St. George, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,591. Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 1,259  (48.6%)
Females: 1,332  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  51.7 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04860.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $61,137 (it was $41,211 in 2000)
St. George:

$61,137
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,407 (it was $23,272 in 2000)

St. George town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $236,001 (it was $125,100 in 2000)
St. George:

$236,001
ME:

$184,700
  • Races in St. George, ME (2010)

    St. George races chart
    • 2,54898.3%White alone
    • 220.8%Two or more races
    • 130.5%Hispanic
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. George: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (26.6%), Irish (11.9%), German (9.1%), Scottish (4.9%), French (4.9%), Swedish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/07/1803

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 25.6 square miles.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (very low).

St. George,ME real estate house value index trend

St. George, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in St. George:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

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

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

40 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Maine:

2.9%

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

St. George town:  1.0% ($1,309)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
St. George satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (57.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (148.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (321.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Cushing, ME (1.9 miles ), South Thomaston, ME (2.4 miles ), Friendship, ME (2.6 miles ), Thomaston, ME (2.8 miles ), Owls Head, ME (3.0 miles ), Rockland, ME (3.3 miles ), Warren, ME (3.4 miles ), Bremen, ME (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $256,300
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $247,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $384,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $251,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.97 N, Longitude: 69.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (22%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in St. George: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. George, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

St. George-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from St. George center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 255.8 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 58.6 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 38.7 miles away from St. George 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 107.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. George topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. George:

  • KNO-WAL-LIN HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LONG TERM CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LTC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • SHORE VILLAGE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • FIELDCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WALDOBORO, ME)

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

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 39 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 56 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 58 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Husson University (about 63 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 65 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 68 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 69 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)

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Notable locations in St. George: Saint George Volunteer Fire Department Tenants Harbor (A), Jackson Memorial Library (B), Saint George Volunteer Fire Department Port Clyde Station (C), Saint George Volunteer Fire Department Substation (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. George include: Ridge Church (A), Harmony Bible Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Parish Cemeteries (1), Seaside Cemetery (2), Hillside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Howard Pond (A), The Marsh (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 80.3. This is about average.

City:

80.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.8%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.6%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Maine average:

11.2

St. George travel time to work - commute St. George mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. George town (based on Knox County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,40029
Catholic4,3404
Evangelical Protestant1,81323
Other5696
None28,614-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Knox County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Knox County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Knox County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.6%
Maine:

25.0%

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Waldo County, ME  0.56% ($33,391 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, ME  0.49% ($26,645)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.33% ($37,961)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lincoln County, ME  0.55% ($28,624 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.54% ($34,821)
to Waldo County, ME  0.42% ($28,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. George:

  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. George:

  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. George:

  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)
St. George fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


St. George fatal accident list:

Aug 11, 2013 02:36 PM, Port Clyde Road, Lat: 43.94039, Lon: -69.23509, Vehicles: 8, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 2009 05:00 AM, Wallston Road, Lat: 43.96644, Lon: -69.21739, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 16, 2007 01:45 PM, Sr-131, Lat: 43.99871, Lon: -69.21174, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 1996 11:30 PM, Wallaston, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 24, 1989 09:30 AM, 60106011, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 1980 01:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $855,000Total costs
  • 223Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 335Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

St. George compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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