Bath, Maine

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Population in 2013: 8,357 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 3,815  (45.7%)
Females: 4,542  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04530.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,302 (it was $36,372 in 2000)
Bath:

$41,302
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,254 (it was $19,112 in 2000)

Bath city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $165,175 (it was $96,800 in 2000)
Bath:

$165,175
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

Median gross rent in 2013: $754.

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  • Races in Bath, ME (2013)

    Bath races chart
    • 7,95594.1%White alone
    • 1631.9%Two or more races
    • 1531.8%Hispanic
    • 981.2%Black alone
    • 630.7%Asian alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bath: 101.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.8%), Irish (11.9%), German (11.8%), French (10.5%), United States (7.2%), French Canadian (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/17/1781

Elevation: 79 feet

Land area: 9.11 square miles.

Population density: 917 people per square mile   (low).

Bath,ME real estate house value index trend

Bath, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Bath:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bath city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

333 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This city:

3.6%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bath, Maine as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bath to the number of sex offenders is 647 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 with mortgages in 2013: $2,538 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,874 (1.6%)

Bath satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (28.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (127.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (296.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Woolwich, ME (1.7 miles ), Arrowsic, ME (1.9 miles ), West Bath, ME (1.9 miles ), Brunswick Station, ME (2.4 miles ), Westport Island, ME (2.5 miles ), Westport, ME (2.5 miles ), Brunswick, ME (2.6 miles ), Topsham, ME (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $268,900
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $213,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.92 N, Longitude: 69.82 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The City of Ships

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,839 (+57.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,722 (43.8%)

Area code: 207

Bath household income distribution Bath home values distribution

Crime rates in Bath by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1031013354022
per 100,000 10.70.032.010.60.010.832.733.656.545.10.023.523.9
Robberies 2432230133131
per 100,000 21.442.532.021.321.232.40.011.233.933.811.735.311.9
Assaults 3311142301155
per 100,000 32.131.910.710.610.643.221.833.60.011.311.758.859.6
Burglaries 31403535183625283325372126
per 100,000 331.5425.2373.7372.2191.0388.9272.5313.7373.0281.6434.6247.1310.1
Thefts 371334304332283265255271255220293260262
per 100,000 3,967.53,550.23,246.13,530.43,003.02,862.72,779.33,036.42,882.32,477.83,441.83,059.23,125.0
Auto thefts 19141148847861142
per 100,000 203.2148.8117.542.584.986.443.678.490.467.6129.247.123.9
Arson 3002240160216
per 100,000 32.10.00.021.321.243.20.011.267.80.023.511.871.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 185.0170.9170.8158.1125.3148.0138.4157.3171.9145.5155.3155.5154.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bath detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Maine average:

1.69
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -668 (-6.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Bath, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Bath-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 93.4 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 197.1 miles away from Bath center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 225.1 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 88.4 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 41.8 miles away from Bath 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 78.3 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).
Bath topographic map

Birthplace of: C. M. S. McLellan - Dramatists and playwright, Edward Page Mitchell - Science fiction writer, George Frederick Magoun - Educator, Georgia Cayvan - Actor, Francis B. Stockbridge - Politician, Glenn Cummings - Politician, William Smith (Medal of Honor, 1869) - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Nathaniel S. Berry - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Bath: Thomas Kendrick, William Smith.

Hospitals and medical centers in Bath:

  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (55 CONGRESS AVENUE)
  • HILLHOUSE NURSING HOME (WHISKEAG RD-BOX 98)
  • WINSHIP GREEN NURSING CENTER (51 WINSHIP ST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bath:

  • Southern Maine Community College (about 28 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 30 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 34 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New England (about 43 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 55 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 78 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

Public high schools in Bath:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bath:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bath:

  • THE CHILDREN'S SCHOOLHOUSE (Students: 40; Location: 223 NORTH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHILDREN'S SCHOOLHOUSE, THE (Students: 12; Location: 223 NORTH ST; Grades: KG - 6)
See full list of schools located in Bath, School District: BATH

Library in Bath:

