For population 25 years and over in Pownal:
For population 15 years and over in Pownal town:
31 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.8% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (17.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (119.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (292.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: North Yarmouth, ME (2.2 miles ), Durham, ME (2.2 miles ), Freeport, ME (2.3 miles ), New Gloucester, ME (2.6 miles ), Yarmouth, ME (2.8 miles ), Lisbon Falls, ME (2.9 miles ), Cumberland Center, ME (3.0 miles ), Gray, ME (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.91 N, Longitude: 70.18 W
Area code: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Pownal: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Pownal-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Pownal town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 31.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pownal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.6 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 51.1 miles away from Pownal 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 61.3 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 47.3 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 27.5 miles away from Pownal center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Winds: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pownal:
Amtrak station near Pownal:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pownal:
See full list of schools located in Pownal
Public elementary/middle school in Pownal:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pownal and their reported violations in the past:MSAD 62 POWNAL ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BLUEBERRY POND CG (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:POWNAL CENTER WATER ASSOC. (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health 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:
Pownal compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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 Pownal town (based on Cumberland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.40%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 72
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,342 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($412 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,140 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Pownal:
Strongest FM radio stations in Pownal:
TV broadcast stations around Pownal:
Pownal, Maine:See more detailed statistics of Pownal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pownal, ME
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $2,569,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,096
Total average daily truck traffic: 796
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pownal)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pownal, ME
Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.