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Population in 2010: 485. Population change since 2000: -15.9%
 

Males: 243  (50.1%)
Females: 242  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  51.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04774.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,503 (it was $25,125 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$33,503
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,734

St. Francis town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,135 (it was $43,900 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$70,135
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,860; Detached houses: $74,563; Townhouses or other attached units: $53,933; Mobile homes: $54,312

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St. Francis races chart
  • White alone - 467 (96.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Francis: 133.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about St. Francis, Maine on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. St. Francis is mentioned 33 times on our forum:
will I have trouble not speaking French in northern Aroostook County?  (21 replies)
What would be the classic Maine cuisine?  (64 replies)
On disability- want to move to Maine...  (9 replies)
Dickey and Back Settlement  (4 replies)
Catholics in Maine?  (29 replies)
Seperate the two Maines? Shall we secede?  (110 replies)

Ancestries: United States (46.3%), French (33.4%), Irish (11.4%), French Canadian (6.4%), English (4.3%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1967

Elevation: 597 feet

Land area: 29.8 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in St. Francis:

  • High school or higher: 64.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes

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

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

14 residents are foreign born (2.4% North America).

This town:  2.4%
Maine:  3.3%

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

St. Francis town:  0.8% ($368)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (251.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (352.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (512.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Allagash, ME (3.2 miles ), Wallagrass, ME (3.5 miles ), Eagle Lake, ME (3.8 miles ), Fort Kent, ME (3.9 miles ), New Canada, ME (4.1 miles ), Frenchville, ME (4.9 miles ), St. Agatha, ME (5.1 miles ), Madawaska, ME (5.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 47.16 N, Longitude: 68.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

St. Francis household income distribution St. Francis home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.4%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (48%)
  • Wood products (14%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Personal and laundry services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Wood products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (16%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

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Earthquake activity:

St. Francis-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 18.8 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. Francis:

  • FOREST HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)
  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 16 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)

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

  • University of Maine (about 157 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 162 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 183 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 252 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 252 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of New England (about 267 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 273 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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

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

Cemeteries: Old Saint Charles Cemetery (1), Saint Charles Cemetery (2), Saint Pauls Congregational Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thibideau Brook (A), McLean Brook (B), Wiggins Brook (C), Petite Brook (D). 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

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.1%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

7.7%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

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

St. Francis compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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. (77%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

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Religion statistics for St. Francis 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. Francis:

  • 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)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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. Francis:

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

TV broadcast stations around St. Francis:

  • W02AU (Channel 2; ST. FRANCIS, ME; Owner: ST. FRANCIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • W04AY (Channel 4; ST. FRANCIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


St. Francis on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #21 (04774) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Indo-European language at home"
  • #92 (04774) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French (except Basque) first ancestries"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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