Fort Kent, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,488.
Population change since 2000: +25.8%
Males: 1,219  (49.0%)
Females: 1,269  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

49.6 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04743.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,536 (it was $20,914 in 2000)
Fort Kent:

$44,536
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,639 (it was $13,882 in 2000)

Fort Kent CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,013 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
Fort Kent:

$119,013
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,602; detached houses: $151,629; in 2-unit structures: $203,140; mobile homes: $44,854

Median gross rent in 2017: $501.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Kent: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.5%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.6% for Black residents, 63.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fort Kent, ME (2010)
    • 2,33894.0%White alone
    • 652.6%Two or more races
    • 271.1%Hispanic
    • 261.0%Black alone
    • 160.6%American Indian alone
    • 160.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Fort Kent, Maine as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Kent is 286 to 1.


Crime rates in Fort Kent by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
1
(23.8)
2
(47.6)
1
(23.9)
6
(143.6)
5
(118.7)
1
(24.4)
1
(24.5)
2
(49.3)
4
(99.7)
3
(75.2)
3
(76.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(47.4)
0
(0.0)
8
(190.4)
10
(238.8)
1
(23.9)
4
(95.0)
1
(24.4)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.8)
4
(100.2)
1
(25.4)
6
(153.8)
2
(51.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(687.4)
25
(595.0)
43
(1,023)
20
(477.7)
22
(526.7)
20
(474.8)
9
(219.7)
13
(318.8)
11
(271.3)
7
(174.4)
17
(425.9)
20
(507.6)
25
(641.0)
23
(590.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(71.1)
2
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.1)
1
(25.4)
2
(51.3)
2
(51.3)
Arson
(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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)36.532.463.846.351.549.415.419.422.750.343.139.340.582.7

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City-data.com crime index in Fort Kent, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: French (31.0%), French Canadian (30.0%), American (9.1%), Canadian (4.0%), Irish (1.6%), Cajun (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1869

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 3.24 square miles.

Population density: 768 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Kent, Maine map

215 residents are foreign born (7.2% North America, 1.0% Africa, 1.0% Europe).

This place:

9.7%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,894 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,713 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (261.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (362.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (515.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

New Canada, ME (2.4 miles ),
Wallagrass, ME (2.7 miles ),
Frenchville, ME (3.1 miles ),
St. Agatha, ME (3.4 miles ),
Eagle Lake, ME (3.7 miles ),
Madawaska, ME (3.7 miles ),
St. Francis, ME (3.9 miles ),
Grand Isle, ME (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 47.25 N, Longitude: 68.59 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Fort Kent, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Kent, ME in 2017
Fort Kent satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fort Kent, ME residents
Average permit cost in Fort Kent, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Maine:

3.8%
Most common industries in Fort Kent, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.9%)
  • Apparel (4.1%)
  • Paper (4.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Paper (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Educational services (19.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.0%)
  • Apparel (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Fort Kent, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Fort Kent, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Kent-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.3 miles away from Fort Kent 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, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 312.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 360.1 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 202.4 miles away from Fort Kent center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 298.1 miles away from Fort Kent center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from the city 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 Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Kent topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Kent:

  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 194 E MAIN STREET)
  • FOREST HILL MANOR (25 BOLDUC AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fort Kent:

  • HIGH VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADAWASKA, ME)

Airports and heliports located in Fort Kent:

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College/University in Fort Kent:

  • University of Maine at Fort Kent (Full-time enrollment: 835; Location: 23 University Drive; Public; Website: www.umfk.maine.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Kent:

  • University of Maine (about 164 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 169 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 195 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 211 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 255 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 262 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 262 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public high school in Fort Kent:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Kent:

  • FORT KENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 477, Location: 108 PLEASANT STREET, Grades: PK-6)
  • VALLEY RIVERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 84 PLEASANT STREET, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Fort Kent

Library in Fort Kent:

