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Population in 2010: 840. Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 

Males: 409  (48.7%)
Females: 431  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  48.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04666.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,922 (it was $23,365 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$31,922
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,258

Pembroke town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,121 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$98,121
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,142; Detached houses: $129,507; Mobile homes: $57,383

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Pembroke races chart
  • White alone - 792 (94.3%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pembroke: 173.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (34.1%), United States (15.4%), Irish (10.9%), French (9.9%), Scottish (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/04/1832

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 27.4 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pembroke:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pembroke town:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
Maine:  3.3%

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

Pembroke town:  1.1% ($707)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (176.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (267.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (450.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Dennysville, ME (1.8 miles ), Perry, ME (2.1 miles ), Charlotte, ME (2.4 miles ), Eastport, ME (3.0 miles ), Robbinston, ME (3.0 miles ), Meddybemps, ME (3.3 miles) , Lubec, ME (3.3 miles ), Cooper, ME (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $55,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 67.18 W

Area code: 207

Pembroke household income distribution Pembroke home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Pembroke-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 86% 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 63.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.8 miles away from Pembroke 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 55.6 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 56.7 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 64.7 miles away from Pembroke center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.6 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 Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snows: 3, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pembroke topographic map

Birthplace of: Styles Bridges - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Pembroke:

  • EASTPORT MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EASTPORT, ME)
  • OCEANVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LUBEC, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Pembroke, ME

Local government website: www.pembroke.maine.org/index.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pembroke:

  • University of Maine (about 74 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 80 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 148 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 176 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 178 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 190 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 225 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public elementary/middle school in Pembroke:

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Library in Pembroke:

  • PEMBROKE LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,363; Location: 221 OLD COUNTY ROAD; 7,522 books; 40 audio materials; 155 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

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

Cemetery: Hillside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Boyden Lake (A), Pennamaquan Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Brook (A), Meadow Brook (B), Pennamaquan River (C), Crow Brook (D), Chandler Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pembroke: Reversing Falls Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.4. This is better than average.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 2.71. This is better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.71
U.S.:

3.63
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

28.3

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

CROSSROADS MOTEL & RESTAURANT (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.6%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

20.7%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

7.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pembroke, ME

18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Pembroke compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.


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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. (88%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pembroke town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.86%
Here25.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of Christ
Adherents47.3%14.8%6.6%5.1%5.0%
Congregations16.0%20.0%12.0%5.3%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.0%3.2%2.6%1.7%8.7%
Congregations4.0%9.3%2.7%1.3%24.0%
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: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.13%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.57% ($29,603 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($32,065)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.19% ($32,522)


5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.91% ($26,873 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.60% ($32,097)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.32% ($34,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pembroke:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pembroke:

  • WMED (89.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRQ (102.9 FM; DENNYSVILLE, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WQDY-FM (92.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WSHD (91.7 FM; EASTPORT, ME; Owner: SHEAD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Pembroke:

  • WMED-TV (Channel 13; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W57AQ (Channel 57; CALAIS, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
Pembroke, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
See more detailed statistics of Pembroke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,799
Total average daily truck traffic: 220
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 3,996


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