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Hallowell
 

MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
Type of Government: Mayor, Council, City Manager
Chief Executive Officer: Jim Rhodes, City Manager
Town Office Hours: 8-5 M-F
Phone:  623-4021 Fax:  623-7147
Website: www.hallowell.org
Municipal Facilities:
Police Full-time
Fire Full-time
Water Hallowell Water District
Sewer Hallowell Sanitary District
Other
Local Development Regulations:
1996 Comprehensive Plan
Zoning, Subdivision, Building Code
        Taxable Valuation (at Full Market): $43.90 million in 1985
$103.10 million in 1995
$112.20 million in 2000
1983 1993 1998
2003
Property Tax FV Mill Rate 20.84 17.42 18.22
22.55
Total Assessment $915,282 $1,796,264 $2,043,757
$3,261,210
LOCAL ECONOMY
Income Characteristics: 1989 1999 % change (Real $)
Median Household Income: $31,161 $36,058 -15.4
Per Capita Income: $15,348 $20,457 -0.2
% below Poverty: 7.1 8
% Paying more than 30%
  of Income for Housing Costs: 14.9 28
Labor Force Characteristics: 1980 1990 2000
Percentage of adult population in the labor force:
      Overall: 66.6 66.8 64.9
      Female: 56.5 62.4 64.8
Occupational Profile: 1990    Percent 2000    Percent
Executive & Managerial 219 15.9% 634 51.0%
Professional 326 23.7% *
Sales 103 7.5% 297 23.9%
Administration & Support 237 17.3% *
Service 115 8.4% 145 11.7%
Farm & Forestry 6 0.4% 3 0.2%
Skilled Labor 108 7.9% 165 13.2%
  * occupational categories recombined in 2000 census
Unemployment Rate (MDOL): 1990: 4.3
1995: 8.9
2000: 2.7
Most recent year -- 2003: 4
POPULATION
Current Estimate: 2,476 (2005)
Rank in County: 19 of 29
1960 1970 1980 1990 2000
Population History 3,169 2,814 2,502 2,534 2,467
Growth Rate -- -11.2% -11.1% 1.3% -2.6%
Components of Change (1990-2000): Natural Change: -29
Net Migration: -38
Population Projection to 2020: Best Estimate: 2,450
Mathematical Range: 2,432 2,432
Profile: 1980 1990 2000
Under Age 18 675 539 517
Over Age 65 366 364 379
Median Age 32.2 36 42.4
High School Grads. n/a 1538 1622
College Grads. n/a 597 636
Enrolled in public schools: 571 391 374
most recent year: 357 2004
HOUSING
1970 1980 1990 2000
Total Housing Units 915 1123 1192 1243
Year-round Occupied Units 833 973 1080 1145
Seasonal Units n/a 0 7 20
Persons per household 3.21 2.56 2.24 2.06
% Owner-occupied n/a 60.8 55.8 57.4
% Mobile Home n/a 0.3 0.4 0.7
Median Home Value n/a $39,700 $83,100 $92,000
Local Property tax on Median Home $729 $1,151 $1,759
Housing Units built since 2000: 16 Single Family
-2 Multi-family
1 Mobile Home
0 Seasonal
Information Sources for this profile:
U.S. Census
Maine Department of Health and Human Services (vital statistics)
Maine Department of Labor (unemployment statistics)
Municipal Valuation Returns
KVCOG
Maine Municipal Association (local government and taxation data)
Town Office