  • FORT KENT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,839; Location: 1 MONUMENT SQUARE; 22,557 books; 608 audio materials; 663 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Kent: Fort Kent Fire Department (A), Ambulance Service Incorporated (B), Acadian Archives (C), Fort Kent Blockhouse (D), Fort Kent Historical Society Museum (E), Fort Kent Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Fort Kent Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fort Kent include: Saint Louis Parish Church (A), Christ Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Congregational Cemetery (1), Saint Louis Cemetery (2), Old Saint Louis Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Regiest Daigle Brook (A), Perley Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fort Kent: Fort Kent Historical Society Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort Kent Town - School Dept- Fort Kent Elementary School Sad #27- Cafet (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 65 Pleasant Street), Northern Amusements (Arcades & Amusements; Frenchville Road).

Birthplace of: Ellis Paul - Singer-songwriter and musician, Clair Goodblood - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

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

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

BIRCH HAVEN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2008), St Boil Water Order (JUN-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FOREST HILL MANOR (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2013)
FORT KENT GOLF CLUB (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MSAD 27 WALLAGRASS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-07-2005 to MAR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW TRAILER PARK (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ROSEWOOD ESTATES (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
10TH MOUNTAIN SKI CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 35 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ST AGATHA HOUSING (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Kent that have no violations reported:

  • FORT KENT W & W DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,268, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.3%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

9.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

People in group quarters in Fort Kent in 2010:

  • 146 people in college/university student housing
  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Fort Kent in 2000:

  • 109 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Fort Kent (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Fort Kent Branch at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1980/03/17. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The Bank of Maine: Fort Kent Branch at 79 West Main Street, branch established on 1993/11/18. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Fort Kent Branch at 62 W. Main Street, Suite 104, branch established on 1980/08/07. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Fort Kent:

Marital status in Fort Kent, ME
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Kent:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Kent
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Kent, ME (based on Aroostook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
This county:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Kent:

50.7%
State:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.9%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Kent:

21.4%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.6%
State:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Fort Kent:

31.6%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.9%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Kent:

76.1%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Kent, ME Residents

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
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  0.43% ($40,241 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.17% ($32,023)
from York County, ME  0.08% ($41,350)


3.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,105 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.58% ($33,912 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($37,827)
to York County, ME  0.25% ($35,172)
Businesses in Fort Kent, ME
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Circle K1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Ford1Sears1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets7U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Kent:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Kent:

  • WMEF (106.5 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WUFK (92.1 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • W276AY (103.1 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXX (102.3 FM; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Kent:

  • W17BN (Channel 17; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W11AY (Channel 11; ST. JOHN PLANTATION, ME; Owner: TOWN OF SAINT JOHN)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Fort Kent: Clair Goodblood.

  • Fort Kent, Maine
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count2902
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4151
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1188
  • Fatalities3201
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents7037
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents243
See more detailed statistics of Fort Kent fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.8mTotal length
  • 18,142Total average daily traffic
  • 907Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,583Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Kent)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Kent, ME)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Kent)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP AIRWOLF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 166CD , Serial Number: A016ULS, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/2014
    Registrant (Individual): George R Dumond, 286 W Main St, Fort Kent, ME 04743
  • Aircraft: SILVAIRE LUSCOMBE 8F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1885B , Serial Number: 6312, Year manufactured: 1948, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy Voisine, 22 Summer Ave, Fort Kent, ME 04743
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5611P , Serial Number: 24-679, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew F Hartt, 259 Basil Lake Rd, Fort Kent, ME 04743
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9717B , Serial Number: 172RG0987, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Pelletier And Pelletier Inc, 70 Winter Ave, Fort Kent, ME 04743

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2014, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Kent, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (72.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (15.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Kent, ME
    • 14472.0%Structure Fires
    • 3015.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 147.0%Outside Fires
    • 126.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Kent, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Kent, ME
  • 77.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.6%Wood
  • 4.1%Other fuel
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Kent, ME
  • 76.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Wood


Fort Kent compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Fort Kent on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #57 (04743) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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