Rockland, Maine

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Population in 2017: 7,186 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 3,432  (47.8%)
Females: 3,754  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

46.7 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04841.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,970 (it was $30,209 in 2000)
Rockland:

$42,970
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,817 (it was $16,659 in 2000)

Rockland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $174,514 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
Rockland:

$174,514
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $210,914; detached houses: $222,975; townhouses or other attached units: $213,623; in 2-unit structures: $200,067; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,401; mobile homes: $47,355

Median gross rent in 2017: $731.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockland: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockland, ME (2017)
    • 6,88495.1%White alone
    • 1081.5%American Indian alone
    • 881.2%Asian alone
    • 881.2%Hispanic
    • 600.8%Two or more races
    • 30.04%Black alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Rockland, Maine as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockland is 301 to 1.


Crime rates in Rockland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(104.0)
10
(130.6)
5
(65.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.0)
1
(13.4)
2
(27.4)
2
(27.4)
1
(13.9)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
1
(14.0)
2
(27.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(26.0)
2
(26.1)
3
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.1)
3
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
8
(104.5)
5
(65.9)
1
(13.4)
2
(27.0)
3
(40.2)
3
(41.1)
5
(68.5)
7
(97.2)
4
(55.6)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(97.8)
2
(27.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(481.1)
44
(574.6)
24
(316.5)
37
(495.7)
31
(418.0)
45
(603.4)
34
(466.0)
23
(315.2)
31
(430.3)
22
(306.0)
27
(374.9)
16
(221.4)
14
(195.5)
7
(97.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
437
(5,682)
408
(5,328)
375
(4,946)
421
(5,640)
382
(5,150)
357
(4,787)
317
(4,345)
282
(3,865)
203
(2,817)
169
(2,350)
167
(2,319)
140
(1,937)
146
(2,039)
135
(1,883)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(156.0)
11
(143.6)
7
(92.3)
7
(93.8)
7
(94.4)
6
(80.5)
6
(82.2)
9
(123.3)
7
(97.2)
4
(55.6)
4
(55.5)
3
(41.5)
5
(69.8)
5
(69.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(67.0)
1
(13.7)
4
(54.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.7)
1
(13.9)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)390.5398.0305.2297.3269.8285.7255.5234.5181.1142.1126.2107.4131.5115.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Rockland, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: European (20.4%), English (13.7%), American (10.2%), French Canadian (5.5%), German (5.0%), Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/28/1848

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 556 people per square mile   (low).

Rockland, Maine map

135 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,017 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,836 (1.7%)

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+: Bronx, NY (331.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

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: +3,908 (+54.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,061 (60.6%)

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Rockland, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockland, ME in 2017
Rockland satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $150,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockland, ME residents
Average permit cost in Rockland, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Rockland, ME
Historical housing units in Rockland, ME
Most common industries in Rockland, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Rockland, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Rockland, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rockland, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.1. This is better than average.

City:

61.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Rockland-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 229.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from Rockland center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from Rockland center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 260.1 miles away from Rockland 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 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 111.2 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 Knox County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rockland:

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

Airports located in Rockland:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockland:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 38 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 53 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 59 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 65 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 65 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 66 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 71 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public high school in Rockland:

  • OCEANSIDE HIGH SCHOOL EAST (Location: 400 BROADWAY, Grades: 10-12)

Private high school in Rockland:

  • WATERSHED SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 24 LINCOLN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockland:

Private elementary/middle school in Rockland:

  • PEN BAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 59, Location: 1 WALDO AVE, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Knox 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 Rockland and their reported violations in the past:

RSU 13 CUSHING K-4 COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KNOX COUNTY FISH & GAME CLUB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
RSU 13 GILFORD BUTLER SCHOOL (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In JAN-10-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2007)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2007), St Intentional no-action (FEB-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
APPLE VALLEY VILLAGE (Serves CT, Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 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 Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-05-2006 to JUL-05-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-05-2006), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Rockland:

Marital status in Rockland, ME
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Rockland:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rockland
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Religion statistics for Rockland, ME (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,40029
Catholic4,3404
Evangelical Protestant1,81323
Other5696
None28,614-
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: 17
Knox County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

