For population 25 years and over in Penobscot:
For population 15 years and over in Penobscot town:
21 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (95.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (190.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (362.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Castine, ME (2.5 miles ), Verona, ME (2.5 miles ), Stockton Springs, ME (2.7 miles ), Orland, ME (2.8 miles ), Blue Hill, ME (2.8 miles ), Brooksville, ME (2.9 miles ), Bucksport, ME (3.0 miles ), Prospect, ME (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.46 N, Longitude: 68.71 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Penobscot: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Penobscot, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Penobscot-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 70% 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 29.2 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 39.9 miles away from Penobscot center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 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 63.1 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 27.1 miles away from Penobscot 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 85.5 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: George W. Emery - 11th Governor of the Territory of Utah.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penobscot:
See full list of schools located in Penobscot
Public elementary/middle school in Penobscot:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Penobscot and their reported violations in the past:PENOBSCOT NURSING HOME (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SOUTH PENOBSCOT WATER ASSOC. (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Average household size:
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:
87 people in nursing homes in 2000
Penobscot compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Penobscot (based on Hancock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Penobscot:
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TV broadcast stations around Penobscot:
Penobscot, Maine:See more detailed statistics of Penobscot fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 2,080
Total average daily truck traffic: 166
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,912
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Penobscot)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.