For population 25 years and over in Starks:
For population 15 years and over in Starks town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (75.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (176.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (343.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Mercer, ME (2.2 miles ), Madison, ME (2.3 miles ), Anson, ME (2.4 miles ), Industry, ME (2.6 miles ), New Sharon, ME (2.7 miles ), Norridgewock, ME (2.7 miles ), Smithfield, ME (3.1 miles ), New Vineyard, ME (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 69.94 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Starks: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Starks, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Starks-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/7/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Starks town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/4/1961, a category F2 tornado 12.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Starks-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 81% 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 92.4 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 26.9 miles away from Starks 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 26.9 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 79.2 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 31.1 miles away from Starks center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 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: Edwin F. Ladd - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Starks:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starks:
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Public elementary/middle school in Starks:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Starks and their reported violations in the past:STARKS WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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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:
Starks 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 Starks 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:
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Starks fatal accident list:
Apr 28, 2006 02:00 PM, Mayhew Road, Lat: 44.754331, Lon: -69.950250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 2002 11:33 AM, Sr-43, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,710
Total average daily truck traffic: 133
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,565
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7