Penobscot, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,263.
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 615  (48.7%)
Females: 648  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

51.9 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,479 (it was $37,232 in 2000)
Penobscot:

$60,479
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,287 (it was $20,035 in 2000)

Penobscot town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $206,107 (it was $95,700 in 2000)
Penobscot:

$206,107
ME:

$200,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Penobscot: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Penobscot, ME (2010)
    • 1,22196.7%White alone
    • 151.2%Two or more races
    • 121.0%Hispanic
    • 80.6%Asian alone
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Penobscot, Maine as of June 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Penobscot is 632 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (23.5%), United States (17.5%), Irish (9.9%), German (6.8%), Scottish (5.7%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1787

Elevation: 54 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

Penobscot, Maine map

21 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Maine:

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

1.0% ($937)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (95.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (190.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (362.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Verona Island, ME (2.4 miles ),
Castine, ME (2.5 miles ),
Verona, ME (2.5 miles ),
Stockton Springs, ME (2.7 miles ),
Orland, ME (2.8 miles ),
Blue Hill, ME (2.8 miles ),
Brooksville, ME (2.9 miles ),
Bucksport, ME (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.46 N, Longitude: 68.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Penobscot, ME in 2019
Penobscot satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $249,800
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Penobscot, ME residents
Average permit cost in Penobscot, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Penobscot, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Paper (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.4%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Paper (10.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Health care (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.3%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Penobscot, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)

Average climate in Penobscot, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Penobscot, Maine average temperatures Penobscot, Maine average precipitation Penobscot, Maine humidity Penobscot, Maine wind speed Penobscot, Maine snowfall Penobscot, Maine sunshine Penobscot, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.8. This is about average.

City:

64.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0337. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0337
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.43
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Penobscot-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 80% 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 113.7 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 246.0 miles away from Penobscot 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 247.0 miles away from Penobscot center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 158.4 miles away from Penobscot center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 281.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.9 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 Hancock County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Snows: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Penobscot topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Penobscot:

  • PENOBSCOT NURSING HOME (MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Penobscot:

  • WALDO COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC. - BELFAST (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • BRADBURY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • THE COMMONS AT TALL PINES (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • HARBOR HILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • COURTLAND REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ELLSWORTH, ME)
  • COLLIER'S REHAB AND NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ELLSWORTH, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penobscot:

  • Husson University (about 26 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 30 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 55 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 73 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 95 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 96 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 99 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Penobscot:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Penobscot: Penobscot Volunteer Fire Department Storage (A), Penobscot Volunteer Fire Department Main Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Penobscot include: Penobscot Church (A), Penobscot United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bay Cemetery (1), South Penobscot Cemetery (2), Bridges Cemetery (3), Westcott Cemetery (4), Perry Cemetery (5), Leach Cemetery (6), Hutchins Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Turtle Pond (A), Wight Pond (B), Pierce Pond (C), Toddy Pond (D), Great Heath (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Seneca Brook (A), Winslow Stream (B), Moore Brook (C), Smell Brook (D), McCaslin Stream (E), Turtle Pond Brook (F), Mill Brook (G), Clements Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: George W. Emery - 11th Governor of the Territory of Utah.

Hancock 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 Penobscot and their reported violations in the past:

PENOBSCOT NURSING HOME (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-29-2005 to DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2006), St Intentional no-action (AUG-19-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2006), St Intentional no-action (AUG-19-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-25-2005 to AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2006)
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 (AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, 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 (MAR-18-2010), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SOUTH PENOBSCOT WATER ASSOC (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2009), St Intentional no-action (AUG-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2008), St Intentional no-action (AUG-26-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2008), St Intentional no-action (AUG-26-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2008), St Intentional no-action (AUG-26-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.5%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.6%
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: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.0%
Whole state:

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

3.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
87 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Penobscot:

Marital status in Penobscot, ME
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Penobscot:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Penobscot, ME (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
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: 32
This county:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Hancock County:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

7.4%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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  1.08% ($64,636 average AGI)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($34,712)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.22% ($62,686)


5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($758 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.10%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.13% ($39,233 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.41% ($56,269)
to Waldo County, ME  0.23% ($48,585)

Strongest AM radio stations in Penobscot:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Penobscot:

  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Penobscot:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Penobscot, Maine
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count2241
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3248
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons847
  • Fatalities2470
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5497
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents209
See more detailed statistics of Penobscot fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • 2,051Total average daily traffic
  • 102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,871Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lois L Mills, E Side Of W Etna Rd .3 Km Se Int With Valley Rd (Lat: 44.803056 Lon: -69.167778), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: Csn International, Loism@csnradio.Com, , Twin -Falls, Phone: (208) 734-6633
  • Todd J Bowman, Northwesterly Of Routes 175 & 199, Hutchins Mountain Near Mill Creek Road (Lat: 44.481861 Lon: -68.738083), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Tbowman@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Todd J Bowman, Northwesterly Of Routes 175 & 199, Hutchins Mountain Near Mill Creek Road (Lat: 44.481861 Lon: -68.738083), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Tbowman@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Bridget Carter, Northwesterly Of Routes 175 & 199, Hutchins Mountain Near Mill Creek Road (Lat: 44.481861 Lon: -68.738083), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 23009 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Tbowman@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • E Side Of W Etna Rd .3 Km Se Int With Valley Rd (Lat: 44.803056 Lon: -69.167778), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: Csn International, Santa- Ana, Phone: (714) 979-0706

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Penobscot)
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Penobscot, ME
  • 70.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.1%Wood
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Penobscot, ME
  • 79.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.5%Wood
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Electricity


Penobscot compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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.
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  • Michael Henry Grillo (1)
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2021.