Eastport, Maine

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Population in 2019: 1,265 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.9%
 
Males: 547  (43.3%)
Females: 718  (56.7%)
Median resident age:

57.0 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years

Zip codes: 04631.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,025 (it was $23,488 in 2000)
Eastport:

$35,025
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,609 (it was $14,864 in 2000)

Eastport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,680 (it was $51,100 in 2000)
Eastport:

$122,680
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $157,500; detached houses: $173,518; townhouses or other attached units: $137,629; in 2-unit structures: $103,876; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $325,775; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $304,544; mobile homes: $70,441; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $26,691

Median gross rent in 2019: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eastport: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.5%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 57.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.9% for American Indian residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eastport, ME (2019)
    • 1,15586.2%White alone
    • 755.6%American Indian alone
    • 433.2%Two or more races
    • 282.1%Black alone
    • 261.9%Hispanic

Races in Eastport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Eastport, Maine as of January 22, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eastport is 1,391 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Eastport by year

Type

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2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.9)
2
(159.0)
1
(79.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.1)
1
(75.6)
3
(230.4)
2
(155.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(239.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(564.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.7)
6
(393.4)
3
(198.8)
4
(300.5)
9
(680.3)
6
(460.8)
5
(389.4)
4
(318.0)
3
(239.2)
2
(160.9)
12
(953.9)
2
(159.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(627.4)
10
(634.9)
21
(1,358)
8
(524.6)
7
(463.9)
5
(375.7)
8
(604.7)
9
(691.2)
3
(233.6)
14
(1,113)
4
(319.0)
2
(160.9)
8
(635.9)
5
(399.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(62.7)
2
(127.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.8)
1
(77.9)
2
(159.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index69.635.658.948.532.551.186.9112.1136.3365.7141.124.192.2123.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Eastport, ME

Crime rate in Eastport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Maine average:

1.65
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Eastport, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: American (18.4%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.5%), German (5.6%), Scottish (3.4%), French Canadian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1798

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 3.66 square miles.

Population density: 345 people per square mile   (very low).

Eastport, Maine map

40 residents are foreign born (1.7% North America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,526 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,883 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (183.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (272.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (447.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Lubec, ME (2.3 miles ),
Perry, ME (2.5 miles ),
Pembroke, ME (3.0 miles ),
Dennysville, ME (3.4 miles ),
Robbinston, ME (3.6 miles ),
Charlotte, ME (3.8 miles ),
Whiting, ME (4.1 miles ),
Meddybemps, ME (4.4 miles)

Latitude: 44.91 N, Longitude: 67.00 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Eastport, ME in 2019
Distribution of house value in Eastport, ME in 2019
Eastport satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $57,200
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $279,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $94,600
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $91,300
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $37,900
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $215,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Eastport, ME residents
Average permit cost in Eastport, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.3%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Eastport, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Apparel (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.1%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Chemicals (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Paper (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.4%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Apparel (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Eastport, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Eastport, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Eastport, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 42.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Eastport-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 330.1 miles away from Eastport center
On 2/2/2016 at 11:56:22, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 331.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 247.9 miles away from Eastport center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from Eastport 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eastport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Eastport:

  • EASTPORT MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (23 BOYNTON STREET)
  • SUNRISE COUNTY DIALYSIS (19 VANASSE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Eastport:

  • OCEANVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LUBEC, ME)

Airports located in Eastport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eastport:

  • University of Maine (about 82 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 88 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 144 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 156 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 183 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 184 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 188 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public high school in Eastport:

Public elementary/middle school in Eastport:

See full list of schools located in Eastport

Library in Eastport:

  • PEAVEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,365; Location: 26 WATER STREET; 33,000 books; 802 audio materials; 1,400 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eastport: The Seaview Campground (A), Eastport Municipal Fire Department Station 1 (B), Eastport Municipal Fire Department Station 2 (C), Barracks Museum (D), Downeast Emergency Medical Services Eastport (E), Washington County Marine Trades Center (F), Peavey Memorial Library (G), Mustard Mill Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eastport include: Cornerstone Baptist Church (A), Episcopal Union Church (B), Blakeley Memorial Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), Bayside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Eastport include: Monument Square (1), Eastport Historic District (2), Boynton Street Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Seaview Campgrounds (16 Norwood Road), The Motel East (23 Water Street # A), Shady Pine Motel & Cabins (Norwood Road), Motel East (23 Water Station).

