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 2019: $54,067 (it was $33,250 in 2000)
Robbinston:

$54,067
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,537 (it was $14,801 in 2000)

Robbinston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,747 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Robbinston:

$111,747
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $157,500; detached houses: $173,518; townhouses or other attached units: $137,629; in 2-unit structures: $103,876; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $325,775; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $304,544; mobile homes: $70,441; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $26,691
March 2019 cost of living index in Robbinston: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Robbinston, ME (2010)
    • 54995.6%White alone
    • 132.3%American Indian alone
    • 81.4%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Robbinston, Maine as of January 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Robbinston is 287 to 1.


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Robbinston, ME City Guides:

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, Maine map

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

This town:

8.4%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Robbinston town:

1.1% ($683)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

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 )

Latitude: 45.08 N, Longitude: 67.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Robbinston, ME in 2019
Robbinston satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Robbinston, ME residents
Average permit cost in Robbinston, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.5%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Robbinston, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Paper (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Truck transportation (9.9%)
  • Paper (9.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
  • Utilities (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.9%)
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Social assistance (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Robbinston, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)

Average climate in Robbinston, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Robbinston, Maine average temperatures Robbinston, Maine average precipitation Robbinston, Maine humidity Robbinston, Maine wind speed Robbinston, Maine snowfall Robbinston, Maine sunshine Robbinston, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 42.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Robbinston-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 324.1 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) earthquake occurred 325.4 miles away from Robbinston center
On 2/2/2016 at 11:56:22, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.2 miles away from Robbinston 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 Robbinston 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 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Robbinston topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in Robbinston

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Laurence Trimble - Actor.

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

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%

For population 15 years and over in Robbinston:

Marital status in Robbinston, ME
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Robbinston, ME (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,73137
Evangelical Protestant1,44231
Catholic1,23810
Other64813
None26,797-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Washington County:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.70% ($33,296 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($27,340)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.30% ($55,371)


4.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,107 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.73% ($30,976 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($38,980)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.28% ($43,303)

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:

Jul 4, 2016 10:30 PM, Us-1 Route 1, Lat: 45.066419, Lon: -67.110531, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 27, 1995 11:50 PM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 18, 1981 12:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 30, 1977 01:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Megan McGuire, Us Route 1 (Lat: 45.044222 Lon: -67.116889), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 23029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Wireless Partners Ii LLC, Mjmcguire@blckdiamond.Net, , 34 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056
  • Megan McGuire, Us Route 1 (Lat: 45.044222 Lon: -67.116889), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 23029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Wireless Partners Ii LLC, Mjmcguire@blckdiamond.Net, , 34 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056
  • Megan McGuire, Us Route 1 (Lat: 45.044222 Lon: -67.116889), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 23029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Wireless Partners Ii LLC, Mjmcguire@blckdiamond.Net, , 34 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056
  • Megan McGuire, Us Route 1 (Lat: 45.044222 Lon: -67.116889), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 23029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Wireless Partners Ii LLC, Mjmcguire@blckdiamond.Net, , 34 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056
  • RHODA CASTANEDA, Us Route 1 (Lat: 45.044222 Lon: -67.116889), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 23029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Vertical Bridge Towers Iii, LLC, Fcc-Faa@verticalbridge.Com, Suite 200, Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 406-4015

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Robbinston)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Robbinston, ME
  • 68.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.4%Wood
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Robbinston, ME
  • 90.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.7%Wood


Robbinston compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Robbinston on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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