For population 25 years and over in Newry:
For population 15 years and over in Newry town:
7 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (64.4 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (151.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (306.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Hanover, ME (2.2 miles ), Bethel, ME (2.6 miles ), Gilead, ME (3.1 miles) , Andover, ME (3.2 miles ), Greenwood, ME (3.6 miles ), Roxbury, ME (3.7 miles ), Shelburne, NH (3.7 miles ), Rumford, ME (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.50 N, Longitude: 70.84 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Newry tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Newry: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newry, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newry-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Newry town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 34.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newry-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Newry center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 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 20.0 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) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Newry 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 35.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Newry:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newry:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newry and their reported violations in the past:PHOENIX HOUSE & WELL (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SUNDAY RIVER GOLF CLUB (Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:RED HOUSE FARM, VILLAGE CONDO ASSOC. (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:POWDER RIDGE TOWNHOMES (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SUNDAY RIVER INN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NEW YORK PIZZA SHOP (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newry that have no violations reported:
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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:
Newry compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Newry town (based on Oxford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,652 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,647 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $2,158,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,520
Total average daily truck traffic: 807
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 13,513
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.