Birthplace of: Napoleon J.T. Dana - Union Army general, Harry G. Hamlet - Coast Guard Officer and Commandant of the Coast Guard, Helen Ring Robinson - Politician, Kevin Raye - Politician, Edward R. Bowman - Union Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Joseph S. Cony - Navy officer.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eastport and their reported violations in the past:

PASSAMAQUODDY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,900, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2012), St Boil Water Order (MAR-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-25-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St BCA signed (FEB-13-2014)
SEAVIEW CAMPGROUND #2 (Population served: 193, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SEAVIEW CAMPGROUND #1 (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
AOS 77 PEMBROKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2013)
HARRIS POINT SHORE MOTEL & COTTAGES (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2011 to SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-04-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2011 to SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2011 to SEP-09-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
AOS 77 CHARLOTTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
AOS 77 ALEXANDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 61, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-12-2012 to MAR-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-12-2012 to MAR-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-21-2011 to MAR-12-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-21-2011 to MAR-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2011)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2007)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.0%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Eastport in 2000:

  • 20 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Eastport (2011 data):

  • The First, N.A.: Eastport Branch at 102 Washington Street, branch established on 1990/04/18. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $942.2 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc., The
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Eastport Branch at 54 Washington Street, branch established on 1869/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Eastport:

Marital status in Eastport, ME
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 21.4%

For population 25 years and over in Eastport:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Maine average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Eastport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eastport, ME (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,73137
Evangelical Protestant1,44231
Catholic1,23810
Other64813
None26,797-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Here:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Washington County:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eastport:

48.2%
State:

53.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eastport:

43.6%
Maine:

52.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.3

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eastport:

19.0%
Maine:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eastport:

8.9%
Maine:

8.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Eastport:

36.3%
Maine:

34.3%

General health condition:
Eastport:

53.0%
State:

60.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Eastport:

75.3%
Maine:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eastport, ME Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,126$48,3781$186
Financial Administration 2$6,260$37,5600$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,472$50,8321$334
Streets and Highways 2$7,501$45,0062$3,641
Sewerage 1$4,055$48,6602$2,194
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$230
Natural Resources 0$0 1$1,173
Totals for Government 11$42,415$46,2718$7,758

Eastport government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,470,000 ($1952.57)
    General - Other: $1,490,000 ($1177.87)
    Regular Highways: $341,000 ($269.57)
    Sewerage: $333,000 ($263.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $296,000 ($233.99)
    Police Protection: $255,000 ($201.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($154.94)
    Air Transportation: $145,000 ($114.62)
    Health - Other: $128,000 ($101.19)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($84.58)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($58.50)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($45.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($11.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($11.07)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($7.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($3.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($22.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,000 ($27.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,000 ($30.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,462,000 ($1155.73)

Eastport government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $299,000 ($236.36)
    Air Transportation: $46,000 ($36.36)
    Other: $12,000 ($9.49)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $10,000 ($7.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($3.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.58)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($9.49)
    Education: $5,000 ($3.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $769,000 ($607.91)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $80,000 ($63.24)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($28.46)
    Rents: $31,000 ($24.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($15.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $690,000 ($545.45)
    Education: $387,000 ($305.93)
    General Local Government Support: $184,000 ($145.45)
    Other: $76,000 ($60.08)
    Highways: $22,000 ($17.39)
  • Tax - Property: $3,250,000 ($2569.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($6.32)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.58)

Eastport government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $628,000 ($496.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000 ($415.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($80.63)

Eastport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $918,000 ($725.69)

4.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.70% ($33,296 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($27,340)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.30% ($55,371)


4.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,107 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.73% ($30,976 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($38,980)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.28% ($43,303)

Businesses in Eastport, ME

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Eastport:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eastport:

  • WSHD (91.7 FM; EASTPORT, ME; Owner: SHEAD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WMED (89.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRQ (102.9 FM; DENNYSVILLE, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WQDY-FM (92.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eastport:

  • WMED-TV (Channel 13; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Eastport: Edward R. Bowman.

Eastport fatal accident list:

Jul 25, 1983 10:40 PM, 6189, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 5, 1981 07:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Eastport)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Eastport, ME)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • 14 Pleasant St (Lat: 44.897861 Lon: -66.986639), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KIZ201,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.675 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/1993, Expiration Date: 06/02/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Passamaquoddy Towing Services Inc, 14 Pleasant St, Eastport, ME 04631
  • Eastport Municipal Airport (Lat: 44.911194 Lon: -67.011917), Call Sign: KMT4, Licensee ID: L00001611,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/1997, Expiration Date: 05/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2002, Registrant: City Of Eastport, High St, Eastport, ME 04631
  • 108 Water St (Lat: 44.906750 Lon: -66.985250), Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KZU639, Licensee ID: L00013435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/1997, Expiration Date: 12/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2003, Registrant: Moose Island Marine Inc, 108 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631
  • Eastport Municipal Airport (Lat: 44.912500 Lon: -67.012222), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.26000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2015, Expiration Date: 06/13/2025, Registrant: City Of Eastport, 78 High St, Eastport, ME 04631, Phone: (207) 853-2300, Fax: (207) 853-4712, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eastport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eastport)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eastport, ME
  • 52.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.3%Wood
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 3.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eastport, ME
  • 63.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.7%Electricity
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Eastport compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Eastport on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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