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Population (year 2000): 9,511. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,377 (-1.4% change)
Males: 4,540 (47.7%), Females: 4,971 (52.3%)

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $29,325 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Presque Isle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.8%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (17.4%), English (16.0%), Irish (14.5%), United States (12.8%), French Canadian (8.9%), Scottish (3.9%).

New! Isle, Maine forum

Elevation: 446 feet

Land area: 75.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Presque Isle

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Presque Isle city

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

5.5% Foreign born (3.8% North America, 1.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,270 (-11.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (260.2 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (368.5 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (579.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: ME Easton, (6.9 miles ME (9.3 miles Westfield, ME (11.1 miles Mapleton, ME (11.2 miles Chapman, ME (12.7 miles Caribou, ME (13.2 miles Washburn, Fairfield, ME (13.2 miles Fort .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,100

Latitude: 46.68 N, Longitude: 68.00 W

Area code: 207


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.3%), Retail trade (17.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,987 (+31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,521 (76.4%)


 

Crime in Presque Isle by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 4 3 5
    per 100,000 10.5 42.1 31.5 52.6
Robberies 2 2 1 3
    per 100,000 21.0 21.0 10.5 31.5
Assaults 0 1 3 3
    per 100,000 0.0 10.5 31.5 31.5
Burglaries 19 42 67 52
    per 100,000 199.8 441.6 704.4 546.7
Thefts 194 275 323 255
    per 100,000 2039.7 2891.4 3396.1 2681.1
Auto thefts 11 19 12 9
    per 100,000 115.7 199.8 126.2 94.6
115.3 187.8 217.3 189.9


Average climate in Presque Isle, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Main business address for: MAINE PUBLIC SERVICE CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), MAINE & MARITIMES CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospital/medical center in Presque Isle:
  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE (140 ACADEMY ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Presque Isle:
  • CARY MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; CARIBOU, ME)
  • HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; HOULTON, ME)
  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 54 miles; FORT KENT, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Presque Isle:
  • NORTHERN MAINE REGIONAL ARPT AT PRESQUE IS (about 3 miles; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; ID: PQI)
  • BANGOR INTL (about 141 miles; BANGOR, ME; ID: BGR)
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 234 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Presque Isle:
  • NORTHERN MAINE REGIONAL (about 4 miles; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; ID: 83B)
  • CARIBOU MUNI (about 13 miles; CARIBOU, ME; ID: CAR)
  • PORTAGE LAKE MUNI (about 33 miles; PORTAGE LAKE, ME; ID: 87B)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $9,137 $27,411 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $25,666 $25,666 17 $6,063
Solid Waste Management 6 $13,668 $27,336 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $624
Welfare 0 $0   1 $904
Airports 8 $17,260 $25,890 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $39,981 $31,984 0 $0
Firefighters 16 $43,391 $32,543 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,994 $35,928 3 $1,670
Police Protection - Officers 17 $50,836 $35,884 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $11,396 $34,188 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $22,114 $29,485 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $9,487 $22,768 5 $3,313
Police - Other 5 $11,449 $27,477 5 $2,489
Totals for Government 102 $257,378 $30,279 32 $15,063


Colleges/Universities in Presque Isle:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT PRESQUE ISLE (Full-time enrollment: 1,184; Location: 181 MAIN ST; Public)
  • NORTHERN MAINE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 601; Location: 33 EDGEMONT DR; Public; Website: www.nmtc.net)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Presque Isle:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE (about 124 miles; ORONO, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,590)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 202 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; FT enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 202 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 260 miles; PORTLAND, ME; FT enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 268 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 278 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 319 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
Public high schools in Presque Isle:
  • PRESQUE ISLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 638; Location: 16 GRIFFIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MSAD#1 ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION (Students: 14; Location: 25 NORTHERN ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PRESQUE ISLE REGIONAL TECH CTR (Location: 79 BLAKE ST STE 3; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Presque Isle:
  • EVA HOYT ZIPPEL SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 42 GRIFFIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PINE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 50 PINE STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CUNNINGHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 5 THIRD STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SKYWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 569 SKYWAY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SKYWAY EDUCATION LEARNING CENTER (Students: 64; Location: 1 SKYSPOT LANE; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Presque Isle:
  • OPPORTUNITY TRAINING CENTER (Students: 22; Location: P O BOX 1245; Grades: UG - UG)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: PO BOX 1576; Grades: 1 - 11)
Library in Presque Isle:
  • PRESQUE ISLE - TURNER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $230,700; Location: 39 SECOND STREET; 74,951 books; 1,258 audio materials; 587 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Presque Isle: Northern Maine Fairgrounds (A), Presque Isle Country Club (B), Caribou Road (C), Loring Family Housing Annex (D), Skyway Industrial Park (E), Quoggy Jo Ski Club (F), Beacon Number 2 (G), Beacon Number 1 (H), City of Presque Isle Recycling Center (I), Julian W Turner Courthouse (J), Aroostook Medical Center Health Sciences Library (K), Aroostook County Historical Center (L), William Haskell Recreation Center (M), Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library (N), Northern Maine Forum (O), Presque Isle Snowmobile Club Lodge (P), Presque Isle Indoor Pool (Q), Presque Isle Fire Department and Police Station (R), Presque Isle City Hall (S), Presque Isle Area Chamber of Commerce (T).

Shopping Centers: Presque Isle Shopping Center (1), Aroostook Centre Mall (2), North Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Presque Isle include: Bethany Baptist Church (A), State Street Baptist Church (B), Christ Gospel Pentecostal Church (C), First United Pentecostal Church (D), Saint Marys Catholic Church (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (G), Presque Isle Congregational Church (H).

Cemeteries: Johnson Cemetery (1), Glenwood Park Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Fairmount Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: Echo Lake (A), Presque Isle Stream (B), Mantle Lake (C), Arnold Brook Lake (D), Echo Lake (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pettingill Brook (A), Clark Brook (B), Williams Brook (C), Presque Isle Stream (D), Richardson Brook (E), Lamson Brook (F), Birch Brook (G), Hardwood Brook (H), Hanson Brook (I).

Parks in Presque Isle include: Peace Park (1), Mantle Lake Park (2), Aroostook State Park (3), Arnold Brook Lake Recreation Area (4), Bicentennial Park (5), Veterans Memorial Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Presque Isle compared to Maine state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Presque Isle:
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Presque Isle:
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPI (92.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Presque Isle:
  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • W51AG (Channel 51; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMEM-TV (Channel 10; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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