For population 25 years and over in West Gardiner:
For population 15 years and over in West Gardiner town:
42 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (43.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (145.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (318.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Litchfield, ME (2.1 miles ), Gardiner, ME (2.2 miles ), Farmingdale, ME (2.4 miles ), Manchester, ME (2.4 miles ), Hallowell, ME (2.5 miles ), Monmouth, ME (2.5 miles ), Randolph, ME (2.5 miles ), Winthrop, ME (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 44.23 N, Longitude: 69.89 W
Area code: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in West Gardiner: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
West Gardiner-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the West Gardiner town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 12.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Gardiner-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 75% 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 99.2 miles away from the city 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 86.6 miles away from West Gardiner 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 25.2 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) earthquake occurred 72.7 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 15.2 miles away from West Gardiner 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 36.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Frank Stevens - Civil engineer.
Hospitals/medical centers near West Gardiner:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Gardiner:
See full list of schools located in West Gardiner
Public elementary/middle school in West Gardiner:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
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:
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in other group homes in 2000
West Gardiner compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for West Gardiner town (based on Kennebec County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,476 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Gardiner, ME
Total length: 115 meters (377ft)
Total costs: $3,466,000
Total average daily traffic: 101,470
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,584
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Gardiner)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in West Gardiner, ME
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.