48.9 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (150.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (323.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Hallowell, ME (2.1 miles ), Winthrop, ME (2.1 miles ), Augusta, ME (2.4 miles ), Readfield, ME (2.4 miles ), West Gardiner, ME (2.4 miles ), Farmingdale, ME (2.5 miles ), Randolph, ME (2.8 miles ), Monmouth, ME (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.31 N, Longitude: 69.88 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Manchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Manchester, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Manchester-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Manchester town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Manchester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 75% 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 85.7 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 21.0 miles away from Manchester 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 73.7 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 33.0 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 14.5 miles away from Manchester center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.6 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 Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Manchester:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:
See full list of schools located in Manchester
Public elementary/middle school in Manchester:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.37. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester and their reported violations in the past:AUGUSTA COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 765, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:KENNEBEC VALLEY YMCA (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PIZZA STONE (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past health violations:J & S OIL EXPRESS SHOP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester that have no violations reported:
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:
Manchester compared to Maine state average:
Banks with branches in Manchester (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Manchester town (based on Kennebec County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,476 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Manchester:
Strongest FM radio stations in Manchester:
TV broadcast stations around Manchester:
See more detailed statistics of Manchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,140
Total average daily truck traffic: 171
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,996
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Manchester)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manchester)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Manchester)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.