  • PATTEN FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $667,036; Location: 33 SUMMER STREET; 53,121 books; 2,201 audio materials; 2,240 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 185 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bath: Bath Country Club (A), Bath Iron Works (B), Bath Town Landing (C), Percy and Small Dock (D), Bath Iron Works Fire Department (E), United States Customs House (F), Sewell House (G), Patten Free Library (H), Maritime History Building (I), Maine Maritime Museum Library Archives (J), Maine Maritime Museum (K), Davenport Memorial Museum (L), Davenport Memorial Building (M), Bath Chamber of Commerce (N), Bath Center for the Arts (O), Marine Museum (P), Bath Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bath Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bath include: United Church of Christ (A), Grace Episcopal Church (B), Winter Street Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Saint Marys Catholic Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Apostolic Church (H), Corliss Street Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maple Grove Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Oak Grove Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Whiskeag Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Wiskeag Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: DJ's Family Fun Center (Arcades & Amusements; 26 Centre) (1), Maine Family Adventures (Tours & Charters; 22 Fitts) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn (139 Richardson St) (1), Riverside Bed & Breakfast (1115 Washington Street) (2), The Fairhaven Inn (118 North Bath Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maine State - Courts- Casa New Meadows (Road West) (1), Maine State - Courts- Superior Court- Bath (752 High Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate 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 2012 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.92
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14

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

HERMIT ISLAND CG #3 (Population served: 578, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BATH GOLF CLUB (Population served: 360, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RSU 01 PHIPPSBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 206, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-08-2005 to DEC-08-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HERMIT ISLAND CG #1 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUNDAY RIVER GOLF CLUB (Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HERMIT ISLAND CG #2 (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-05-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-05-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
HILLHOUSE INC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2008), St Intentional no-action (AUG-19-2011)
HYDE SCHOOL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • BATH WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 9,280, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.8%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 79.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Bath in 2010:

  • 66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Bath in 2000:

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other group homes

Bath, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Bath compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Bath (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Bath: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 125 Front St, branch established on 1935/01/01; 55 Congress Ave. Branch at 55 Congress Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $114.1 mil, Deposits: $94.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bath Savings Institution: at 105 Front Street, branch established on 1852/04/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $636.7 mil, Deposits: $486.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • The Bank of Maine: Bath Branch at 7 Chandler Drive, branch established on 1995/06/12. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bath Branch at 83 Front Street, branch established on 1960/03/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Bath Branch at 40 Front Street, branch established on 1965/05/17. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bath, Maine:

  • Holiday Inn, 139 Richardson St, Bath, ME 04530 , Phone: (207) 443-9741, Fax: (207) 442-8281
  • Hampton Inn By Hilton - Bath, Me, 140 Commercial St, Bath, ME 04530 , Phone: (207) 386-1310
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bath, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Maine average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 Bath city (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$35,968$53,9520$0
Other Government Administration 3$19,098$76,3920$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$101,056$57,7460$0
Police - Other 1$3,889$46,6681$593
Firefighters 22$98,195$53,5610$0
Streets and Highways 14$63,344$54,2950$0
Health 1$5,873$70,4760$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,424$33,6960$0
Sewerage 7$30,866$52,9130$0
Parks and Recreation 8$28,474$42,7112$753
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,402$52,8240$0
Natural Resources 1$5,084$61,0080$0
Transit 2$6,285$37,7100$0
Other and Unallocable 16$54,269$40,7022$912
Totals for Government 108$465,227$51,6925$2,258

Bath government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,579,000 ($188.94)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,898,000 ($2141.68)
    General - Other: $4,354,000 ($521.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,443,000 ($172.67)
    Police Protection: $1,333,000 ($159.51)
    Sewerage: $1,033,000 ($123.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $949,000 ($113.56)
    Regular Highways: $861,000 ($103.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $701,000 ($83.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $648,000 ($77.54)
    Central Staff Services: $598,000 ($71.56)
    Financial Administration: $344,000 ($41.16)
    Health - Other: $312,000 ($37.33)
    Transit Utilities: $107,000 ($12.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $81,000 ($9.69)
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000 ($3.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000 ($0.84)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $776,000 ($92.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,000 ($0.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $379,000 ($45.35)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $172,000 ($20.58)
    Sewerage: $157,000 ($18.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,205,000 ($1939.09)

