Somerset County, Maine (ME)

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County population in 2012: 51,910 (20% urban, 80% rural); it was 50,888 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,946
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,831
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,968
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,150 (it was 4,528 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%

Land area: 3926 sq. mi.

Water area: 168.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Somerset County: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (16.3%), Educational, health and social services (15.3%), Manufacturing (13.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.1%), Construction (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 35%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 63%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Somerset County, Maine:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Maine median age:  42.0 years
Males: 25,890  (47.7%)
Females: 26,338  (52.3%)
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Somerset County,ME real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Somerset County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,932 ($30,731 in 1999)

This county:

$38932
Maine:

$46974

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $527 (lower quartile is $376, upper quartile is $640)
This county:

$527
State:

$668


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $110,018 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Somerset:

$110,018
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,767 - $170,718
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $959
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Institutionalized population: 437

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Somerset County, ME map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 100 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2009: 67 buildings, average cost: $132,300

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,487 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,274 (1.3%)

Somerset County household income distribution in 2009 Somerset County home values distribution Somerset County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 61.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.1% for American Indian residents, 46.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 87.2% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
Somerset County:

17.1%
Maine:

14.0%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents, 50.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for American Indian residents, 46.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 87.2% for other race residents, 11.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 22 years old, American Indian residents: 42 years old, Asian residents: 18 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 46 years old)

Area name: Somerset County, ME
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Somerset County is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $529 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $747 a month.

Cities in this county include: Skowhegan, Pittsfield, Madison, Fairfield, Canaan, Palmyra, St. Albans, Norridgewock, Cornville, Harmony.

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Somerset County: Billy-Jack Depot (A), Sandy Bay Farm (B), Boston Ranch (C), Boundary Cottage (D), Spencer Lake Camps (E), Bulldog Camps (F), Salmon Stream Farm (G), Sterlings Camps (H), Five Corners (I), Camp Modin for Boys (J), Camp Modin for Girls (K), Appletree Inn (L), Fogg Farm (M), Saint John Pond Depot (N), Foxs Camp (O), Churchill Camp (P), Pittston Farm (Q), Bald Mountain Station (R), Warden Camp (S), Seboomook Wilderness Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Kennebec Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Somerset County include: Saint Josephs Church (A), Cornville Church (B), Solon Congregational Church (C), Saint Martins Episcopal Church (D), Saint Anthonys Church (E), Saint Albans Union Church (F), Ten Lots Chapel (G), First Congregational Church (H), Union Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenleaf Cemetery (1), Saul Cemetery (2), Pooler Cemetery (3), Union Cemetery (4), West Ripley Cemetery (5), Athearn Cemetery (6), Covell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Tibbetts Pond (A), Tobey Pond (B), Tobey Ponds (C), Toby Pond (D), Tomhegan Pond (E), Trickey Ponds (F), Trout Pond (G), Truesdale Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nulhedus Stream (A), Addition Brook (B), Alder Pond Brook (C), Alder Stream (D), Hanson Brook (E), Lost Brook (F), Austin Stream (G), Northwest Branch Saint John River (H), Baker Branch Saint John River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Somerset County include: Madawaska Bog Wildlife Management Area (1), Tomhegan Game Sanctuary (2), Saint Albans Game Management Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Aroostook County , Franklin County , Kennebec County , Penobscot County , Piscataquis County , Waldo County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,445
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 879 (60% naturalized citizens)

Somerset County:

1.7%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 103
  • 1990 to 1994: 86
  • 1985 to 1989: 43
  • 1980 to 1984: 61
  • 1975 to 1979: 24
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1970 to 1974: 109
  • 1965 to 1969: 425

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.6%

Somerset County marital status for males Somerset County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Somerset County with a mortgage: 5,269 (379 second mortgage, 726 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,436

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Somerset County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6947
Mainline Protestant3,09428
Evangelical Protestant2,55232
Other5013
None42,387-
Somerset County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Somerset County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Somerset County:

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 42
This county:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Somerset County:

10.2%
Maine:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

31.7%
State:

25.0%

Agriculture in Somerset County:

Average size of farms: 219 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,200
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $225.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.69%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,232
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,063
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.94
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 45.65%
Corn for grain: 743 harvested acres
Vegetables: 108 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 231 acres

Tornado activity:

Somerset County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 31199497.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Somerset County-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from Somerset County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 235.8 miles away from the county center
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 142.2 miles away from the county 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 100.1 miles away from the county 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 48.0 miles away from Somerset County 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 48.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (49%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Micronesia (5%)
  • Portugal (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Japan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Somerset County (%):

  • English (21%)
  • French (except Basque) (18%)
  • United States or American (15%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • French Canadian (9%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Somerset County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,599 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 2,983 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 21 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 855 (4%)
  • Other means: 213 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,056 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Somerset County, Maine in 2000:

  • 349 people in nursing homes
  • 189 people in other group homes
  • 97 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 75 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 69 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Somerset County, Maine in 2010:

  • 257 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 163 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 142 people in college/university student housing
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 37 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,919.

