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Population in 2012: 7,225 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 

Males: 3,428  (47.5%)
Females: 3,797  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04841.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,388 (it was $30,209 in 2000)
Rockland:

$34,388
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,396

Rockland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $165,530 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
Rockland:

$165,530
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $205,160; Detached houses: $201,983; Townhouses or other attached units: $238,225; In 2-unit structures: $453,366; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,971; Mobile homes: $63,129

Median gross rent in 2012: $724.

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  • White alone - 6,928 (94.9%)
  • Two or more races - 145 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 97 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 43 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 26 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockland: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (24.3%), Irish (13.3%), German (10.1%), French (9.8%), Italian (4.7%), Scottish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/28/1848

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 559 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rockland:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockland city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

255 residents are foreign born (1.1% Africa, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This city:  3.5%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Rockland, Maine as of November 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockland to the number of sex offenders is 206 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,864 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,124 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (65.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (158.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (340.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Owls Head, ME (1.9 miles ), Thomaston, ME (2.0 miles ), Rockport, ME (2.2 miles ), South Thomaston, ME (2.3 miles ), Warren, ME (2.6 miles ), Camden, ME (2.7 miles ), Hope, ME (3.1 miles ), Union, ME (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $42,600
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $49,400
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,600

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 69.11 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Lobster Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,346 (+45.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,117 (62.1%)

Area code: 207

Rockland household income distribution Rockland home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Rockland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.013.00.00.013.40.013.40.00.0
Rapes 0326810502122
per 100,000 0.038.825.878.1104.0130.665.90.027.013.427.427.4
Robberies 254022300033
per 100,000 26.064.751.60.026.026.139.60.00.00.041.141.1
Assaults 46111308512335
per 100,000 52.177.7141.8169.30.0104.565.913.427.040.241.168.5
Burglaries 717353433744243731453423
per 100,000 924.6944.9683.4559.9481.1574.6316.5495.7418.0603.4466.0315.2
Thefts 411484469464437408375421382357317282
per 100,000 5352.36264.66047.76041.75682.05327.84945.95640.45150.34786.84344.83864.6
Auto thefts 10811121211777669
per 100,000 130.2103.5141.8156.3156.0143.692.393.894.480.582.2123.3
Arson 001500010514
per 100,000 0.00.012.965.10.00.00.013.40.067.013.754.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 265.0337.0315.1335.9336.5343.0263.0256.2232.5246.3220.2202.1

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Crime rate in Rockland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Maine average:

1.70

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Rockland, Maine accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -586 (-7.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Rockland-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 79% 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 50.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from Rockland center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from Rockland center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockland topographic map

Birthplace of: Adelbert Ames - (1835-1933), Maxine Elliott - Businessman, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Chummy Gray - Baseball player, Harvey Cushman - Major League Baseball pitcher, Hiram Gregory Berry - Union Army General, Isaac Smith Kalloch - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rockland:

  • KNO-WAL-LIN HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 170 PLEASANT ST)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LONG TERM CARE (Nursing Home, 6 WHITE STREET)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LTC (Nursing Home, 6 WHITE ST)
  • SHORE VILLAGE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, 201 CAMDEN ST)

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Local government website: www.ci.rockland.me.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockland:

  • Husson University (about 52 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 59 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 64 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 65 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 66 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 78 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 114 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high schools in Rockland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockland:

Private elementary/middle school in Rockland:

  • PEN BAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 1 WALDO AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Rockland, School District: S A D 5 ROCKLAND

Library in Rockland:

  • ROCKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $553,979; Location: 80 UNION ST.; 47,541 books; 2,536 audio materials; 3,072 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rockland: Rockland Golf Course (A), William A Farnsworth Homestead (B), Schooner Wharf (C), Rockland Public Landing (D), Rockland Landings Marina (E), Rockland Harbor Boatyard (F), Rockland Community Yacht Club (G), North End Shipyard (H), Knight Marina (I), Journeys End Marina (J), Hurricane Island Outward Bound School Dock (K), Rockland Department of Public Safety Fire Department (L), Hurricane Island Outward Bound School Headquarters (M), Knox County Courthouse (N), Lathbury Library (O), Rockland Chamber of Commerce (P), Rockland City Hall (Q), Rockland Public Library (R), Rockland Visitor Information Center (S), Shore Village Lighthouse Museum Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rockland Shopping Center (1), Rockland Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockland include: Saint Peters Episcopal Church (A), Saint Bernards Church (B), Living Waters Revival Church (C), Grace Pentecostal Church (D), Grace Bible Fellowship Building (E), First Unitarian Universalist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Littlefield Memorial Baptist Church (H), Congregational Church of Rockland (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Achorn Cemetery (1), Farnsworth Cemetery (2), Tolman Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: The Bog (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Rockland include: Wasgett Field (1), Rockland Recreation Building and Playground (2), Rockland Residential Historic District (3), Main Street Historic District (4), J C Park (5), Harbor Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Project Puffin Audobon Center (Museums; 311 Main) (1), Maine Lighthouse Museum (1 Park Drive) (2), All Aboard Trolley CO (Tours & Charters; 21 Limerock Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Navigator Motor Inn (520 Main Street) (1), Trade Winds Health Club (2 Park Drive) (2), Lathrop House (16 Pleasant Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maine State - Courts- Superior Court- Rockland (62 Union Street) (1), Maine State - Courts- District Court- Rockland (62 Union Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Knox 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

