For population 25 years and over in Whitefield:
For population 15 years and over in Whitefield town:
32 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (50.2 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (150.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (327.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Pittston, ME (2.3 miles ), Jefferson, ME (2.4 miles ), Chelsea, ME (2.6 miles ), Windsor, ME (2.7 miles ), Randolph, ME (2.8 miles ), Somerville, ME (2.8 miles ), Alna, ME (2.9 miles ), Farmingdale, ME (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 69.60 W
Work and jobs in Whitefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Whitefield, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Whitefield-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Whitefield town center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 22.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Whitefield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 77% 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 72.9 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 19.1 miles away from Whitefield 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 86.7 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 48.2 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 28.9 miles away from Whitefield center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.9 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 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).
Birthplace of: Eliakim P. Scammon - Union Army general.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Whitefield: William Farley.
Hospitals/medical centers near Whitefield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitefield:
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Public elementary/middle school in Whitefield:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Whitefield and their reported violations in the past:COUNTRY FARMS RESTAURANT (Population served: 360, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Whitefield that have no violations reported:
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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:
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
People in group quarters in Whitefield in 2000:
Whitefield compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Whitefield town (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 Whitefield:
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See more detailed statistics of Whitefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $2,793,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,072
Total average daily truck traffic: 918
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 15,690
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitefield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Whitefield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.