Jackman, Maine

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Population in 2010: 862.
Population change since 2000: +20.1%
Males: 425  (49.3%)
Females: 437  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04945.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,390 (it was $29,615 in 2000)
Jackman:

$43,390
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,938 (it was $15,763 in 2000)

Jackman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,656 (it was $66,900 in 2000)
Jackman:

$121,656
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $143,842; detached houses: $154,454; townhouses or other attached units: $145,050; in 2-unit structures: $107,758; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $315,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $205,141; mobile homes: $75,577; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $415,610
March 2019 cost of living index in Jackman: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Jackman, ME (2010)
    • 81794.8%White alone
    • 151.7%Two or more races
    • 151.7%Hispanic
    • 91.0%American Indian alone
    • 50.6%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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Ancestries: French (29.2%), English (19.9%), Irish (17.0%), French Canadian (10.9%), German (5.6%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 361 feet

Land area: 41.0 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Jackman, Maine map

64 residents are foreign born (7.1% North America, 1.0% Latin America).

This town:

8.9%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Jackman town:

1.0% ($686)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (135.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (232.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (378.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Moose River, ME (2.1 miles ),
Dennistown plantation, ME (2.5 miles),
Caratunk, ME (5.4 miles),
Greenville, ME (5.6 miles ),
Eustis, ME (5.8 miles ),
Beaver Cove, ME (5.8 miles),
Shirley, ME (5.8 miles),
Carrabassett Valley, ME (6.2 miles )

Latitude: 45.63 N, Longitude: 70.21 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Jackman, ME in 2019
Jackman satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.5%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Jackman, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (16.6%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (29.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.9%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Jackman, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)

Average climate in Jackman, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Jackman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 186.9 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 188.6 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 233.5 miles away from the city center
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 142.1 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 162.3 miles away from Jackman 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 86.2 miles away from Jackman 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 Somerset County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jackman:

  • NORTHLAND LIVING CENTER (PO BOX 198)
  • JACKMAN REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (376 MAIN STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Jackman:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackman:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 67 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • Husson University (about 89 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 91 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 92 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 126 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 136 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 137 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public high school in Jackman:

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Library in Jackman:

  • JACKMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,628; Location: 604 MAIN STREET; 7,998 books; 243 audio materials; 111 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jackman: Johns Camping Area (A), Whipple Farm (B), Jackman Moose River Fire Department (C), Jackman Area Volunteer Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Jackman: Saint Anthonys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Upper Churchill Stream (A), Supply Stream (B), Halfway Brook (C), Bog Brook (D), Heald Stream (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Motel (Route 201) (1), Bishops Motel (461 Main) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Somerset 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 Jackman and their reported violations in the past:

JACKMAN UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 953, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-12-2006 to OCT-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-12-2006 to OCT-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-12-2006 to OCT-24-2006), St Other (NOV-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-12-2006 to OCT-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-12-2006 to OCT-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-12-2006 to OCT-24-2006), St Other (NOV-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • 29 other older health violations
ATTEAN LAKE LODGE (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • SKY LODGE (Population served: 37, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.5%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.4%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.5%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.4%
Whole state:

4.1%
23 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
15 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled in 2000
4 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Jackman (2011 data):

  • Skowhegan Savings Bank: Jackman Branch at Nichols And Canada Roads, branch established on 1985/07/22. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $448.1 mil, Deposits: $311.2 mil, headquarters in Skowhegan, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Jackman:

Marital status in Jackman, ME
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Jackman:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jackman, ME (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6947
Mainline Protestant3,09428
Evangelical Protestant2,55232
Other5013
None42,387-
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: 13
Somerset County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Somerset 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
Somerset County:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.7%
Maine:

25.0%

6.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Kennebec County, ME  1.88% ($35,563 average AGI)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.98% ($30,652)
from Franklin County, ME  0.42% ($28,182)


6.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Maine average:

5.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kennebec County, ME  1.91% ($35,189 average AGI)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.95% ($32,551)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.35% ($42,953)

Businesses in Jackman, ME

  • True Value: 2
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackman:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackman:

  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • Jackman, Maine
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count1384
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents1913
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons640
  • Fatalities1541
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents3182
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents86
See more detailed statistics of Jackman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • 3,720Total average daily traffic
  • 185Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,318Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackman)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackman)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CHRISTEN INDUSTRIES INC A-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2950Q, N2950Q, N-2950Q, Serial Number: 1046, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Russell A Griffin, Po Box 425, Jackman, ME 04945
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61471, N61471, N-61471, Serial Number: 18504202, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/2019
    Registrant (LLC): N484rf LLC, Po Box 115, Jackman, ME 04945
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 737LZ, N737LZ, N-737LZ, Serial Number: 17269513, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Jackman Air LLC, 7 Attean Rd, Jackman, ME 04945
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 874J, N874J, N-874J, Serial Number: 17269733, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Jackman Air LLC, 7 Attean Rd, Jackman, ME 04945

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jackman, ME
  • 91.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jackman, ME
  • 71.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 2.2%Other fuel


Jackman compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Jackman on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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