For population 25 years and over in Solon:
For population 15 years and over in Solon town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (91.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (192.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (359.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Embden, ME (2.6 miles ), Athens, ME (2.8 miles ), Cornville, ME (2.8 miles ), Bingham, ME (3.0 miles ), Anson, ME (3.2 miles ), Madison, ME (3.3 miles ), Moscow, ME (3.5 miles ), Skowhegan, ME (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.94 N, Longitude: 69.81 W
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in Solon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Solon, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Solon-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/9/2000, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Solon town center .
On 8/20/1962, a category F2 tornado 10.7 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Solon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 83% 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 91.6 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 34.9 miles away from Solon 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 40.3 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 92.4 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 47.1 miles away from Solon center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 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: Charles H. Baker - Politician, George Washburn - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Solon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Solon:
See full list of schools located in Solon
Public elementary/middle school in Solon:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Solon and their reported violations in the past:EVERGREENS CG (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Solon that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
4 people in other group homes in 2000
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Solon compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Solon town (based on Somerset County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Solon:
Strongest FM radio stations in Solon:
Solon fatal accident list:
Feb 27, 2003 05:00 PM, Us-201, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 10, 2002 11:00 AM, South Solon Road, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 15, 1999 03:35 PM, Sr-201, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 1995 09:50 AM, Molunkusrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 1983 03:00 AM, 14401441, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 22, 1976 03:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $168,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 755
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 11,760
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Solon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2