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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 2012: $35,591 (it was $28,355 in 2000)
Parkman:

$35,591
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,426

Parkman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,891 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Parkman:

$101,891
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $157,956; Detached houses: $171,518; Townhouses or other attached units: $289,315; Mobile homes: $62,656

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Parkman races chart
  • White alone - 810 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parkman: 164.8 (very high, 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).




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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:  3.3%

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+: New York, NY (380.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Earthquake activity:

Parkman-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 81% 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 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 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 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 61.4 miles away from the city 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 62.5 miles away from Parkman 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 67.0 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 Piscataquis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 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/medical centers near Parkman:

  • DEXTER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEXTER, ME)
  • MAYO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • HIBBARD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkman:

  • Husson University (about 38 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 41 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 47 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 110 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 110 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 125 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 146 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

Public elementary/middle school in Parkman:

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.21
U.S.:

9.59

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

WAGON WHEEL RESTAURANT, INC. (Population served: 360, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-26-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-26-2001)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Parkman, ME

Parkman compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



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

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Parkman town (based on Piscataquis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.64%
Here33.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents36.9%23.3%12.5%9.8%4.1%
Congregations17.2%24.1%6.9%13.8%3.4%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%3.2%1.6%1.8%
Congregations6.9%3.4%10.3%6.9%6.9%
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: 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%

6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Maine average:

6.39%

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:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.61% ($26,069 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.48% ($19,400)
from York County, ME  0.41% ($42,000)


6.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  2.28% ($26,622 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.45% ($34,500)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.38% ($26,208)

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: 45.06151667, Lon: -69.4584, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 2009 06:30 PM, Sr-150, Lat: 45.06151667, Lon: -69.45865556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 2003 04:20 AM, Sr-150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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 drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,229,000
Total average daily traffic: 40
Total average daily truck traffic: 2
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 60


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


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