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Population in 2010: 747. Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 

Males: 384  (51.4%)
Females: 363  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  51.6 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04772.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,115 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
St. Agatha:

$41,115
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,565

St. Agatha town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,075 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
St. Agatha:

$110,075
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $114,114; Detached houses: $125,517; Townhouses or other attached units: $129,135; In 2-unit structures: $98,750; Mobile homes: $66,011

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St. Agatha races chart
  • White alone - 739 (98.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.1%)

Races in St. Agatha detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Agatha: 152.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (43.1%), French Canadian (30.5%), United States (9.7%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.2%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/17/1899

Elevation: 593 feet

Land area: 29.5 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in St. Agatha:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Agatha town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

58 residents are foreign born (6.9% North America).

This town:  7.2%
Maine:  3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

St. Agatha town:  1.4% ($938)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
St. Agatha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (264.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (366.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (530.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Frenchville, ME (1.9 miles ), Madawaska, ME (2.8 miles ), New Canada, ME (3.0 miles ), Grand Isle, ME (3.2 miles ), Fort Kent, ME (3.4 miles ), Wallagrass, ME (3.8 miles ), Stockholm, ME (4.0 miles ), Eagle Lake, ME (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,400

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Latitude: 47.24 N, Longitude: 68.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

St. Agatha-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near St. Agatha:

  • HIGH VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADAWASKA, ME)
  • FOREST HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)
  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 13 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in St. Agatha, ME

Local government website: www.stagatha.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Agatha:

  • University of Maine (about 163 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 169 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 198 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 265 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 265 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 280 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 291 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

Library in St. Agatha:

  • LONG LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,007; Location: 384 MAIN STREET; 8,650 books; 50 audio materials; 300 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Saint Agatha Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in St. Agatha: Saint Agatha Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Agatha Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Brishlotte Lake (A), Long Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Factory Brook (A), Ouellette Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Aroostook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.8
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in St. Agatha and their reported violations in the past:

LAKEVIEW CAMPING RESORT (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Agatha, ME


6 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

St. Agatha compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Agatha town (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here60.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
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: 29
This county:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Aroostook County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Aroostook County:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.52% ($28,453 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.24% ($31,516)
from York County, ME  0.14% ($25,514)


4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.12%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.74% ($26,056 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.43% ($34,982)
to York County, ME  0.14% ($26,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Agatha:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Agatha:

  • WCXX (102.3 FM; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMEF (106.5 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Agatha:

  • W17BN (Channel 17; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W11AA (Channel 11; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)

St. Agatha fatal accident list:

Oct 29, 2011 03:18 AM, Sr-162, Lat: 47.24894167, Lon: -68.34474444, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 20, 2008 05:25 PM, Bouchard Road, Lat: 47.204175, Lon: -68.378219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 2002 09:45 AM, Main Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 2001 00:05 AM, Sr-162, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 17, 1997 11:50 PM, 162, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 19, 1995 07:55 AM, 162, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 1978 06:21 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $120,000
Total average daily traffic: 387
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 581


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 47.245389 Lon: -68.313833, Call Sign: WNAN638
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2011, Expiration Date: 10/02/2021
    Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:


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