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Population in 2010: 355. Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 

Males: 186  (52.4%)
Females: 169  (47.6%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04853.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,835 (it was $40,446 in 2000)
North Haven:

$50,835
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,854

North Haven town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $285,047 (it was $156,700 in 2000)
North Haven:

$285,047
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $390,006; Detached houses: $397,525; Townhouses or other attached units: $542,661; Mobile homes: $154,147
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North Haven races chart
  • White alone - 339 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in North Haven: 236.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (40.4%), United States (24.9%), Scottish (13.6%), Irish (11.5%), French (7.9%), German (6.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1847

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in North Haven:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Haven town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Maine:  3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

North Haven town:  0.9% ($1,429)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (77.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (168.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (350.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Vinalhaven, ME (2.6 miles ), Camden, ME (3.2 miles ), Islesboro, ME (3.3 miles ), Stonington, ME (3.3 miles ), Rockport, ME (3.3 miles ), Deer Isle, ME (3.3 miles ), Owls Head, ME (3.4 miles ), Rockland, ME (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $184,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.15 N, Longitude: 68.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Food and beverage stores (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (19%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (18%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

North Haven-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 38.6 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 38.9 miles away from North Haven center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 36.8 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 82.4 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 64.9 miles away from North Haven center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 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 Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near North Haven:

  • CAMDEN COMM HOSP HC CENTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)
  • WINDWARD GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)
  • SHORE VILLAGE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in North Haven, ME

Airports located in North Haven:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Haven:

  • Husson University (about 47 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 53 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 73 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 76 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 78 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 90 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 125 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high school in North Haven:

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Library in North Haven:

  • NORTH HAVEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,445; Location: 33 MAIN STREET; 17,250 books; 350 audio materials; 225 video materials; 52 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in North Haven: Goose Rocks Lighthouse (A), North Haven Yacht Club (B), North Haven Ferry (C), J O Browns Ferry Dock (D), North Haven Emergency Medical Services (E), North Haven Volunteer Fire Department (F), North Haven Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Seaview Cemetery (1), Kent Cemetery (2), Browns Cemetery (3), Leadbetter Cemetery (4), Frye Cemetery (5), Seaview Cemetery (6), Fuller Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Charley Browns Pond (A), Salt Pond (B), Fresh Pond (C), Purgatory Swamp (D), Pond Swamp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Narrow Place Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in North Haven and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH HAVEN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 293, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006)
  • 41 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1999 and SEP-21-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2000), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1998 and APR-05-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-1999), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and APR-05-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-02-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-1999), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2001)
  • 164 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.7%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

6.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in North Haven, ME

North Haven compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Haven town (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Here27.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents39.5%13.8%10.5%7.7%6.6%
Congregations10.2%22.4%14.3%6.1%6.1%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents4.3%2.8%2.1%1.8%11.0%
Congregations4.1%2.0%2.0%2.0%30.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Knox County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Knox County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Knox County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.6%
Maine:

25.0%

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Maine average:

6.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lincoln County, ME  0.62% ($24,021 average AGI)
from Waldo County, ME  0.59% ($33,261)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.46% ($39,704)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Waldo County, ME  0.84% ($36,763 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, ME  0.73% ($29,500)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.49% ($37,052)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Haven:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Haven:

  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around North Haven:

  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $2,268,000
Total average daily traffic: 750
Total average daily truck traffic: 37
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,126


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • North Haven WT, Lat: 44.133333 Lon: -68.872500, Type: Tank, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: WQJX321
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2009, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: Jason A Phibrook
    Registrant: Midcoast Internet Solutions, 25 Oak Street, Rockland, ME 04841, Phone: (207) 594-8277, Fax: (207) 596-7248, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Southern Harbor (Lat: 44.138417 Lon: -68.877528), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KTD431
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2012, Expiration Date: 05/22/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • N Haven Ferry Service Terminal (Lat: 44.127306 Lon: -68.872806), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KUF770, Licensee ID: L00015362
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023
    Registrant: State Of Maine, 517a Main St, Rockland, ME 04841

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W1MGP, Licensee ID: L00343973
    Grant Date: 04/11/2011, Expiration Date: 07/02/2021, Certifier: Samuel H Beverage
    Registrant: Samuel H Beverage, 163 Middle Road, North Haven, ME 04853-3116
  • Call Sign: KB1VTX, Licensee ID: L01639469
    Grant Date: 05/20/2011, Expiration Date: 05/20/2021, Certifier: Susan B Strong
    Registrant: Susan B Strong, 163 Middle Road, North Haven, ME 04853



North Haven on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
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