Pembroke, Maine

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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 2013: $32,605 (it was $23,365 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$32,605
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,115 (it was $12,382 in 2000)

Pembroke town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,931 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$98,931
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,292; Detached houses: $160,778; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,888; In 2-unit structures: $184,307; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $317,416; Mobile homes: $52,385; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,467
  • Races in Pembroke, ME (2010)

    Pembroke races chart
    • 79294.3%White alone
    • 253.0%Two or more races
    • 111.3%American Indian alone
    • 81.0%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pembroke: 90.4 (less than average, 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   (very low).

Pembroke,ME real estate house value index trend

Pembroke, Maine map

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:

2.9%

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

Pembroke town:  1.1% ($707)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Pembroke satellite photo by USGS

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+: Bronx, NY (442.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 67.18 W

Area code: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

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

Average climate in Pembroke, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pembroke-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% 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 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 323.0 miles away from Pembroke center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 241.0 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 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 360.3 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
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 Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 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 and 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pembroke:

  • University of Maine (about 74 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 80 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 136 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 148 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 176 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 178 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 181 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Pembroke:

See full list of schools located in Pembroke

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 42.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0
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%
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Maine average:

11.2

Pembroke travel time to work - commute Pembroke mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,73137
Evangelical Protestant1,44231
Catholic1,23810
Other64813
None26,797-
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: 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%

4.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.14%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.56% ($25,985 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($33,364)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($38,176)


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
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  0.73% ($31,140 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.51% ($21,300)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($-20,029)

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 count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents84
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents143
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
See more detailed statistics of Pembroke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 10,966Total average daily traffic
  • 625Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,695Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

Pembroke compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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