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 2017: $45,449 (it was $29,013 in 2000)
Belmont:

$45,449
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,746 (it was $14,942 in 2000)

Belmont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,584 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Belmont:

$151,584
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,644; detached houses: $227,728; townhouses or other attached units: $218,697; in 2-unit structures: $340,271; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,230; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,724; mobile homes: $76,788
March 2019 cost of living index in Belmont: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Belmont, ME (2010)
    • 91497.0%White alone
    • 121.3%Two or more races
    • 80.8%Hispanic
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Belmont, Maine as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belmont is 314 to 1.


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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).

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
Maine:

2.9%
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 )

Latitude: 44.38 N, Longitude: 69.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Belmont, ME in 2017

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 Belmont, ME residents
Average permit cost in Belmont, ME
Most common industries in Belmont, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.1%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Apparel (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Belmont, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)

Average climate in Belmont, Maine

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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 Belmont 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 the city 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 Belmont 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 Belmont 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 (13).
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).

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Jesse Carter Little - Mormon missionary.

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

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%

For population 15 years and over in Belmont:

Marital status in Belmont, ME
  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Belmont, ME (based on Waldo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,20420
Evangelical Protestant1,71123
Catholic9003
Other5547
None33,417-
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: 10
Here:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

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
This county:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Waldo County:

9.2%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
Maine:

25.0%

6.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.31% ($39,428 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.75% ($44,313)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.59% ($52,511)


6.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.10% ($35,315 average AGI)
to Knox County, ME  0.80% ($36,738)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.72% ($40,600)

Businesses in Belmont, ME

  • U-Haul: 1

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:

Sep 27, 2017 03:01 PM, Sr-3 Augusta Rd, Fenwick Rd, Lat: 44.402089, Lon: -69.113150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 2006 06:10 AM, Us-3, Lat: 44.397620, Lon: -69.140850, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 2005 12:46 AM, Sr-131, Lat: 44.389170, Lon: -69.144890, 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 7, 1988 06:30 PM, 11051106, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Ricki L Elerick, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Kcreed@mesacommunications.Com, , Falls- Church, Phone: (703) 533-1312
  • Fred Kleber, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Global Tower, LLC, Fcc-Contact@global-Towers.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320
  • Julie L Kupperman, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Global Tower, LLC, Fcc-Contact@global-Towers.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320
  • Leslie N Nixon, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Global Tower, LLC, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320
  • Leslie N Nixon, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Global Tower, Lcc, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320
  • Kristen Cesana, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 23027 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Global Tower, Lcc, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Belmont, Augusta Road (Lat: 44.397361 Lon: -69.127056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQSE388,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 09/10/2013, Expiration Date: 09/10/2023, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Email:

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: 02/02/2018, Expiration Date: 04/25/2028, Certifier: Charles W Gradie, Registrant: Charles W Gradie, 16 Maple Road, Belmont, ME 04952

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belmont, ME
  • 80.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.3%Wood
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belmont, ME
  • 94.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Wood


Belmont compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
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