Presque Isle, Maine

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Population in 2013: 9,402 (64% urban, 36% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 4,410  (46.9%)
Females: 4,992  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04769.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,654 (it was $29,325 in 2000)
Presque Isle:

$38,654
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,863 (it was $15,712 in 2000)

Presque Isle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,981 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Presque Isle:

$111,981
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $120,016; Detached houses: $133,124; Townhouses or other attached units: $149,045; In 2-unit structures: $113,321; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,331; Mobile homes: $47,151

Median gross rent in 2012: $605.

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  • White alone - 8,996 (93.3%)
  • Two or more races - 223 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 181 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 105 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 71 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 37 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Presque Isle: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (18.9%), English (17.4%), Irish (12.1%), United States (8.7%), Scottish (4.9%), French Canadian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1859

Elevation: 446 feet

Land area: 75.7 square miles.

Population density: 124 people per square mile   (very low).

Presque Isle,ME real estate house value index trend

Presque Isle, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Presque Isle:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Presque Isle city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

428 residents are foreign born (3.1% North America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:  4.5%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Presque Isle, Maine as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Presque Isle to the number of sex offenders is 340 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,835 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,660 (1.8%)

Presque Isle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (236.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (337.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (498.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Mapleton, ME (2.4 miles ), Chapman, ME (2.5 miles ), Easton, ME (2.6 miles ), Westfield, ME (2.9 miles ), Washburn, ME (3.1 miles ), Fort Fairfield, ME (3.2 miles ), Castle Hill, ME (3.3 miles ), Mars Hill, ME (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.68 N, Longitude: 68.00 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Star City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,232 (+34.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,824 (61.0%)

Area code: 207

Presque Isle household income distribution Presque Isle home values distribution

Crime rates in Presque Isle by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 143533434246
per 100,000 10.441.431.652.531.832.043.433.144.522.141.362.2
Robberies 221311410542
per 100,000 20.820.710.531.510.610.743.411.00.055.241.320.7
Assaults 013335382593
per 100,000 0.010.431.631.531.853.332.588.322.255.292.931.1
Burglaries 194267526436385066606553
per 100,000 197.9434.9706.8545.5678.5383.9412.3552.1733.7663.0670.7549.3
Thefts 194275323255309265241300304361380299
per 100,000 2021.02847.73407.52675.23276.12826.12614.73312.73379.33989.03921.23099.1
Auto thefts 111912985962302
per 100,000 114.6196.7126.694.484.853.397.666.322.233.10.020.7
Arson 001002312310
per 100,000 0.00.010.50.00.021.332.511.022.233.110.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 117.0199.1227.9207.9217.7181.4193.2221.2225.6250.9264.6223.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Presque Isle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,270 (-11.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Presque Isle, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Presque Isle-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 36.4 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 315.4 miles away from Presque Isle center
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) earthquake occurred 161.6 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 361.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 281.4 miles away from Presque Isle center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.6 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 Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Presque Isle topographic map

Birthplace of: Carl Porter Duncan - Psychologist, Ron Tingley - Baseball player, Seth Morgan (politician) - Ohio State Senator succeeding Jon Husted.

Main business address for: MAINE PUBLIC SERVICE CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), MAINE & MARITIMES CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Presque Isle:

  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 140 ACADEMY ST - PO BOX 151)
  • COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (21 NORTH STREET)
  • PRESQUE ISLE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (162 ACADEMY ST)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Presque Isle:

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Colleges/Universities in Presque Isle:

  • University of Maine at Presque Isle (Full-time enrollment: 1,020; Location: 181 Main St; Public; Website: www.umpi.edu/)
  • Northern Maine Community College (FT enrollment: 739; Location: 33 Edgemont Dr; Public; Website: www.nmcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Presque Isle:

  • University of Maine (about 128 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 134 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 174 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 184 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 232 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 237 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 237 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high schools in Presque Isle:

Private high school in Presque Isle:

  • CARLETON PROJECT (Students: 13; Location: 444 MAIN ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Presque Isle:

Private elementary/middle school in Presque Isle:

  • OPPORTUNITY TRAINING CENTER (Students: 23; Location: 25 LOMBARD ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Presque Isle

Library in Presque Isle:

