Van Buren, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,937. Population change since 2000: -18.2%
Males: 918  (47.4%)
Females: 1,019  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04785.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,863 (it was $19,441 in 2000)
Van Buren:

$21,863
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,007 (it was $13,225 in 2000)

Van Buren CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,601 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Van Buren:

$67,601
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $190,099; Detached houses: $217,774; In 2-unit structures: $43,126; Mobile homes: $47,833

Median gross rent in 2013: $366.

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  • Races in Van Buren, ME (2010)

    Van Buren races chart
    • 1,87096.5%White alone
    • 361.9%Two or more races
    • 130.7%Hispanic
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 10.05%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Van Buren: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (33.7%), French Canadian (18.1%), United States (16.2%), Irish (4.9%), English (4.6%), Swedish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1881

Elevation: 658 feet

Land area: 4.19 square miles.

Population density: 463 people per square mile   (low).

Van Buren,ME real estate house value index trend

Van Buren, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Van Buren:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Van Buren CDP:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

236 residents are foreign born (9.8% North America).

This place:

10.0%
Maine:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,238 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $797 (1.4%)

Van Buren satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (267.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (368.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (527.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hamlin, ME (2.6 miles ), Grand Isle, ME (3.5 miles ), Stockholm, ME (3.5 miles ), Caswell, ME (3.6 miles ), Loring AFB, ME (4.0 miles ), New Sweden, ME (4.0 miles ), Limestone, ME (4.3 miles ), St. Agatha, ME (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $155,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.16 N, Longitude: 67.94 W

Area code: 207

Van Buren household income distribution Van Buren home values distribution

Crime rates in Van Buren by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
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per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000010N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.046.10.0N/AN/A
Robberies 0000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.040.60.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000100110201
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.040.00.00.040.640.60.092.50.047.8
Burglaries 88251350641167
per 100,000 299.4306.276.5193.7519.6198.40.0243.6162.346.146.3282.4334.4
Thefts 6738138383852716
per 100,000 224.6267.91,454.3503.7319.7119.0322.3121.8324.7230.392.5329.4764.5
Auto thefts 1020301410123
per 100,000 37.40.076.50.0119.90.040.3162.440.60.046.394.1143.3
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 34.333.572.535.169.519.416.857.537.251.330.342.178.1

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Crime rate in Van Buren detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Maine average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Van Buren, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Van Buren-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.6 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 334.3 miles away from Van Buren center
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) earthquake occurred 195.3 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 381.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 309.6 miles away from Van Buren center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 129.3 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 Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Van Buren topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Van Buren:

  • L'ACADIE (2 MAIN ST)
  • VAN BUREN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2 MAIN ST)
  • BORDERVIEW REHAB AND LIVING CTR (208 STATE STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Van Buren:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van Buren:

  • University of Maine (about 161 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 167 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 203 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 216 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 262 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 268 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 268 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high school in Van Buren:

Public elementary/middle school in Van Buren:

  • VAN BUREN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 169 MAIN STREET ST 101, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Van Buren

Library in Van Buren:

  • ABEL J.MORNEAULT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,465; Location: 153 MAIN STREET; 22,827 books; 533 audio materials; 1,866 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Van Buren: Abel J Morneault Memorial Library (A), Van Buren Fire Department (B), Van Buren Ambulance Service (C), Van Buren Municipal Building (D), Keegan Community Hall (E), Fire Station Number Two (F), United States Customs Office (G), Van Buren Community Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Bruno Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Violette Brook (A), Violette Stream (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Acadian Village (Route 1).

Hotels: Colonial Motor Inn (193 Main Street), Van Buren Hotel (174 Main), Brookside Manor Hotel (140 Main).

Aroostook 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 2010 was 30.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.2%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Van Buren in 2000:

  • 110 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Van Buren, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Van Buren (2011 data):

  • Katahdin Trust Company: Van Buren Branch at 29 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/29. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $527.8 mil, Deposits: $425.6 mil, headquarters in Patten, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Katahdin Bankshares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Maine average:

10.5

Van Buren travel time to work - commute Van Buren mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Van Buren CDP (based on Aroostook County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Van Buren:

51.1%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Van Buren:

45.1%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Van Buren:

28.9
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Van Buren:

21.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Van Buren:

6.7%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Van Buren:

6.8
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Van Buren:

31.8%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.9%
State:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.3%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Van Buren, ME Residents

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Van Buren:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Van Buren:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXX (102.3 FM; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Van Buren fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Van Buren fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 3,703Total average daily traffic
  • 317Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,336Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Van Buren)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1 Morse St (Lat: 47.175056 Lon: -67.948361), Call Sign: WNFI550
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/1995, Expiration Date: 01/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001Registrant: Van Buren, Town Of, 1 Morse St, Van Buren, ME 04785, Phone: (207) 868-2886
  • Municipal Bldg Washington Ave (Lat: 47.157000 Lon: -67.932528), Call Sign: KFF454
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 12/17/2021Registrant: Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency, 158 Sweden Street, Caribou, ME 04736, Phone: (207) 493-4328, Fax: (207) 493-4357, Email:
  • 24 Washington Ave (Lat: 47.157000 Lon: -67.932528), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNAW760
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321
  • 15 Main St (Lat: 47.153111 Lon: -67.930583), Call Sign: WDW979, Licensee ID: L00016238
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.325 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2013, Expiration Date: 08/23/2023Registrant: Dead River Co, 59 Main St, Van Buren, ME 04785, Phone: (207) 728-6307
  • Castonguay Road (Lat: 47.144500 Lon: -67.957806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WQNU811
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.100 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2011, Expiration Date: 06/02/2021, Certifier: Randy CannonRegistrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Reservoir Hill (Lat: 47.144750 Lon: -67.955833), Structure height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WNTA570
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/1999, Expiration Date: 10/11/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2006Registrant: Phone: (202) 857-2571
  • VAN BUREN, 1.8 Mi W (Lat: 47.145833 Lon: -68.002500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNL469
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 07/21/2018Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Van Buren, 1.8 Mi W (Lat: 47.145833 Lon: -68.002500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQUZ822
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 12/02/2014, Expiration Date: 12/02/2024, Certifier: Tom BuckleyRegistrant: Northeast Wireless Networks LLC, 202 Us Rt 1 Suite 206, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Van Buren)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82XT , Serial Number: 18266945, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Mark L Perreault, Po Box 147, Van Buren, ME 04785

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

VAN BUREN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,213, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Van Buren, ME
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Circle K1Rite Aid1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1

Van Buren compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Van Buren on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 (04785) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
  • #98 (04785) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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