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Population in 2010: 1,131. Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 

Males: 574  (50.8%)
Females: 557  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  42.4 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04680.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,440 (it was $25,208 in 2000)
Steuben:

$34,440
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,952

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,878 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Steuben:

$104,878
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,771; Detached houses: $146,930; Mobile homes: $70,196

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Steuben races chart
  • White alone - 1,067 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Steuben: 177.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (33.8%), Irish (20.2%), French (10.0%), United States (9.9%), German (5.8%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/27/1795

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 43.0 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Steuben:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Steuben town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

19 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Steuben, Maine as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Steuben to the number of sex offenders is 270 to 1.


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

Steuben town:  1.2% ($821)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Steuben satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (129.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (218.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (402.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Milbridge, ME (1.9 miles ), Cherryfield, ME (2.7 miles ), Gouldsboro, ME (2.7 miles ), Harrington, ME (2.9 miles ), Sullivan, ME (3.3 miles ), Winter Harbor, ME (3.4 miles ), Columbia, ME (3.4 miles ), Sorrento, ME (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $44,500
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $44,500
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $550,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.51 N, Longitude: 67.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (26%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Steuben-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 67% 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 15.1 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 78.0 miles away from Steuben 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 56.3 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 the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from Steuben 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 50.5 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 Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snows: 3, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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 Steuben:

  • MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 16 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Steuben, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steuben:

  • University of Maine (about 46 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 48 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 110 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 129 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 131 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 142 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 177 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public elementary/middle school in Steuben:

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Library in Steuben:

  • HENRY D. MOORE LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,409; Location: 22 VILLAGE ROAD; 12,300 books; 529 audio materials; 853 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Steuben: Eagle Hill Wildlife Research Station (A), Carrying Place (B), Mainayr Campground (C), Steuben Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mill Pond (A), Big Pond (B), Chair Pond (C), Round Pond (D), East Steuben Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tunk Stream (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Steuben: Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Washington 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.13
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.146
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.308
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in Steuben and their reported violations in the past:

MAINAYR CAMPGROUND (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

19.5%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

5.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Steuben, ME

Steuben compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students 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. (73%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Steuben town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.86%
Here25.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of Christ
Adherents47.3%14.8%6.6%5.1%5.0%
Congregations16.0%20.0%12.0%5.3%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.0%3.2%2.6%1.7%8.7%
Congregations4.0%9.3%2.7%1.3%24.0%
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: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.13%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.57% ($29,603 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($32,065)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.19% ($32,522)


5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.91% ($26,873 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.60% ($32,097)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.32% ($34,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Steuben:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Steuben:

  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
Steuben, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
See more detailed statistics of Steuben fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,238,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,860
Total average daily truck traffic: 657
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 11,122


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA1CCG, Licensee ID: L00148036
    Grant Date: 08/16/2005, Expiration Date: 11/13/2015, Certifier: Alma A Gordon
    Registrant: Alma A Gordon, 1119 Pigeon Hill Rd, Steuben, ME 04680
  • Call Sign: KA1CFO, Licensee ID: L00147997
    Grant Date: 02/11/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2015, Certifier: Lewis L Gordon
    Registrant: Lewis L Gordon, 1119 Pigeon Hill Rd, Steuben, ME 04680
  • Call Sign: KA1MKI, Licensee ID: L00317472
    Grant Date: 11/16/2005, Expiration Date: 01/19/2016, Certifier: Edward C Hart
    Registrant: Edward C Hart, 35 Wilderness Shore Rd, Steuben, ME 04680
  • Call Sign: KA1MKJ, Licensee ID: L00272324
    Grant Date: 04/20/1995, Expiration Date: 04/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2002
    Registrant: Karen L Hart, 35 Wilderness Shore Rd, Steuben, ME 04680
  • Call Sign: W1SXQ
    Grant Date: 04/25/1995, Expiration Date: 04/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2007
    Registrant: Donald A Elderkin, Rr 1 Box 71d, Steuben, ME 04680
  • Call Sign: N1WU, Previous Call Sign: KA1MKJ, Licensee ID: L00272324
    Grant Date: 03/08/2012, Expiration Date: 04/02/2022, Certifier: Karen L Hart
    Registrant: Karen L Hart, 35 Wilderness Shore Rd, Steuben, ME 04680
  • Call Sign: KG4TOI, Licensee ID: L00523791
    Grant Date: 04/27/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Robin M Burns
    Registrant: Robin M Burns, 78 Dyers Bay Rd, Steuben, ME 04680


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Steuben


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Steuben, ME
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