For population 25 years and over in Skowhegan:
For population 15 years and over in Skowhegan CDP:
45 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,301 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (81.2 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (182.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (353.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Norridgewock, ME (2.3 miles ), Cornville, ME (2.5 miles ), Canaan, ME (2.8 miles ), Madison, ME (2.9 miles ), Anson, ME (3.0 miles ), Mercer, ME (3.3 miles ), Smithfield, ME (3.3 miles ), Starks, ME (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 44.77 N, Longitude: 69.72 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,948 (+45.8%)
Area code: 207
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Skowhegan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Work and jobs in Skowhegan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Skowhegan, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Skowhegan-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/4/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Skowhegan place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/7/1971, a category F2 tornado 2.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Skowhegan-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 82.8 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 22.3 miles away from Skowhegan 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 38.3 miles away from the city 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 90.4 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 38.9 miles away from Skowhegan center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 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 Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: George H. Littlefield - Civil War Medal of Honor recipient, Rodney Whittemore - Maine State Senator.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Skowhegan: George H. Littlefield.
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Public high schools in Skowhegan:
See full list of schools located in Skowhegan, School District: S A D 54 SKOWHEGAN
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Skowhegan and their reported violations in the past:EMK, INC. (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SAPPI FINE PAPER, N.A. (Population served: 920, Surface_water):
Past health violations:LAKEWOOD GOLF COURSE (Population served: 625, Groundwater):
Past health violations:KENS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FOUR SEASONS RESTAURANT (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:TWO RIVERS CG (Population served: 163, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAKE GEORGE REGIONAL PARK #2 (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MSAD 54 CORNVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Skowhegan that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.3%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Skowhegan CDP (based on Somerset County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
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7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,924 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,094 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Skowhegan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Skowhegan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Skowhegan, ME)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Skowhegan)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Skowhegan)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Skowhegan, ME
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.