  • MARK AND EMILY TURNER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $406,361; Location: 39 SECOND STREET; 55,478 books; 1,860 audio materials; 2,015 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Presque Isle is the hometown of John Cariani, 2004 Tony nominee for best featured Actor in a Musical.
  • Under Private primary/middle schools in Presque Isle: Delete New Life Christian School as it is no longer in existence. Add Cornerstone Christian Academy, 112 Caribou Road, P.O. Box 748, Presque Isle, ME 04769 Phone: (207) 768-6222 Grades K-8

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Notable locations in Presque Isle: Caribou Road (A), Skyway Industrial Park (B), Quoggy Jo Ski Club (C), Presque Isle Country Club (D), Northern Maine Fairgrounds (E), Loring Family Housing Annex (F), Beacon Number 1 (G), Beacon Number 2 (H), Presque Isle Snowmobile Club Lodge (I), Presque Isle Indoor Pool (J), Presque Isle Fire Department (K), Presque Isle City Hall (L), Presque Isle Area Chamber of Commerce (M), Northern Maine Forum (N), Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library (O), Julian W Turner Courthouse (P), Aroostook County Historical Center (Q), Aroostook Medical Center Health Sciences Library (R), City of Presque Isle Recycling Center (S), University of Maine at Presque Isle Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Presque Isle Shopping Center (1), North Plaza Shopping Center (2), Aroostook Centre Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Presque Isle include: MAINE PUBLIC SERVICE CO (A), MAINE & MARITIMES CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Presque Isle include: First United Pentecostal Church (A), Grant Memorial United Methodist Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), State Street Baptist Church (D), Saint Marys Catholic Church (E), The Wesleyan Church (F), Full Gospel Assembly Church (G), Presque Isle Congregational Church (H), Christ Gospel Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dyer Farm Cemetery (1), Bean Cemetery (2), Beans Cemetery (3), Bartlett Cemetery (4), Fairmount Cemetery (5), Glenwood Park Cemetery (6), Johnson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Echo Lake (A), Arnold Brook Lake (B), Mantle Lake (C), Presque Isle Stream (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hanson Brook (A), Richardson Brook (B), Lamson Brook (C), Hardwood Brook (D), Getchell Brook (E), Pettingill Brook (F), Williams Brook (G), Clark Brook (H), Presque Isle Stream (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Presque Isle include: Aroostook State Park (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Peace Park (3), Mantle Lake Park (4), Bicentennial Park (5), Arnold Brook Lake Recreation Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Presque Isle Historical & Geneal SCTY VRA ESTY HSE (Museums; 16 3rd Street) (1), Michaud Neil E Campground (Recreational Trips & Guides; 164 Houlton Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: The Northeastland Hotel (436 Main Street) (1), Budget Traveler Motor Lodge (71 Main Street) (2), Northern Lights Motel (72 Houlton Road) (3), Hedrich's Presque Isle Motel (738 Main Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Maine State - Courts- District Court- Presque Isle (27 Riverside Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Aroostook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.9. This is worse than average.

City:

90.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.162. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.162
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.20
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.555. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.555
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.50
U.S.:

9.14

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

MSAD 01 MAPLETON ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 236, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GOLDEN GATE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 218, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ACAP CHILD & FAMILY CENTER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MAINE WINTER SPORTS CTR-NORDIC HERITAGE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-12-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HAYWARD FRAZIER POST # 2599 (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2007), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-02-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-06-2007 to SEP-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-02-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-06-2007 to SEP-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-10-2007 to MAR-12-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2011)
  • 37 routine major monitoring violations
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
TOWN AND COUNTRY APARTMENTS (Population served: 136, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In FEB-04-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2007)
  • Public Education - In OCT-15-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2007)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NEIL E MICHAUD CAMPGROUND (Population served: 113, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RIVERSIDE COURT (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-10-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-10-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-11-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2007)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-11-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2007)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 54 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Presque Isle that have no violations reported:

  • PRESQUE ISLE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,993, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • PRESQUE ISLE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARNDTS AROOSTOOK RIVER LODGE (Population served: 188, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAINE PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDERMERE APARTMENTS (Population served: 51, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.0%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Presque Isle in 2010:

  • 351 people in college/university student housing
  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Presque Isle in 2000:

  • 462 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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Presque Isle compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with branches in Presque Isle (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Presque Isle #2 Branch at 187 State Street, branch established on 1978/06/20; Presque Isle North Street Branch at 1 North Street, branch established on 1969/11/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Katahdin Trust Company: Presque Isle Branch at 6 North Street, branch established on 1991/02/01. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $527.8 mil, Deposits: $425.6 mil, headquarters in Patten, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Katahdin Bankshares Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Presque Isle Branch at 680 Main Street, branch established on 1976/07/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Aroostook County Federal Savings and Loan Association: 364 Main Street Branch at 364 Main Street, branch established on 1936/07/29. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $98.4 mil, Deposits: $88.2 mil, headquarters in Caribou, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The Bank of Maine: First Citizens Bank Branch at 9 Dyer Street, branch established on 1990/04/09. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Presque Isle, Maine:

  • Keddy's Motor Inn And Convention Center, US Rt 1 Houlton Rd, Presque Isle, ME 04769 , Phone: (207) 764-3321
  • Keddy's Motor Inn, South Main St Box 270, Presque Isle, ME 04769 , Phone: (207) 764-3321, Fax: (207) 764-5167
  • Northeastland Hotel, 436 Main St, Presque Isle, ME 04769 , Phone: (207) 768-5321, Fax: (207) 764-1720
  • Hampton Inn Presque Isle, 768 Main St, Presque Isle, ME 04769 , Phone: (207) 760-9292, Fax: (207) 790-9293
  • Presque Isle Inn & Convention Center, 116 Main St, Presque Isle, ME 04769 , Phone: (207) 764-3321, Fax: (207) 764-5167
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Presque Isle, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Presque Isle travel time to work - commute Presque Isle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Presque Isle city (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here: 60.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$32,934$43,9120$0
Other Government Administration 6$25,524$51,0481$1,519
Police Protection - Officers 21$85,121$48,6410$0
Police - Other 1$2,719$32,6281$1,674
Firefighters 17$55,907$39,4640$0
Streets and Highways 15$41,872$33,4980$0
Airports 7$24,382$41,7980$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,519
Solid Waste Management 7$21,405$36,6941$1,081
Parks and Recreation 9$25,684$34,24532$8,189
Local Libraries 4$11,436$34,3085$7,720
Totals for Government 96$326,984$40,87341$21,702

Presque Isle government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $4,072,000 ($433.10)
    Regular Highways: $324,000 ($34.46)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($5.42)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.96)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.85)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,146,000 ($228.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,332,000 ($141.67)
    Police Protection: $968,000 ($102.96)
    Air Transportation: $924,000 ($98.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $836,000 ($88.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $736,000 ($78.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $511,000 ($54.35)
    Central Staff Services: $407,000 ($43.29)
    Financial Administration: $385,000 ($40.95)
    Libraries: $229,000 ($24.36)
    Health - Other: $98,000 ($10.42)
    Correctional Institutions: $97,000 ($10.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $46,000 ($4.89)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $30,000 ($3.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($1.91)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000 ($0.32)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($8.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $749,000 ($79.66)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($9.79)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($5.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($4.47)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($3.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($2.34)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($2.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,967,000 ($421.93)

Presque Isle government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $874,000 ($92.96)
    All Other: $527,000 ($56.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $356,000 ($37.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,783,000 ($296.00)
    All Other: $179,000 ($19.04)
    Highways: $91,000 ($9.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $379,000 ($40.31)
    Interest Earnings: $337,000 ($35.84)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,327,000 ($141.14)
    Highways: $261,000 ($27.76)
    All Other: $248,000 ($26.38)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($0.96)
  • Tax - Property: $6,597,000 ($701.66)
    Other License: $83,000 ($8.83)

Presque Isle government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,041,000 ($323.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,783,000 ($296.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $566,000 ($60.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $308,000 ($32.76)

Presque Isle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,415,000 ($895.02)

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Presque Isle:

  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Presque Isle:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUPI (92.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Presque Isle:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • W51AG (Channel 51; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMEM-TV (Channel 10; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Presque Isle, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 47
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 57
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 126
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 55
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Presque Isle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 35 meters (115ft)
Total costs: $2,363,000
Total average daily traffic: 49,838
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,766

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Presque Isle

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Presque Isle, ME
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Arby's1Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Budget Car Rental1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Circle K2Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Deb1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry2Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts2Sears2
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx3Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS5
Honda1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1
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