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Population in 2012: 9,529 (64% urban, 36% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 

Males: 4,469  (46.9%)
Females: 5,060  (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

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 2011: 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: 89.4 (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: 126 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Presque Isle:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Presque Isle city:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

428 residents are foreign born (3.1% North America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:  4.4%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Presque Isle, Maine as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Presque Isle to the number of sex offenders is 318 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+: New York, NY (507.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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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: +3,159 (+32.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,562 (75.7%)

Area code: 207

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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) 117.1199.2228.1208.1217.8181.6193.3221.4225.7251.0264.7223.7

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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

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Presque Isle, Maine accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Maine:

6.6%

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

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Earthquake activity:

Presque Isle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 97% 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 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 Presque Isle 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 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Presque Isle center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 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/medical centers in Presque Isle:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Presque Isle, ME

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: 913; Location: 181 Main St; Public; Website: www.umpi.maine.edu)
  • Northern Maine Community College (FT enrollment: 734; 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: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 134 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 174 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 236 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 237 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 252 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 271 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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)
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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

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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 SO2 CO  NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.4. This is better than average.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.20. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.20
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.745
U.S.:

2.433
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.65. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.65
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.4
U.S.:

28.3

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

PRESQUE ISLE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5825, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-1997)
AROOSTOOK SHRINE CLUB (Population served: 370, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PRESQUE ISLE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-10-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2005)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MSAD 01 MAPLETON ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 236, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2000)
GOLDEN GATE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 218, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2005 and OCT-18-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1996 and FEB-12-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-12-1999 to FEB-12-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1995 and FEB-12-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-1996), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-1999)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 66 regular monitoring violations
MAINE WINTER SPORTS CTR-NORDIC HERITAGE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
ACAP CHILD & FAMILY CENTER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ARNDTS AROOSTOOK RIVER LODGE (Population served: 188, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-1997)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • MAINE PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY (Population served: 65, 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Presque Isle, ME

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

Presque Isle compared to Maine state average:

Presque Isle, Maine environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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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. (77%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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 Presque Isle city (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here60.8%
USA50.2%

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.
Maine:

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
Here:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Aroostook County:

11.7%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
State:

25.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$26,450$39,6750$0
Other Government Administration 9$32,026$42,7010$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$72,016$43,2100$0
Police - Other 3$8,141$32,5644$5,186
Firefighters 16$50,442$37,8320$0
Streets and Highways 14$54,335$46,5730$0
Airports 7$24,634$42,2300$0
Welfare 0$0 1$873
Solid Waste Management 8$23,080$34,6200$0
Parks and Recreation 7$19,067$32,6860$0
Local Libraries 4$10,554$31,6626$7,454
Totals for Government 96$320,745$40,09311$13,513

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $4,072,000 ($427.33)
    Regular Highways: $324,000 ($34.00)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($5.35)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.94)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.84)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,146,000 ($225.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,332,000 ($139.78)
    Police Protection: $968,000 ($101.58)
    Air Transportation: $924,000 ($96.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $836,000 ($87.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $736,000 ($77.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $511,000 ($53.63)
    Central Staff Services: $407,000 ($42.71)
    Financial Administration: $385,000 ($40.40)
    Libraries: $229,000 ($24.03)
    Health - Other: $98,000 ($10.28)
    Correctional Institutions: $97,000 ($10.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $46,000 ($4.83)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $30,000 ($3.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($1.89)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000 ($0.31)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($8.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $749,000 ($78.60)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($9.65)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($4.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($4.41)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($3.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($2.31)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($2.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,967,000 ($416.31)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $874,000 ($91.72)
    All Other: $527,000 ($55.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $356,000 ($37.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,783,000 ($292.06)
    All Other: $179,000 ($18.78)
    Highways: $91,000 ($9.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $379,000 ($39.77)
    Interest Earnings: $337,000 ($35.37)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,327,000 ($139.26)
    Highways: $261,000 ($27.39)
    All Other: $248,000 ($26.03)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($0.94)
  • Tax - Property: $6,597,000 ($692.31)
    Other License: $83,000 ($8.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,041,000 ($319.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,783,000 ($292.06)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $566,000 ($59.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $308,000 ($32.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,415,000 ($883.09)

3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.52% ($28,453 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.24% ($31,516)
from York County, ME  0.14% ($25,514)


4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.12%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.74% ($26,056 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.43% ($34,982)
to York County, ME  0.14% ($26,158)

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: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

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
Businesses in Presque Isle, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Deb1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry2Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts2Sears2
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx3Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS5
KFC1Vans1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Lowe's1
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