For population 25 years and over in Waterford:
For population 15 years and over in Waterford town:
17 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (42.4 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (130.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (291.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Sweden, ME (2.5 miles ), Harrison, ME (2.6 miles ), Stoneham, ME (2.7 miles ), Norway, ME (2.9 miles ), Bridgton, ME (3.0 miles ), Lovell, ME (3.0 miles ), South Paris, ME (3.1 miles ), Paris, ME (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.19 N, Longitude: 70.71 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Waterford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Waterford-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Waterford town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 30.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Waterford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 74% 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 65.3 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 32.0 miles away from Waterford center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 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) earthquake occurred 62.1 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 29.4 miles away from Waterford 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 27.9 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).
Birthplace of: Thomas Treadwell Stone - Abolitionist, Cyrus Hamlin - Middlebury College president, Charles Farrar Browne - (1834-1867), (Artemus Ward).
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Waterford: Ephraim W. Harrington.
Hospitals/medical centers near Waterford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterford:
See full list of schools located in Waterford
Public elementary/middle school in Waterford:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterford and their reported violations in the past:CAMP WAZIYATAH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:PAPOOSE POND RESORT#2 (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterford that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
Waterford compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Waterford 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 Waterford:
Strongest FM radio stations in Waterford:
TV broadcast stations around Waterford:
Waterford fatal accident list:
Apr 16, 2009 05:04 PM, Sr-35, Lat: 44.14008889, Lon: -70.70054167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 15, 2009 08:35 AM, Five Kezars Road, Lat: 44.21137222, Lon: -70.79572778, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 2003 02:00 AM, Mill Hill Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 21, 1988 09:50 PM, 50045005, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1987 06:30 AM, 3145, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 29, 1983 11:00 PM, 31083109, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 28, 1976 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Waterford, ME
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $2,724,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,862
Total average daily truck traffic: 509
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 10,039
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waterford)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waterford, ME
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.