For population 25 years and over in Pittston:
For population 15 years and over in Pittston town:
43 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (45.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (146.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (322.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Randolph, ME (2.0 miles ), Gardiner, ME (2.0 miles ), Whitefield, ME (2.3 miles ), Farmingdale, ME (2.4 miles ), Chelsea, ME (2.4 miles ), Hallowell, ME (2.8 miles ), Dresden, ME (2.8 miles ), Richmond, ME (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.19 N, Longitude: 69.71 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Pittston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pittston, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pittston-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Pittston town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 19.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pittston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 76% 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 78.3 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 22.2 miles away from Pittston center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 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 44.6 miles away from the city 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 24.2 miles away from Pittston center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 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 Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Daniel T. Jewett - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Pittston:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pittston:
See full list of schools located in Pittston
Public elementary/middle school in Pittston:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pittston and their reported violations in the past:CAMP PHOENIX (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pittston that have no violations reported:
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:
2 people in other group homes in 2000
Pittston compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Pittston town (based on Kennebec County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,476 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Pittston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $945,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,240
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,073
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 17,321
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pittston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: