For population 25 years and over in Maxfield:
For population 15 years and over in Maxfield town:
2 residents are foreign born (2.3% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (134.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (235.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (410.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Medford, ME (2.2 miles ), Howland, ME (2.3 miles ), Edinburg, ME (2.9 miles) , Lagrange, ME (3.0 miles ), Enfield, ME (3.1 miles ), Passadumkeag, ME (3.1 miles ), Milo, ME (3.4 miles ), Lincoln, ME (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.28 N, Longitude: 68.75 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Earthquake activity:Maxfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 77% 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 71.4 miles away from the city 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 25.8 miles away from Maxfield center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 67.1 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 26.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 7.0 miles away from Maxfield center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.9 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Maxfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maxfield:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Maxfield compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Maxfield town (based on Penobscot County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 34
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,588 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Maxfield:
Strongest FM radio stations in Maxfield:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 136
Total average daily truck traffic: 6
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 204
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1