Bath government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,369,000 ($163.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $910,000 ($108.89)
    All Other: $892,000 ($106.74)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $348,000 ($41.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $64,000 ($7.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,000 ($4.67)
    Parking Facilities: $35,000 ($4.19)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $29,000 ($3.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $20,000 ($2.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $54,000 ($6.46)
    All Other: $24,000 ($2.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,095,000 ($370.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $341,000 ($40.80)
    Interest Earnings: $297,000 ($35.54)
    Rents: $26,000 ($3.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($1.91)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $9,000 ($1.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $7,456,000 ($892.19)
    General Local Government Support: $1,058,000 ($126.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $629,000 ($75.27)
    All Other: $400,000 ($47.86)
    Transit Utilities: $39,000 ($4.67)
  • Tax - Property: $17,266,000 ($2066.05)
    Other License: $133,000 ($15.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $77,000 ($9.21)

Bath government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,678,000 ($3551.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,473,000 ($3407.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,555,000 ($305.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,350,000 ($161.54)

Bath government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $291,000 ($34.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,320,000 ($995.57)

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 Bath:

  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, 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 Bath:

  • 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.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFP (91.9 FM; HARPSWELL, ME; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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 Bath:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • 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)
Bath fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bath fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 195m640ftTotal length
  • $2,646,000Total costs
  • 96,381Total average daily traffic
  • 5,509Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bath, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bath)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bath, ME)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Witch Spring Hill (Lat: 43.904222 Lon: -69.847250), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNER421
    Assigned Frequencies: 1975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/1997, Expiration Date: 06/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (207) 878-2107
  • West Bath, 1.5 Mile North On Us Route 1 (Lat: 43.904139 Lon: -69.847611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQCF270
    Assigned Frequencies: 10662.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2005, Expiration Date: 02/17/2015, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BATH, 770 High Street (Lat: 43.912556 Lon: -69.820028), Overall height: 23.8 m, Call Sign: WHQ509
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/1987, Expiration Date: 10/17/1996, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1996
    Registrant: New England Telephone And Telegraph Company, 125 High St Rm 515, Boston, MA 02110

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Witch Spring Hill (Lat: 43.904222 Lon: -69.847250), Call Sign: KDS296, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.450 MHz, 454.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Witchspring Hill, 1.4 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 43.904222 Lon: -69.847250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KNKJ923
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Center Of Carlton Bridge (Lat: 43.913417 Lon: -69.811167), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WAB915
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2003, Expiration Date: 12/16/2013
    Registrant: Radio Communications Supervisor, State House Station 16, Augusta, ME 04333-0016, Phone: (207) 624-3568, Fax: (207) 287-6218, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bath)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: THOMPSON MICHAEL THOMPSON EAA BIPLANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 119MT , Serial Number: MT01
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Thompson, 37 Denny Rd, Bath, ME 04530
  • Aircraft: TAYLOR-WILLIAM JUNIOR ACE E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16WT , Serial Number: TAY-1, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1980
    Registrant (Individual): William L Taylor, 106 North Street, Bath, ME 04530
  • Aircraft: WEBSTER CARL HENRY CW1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 242CW , Serial Number: 01, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Carl H Webster, 103 Court St, Bath, ME 04530
  • Aircraft: KONECKI BABY ACE JK-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 391CG , Serial Number: JK-1, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F Iii Gabelmann, 1034 Middle St, Bath, ME 04530
  • Aircraft: GOLDEN CIRCLE AIR T-BIRD II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5619Z , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Harold E Dauphin, 5 Nichols St, Bath, ME 04530
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 650 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: GARRETT TFE 731 SER (3500 HP) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 876G , Serial Number: 650-7062, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Bath Iron Works, 700 Washington St Stop 1070, Bath, ME 04530

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$133,64058$127,741181$152,75721$83,4291$132,00020$160,2502$82,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$59,0005$121,00019$155,5266$63,8330$05$180,2000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$144,5006$153,50070$161,35710$72,7000$06$225,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$103,2005$244,80037$148,8380$00$06$243,0001$112,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$131,6001$148,0000$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9805.00 , 9806.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$109,0005$188,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$167,0005$182,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$197,0003$220,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$71,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$68,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9805.00 , 9806.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 63
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Bath

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bath, ME
Businesses in Bath, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves1Shaw's1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U.S. Cellular1
FedEx3UPS2
GameStop1Walgreens1
Goodwill2YMCA1
Hilton1
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