Andover, Maine

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Population in 2010: 821. Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 416  (50.7%)
Females: 405  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  51.1 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04216.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,526 (it was $36,058 in 2000)
Andover:

$42,526
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,441 (it was $20,253 in 2000)

Andover town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,325 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Andover:

$133,325
ME:

$172,800
  • Races in Andover, ME (2010)

    Andover races chart
    • 81198.8%White alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Andover: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (38.0%), French (20.8%), Irish (10.6%), German (9.7%), Scottish (6.3%), United States (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1804

Elevation: 723 feet

Land area: 57.4 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Andover, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Andover:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Andover town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

18 residents are foreign born (1.6% North America, 0.5% Europe).

This town:

2.1%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Andover, Maine as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Andover to the number of sex offenders is 455 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Andover town:  1.2% ($922)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Andover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (71.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (160.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (306.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Roxbury, ME (2.4 miles ), Byron, ME (2.9 miles) , Hanover, ME (3.1 miles ), Newry, ME (3.2 miles ), Rumford, ME (3.4 miles ), Mexico, ME (3.4 miles ), Upton, ME (3.6 miles) , Bethel, ME (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $33,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $44,200
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $32,900
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.63 N, Longitude: 70.75 W

Area code: 207

Andover household income distribution Andover home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (20%)
  • Paper (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Wood products (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Woodworkers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Andover: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Andover, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Andover, Maine average temperatures Andover, Maine average precipitation Andover, Maine humidity Andover, Maine wind speed Andover, Maine snowfall Andover, Maine sunshine Andover, Maine clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Andover-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 146.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 183.8 miles away from Andover center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.0 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 130.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from Andover center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.0 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 Oxford County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Andover topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Varnum Poor - Businessman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Andover:

  • RUMFORD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; RUMFORD, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Andover:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 30 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 52 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 58 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 72 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 74 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Plymouth State University (about 77 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • University of New England (about 84 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)

Public elementary/middle school in Andover:

See full list of schools located in Andover

Library in Andover:

  • ANDOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,200; Location: 46 CHURCH STREET; 12,572 books; 759 audio materials; 1,661 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Andover: Andover Fire Department Substation (A), Andover Public Library (B), Andover Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Andover include: First Congregational Church (A), Calvary Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Farmers Hill Cemetery (1), Andover Cemetery (2), Woodlawn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Horseshoe Pond (A), Santiago Bog (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Abbott Brook (A), Stony Brook (B), Lone Brook (C), West Branch Ellis River (D), Sawyer Brook (E), Moody Brook (F), Gardner Brook (G), Horseshoe Brook (H), Burroughs Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Andover Guest House (South Main) (1), Pine Ellis Lodging (20 Pine Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Oxford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 30.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Andover and their reported violations in the past:

ANDOVER WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, 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 (JUL-21-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LAKEWOOD CAMPS AT MIDDLEDAM (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Andover that have no violations reported:

  • SOUTH ARM CAMPGROUND (Address: 62 KENNETT DRIVE , Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.2%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Andover compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Maine average:

11.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Wood (37%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Andover town (based on Oxford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7087
Mainline Protestant3,08545
Evangelical Protestant3,04537
Other71914
None47,276-
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: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Oxford County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Oxford County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oxford County:

25.6%
Maine:

25.0%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Androscoggin County, ME  1.17% ($32,016 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($32,057)
from York County, ME  0.34% ($35,114)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Androscoggin County, ME  1.12% ($27,227 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  1.11% ($34,134)
to York County, ME  0.35% ($32,392)

Strongest AM radio stations in Andover:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOU (1230 AM; 1 kW; BERLIN, NH; Owner: JERICHO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Andover:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Andover:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)

Andover fatal accident list:

Aug 24, 1991 10:10 PM, 120, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 1984 00:25 AM, 50855130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 16, 1983 11:00 PM, 10615086, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • $7,039,000Total costs
  • 5,840Total average daily traffic
  • 397Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,760Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Andover, ME

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ANDOVER, Lat: 44.746611 Lon: -70.906389, Call Sign: WQHP610
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2007, Expiration Date: 09/27/2017, Certifier: Kelly Scotti
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • ANDOVER, 2.6 Mi East Of (Lat: 44.633667 Lon: -70.699500), Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: KCK64
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/1989, Expiration Date: 01/27/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB1VUZ, Licensee ID: L01643014
    Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Scott L Owings
    Registrant: Scott L Owings, Andover, ME 04216

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2354C , Serial Number: 30654, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1955
    Registrant (Individual): David L White, Po Box 40, Andover, ME 04216
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2523N , Serial Number: 10959, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff J Bossie, 59 Pine St, Andover, ME 04216
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733QR , Serial Number: 17268470, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David L White, Po Box 40, Andover, ME 04216, Other Owners: Betsey P White
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER SR7 XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 84PM , Serial Number: 2266, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Macknight, 122 Rumford Center Rd, Andover, ME 04216

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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