Mars Hill, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,493. Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 
Males: 701  (47.0%)
Females: 792  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04758.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,946 (it was $24,083 in 2000)
Mars Hill:

$32,946
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,247 (it was $13,630 in 2000)

Mars Hill town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,097 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Mars Hill:

$85,097
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
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  • Races in Mars Hill, ME (2010)

    Mars Hill races chart
    • 1,44296.6%White alone
    • 201.3%Two or more races
    • 151.0%Hispanic
    • 110.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mars Hill: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.5%), Irish (14.5%), United States (13.6%), French (12.4%), Scottish (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/21/1867

Elevation: 435 feet

Land area: 35.1 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

Mars Hill,ME real estate house value index trend

Mars Hill, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Mars Hill:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mars Hill town:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

82 residents are foreign born (5.0% North America).

This town:

5.5%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Mars Hill, Maine as of November 21, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Mars Hill to the number of sex offenders is 498 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:

Mars Hill town:  1.9% ($938)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Mars Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (231.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (332.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (495.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Mars Hill-Blaine, ME (1.3 miles ), Blaine, ME (1.8 miles ), Westfield, ME (2.1 miles ), Bridgewater, ME (2.7 miles ), Easton, ME (2.9 miles ), Presque Isle, ME (3.5 miles ), Chapman, ME (3.9 miles ), Monticello, ME (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.53 N, Longitude: 67.85 W

Area code: 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 (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Mars Hill, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mars Hill-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% 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 47.8 miles away from the city 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 317.7 miles away from Mars Hill center
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) earthquake occurred 152.1 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 363.0 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 278.7 miles away from Mars Hill 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 86.9 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).
Mars Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mars Hill:

  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE (HIGHLAND AVE)
  • TAMC - AHC (PO BOX 410)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mars Hill:

  • PRESQUE ISLE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)

airports located in Mars Hill:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mars Hill:

  • University of Maine (about 121 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 127 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 171 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 179 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 228 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 232 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 232 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high school in Mars Hill:

Public elementary/middle school in Mars Hill:

  • FORT STREET SCHOOL (Students: 214, Location: NO PHYSICAL LOCATION AVAILABLE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Mars Hill

Library in Mars Hill:

  • WALTER T. A. HANSEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $49,051; Location: 10 HANSEN STREET; 15,111 books; 320 audio materials; 35 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mars Hill: Walter T A Hansen Memorial Library (A), Mars Hill Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Mars Hill Pond (A). Display/hide its location 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 2013 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.529. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.529
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.16
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

16.6%
Whole state:

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

6.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Mars Hill (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Maine: Mars Hill Branch at 8 Lincoln St, branch established on 2008/01/02. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • Katahdin Trust Company: Mars Hill Branch at 28 Main Street, branch established on 1995/04/05. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $527.8 mil, Deposits: $425.6 mil, headquarters in Patten, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Katahdin Bankshares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Maine average:

11.2

Mars Hill travel time to work - commute Mars Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mars Hill:

  • 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)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mars Hill:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • WMEM-TV (Channel 10; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Mars Hill fatal accident list:

Sep 3, 2011 06:25 PM, Us-1, Lat: 46.52621, Lon: -67.90083, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Jan 7, 1999 09:40 PM, Sr-1a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 1996 00:30 AM, 1a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 17, 1994 01:30 AM, Eastblaine, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 8, 1989 01:30 PM, 7461, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1978 10:04 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 10, 1977 02:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mars Hill)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mars Hill Mountain (Lat: 46.554222 Lon: -67.809472), Call Sign: WNMK818
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.612 MHz, 863.362 MHz, 864.112 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 08/18/2018Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Main St (Lat: 46.516444 Lon: -67.866694), Call Sign: KDX469, Licensee ID: L00034764
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/1999, Expiration Date: 10/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2004Registrant: Mars Hill, Town Of, Town Office, Mars Hill, ME 04758
  • Lat: 46.532500 Lon: -67.815833, Call Sign: KCF976
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.645 MHz, 153.170 MHzGrant Date: 06/22/2012, Expiration Date: 09/14/2022Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc, 4 Airport Drive, Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Fax: (207) 764-1463
  • Lat: 46.566944 Lon: -67.826667, Call Sign: WQDT874
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.125 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2005, Expiration Date: 10/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2012, Certifier: Jay BoydRegistrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Drive, Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Fax: (207) 764-1463

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mars Hill Mountain (Lat: 46.551722 Lon: -67.810028), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KPF985, Licensee ID: L00002808
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/1984, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2005Registrant: Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation, 1450 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-3514
  • Summit Of Mars Hill Mountain (Lat: 43.551750 Lon: -67.810000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48 m, Call Sign: KPM562
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.990 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/1996, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2005, Certifier: Robert GardinerRegistrant: Dow Lohnes & Albertson, 1255 23rd St, Washington, DC 20037-1194

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • MARS HILL, Top Of Ski Lifts On Mars Hill (Lat: 46.524861 Lon: -67.814667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WMR983
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STATION, Mars Hill (Lat: 46.554194 Lon: -67.809444), Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WNET629
    Assigned Frequencies: 19280.0 MHz, 19400.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2007Registrant: Phone: (202) 857-2571
  • MARS HILL, 4.6 Km E Of U.S. Route 1a, 4.02 Km Ne Of (Lat: 46.528611 Lon: -67.814167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WPWM304
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 12/18/2022, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2015, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Atop N Peak Of Mars Hill Mtn (Lat: 46.551139 Lon: -67.809167), Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: KCG41
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/1979, 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:
  • Mars Hill Mountain (Lat: 46.551694 Lon: -67.810000), Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WLE633, Licensee ID: L00002808
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/28/1992, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023Registrant: Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation, 1450 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-3514
  • Mars Hill Mountain (Lat: 46.551694 Lon: -67.810000), Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WLQ375, Licensee ID: L00002808
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHzGrant Date: 11/24/1992, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation, 1450 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-3514

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mars Hill)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: WIGGINS JAMES W AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 694JW , Serial Number: 206, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1996
    Registrant (Individual): James W Wiggins, 286 Presque Isle Rd, Mars Hill, ME 04758

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

MARS HILL AND BLAINE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 1,800, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-19-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-19-2011), St Boil Water Order (AUG-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007), St Intentional no-action (OCT-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2009)
  • 4 other older health violations
AROOSTOOK SHRINE CLUB (Population served: 310, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
BIG ROCK SKI AREA/RESTAURANT (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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Mars Hill compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Mars Hill on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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