Tremont, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,563. Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 
Males: 748  (47.9%)
Females: 815  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04653.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,218 (it was $36,750 in 2000)
Tremont:

$47,218
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,054 (it was $19,420 in 2000)

Tremont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $239,040 (it was $126,600 in 2000)
Tremont:

$239,040
ME:

$172,800
  • Races in Tremont, ME (2010)

    Tremont races chart
    • 1,51296.7%White alone
    • 171.1%Two or more races
    • 151.0%Hispanic
    • 90.6%Black alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tremont: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.7%), Irish (14.2%), United States (8.5%), Scottish (8.4%), French (8.0%), German (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/03/1848

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 16.9 square miles.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (very low).

Tremont,ME real estate house value index trend

Tremont, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Tremont:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tremont town:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

23 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Tremont town:  1.0% ($1,211)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Tremont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (103.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (191.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (366.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Southwest Harbor, ME (1.7 miles ), Mount Desert, ME (2.4 miles ), Cranberry Isles, ME (2.5 miles) , Swans Island, ME (2.8 miles ), Frenchboro, ME (3.0 miles) , Brooklin, ME (3.1 miles ), Bar Harbor, ME (3.5 miles ), Trenton, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $156,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.25 N, Longitude: 68.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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

5.1%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (15%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Tremont, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tremont-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% 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 12.7 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 265.0 miles away from Tremont center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 169.4 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 297.4 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 59.1 miles away from Tremont center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 11.2 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tremont topographic map

Birthplace of: John F. Bickford - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Tremont: John F. Bickford.

Hospitals and medical centers near Tremont:

  • MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)
  • SONOGEE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)
  • SONOGEE REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tremont:

  • Husson University (about 46 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 48 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 72 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 93 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 102 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 104 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 110 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Tremont:

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Notable locations in Tremont: Bass Harbor Public Landing (A), Bass Harbor Marine (B), Bass Harbor Campground (C), Tremont Volunteer Fire Department - Seal Cove Station (D), Southwest Harbor / Tremont Volunteer Ambulance (E), Tremont Community Center (F), Auto Museum (G), Tremont Volunteer Fire Department Bass Harbor Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tremont include: Saint Andrews Church (A), Tremont Congregational Church (B), Olsen Memorial Church (C), Tremont Church (D), Backside Redemption Church (E), Cornerstone Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Murphy Hill Cemetery (1), Robbins Cemetery (2), Flye Cemetery (3), Norwood Cemetery (4), Pomroy Cemetery (5), Langley Cemetery (6), Hodgdon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Seal Cove Pond (A), Murphy Swamp (B), Mitchell Marsh (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Steward Brook (A), Tinker Brook (B), Webster Brook (C), Marshall Brook (D), Duck Cove Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Cobble Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest 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 9.8 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 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.79. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 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 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.67
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

7.4%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

4.1%
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Tremont compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Maine average:

11.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tremont town (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
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: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hancock County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.18% ($36,406 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.28% ($21,300)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($30,875)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.14% ($29,886 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.36% ($31,947)
to Washington County, ME  0.21% ($33,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tremont:

  • 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)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tremont:

  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W217BK (91.3 FM; SOUTHWEST HARBOR, ME; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 3,800Total average daily traffic
  • 304Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,440Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
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