25.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.27
U.S.:

11.90

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

SANDY SHORES OWNERS ASSOC. (Population served: 188, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MSAD 05 GUILFORD BUTLER SCHOOL (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2006)
  • 49 regular monitoring violations
OAKLAND SEASHORE MOTEL/CABINS (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-05-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-05-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-21-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rockland, ME

People in group quarters in Rockland in 2010:

  • 79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Rockland in 2000:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 9 people in military ships
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes

Rockland compared to Maine state average:

Rockland, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Rockland (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Rockland Branch at 331 Main Street, branch established on 1958/07/21. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Rockland Branch at 63 Union Street, branch established on 1960/04/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Camden National Bank: Rockland Branch at 300 Main Street, branch established on 1973/07/09. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, headquarters in Camden, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Rockland Branch at 73 Camden Street, branch established on 2009/06/29. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • Rockland Savings Bank, FSB: Rockland Savings Bank, Fsb at 582 Main Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $83.4 mil, Deposits: $68.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Machias Savings Bank: Rockland Branch at 3 Glen Street, branch established on 1995/05/08. Info updated 2008/08/20: Bank assets: $933.5 mil, Deposits: $794.5 mil, headquarters in Machias, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Machias Bancorp, Mhc
  • The First, N.A.: Rockland Branch at 132 Park Street, branch established on 2001/09/25. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $942.2 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc., The
  • Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: Rockland Branch at 245 Camden Street (U.S. Route 1), branch established on 1977/10/01. Info updated 2007/04/24: Bank assets: $1,166.8 mil, Deposits: $723.6 mil, headquarters in Bar Harbor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Bar Harbor Bankshares
  • TD Bank, National Association: Rockland Branch at 34 School Street, branch established on 1868/01/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockland, Maine:

  • Lakeshore Inn Bed & Breakfast, 184 Lakeview Dr, Rockland, ME 04841 , Phone: (207) 594-4209
  • Navigator Motor Inn, 520 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841 , Phone: (207) 594-2131, Fax: (207) 594-7763
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockland, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rockland travel time to work - commute


Rockland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rockland city (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Here27.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents39.5%13.8%10.5%7.7%6.6%
Congregations10.2%22.4%14.3%6.1%6.1%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents4.3%2.8%2.1%1.8%11.0%
Congregations4.1%2.0%2.0%2.0%30.6%
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: 17
Knox County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Knox County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Knox County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.6%
Maine:

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 6$21,047$42,0940$0
Other Government Administration 6$22,530$45,0600$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$81,781$54,5210$0
Police - Other 3$8,442$33,7681$775
Firefighters 16$65,961$49,4710$0
Streets and Highways 16$70,696$53,0220$0
Health 2$4,677$28,0620$0
Solid Waste Management 7$21,888$37,5220$0
Sewerage 11$44,210$48,2290$0
Parks and Recreation 6$17,202$34,4043$3,565
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,792$57,5040$0
Local Libraries 7$18,978$32,5343$2,538
Other and Unallocable 3$9,996$39,9840$0
Totals for Government 102$392,200$46,1417$6,878


5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Maine average:

6.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lincoln County, ME  0.62% ($24,021 average AGI)
from Waldo County, ME  0.59% ($33,261)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.46% ($39,704)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Waldo County, ME  0.84% ($36,763 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, ME  0.73% ($29,500)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.49% ($37,052)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockland:

  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockland:

  • WRFR-LP (93.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: PENOBSCOT SCHOOL)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Rockland:

  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)

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

Rockland, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • 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 Rockland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $7,400,000
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total average daily truck traffic: 8
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 150

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rockland, ME)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 223T , Serial Number: 18-2337, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1953
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Falconeri, Po Box 162, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: MAJUNKA ROMAN VANS RV-8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR O-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 224MR , Serial Number: 81641, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Roman M Majunka, 204 Broadway, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED AERONAUTICS INC. LAKE LA-4-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2567P , Serial Number: 871, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 99 Mechanic St, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6362H , Serial Number: 19544, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen D Morrison, 491 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND MK-35 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 393 mph), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 6528Z , Serial Number: A79-657/4179
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 13 Orange St, Rockland, ME 04841
    Deregistered: Yes
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8776N , Serial Number: 28-25600, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Knox County Flying Club Inc, Po Box 1406, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: MORMILE FRANCIS W AVENTURA II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 932MC , Serial Number: AA2AO138
    Registrant (Individual): Francis W Mormile, 5 Union St, Rockland, ME 04841


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Rockland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockland, ME
Businesses in Rockland, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Budget Car Rental1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Shaw's1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx1T.J.Maxx1
GNC1U.S. Cellular1
GameStop1UPS5
H&R Block1Vans1
Home Depot1Walmart1
JCPenney1
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