For population 25 years and over in Vinalhaven:
For population 15 years and over in Vinalhaven town:
19 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (75.8 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (164.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (347.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: North Haven, ME (2.6 miles ), Owls Head, ME (3.3 miles ), Isle au Haut, ME (3.4 miles) , Stonington, ME (3.5 miles ), Rockland, ME (3.7 miles ), South Thomaston, ME (3.8 miles ), Deer Isle, ME (3.8 miles ), Rockport, ME (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.06 N, Longitude: 68.85 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Vinalhaven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Vinalhaven, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Vinalhaven-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 80% 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 40.2 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 44.1 miles away from Vinalhaven center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 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 86.2 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 67.7 miles away from Vinalhaven 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 91.6 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 Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bill Murray (baseball) - Major League Baseball second baseman.
Hospitals/medical centers near Vinalhaven:
Airports located in Vinalhaven:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vinalhaven:
See full list of schools located in Vinalhaven, School District:
Public high schools in Vinalhaven:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Vinalhaven that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
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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:
Vinalhaven compared to Maine state average:
Banks with branches in Vinalhaven (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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 Vinalhaven town (based on Knox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,077 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:
6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,148 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 Vinalhaven:
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TV broadcast stations around Vinalhaven:
Vinalhaven fatal accident list:
Nov 25, 2007 02:45 PM, North Haven Road, Lat: 44.073389, Lon: -68.839136, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 1983 00:49 AM, 11881210, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $2,013,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,210
Total average daily truck traffic: 653
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 11,505
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vinalhaven, ME
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.