For population 25 years and over in Westport:
For population 15 years and over in Westport town:
23 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.2% North America, 0.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (33.4 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (130.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (300.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Woolwich, ME (2.2 miles ), Edgecomb, ME (2.2 miles ), Boothbay, ME (2.3 miles ), Boothbay Harbor, ME (2.3 miles ), Arrowsic, ME (2.3 miles ), Boothbay Harbor, ME (2.4 miles ), Wiscasset, ME (2.5 miles ), Bath, ME (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.92 N, Longitude: 69.70 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Westport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westport, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Westport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Westport town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 36.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Westport-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 80% 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 99.4 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 82.5 miles away from Westport 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 40.0 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 84.4 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 36.0 miles away from Westport 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 58.4 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 Lincoln County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Westport:
Local government website: www.westportisland.com/local.html
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.238. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.95. This is better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.95. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westport and their reported violations in the past:SQUIRE TARBOX INN (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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 nursing homes
Westport compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Westport (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,699 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,231 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 Westport:
Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:
TV broadcast stations around Westport:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westport, ME
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.