For population 25 years and over in Upton:
For population 15 years and over in Upton town:
2 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (81.8 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (166.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (315.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Errol, NH (2.9 miles ), Andover, ME (3.6 miles ), Dummer, NH (3.9 miles ), Milan, NH (4.0 miles ), Byron, ME (4.1 miles) , Newry, ME (4.2 miles ), Roxbury, ME (4.2 miles ), Berlin, NH (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 70.99 W
Area code: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Upton, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Upton-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.8 miles away from Upton center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 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 29.1 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) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from Upton 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 49.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upton:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 3.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 19.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Upton compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Upton town (based on Oxford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.59%
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: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,652 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,647 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Upton:
Strongest FM radio stations in Upton:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $2,449,000
Total average daily traffic: 350
Total average daily truck traffic: 17
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 525
FAA Registered Aircraft:1