Parkman, Maine

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Population in 2010: 843. Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 440  (52.2%)
Females: 403  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04443.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,659 (it was $28,355 in 2000)
Parkman:

$35,659
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,030 (it was $11,965 in 2000)

Parkman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,134 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Parkman:

$105,134
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $146,333; Detached houses: $158,409; Townhouses or other attached units: $192,170; In 2-unit structures: $150,318; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,534; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,038; Mobile homes: $49,046
  • Races in Parkman, ME (2010)

    Parkman races chart
    • 81096.1%White alone
    • 222.6%Hispanic
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Parkman: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.4%), United States (17.6%), Irish (16.4%), French (16.3%), German (9.4%), Italian (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/29/1822

Elevation: 576 feet

Land area: 45.5 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

Parkman, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Parkman:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parkman town:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Parkman, Maine as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Parkman to the number of sex offenders is 760 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Parkman town:  1.0% ($650)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (109.1 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 (371.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Guilford, ME (2.0 miles ), Abbot, ME (2.3 miles ), Sangerville, ME (2.5 miles ), Cambridge, ME (2.6 miles ), Wellington, ME (2.7 miles ), Ripley, ME (3.0 miles ), Dexter, ME (3.2 miles ), Dover-Foxcroft, ME (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 45.13 N, Longitude: 69.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Parkman household income distribution Parkman home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (10%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Leather and allied products (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Leather and allied products (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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

Average climate in Parkman, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Parkman-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 214.7 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 255.1 miles away from Parkman center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 83.3 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 44.9 miles away from Parkman center
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi) earthquake occurred 129.6 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 Piscataquis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 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).
Parkman topographic map

Birthplace of: Victor A. McKusick - geneticist, author of Mendelian Inheritance in Man.

Hospitals and medical centers near Parkman:

  • DEXTER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEXTER, ME)
  • MAYO REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • HIBBARD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • SQUARE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkman:

  • Husson University (about 38 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 41 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 48 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 58 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 104 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 110 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 110 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public elementary/middle school in Parkman:

See full list of schools located in Parkman

Library in Parkman:

  • HARVEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,215; Location: 771 STATE HIGHWAY 150; 400 books; 10 audio materials; 30 video materials; 52 other licensed databases)

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Church in Parkman: Parkman Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Parkman Corner Cemetery (1), Pingree Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bennett Pond (A), Gilbert Pond (B), Harlow Pond (C), Mud Pond (D), Manhanock Pond (E), Pingree Pond (F), Austin Bog (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pingree Center Stream (A), Carlton Stream (B), Brewster Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Piscataquis 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 2010 was 36.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

36.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 5.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.04
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

15.4%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Parkman compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Maine average:

11.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (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 Parkman town (based on Piscataquis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,10813
Evangelical Protestant85513
Catholic3203
Other3185
None13,934-
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: 9
Piscataquis County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Piscataquis County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Piscataquis County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

10.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Piscataquis County:

27.5%
Maine:

25.0%

5.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
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 Penobscot County, ME  2.00% ($26,472 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.36% ($34,864)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.28% ($48,588)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Penobscot County, ME  2.15% ($27,541 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.39% ($25,583)
to York County, ME  0.29% ($23,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parkman:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parkman:

  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parkman:

  • W27CE (Channel 19; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Parkman fatal accident list:

Jun 15, 2010 03:00 PM, Sr-150, Lat: 45.06152, Lon: -69.45840, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 2009 06:30 PM, Sr-150, Lat: 45.06152, Lon: -69.45866, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 2003 04:20 AM, Sr-150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 6, 2002 10:54 AM, Sr-150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1989 02:16 PM, 60036004, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,229,000Total costs
  • 40Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N1SYW, Licensee ID: L01158867
    Grant Date: 06/06/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016
    Registrant: Marvin S Wilhite, 32 Sate Hwy 150, Parkman, ME 04443
  • Call Sign: KB1IHI, Licensee ID: L00510067
    Grant Date: 05/01/2002, Expiration Date: 05/01/2012, Certifier: David M Hession
    Registrant: David M Hession, 65 Landers Rd, Parkman, ME 04443

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8823N , Serial Number: 28-25671, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Frank L Buble, 538 State Hwy 150 / Po Box 777, Parkman, ME 04443

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Parkman

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Parkman, ME
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