Osborn, Maine

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Population in 2010: 67. Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 30  (44.8%)
Females: 37  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip code: 04408

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,248 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Osborn:

$49,248
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,195 (it was $12,173 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $136,088 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Osborn:

$136,088
ME:

$184,700
  • Races in Osborn, ME (2010)

    Osborn races chart
    • 6495.5%White alone
    • 34.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Osborn: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (76.8%), French (15.9%), Scotch-Irish (13.0%), German (10.1%), Irish (10.1%), Italian (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1976

Land area: 35.6 square miles.

Population density: 1.9 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Osborn:

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Osborn town:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 4.8%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Osborn, Maine as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Osborn to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


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

Osborn town:  0.4% ($288)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (126.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (222.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (394.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Aurora, ME (2.5 miles) , Eastbrook, ME (2.8 miles ), Waltham, ME (2.8 miles ), Amherst, ME (2.9 miles ), Mariaville, ME (3.0 miles ), Otis, ME (3.5 miles ), Deblois, ME (3.6 miles) , Beddington, ME (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 44.78 N, Longitude: 68.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Osborn, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Osborn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 93% 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 30.4 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 270.5 miles away from Osborn center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 188.9 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 307.2 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 66.5 miles away from Osborn 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 36.1 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 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 Osborn:

  • University of Maine (about 23 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 28 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 83 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 95 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 127 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 128 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 130 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

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Notable location: Osborn Municipal Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Hazlam Pond (A), Spectacle Pond (B), Leighton River Reservoir (C), Timber Brook Meadow (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Joe Moore Brook (A), Kingman Brook (B), Trout Brook (C), Garden Eden Brook (D), Middle Branch Union River (E), Giles Pond Brook (F), Johns Brook (G), Bog River (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.0%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Maine average:

11.2

Osborn travel time to work - commute Osborn mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Osborn town (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.18% ($36,406 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.28% ($21,300)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($30,875)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.14% ($29,886 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.36% ($31,947)
to Washington County, ME  0.21% ($33,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Osborn:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Osborn:

  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Osborn:

  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVII-TV (Channel 7; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFVX-LP (Channel 22; BANGOR, ME; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING III, LLC)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Wood (32%)

Osborn compared to Maine state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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