For population 25 years and over in Sorrento:
For population 15 years and over in Sorrento town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (118.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (209.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (383.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Sullivan, ME (2.0 miles ), Hancock, ME (2.4 miles ), Lamoine, ME (2.6 miles ), Bar Harbor, ME (2.6 miles ), Franklin, ME (2.8 miles ), Gouldsboro, ME (2.8 miles ), Winter Harbor, ME (2.8 miles ).
Latitude: 44.48 N, Longitude: 68.18 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Sorrento: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sorrento, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Sorrento-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 61% 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 9.7 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 66.0 miles away from Sorrento center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 9.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Sorrento center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Howland Rowe - Archaeologist.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sorrento:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Sorrento compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sorrento (based on Hancock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Sorrento:
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TV broadcast stations around Sorrento:
Sorrento fatal accident list:
Jun 2, 2006 01:08 AM, Sr-185, Lat: 44.486250, Lon: -68.171833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.