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Monmouth
 

MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
Type of Government: Town Meeting, Five Selectmen
Chief Executive Officer: , Town Manager
Town Office Hours: 8-4 M-F,  7PM-8:30PM W
Phone:  933-2206 Fax:  933-3413
Website: www.kvcog.org/Towns/monmouth.htm
Municipal Facilities:
Police full-time
Fire volunteer (pay-per-call)
Water Monmouth Water Association
Sewer Monmouth Sanitary District
Other
Local Development Regulations:
1991 Comprehensive Plan, update in progress
Subdivision, Minimum Lot Size Ordinance
        Taxable Valuation (at Full Market): $62.75 million in 1985
$154.40 million in 1995
$161.40 million in 2000
1983 1993 1998
2003
Property Tax FV Mill Rate 16.94 18.26 18.48
15.45
Total Assessment $1,063,193 $2,820,121 $2,982,789
$3,604,124
LOCAL ECONOMY
Income Characteristics: 1989 1999 % change (Real $)
Median Household Income: $30,033 $43,906 9.5
Per Capita Income: $11,412 $17,551 15.2
% below Poverty: 4 9.2
% Paying more than 30%
  of Income for Housing Costs: 24.9 21.2
Labor Force Characteristics: 1980 1990 2000
Percentage of adult population in the labor force:
      Overall: 68.8 74.2 70.9
      Female: 57.8 67.5 68
Occupational Profile: 1990    Percent 2000    Percent
Executive & Managerial 144 7.8% 601 30.8%
Professional 261 14.1% *
Sales 95 5.1% 506 25.9%
Administration & Support 294 15.8% *
Service 205 11.0% 211 10.8%
Farm & Forestry 62 3.3% 45 2.3%
Skilled Labor 315 17.0% 590 30.3%
  * occupational categories recombined in 2000 census
Unemployment Rate (MDOL): 1990: 4.5
1995: 6.5
2000: 5.6
Most recent year -- 2003: 5
POPULATION
Current Estimate: 4,044 (2005)
Rank in County: 9 of 29
1960 1970 1980 1990 2000
Population History 1,884 2,062 2,888 3,353 3,785
Growth Rate -- 9.4% 40.1% 16.1% 12.9%
Components of Change (1990-2000): Natural Change: 205
Net Migration: 227
Population Projection to 2020: Best Estimate: 5,000
Mathematical Range: 4,682 4,961
Profile: 1980 1990 2000
Under Age 18 943 972 1046
Over Age 65 284 322 379
Median Age 29.1 32.6 37.5
High School Grads. n/a 1728 2142
College Grads. n/a 300 465
Enrolled in public schools: 668 730 768
most recent year: 776 2004
HOUSING
1970 1980 1990 2000
Total Housing Units 978 1351 1540 1801
Year-round Occupied Units 605 961 1185 1435
Seasonal Units n/a 329 297 310
Persons per household 3.41 3.01 2.83 2.63
% Owner-occupied n/a 85.1 85.6 84.3
% Mobile Home n/a 17.1 16.1 15.4
Median Home Value n/a $36,800 $80,800 $90,800
Local Property tax on Median Home $453 $1,293 $1,596
Housing Units built since 2000: 92 Single Family
0 Multi-family
25 Mobile Home
1 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