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Washington County

Population in July 2009: 26. Population change since 2000: -10.3%
 

Males: 15  (58.6%)
Females: 11  (41.4%)

Median resident age:  57.7 years
Maine median age:  38.6 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $31,941 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Beddington:

$31,941
Maine:

$46,033
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $27,491

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $99,892 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Beddington:

$99,892
Maine:

$171,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,679; Detached houses: $119,635; Mobile homes: $91,813

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  • White alone - 28 (96.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (3.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beddington: 171.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (10.3%), Italian (10.3%), German (6.9%), Irish (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1833

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 34.8 square miles.

Population density: 0.7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Beddington:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beddington town:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 13.3%
  • Widowed: 26.7%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

0 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.0%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beddington, Maine as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Beddington to the number of sex offenders is 26 to 1.


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

Beddington town:  0.5% ($350)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (138.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (232.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (406.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Deblois, ME (2.7 miles) , Osborn, ME (3.6 miles) , Aurora, ME (3.7 miles) , Columbia, ME (3.8 miles ), Cherryfield, ME (3.9 miles ), Eastbrook, ME (4.1 miles ), Columbia Falls, ME (4.2 miles ), Harrington, ME (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 44.83 N, Longitude: 67.99 W

Area code: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)



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Earthquake activity:

Beddington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from Beddington center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.8 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) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 40.6 miles away from Beddington center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snows: 3, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beddington:

  • University of Maine (about 34 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 40 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 108 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 138 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 140 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 153 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 188 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

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Notable locations in Beddington: Irving Worcester Camp (A), Stewart Camp (B), Beddington Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Beddington Lake (A), Horseshoe Pond (B), Little Horseshoe Pond (C), Mountain Pond (D), Southwest Pond (E), Spruce Mountain Lake (F), Bog Brook Flowage (G), Pleasant River Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Northeast Brook (A), Southwest Brook (B), Shorey Brook (C), Spruce Mountain Lake Brook (D), Flynn Brook (E), Bog Brook (F), Merrit Brook (G), Canoe Brook (H), Little Narraguagus River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This town:  1.8 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.7%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

0.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Beddington 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 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000



Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Beddington (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.86%
Here25.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of Christ
Adherents47.3%14.8%6.6%5.1%5.0%
Congregations16.0%20.0%12.0%5.3%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.0%3.2%2.6%1.7%8.7%
Congregations4.0%9.3%2.7%1.3%24.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.13%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.57% ($29,603 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($32,065)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.19% ($32,522)


5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.91% ($26,873 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.60% ($32,097)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.32% ($34,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beddington:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beddington:

  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Beddington:

  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Beddington fatal accident list:

Dec 7, 2007 11:00 AM, Sr-9, Lat: 44.905758, Lon: -67.821322, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,348
Total average daily truck traffic: 211
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 3,287

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beddington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LEAD MOUNTAIN_USF, 566 Bear Pond Rd. (Lat: 44.864361 Lon: -68.110028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQOT566
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 01/25/2022, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:


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