For population 25 years and over in Otis:
For population 15 years and over in Otis town:
14 residents are foreign born (1.5% North America, 1.1% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (114.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (210.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (382.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Mariaville, ME (1.9 miles ), Dedham, ME (2.5 miles ), Waltham, ME (2.5 miles ), Clifton, ME (2.8 miles ), Ellsworth, ME (3.0 miles ), Eddington, ME (3.0 miles ), Amherst, ME (3.1 miles ), Eastbrook, ME (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 44.70 N, Longitude: 68.46 W
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in Otis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Otis, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Otis-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 68% 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 29.3 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 54.2 miles away from Otis 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 43.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from Otis center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Otis:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otis:
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Public elementary/middle school in Otis:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
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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:
Otis compared to Maine state average:
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Religion statistics for Otis (based on Hancock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Otis)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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