For population 25 years and over in Palmyra:
For population 15 years and over in Palmyra town:
26 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (93.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (194.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (367.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Pittsfield, ME (2.1 miles ), Newport, ME (2.2 miles ), Hartland, ME (2.2 miles ), St. Albans, ME (2.4 miles ), Detroit, ME (2.6 miles ), Corinna, ME (3.0 miles ), Plymouth, ME (3.1 miles ), Canaan, ME (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.85 N, Longitude: 69.37 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Palmyra: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Palmyra, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Palmyra-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/9/2000, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Palmyra town center .
On 9/4/1961, a category F2 tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Palmyra-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 76% 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 69.5 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 26.4 miles away from Palmyra 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 56.1 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 64.3 miles away from the city 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 65.1 miles away from Palmyra 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 54.2 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 Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: James Springer White - President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
Hospitals/medical centers near Palmyra:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:
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Public elementary/middle school in Palmyra:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Palmyra and their reported violations in the past:PALMYRA GOLF COURSE (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PALMYRA RV RESORT (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Palmyra that have no violations reported:
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Percentage of family households:
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:
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Palmyra compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Palmyra town (based on Somerset County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,924 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,094 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Palmyra, Maine:See more detailed statistics of Palmyra fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total average daily traffic: 22,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,117
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palmyra)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palmyra)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Palmyra, ME