Verona Island, Maine

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Population in 2010: 544.
Males: 270  (49.6%)
Females: 274  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,887
Verona Island:

$55,887
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,215

Verona Island town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $220,066
Verona Island:

$220,066
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $301,312; Detached houses: $332,481; Townhouses or other attached units: $224,291; In 2-unit structures: $220,812; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $306,381; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,949; Mobile homes: $80,463
  • Races in Verona Island, ME (2010)

    Verona Island races chart
    • 53097.4%White alone
    • 112.0%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Verona Island: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (95.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (192.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (363.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Verona, ME (0.9 miles ), Bucksport, ME (1.7 miles ), Stockton Springs, ME (2.1 miles ), Prospect, ME (2.1 miles ), Orland, ME (2.3 miles ), Penobscot, ME (2.4 miles ), Winterport, ME (2.8 miles ), Frankfort, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $76,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $73,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $58,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.54 N, Longitude: 68.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Verona Island-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 34.0 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 243.5 miles away from Verona Island center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 157.5 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 278.4 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 36.7 miles away from Verona Island center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 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 Lincoln County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Verona Island:

  • HARBOR HILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • BRADBURY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • THE COMMONS AT TALL PINES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC. - BELFAST (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • WALDO COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BELFAST, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Verona Island:

  • Husson University (about 21 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 26 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 52 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 68 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 95 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 96 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 98 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
Lincoln 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 2013 was 73.5. This is about average.

City:

73.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.1%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Verona Island town (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,58629
Catholic2,7253
Evangelical Protestant1,06512
Other2794
None26,802-
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: 14
Lincoln County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lincoln County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

13.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.9%
Maine:

25.0%

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  0.88% ($31,427 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.60% ($28,624)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.55% ($34,346)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  0.86% ($26,475 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($31,442)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.64% ($29,011)

Strongest AM radio stations in Verona Island:

  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Verona Island:

  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Verona Island:

  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Richard Houde, East Side Drive (Lat: 44.552944 Lon: -68.782333), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Erik Brooks, East Side Drive (Lat: 44.552944 Lon: -68.782333), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Fire Road 17 (Lat: 44.564806 Lon: -68.776417), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQB337, Licensee ID: L00099082
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/1997, Expiration Date: 06/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2002Registrant: Kirk C Plender, Rr 2 Fire Rd 17, Verona, ME 04416

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N1ZFH, Licensee ID: L01161162, Grant Date: 02/27/2007, Expiration Date: 05/16/2017, Certifier: Paul H Webster, Registrant: Paul H Webster, 249 Eastside Drive, Verona Island, ME 04416

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5110M , Serial Number: 10410, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Vaughn A Peters, 14 Admiral Perry Ln, Verona Island, ME 04416

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Verona Island compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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