For population 25 years and over in Temple:
For population 15 years and over in Temple town:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (70.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (168.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (322.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Farmington, ME (2.4 miles ), Wilton, ME (2.4 miles ), Farmington, ME (2.4 miles ), Wilton, ME (2.5 miles ), Avon, ME (2.8 miles ), Weld, ME (3.0 miles ), Strong, ME (3.1 miles ), Carthage, ME (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.68 N, Longitude: 70.26 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Temple: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Temple, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Temple-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Temple town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 22.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Temple-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 39.0 miles away from the city 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 11.7 miles away from Temple 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 64.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 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 26.1 miles away from Temple center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, 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, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John F. Dryden - Businessman and philanthropist.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Temple:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Temple compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Temple (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,744 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,794 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Temple:
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TV broadcast stations around Temple:
Temple fatal accident list:
May 13, 2006 12:32 AM, Sr-43, Lat: 44.683872, Lon: -70.227067, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,340,000
Total average daily traffic: 600
Total average daily truck traffic: 29
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 900
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Temple, ME
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.