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Maine average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.94% relocated from other counties in Maine ($18,938 average AGI)
1.62% relocated from other states ($10,588 average AGI)
Somerset County:

1.62%
Maine average:

2.57%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  1.67% ($27,240 average AGI)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.89% ($23,204)
from Franklin County, ME  0.22% ($23,775)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.22% ($25,475)
from Waldo County, ME  0.19% ($29,971)
from York County, ME  0.14% ($39,962)
from Piscataquis County, ME  0.13% ($25,583)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Maine average:

5.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.14% relocated to other counties in Maine ($20,238 average AGI)
1.85% relocated to other states ($8,849 average AGI)
Somerset County:

1.85%
Maine average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  1.84% ($30,510 average AGI)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.94% ($25,820)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($25,662)
to Franklin County, ME  0.16% ($38,367)
to Waldo County, ME  0.16% ($30,138)
to Piscataquis County, ME  0.12% ($34,864)
to York County, ME  0.11% ($28,524)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Somerset County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Somerset County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Somerset County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 9,307 (7,139 aged, 2,168 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6959.520
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 174.470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71814.9

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1074.190
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 853.540
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.81

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.73
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.61

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 112.2
  • Other - 47.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,513

Size of family households: 7,251 2-persons, 3,146 3-persons, 2,508 4-persons, 972 5-persons, 297 6-persons, 179 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,888 1-person, 1,502 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

8,058 married couples with children.
3,354 single-parent households (1,032 men, 2,322 women).

95.7% of residents of Somerset County speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $323,464,000 ($6271 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,720,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $140,656,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,173,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $514,000
Federal grants: $100,444,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,430,000 ($1,806,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,248,000 ($64,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $491,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,721,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,229,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,808
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,694
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +63
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +670
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Somerset County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.16 millions of gallons per day (52% from ground, 48% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 240
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,117
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,163
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,034
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,187
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,235
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,398
  • 1940 to 1949: 926
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,247
Rooms in houses/apartments in Somerset County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 134
  • 3 rooms: 545
  • 4 rooms: 2,678
  • 5 rooms: 4,120
  • 6 rooms: 3,241
  • 7 rooms: 2,115
  • 8 rooms: 1,552
  • 9+ rooms: 1,528
  • 1 room: 40
  • 2 rooms: 233
  • 3 rooms: 822
  • 4 rooms: 1,537
  • 5 rooms: 837
  • 6 rooms: 579
  • 7 rooms: 222
  • 8 rooms: 144
  • 9+ rooms: 114
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Somerset County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 74
  • 1 bedroom: 837
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,767
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,146
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,514
  • 5+ bedrooms: 630
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 1,187
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,913
  • 3 bedrooms: 986
  • 4 bedrooms: 305
  • 5+ bedrooms: 66
Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset County, Maine in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 629
  • 1 vehicle: 4,621
  • 2 vehicles: 7,512
  • 3 vehicles: 2,462
  • 4 vehicles: 518
  • 5+ vehicles: 226
  • no vehicle: 808
  • 1 vehicle: 2,413
  • 2 vehicles: 1,090
  • 3 vehicles: 182
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

66% of Somerset County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Maine.

Somerset County:

66.0%
State average:

60.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $50,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 11%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Somerset County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80.3%)
  • Wood (14.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Electricity (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80.0%)
  • Electricity (9.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.0%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 346
Here:

5.8%
Maine:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 253
Here:

7.7%
Maine:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 284
Here:

23.1%
Maine:

28.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Somerset County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,556,000
    Police Protection: $2,023,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $619,000
    Central Staff Services: $449,000
    Regular Highways: $368,000
    General - Other: $213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $70,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,515,000

Somerset County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $741,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $266,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $127,000
    All Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,309,000

Somerset County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,652,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Somerset County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Somerset County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Somerset County, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23274.8 years
Robert22270.2 years
Mary20879.5 years
Charles19475.8 years
William19274.0 years
George19075.1 years
Joseph18074.4 years
Alice13983.7 years
James13371.8 years
Harold12374.9 years
Most common last names in Somerset County, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16378.3 years
Brown11577.8 years
Corson10073.2 years
Davis9077.3 years
Perkins6975.9 years
Clark6879.4 years
Poulin6073.7 years
Adams6077.5 years
Moody5577.3 years
Taylor5575.7 years
Businesses in Somerset County, ME
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike2
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Circle K3RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid3
Dunkin Donuts7Subway4
FedEx4T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC3True Value7
H&R Block1U-Haul4
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets7Walmart2
McDonald's1

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