For population 25 years and over in New Sweden:
For population 15 years and over in New Sweden town:
16 residents are foreign born (1.8% North America, 0.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (251.0 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (352.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (510.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Westmanland, ME (2.3 miles) , Woodland, ME (2.4 miles ), Stockholm, ME (2.6 miles ), Perham, ME (2.7 miles ), Caribou, ME (2.9 miles ), Loring AFB, ME (3.1 miles ), Caswell, ME (3.4 miles ), Limestone, ME (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.96 N, Longitude: 68.10 W
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in New Sweden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Sweden, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:New Sweden-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 27.3 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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Sweden:
See full list of schools located in New Sweden
Public elementary/middle school in New Sweden:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
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:
New Sweden compared to Maine state average:
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 New Sweden (based on Aroostook County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 29
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in New Sweden:
Strongest FM radio stations in New Sweden:
New Sweden fatal accident list:
Nov 24, 2009 08:15 AM, Sr-161, Lat: 46.93086389, Lon: -68.12029722, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 29, 2008 10:46 PM, Jemtland Road, 83 Snowmobile Trail, Lat: 47.008700, Lon: -68.129494, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 9, 1998 03:10 PM, Sr-161, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,989
Total average daily truck traffic: 173
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,984
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Sweden)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: