Robbinston, Maine

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Population in 2010: 574. Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 305  (53.1%)
Females: 269  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  48.6 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04671.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,428 (it was $33,250 in 2000)
Robbinston:

$45,428
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,630 (it was $14,801 in 2000)

Robbinston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,972 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Robbinston:

$95,972
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $140,200; Detached houses: $152,088; In 2-unit structures: $125,199; Mobile homes: $66,272
Robbinston races chart
  • White alone - 549 (95.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Robbinston: 154.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (35.6%), English (33.9%), French (10.3%), Scottish (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (8.8%), German (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/18/1811

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 28.2 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Robbinston,ME real estate house value index trend

Robbinston, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Robbinston:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Robbinston town:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

44 residents are foreign born (7.6% North America).

This town:  8.4%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Robbinston, Maine as of June 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Robbinston to the number of sex offenders is 165 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Robbinston town:  1.1% ($683)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Robbinston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (182.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (274.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (448.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Charlotte, ME (2.7 miles ), Perry, ME (2.7 miles ), Calais, ME (2.8 miles ), Pembroke, ME (3.0 miles ), Meddybemps, ME (3.3 miles) , Dennysville, ME (3.4 miles ), Eastport, ME (3.6 miles ), Woodland, ME (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.08 N, Longitude: 67.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Robbinston household income distribution Robbinston home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Paper (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (4%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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

Average climate in Robbinston, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Robbinston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% 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 70.7 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 325.4 miles away from Robbinston center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.2 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 246.2 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 363.5 miles away from Robbinston 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 53.9 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 Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Laurence Trimble - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Robbinston:

  • ATLANTIC REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CALAIS, ME)
  • EASTPORT MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EASTPORT, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Robbinston:

  • University of Maine (about 77 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 83 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 141 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 151 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 182 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 184 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 187 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Robbinston:

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Notable locations in Robbinston: Hilltop Campground (A), Robbinston Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Robbinston: Robbinston Ridge Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Brewer Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Western Lake (A), Eastern Lake (B), Goulding Lake (C), Howard Lake (D), Moneymaker Lake (E), Penknife Lakes (F), Rand Lake (G), Rogue Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Western Stream (A), Saint Croix River (B), Eastern Stream (C), Penknife Brook (D), Dead Meadow Stream (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 42.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

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

HILLTOP CAMPGROUND (Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
AOS 77 ROBBINSTON GRADE SCHOOL (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-27-2005 to DEC-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • REDCLYFFE MOTEL & RESTAURANT (Population served: 126, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.8%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.3%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Robbinston compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Robbinston town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.86%
Here: 25.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of Christ
Adherents47.3%14.8%6.6%5.1%5.0%
Congregations16.0%20.0%12.0%5.3%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.0%3.2%2.6%1.7%8.7%
Congregations4.0%9.3%2.7%1.3%24.0%
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: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.14%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.56% ($25,985 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($33,364)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($38,176)


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.73% ($31,140 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.51% ($21,300)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($-20,029)

Strongest AM radio stations in Robbinston:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Robbinston:

  • WMED (89.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRQ (102.9 FM; DENNYSVILLE, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WQDY-FM (92.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WSHD (91.7 FM; EASTPORT, ME; Owner: SHEAD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Robbinston:

  • WMED-TV (Channel 13; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W57AQ (Channel 57; CALAIS, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)

Robbinston fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 1995 11:50 PM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 7, 1988 02:30 AM, 71317132, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 1982 04:30 PM, 71267127, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 5, 1981 01:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 18, 1981 12:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 30, 1977 01:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
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