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

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.8%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rockland:

49.5%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Rockland:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rockland:

8.0%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rockland:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

27.6%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Rockland:

57.5%
State:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Rockland:

74.7%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockland, ME Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 18$72,407$48,2710$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$88,235$62,2840$0
Firefighters 15$74,032$59,2260$0
Sewerage 13$70,591$65,1610$0
Financial Administration 8$33,418$50,1270$0
Other Government Administration 6$29,074$58,1480$0
Local Libraries 6$21,448$42,8962$1,444
Solid Waste Management 4$14,380$43,1400$0
Health 2$8,671$52,0260$0
Water Transport and Terminals 2$8,051$48,3060$0
Police - Other 1$2,980$35,7600$0
Judicial and Legal 1$6,948$83,3760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$6,218$74,6160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$6,218$74,6160$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$337
Totals for Government 95$442,671$55,9163$1,781

Rockland government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $59,000 ($8.21)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $4,216,000 ($586.70)
    General - Other: $2,660,000 ($370.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,169,000 ($301.84)
    Police Protection: $2,076,000 ($288.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,946,000 ($270.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $834,000 ($116.06)
    Financial Administration: $828,000 ($115.22)
    Health - Other: $716,000 ($99.64)
    Libraries: $588,000 ($81.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $484,000 ($67.35)
    Central Staff Services: $403,000 ($56.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $234,000 ($32.56)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $186,000 ($25.88)
    General Public Buildings: $164,000 ($22.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,000 ($16.14)
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000 ($3.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $484,000 ($67.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,488,000 ($624.55)

Rockland government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,060,000 ($564.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,433,000 ($199.42)
    Other: $567,000 ($78.90)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $211,000 ($29.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($8.07)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($21.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $95,000 ($13.22)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($3.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($2.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $802,000 ($111.61)
    Highways: $98,000 ($13.64)
    Public Welfare: $31,000 ($4.31)
  • Tax - Property: $9,246,000 ($1286.67)
    Other License: $116,000 ($16.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $76,000 ($10.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000 ($6.12)

Rockland government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,105,000 ($1545.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,846,000 ($1370.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,259,000 ($175.20)

Rockland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,523,000 ($211.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,001,000 ($556.78)

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
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 Waldo County, ME  0.72% ($36,738 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, ME  0.56% ($30,713)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.43% ($48,712)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Maine average:

5.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lincoln County, ME  0.78% ($42,023 average AGI)
to Waldo County, ME  0.69% ($44,313)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($57,191)
Businesses in Rockland, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1JCPenney1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Budget Car Rental1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid1
ColorTyme1Shaw's1
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts2T.J.Maxx1
FedEx1Toyota1
GNC1U.S. Cellular1
GameStop1UPS5
H&R Block1Vans1
Home Depot1Walmart1

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.)
Rockland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Rockland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.4mTotal length
  • 122Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 195Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

29 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: HERRICK DAVID A CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503ULDCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 142JD , Serial Number: CH2-0307-2788, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2008
    Registrant (Individual): David A Herrick, 54 Willow St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/30/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Roman M Majunka, 204 Broadway, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2354R , Serial Number: 18255454, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Bradford J Carter, 139 Rankin St, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: VOLMER SPORTSMAN (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2921 , Serial Number: 206, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 10/01/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bradford J Carter, 139 Rankin St, Rockland, ME 04841, Other Owners: David A Carter
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen D Morrison, 491 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7131H , Serial Number: 20386, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Robert G Bailey, Po Box 1785, Rockland, ME 04841
  • Aircraft: BUCKER-JUNGMANN E3B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71BJ , Serial Number: E3B-579, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 10/23/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Bailey, Po Box 1785, Rockland, ME 04841

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fires - 97 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockland, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.5%), and Outside Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockland, ME
    • 39662.5%Structure Fires
    • 15624.6%Outside Fires
    • 619.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 213.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockland, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockland, ME
  • 77.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockland, ME
  • 54.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.5%Electricity
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Utility gas


Rockland compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Rockland on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #97 (04841) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.