North Haven, Maine

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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 (it was $17,112 in 2000)

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 2009: All housing units: $390,006; Detached houses: $397,525; Townhouses or other attached units: $542,661; Mobile homes: $154,147
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%)

Races in North Haven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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

Latest news from North Haven, ME collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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).

North Haven,ME real estate house value index trend

North Haven, Maine map

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)
North Haven satellite photo by USGS

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+: Bronx, NY (342.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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
  • 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

North Haven household income distribution North Haven home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
Maine:

5.1%

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%)

Work and jobs in North Haven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in North Haven, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

North Haven, Maine average temperatures North Haven, Maine average precipitation North Haven, Maine humidity North Haven, Maine wind speed North Haven, Maine snowfall North Haven, Maine sunshine North Haven, Maine clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

North Haven-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% 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 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 240.6 miles away from North Haven center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 143.2 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 271.9 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
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 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: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Haven topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LONG TERM CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LTC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • KNO-WAL-LIN HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCKLAND, 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: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 48 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine (about 53 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 73 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 76 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 78 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 84 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public high school in North Haven:

See full list of schools located in North Haven

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 61.3. This is better than average.

City:

61.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

9.14

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

NORTH HAVEN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 740, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2006), St BCA signed (APR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • 11 other older health 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%

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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Here: 27.3%
USA: 50.2%

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%

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Waldo County, ME  0.56% ($33,391 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, ME  0.49% ($26,645)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.33% ($37,961)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lincoln County, ME  0.55% ($28,624 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.54% ($34,821)
to Waldo County, ME  0.42% ($28,545)

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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