Arrowsic, Maine

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Population in 2010: 427. Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 210  (49.2%)
Females: 217  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04530.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,887 (it was $53,250 in 2000)
Arrowsic:

$69,887
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $41,568 (it was $29,597 in 2000)

Arrowsic town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $251,507 (it was $145,400 in 2000)
Arrowsic:

$251,507
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $219,937; Detached houses: $240,473; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,983; In 2-unit structures: $260,695; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $300,169; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,220; Mobile homes: $63,584
  • Races in Arrowsic, ME (2010)

    Arrowsic races chart
    • 42198.6%White alone
    • 30.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arrowsic: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (28.1%), Irish (17.8%), German (12.2%), French (10.1%), Scottish (8.6%), French Canadian (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/02/1841

Elevation: 41 feet

Land area: 7.78 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (very low).

Arrowsic,ME real estate house value index trend

Arrowsic, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Arrowsic:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arrowsic town:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

14 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.6% Africa, 0.4% North America).

This town:

2.9%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Arrowsic town:  0.8% ($1,200)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Arrowsic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (28.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (125.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (295.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Bath, ME (1.9 miles ), West Bath, ME (1.9 miles ), Georgetown, ME (2.2 miles ), Westport Island, ME (2.3 miles ), Woolwich, ME (2.3 miles ), Westport, ME (2.3 miles ), Phippsburg, ME (2.4 miles ), Southport, ME (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.87 N, Longitude: 69.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (3%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Arrowsic, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Arrowsic-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 94.3 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 199.6 miles away from Arrowsic center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 227.0 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 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Arrowsic center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 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 Sagadahoc County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arrowsic topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Arrowsic:

  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; BATH, ME)
  • WINSHIP GREEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BATH, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOSPITAL (LINCOLN COUNTY HEALTHCARE) Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)
  • DIONNE COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • HORIZONS LIVING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arrowsic:

  • Southern Maine Community College (about 27 miles; South Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 29 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 33 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 35 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New England (about 42 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 58 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 77 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

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Notable locations in Arrowsic: Doubling Point Light Station (A), Kennebec River Light Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Sewell Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Sewell Creek (A), Minot Creek (B), Newtown Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sagadahoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.56
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.2%
Whole state:

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Maine average:

11.2

Arrowsic travel time to work - commute Arrowsic mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arrowsic town (based on Sagadahoc County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,1773
Mainline Protestant2,52715
Evangelical Protestant2,13420
Other6462
Orthodox881
None26,721-
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: 6
Sagadahoc County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Sagadahoc County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Sagadahoc County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sagadahoc County:

26.5%
Maine:

25.0%

7.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
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 Cumberland County, ME  2.42% ($44,771 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.79% ($27,835)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.71% ($32,231)


7.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Sagadahoc County:

0.10%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  2.76% ($38,463 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.71% ($34,184)
to Lincoln County, ME  0.53% ($34,346)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arrowsic:

  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arrowsic:

  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYFP (91.9 FM; HARPSWELL, ME; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Arrowsic:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W29CA (Channel 29; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES)

Arrowsic fatal accident list:

May 1, 2007 02:48 PM, Sr-127, Lat: 43.89585, Lon: -69.79462, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • $17,256,000Total costs
  • 6,697Total average daily traffic
  • 526Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,406Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N1PL, Licensee ID: L00392128, Grant Date: 06/20/2012, Expiration Date: 09/01/2022, Certifier: Paul Kalkstein, Registrant: Paul Kalkstein, 42 Doubling Point Rd, Arrowsic, ME 04530
  • Call Sign: W1FPZ, Licensee ID: L01348791, Grant Date: 12/07/2007, Expiration Date: 10/24/2017, Certifier: John F Rollins, Registrant: John F Rollins, 21 Bald Head Road, Arrowsic, ME 04530
  • Call Sign: KB1OWC, Licensee ID: L01268026, Grant Date: 04/11/2007, Expiration Date: 04/11/2017, Certifier: John L White Sr, Registrant: John L White Sr, 46 Arrowsic Rd, Arrowsic, ME 04530
  • Call Sign: KB1SCV, Licensee ID: L01480008, Grant Date: 04/02/2009, Expiration Date: 04/02/2019, Certifier: Heather K Baker, Registrant: Heather K Baker, 12 Sirois Rd, Arrowsic, ME 04530
  • Call Sign: KB1SYT, Licensee ID: L01518725, Grant Date: 09/17/2009, Expiration Date: 09/17/2019, Certifier: Kip Stone, Registrant: Kip Stone, 461 Bald Head Rd, Arrowsic, ME 04530

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

POPHAM BEACH CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Arrowsic compared to Maine 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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