St. Agatha, Maine

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Population in 2010: 747.
Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 384  (51.4%)
Females: 363  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04772.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,992 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
St. Agatha:

$45,992
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,465 (it was $15,535 in 2000)

St. Agatha town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,159 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
St. Agatha:

$119,159
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,889; detached houses: $136,408; townhouses or other attached units: $121,483; in 2-unit structures: $139,649; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $36,929; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,202; mobile homes: $56,131; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $64,296
March 2019 cost of living index in St. Agatha: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in St. Agatha, ME (2010)
    • 73998.9%White alone
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

Races in St. Agatha detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: French (43.1%), French Canadian (30.5%), United States (9.7%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.2%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/17/1899

Elevation: 593 feet

Land area: 29.5 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Agatha, Maine map

58 residents are foreign born (6.9% North America).

This town:

7.2%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
St. Agatha town:

1.4% ($938)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (264.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (366.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (520.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Frenchville, ME (1.9 miles ),
Madawaska, ME (2.8 miles ),
New Canada, ME (3.0 miles ),
Grand Isle, ME (3.2 miles ),
Fort Kent, ME (3.4 miles ),
Wallagrass, ME (3.8 miles ),
Stockholm, ME (4.0 miles ),
Eagle Lake, ME (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 47.24 N, Longitude: 68.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in St. Agatha, ME in 2017
St. Agatha satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Agatha, ME residents
Average permit cost in St. Agatha, ME
Most common industries in St. Agatha, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (19.6%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.9%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (29.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.1%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.9%)
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Paper (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Apparel (2.9%)
Most common occupations in St. Agatha, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in St. Agatha, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

St. Agatha-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 27.2 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, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.5 miles away from St. Agatha center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 368.8 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 200.6 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 303.4 miles away from the city 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 134.0 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).
St. Agatha topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Agatha:

  • HIGH VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADAWASKA, ME)
  • FOREST HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)
  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Agatha:

  • 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 199 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 213 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 259 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 265 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 265 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public high school in St. Agatha:

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Library in St. Agatha:

  • LONG LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,007; Location: 384 MAIN STREET; 8,650 books; 50 audio materials; 300 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Saint Agatha Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemetery: Saint Agatha Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Brishlotte Lake (A), Long Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

2.1 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.2%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.0%
Whole state:

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

4.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

For population 15 years and over in St. Agatha:

Marital status in St. Agatha, ME
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in St. Agatha:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Agatha, 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.
Maine:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Aroostook County:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
State:

25.0%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Agatha:

  • 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)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • 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 St. Agatha:

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

TV broadcast stations around St. Agatha:

  • W17BN (Channel 17; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W11AA (Channel 11; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)

St. Agatha fatal accident list:

Oct 29, 2011 03:18 AM, Sr-162, Lat: 47.248942, Lon: -68.344744, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 20, 2008 05:25 PM, Bouchard Road, Lat: 47.204170, Lon: -68.378220, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 2002 09:45 AM, Main Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 2001 00:05 AM, Sr-162, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 17, 1997 11:50 PM, 162, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 19, 1995 07:55 AM, 162, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 1978 06:21 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.0mTotal length
  • 516Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total average daily truck traffic
  • 826Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 47.245389 Lon: -68.313833, Call Sign: WNAN638,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.362 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2011, Expiration Date: 10/02/2021, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Agatha, ME
  • 90.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 0.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Agatha, ME
  • 78.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Coal or coke
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 4.8%No fuel used


St. Agatha compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

St. Agatha on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #43 (04772) 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)"
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