Belmont, Maine

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Population in 2010: 942. Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 
Males: 448  (47.6%)
Females: 494  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04952.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,928 (it was $29,013 in 2000)
Belmont:

$34,928
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,394 (it was $14,942 in 2000)

Belmont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,705 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Belmont:

$136,705
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $144,660; Detached houses: $173,180; In 2-unit structures: $129,937; Mobile homes: $87,323
Belmont races chart
  • White alone - 914 (97.0%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belmont: 178.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (23.1%), Irish (16.6%), United States (12.1%), French (11.9%), French Canadian (5.0%), German (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/02/1814

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

Belmont,ME real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Belmont:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belmont town:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Belmont, Maine as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Belmont to the number of sex offenders is 301 to 1.


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

Belmont town:  1.3% ($992)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (75.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (173.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (343.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Searsmont, ME (1.9 miles ), Morrill, ME (2.2 miles ), Lincolnville, ME (2.4 miles ), Belfast, ME (2.5 miles ), Waldo, ME (2.5 miles ), Northport, ME (2.6 miles ), Montville, ME (3.0 miles ), Appleton, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.38 N, Longitude: 69.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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

5.2%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Apparel (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Belmont-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 227.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from Belmont center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 137.9 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 261.0 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 21.3 miles away from Belmont 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 66.8 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 Waldo County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Jesse Carter Little - Mormon missionary.

Hospitals and medical centers near Belmont:

  • THE COMMONS AT TALL PINES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC. - BELFAST (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • WALDO COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • BRADBURY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • HARBOR HILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • WINDWARD GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)
  • CAMDEN COMM HOSP HC CENTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 34 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 36 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 42 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 55 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 75 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 77 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 78 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

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Notable location: Belmont Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), South Belmont Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Tilden Pond (A), Jackson Meadow (B), Hayford Bog (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alder Brook (A), Battle Bridge Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Waldo 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 2003 was 61.3. This is better than average.

City:

61.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

9.14

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

BOWENS TAVERN LLC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BIRCHWOOD TRAILER PARK (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

10.3%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Belmont compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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 Belmont town (based on Waldo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 13.34%
Here: 13.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents24.5%14.7%14.2%10.8%5.6%
Congregations5.3%13.2%15.8%21.1%2.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOther
Adherents4.7%4.7%4.6%4.5%11.7%
Congregations2.6%2.6%5.3%5.3%26.3%
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: 10
Waldo County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Waldo County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Waldo County:

26.1%
Maine:

25.0%

5.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,481 average AGI)
Waldo County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.14% ($27,430 average AGI)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.71% ($29,699)
from Knox County, ME  0.45% ($28,545)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Penobscot County, ME  1.11% ($31,488 average AGI)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.66% ($29,010)
to Knox County, ME  0.60% ($33,391)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belmont:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belmont:

  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belmont:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)

Belmont fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 2006 06:10 AM, Us-3, Lat: 44.39762, Lon: -69.14085, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 2005 12:46 AM, Sr-131, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 28, 2003 07:20 PM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 1996 02:28 PM, 131, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 1996 05:25 PM, 3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 7, 1988 06:30 PM, 11051106, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Ricki L Elerick, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 7035331312, Kcreed@mesacommunications.Com, 6400 ARLINGTON BLVD., SUITE 1000
  • Fred Kleber, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Julie L Kupperman, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@global-Towers.Com, 1801 CLINT MOORE ROAD, SUITE 215
  • Leslie N Nixon, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Leslie N Nixon, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K1XXX, Previous Call Sign: N1WZH
    Grant Date: 07/27/1999, Expiration Date: 07/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2011
    Registrant: Dan D Grass, 681 Augusta Road, Belmont, ME 04952-3023
  • Call Sign: KB1FTH, Licensee ID: L00291590
    Grant Date: 08/07/2010, Expiration Date: 10/13/2020, Certifier: Maurice L Breau
    Registrant: Maurice L Breau, 92 Bicknell Rd, Belmont, ME 04952
  • Call Sign: KB1QKO, Licensee ID: L01393975
    Grant Date: 04/25/2008, Expiration Date: 04/25/2018, Certifier: Charles W Gradie
    Registrant: Charles W Gradie, 16 Maple Road, Belmont, ME 04952

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 1156X , Serial Number: 980734
    Registrant (Corporation): J & P Apparel Inc, 318 Augusta Rd, Belmont, ME 04952
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/11/1989

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Belmont, ME

  • U-Haul: 1
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