For population 25 years and over in Thorndike:
For population 15 years and over in Thorndike town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (81.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (181.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (349.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Knox, ME (2.1 miles ), Unity, ME (2.2 miles ), Jackson, ME (2.2 miles ), Unity, ME (2.3 miles ), Freedom, ME (2.5 miles ), Brooks, ME (2.5 miles ), Troy, ME (2.6 miles ), Dixmont, ME (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.58 N, Longitude: 69.24 W
Area code: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Thorndike: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Thorndike, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Thorndike-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/4/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Thorndike town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/7/1971, a category F2 tornado 27.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Thorndike-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 74% 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 56.6 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 15.2 miles away from Thorndike 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 59.0 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 49.4 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 70.9 miles away from Thorndike 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 71.5 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 Waldo County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Local government website: www.uninets.net/~rowley/thorndike.html
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorndike:
Public high school in Thorndike:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Thorndike:
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:
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Thorndike compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Thorndike (based on Waldo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 13.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,612 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:
6.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,230 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 Thorndike:
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TV broadcast stations around Thorndike:
Thorndike fatal accident list:
Jan 13, 2002 08:00 PM, East Thorndike Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1995 01:00 AM, Wardhillrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 8, 1989 02:45 PM, 50075008, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 1981 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 26, 1981 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,425
Total average daily truck traffic: 192
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 3,399
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thorndike, ME
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.