For population 25 years and over in Weld:
For population 15 years and over in Weld town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (72.6 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (168.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (318.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Carthage, ME (2.5 miles ), Avon, ME (2.8 miles ), Temple, ME (3.0 miles ), Phillips, ME (3.1 miles ), Byron, ME (3.2 miles) , Roxbury, ME (3.3 miles ), Mexico, ME (3.4 miles ), Dixfield, ME (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.71 N, Longitude: 70.44 W
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in Weld: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Weld, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Weld-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Weld town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 26.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Weld-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 47.8 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 9.5 miles away from Weld center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 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 30.5 miles away from Weld center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 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 Weld:
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Public elementary/middle school in Weld:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 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 12.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Weld and their reported violations in the past:DUMMERS BEACH CAMPGROUND (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:KAWANHEE INN (Population served: 169, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BLUEBERRY BIBLE CAMP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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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:
Weld compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Weld (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.34%
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: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,744 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,794 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 Weld:
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TV broadcast stations around Weld:
Weld fatal accident list:
May 8, 1994 00:10 AM, Westsiderd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1982 08:10 PM, 50125998, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 3, 1981 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $2,111,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,590
Total average daily truck traffic: 280
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,385
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: