Steuben, Maine

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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 2013: $35,177 (it was $25,208 in 2000)
Steuben:

$35,177
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,793 (it was $12,162 in 2000)

Steuben town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,743 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Steuben:

$105,743
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,292; Detached houses: $160,778; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,888; In 2-unit structures: $184,307; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $317,416; Mobile homes: $52,385; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,467
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  • Races in Steuben, ME (2010)

    Steuben races chart
    • 1,06794.3%White alone
    • 262.3%Hispanic
    • 181.6%American Indian alone
    • 131.1%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Black alone
    • 10.09%Asian alone

Races in Steuben detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Steuben: 93.8 (less than average, 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).

Steuben,ME real estate house value index trend

Steuben, Maine map

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:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Steuben, Maine as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Steuben to the number of sex offenders is 540 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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+: Bronx, NY (393.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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

Steuben household income distribution Steuben home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

Work and jobs in Steuben: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Steuben, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Steuben-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 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 285.1 miles away from Steuben center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 319.6 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 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
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 Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Steuben topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Steuben:

  • MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steuben:

  • University of Maine (about 46 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 48 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 93 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 110 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 129 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 130 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 135 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Steuben:

See full list of schools located in Steuben

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.2. This is about average.

City:

66.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.79. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.79
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.67
U.S.:

9.14

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

EAGLE HILL INSTITUTE-DINING (Population served: 203, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-19-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MAINAYR CAMPGROUND (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
EAGLE HILL INSTITUTE-DORM (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 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%

Steuben compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Maine average:

11.2

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)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,73137
Evangelical Protestant1,44231
Catholic1,23810
Other64813
None26,797-
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: 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%

4.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.14%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.56% ($25,985 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($33,364)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($38,176)


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
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 Penobscot County, ME  0.73% ($31,140 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.51% ($21,300)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($-20,029)

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 count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents82
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents140
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
See more detailed statistics of Steuben fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $1,238,000Total costs
  • 7,860Total average daily traffic
  • 657Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,122Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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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