Bingham, Maine

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Population in 2010: 758. Population change since 2000: -11.4%
Males: 383  (50.6%)
Females: 375  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04920.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,087 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Bingham:

$26,087
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,929 (it was $13,849 in 2000)

Bingham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,378 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Bingham:

$73,378
ME:

$172,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $480.

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  • Races in Bingham, ME (2010)

    Bingham races chart
    • 72695.8%White alone
    • 81.1%Black alone
    • 70.9%Two or more races
    • 60.8%American Indian alone
    • 60.8%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bingham: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Bingham, ME collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (24.3%), Irish (22.9%), French (22.0%), German (5.2%), United States (5.0%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/06/1812

Elevation: 371 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 308 people per square mile   (very low).

Bingham,ME real estate house value index trend

Bingham, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Bingham:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bingham CDP:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

13 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bingham, Maine as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bingham to the number of sex offenders is 473 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: $1,268 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,102 (1.6%)

Bingham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (98.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (198.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (354.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Moscow, ME (1.9 miles ), Solon, ME (3.0 miles ), Embden, ME (3.0 miles ), New Portland, ME (3.7 miles ), Athens, ME (3.7 miles ), Caratunk, ME (3.7 miles) , Kingfield, ME (3.9 miles ), Wellington, ME (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.06 N, Longitude: 69.88 W

Area code: 207

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

7.1%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Bingham, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bingham-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 192.4 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 232.9 miles away from Bingham center
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 137.2 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 98.6 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 43.7 miles away from Bingham 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 43.4 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 Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bingham topographic map

Birthplace of: Brian Andre - College basketball player (Buffalo Bulls).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bingham:

  • SOMERSET REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (43 OWENS ST)

Airports located in Bingham:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bingham:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 30 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 50 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 56 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 61 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 91 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 99 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 100 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public high school in Bingham:

Public elementary/middle school in Bingham:

See full list of schools located in Bingham

Library in Bingham:

  • BINGHAM UNION LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,717; Location: 297 MAIN STREET; 7,040 books; 45 audio materials; 63 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bingham: Bingham Volunteer Fire Department (A), Upper Kennebec Ambulance Service (B), Bingham Union Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bingham: Bingham Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Village Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Bingham Motor Inn & Sports Complex (89 Main St.).

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BINGHAM WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,230, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MOSCOW WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 350, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-16-2005 to NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.3%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.6%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
22 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Bingham compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Bingham (2011 data):

  • Skowhegan Savings Bank: Bingham Branch at 284 Main Street, branch established on 1974/10/28. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $448.1 mil, Deposits: $311.2 mil, headquarters in Skowhegan, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • The Camden National Bank: Bingham Branch at Main And River Streets, branch established on 1956/12/21. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, headquarters in Camden, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Maine average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Other fuel (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (5%)

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 Bingham CDP (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6947
Mainline Protestant3,09428
Evangelical Protestant2,55232
Other5013
None42,387-
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: 13
Somerset County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Somerset County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Somerset County:

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

31.7%
Maine:

25.0%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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 Kennebec County, ME  1.67% ($27,240 average AGI)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.89% ($23,204)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.22% ($25,475)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Kennebec County, ME  1.84% ($30,510 average AGI)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.94% ($25,820)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($25,662)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bingham:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bingham:

  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)

Bingham fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2007 09:25 AM, Us-201, Lat: 45.04348, Lon: -69.87112, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 2004 02:20 PM, Us-201, Tanglewood Drive, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1998 10:50 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1993 10:10 AM, 201, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 13, 1981 04:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 20, 1978 00:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 1977 05:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 45.075778 Lon: -69.890361, Call Sign: WPYV348
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.262 MHz, 463.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2003, Expiration Date: 11/05/2013, Certifier: Timothy C Harrison
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Moscow ES, Lat: 45.072278 Lon: -69.894806, Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: WQHK342
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2007, Expiration Date: 08/21/2017, Certifier: Danielle A Small
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Quimby MS, Lat: 45.054722 Lon: -69.882222, Type: Mast, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 12.6 m, Call Sign: WQHK343
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2007, Expiration Date: 08/21/2017, Certifier: Danielle A Small
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Upper Kenneb, Lat: 45.058806 Lon: -69.872583, Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: WQHK344
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2007, Expiration Date: 08/21/2017, Certifier: Danielle A Small
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N1RPR, Licensee ID: L00876759
    Grant Date: 06/11/2004, Expiration Date: 06/11/2014
    Registrant: Barry E Laweryson, Bingham, ME 04920
  • Call Sign: N1TIG, Licensee ID: L00922718
    Grant Date: 09/28/2004, Expiration Date: 10/24/2014, Certifier: Gerald K Mc Clintick
    Registrant: Gerald K Mc Clintick, 16 Mclaughlin Lane, Bingham, ME 04920
  • Call Sign: N1UBS
    Grant Date: 01/18/1995, Expiration Date: 01/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2007
    Registrant: Joseph W Kiernan, Bingham, ME 04920
  • Call Sign: N1UBY, Licensee ID: L00876760
    Grant Date: 12/21/2004, Expiration Date: 01/18/2015
    Registrant: Tess L Laweryson, Meadow St, Bingham, ME 04920-0197
  • Call Sign: N1ZJD, Licensee ID: L01255239
    Grant Date: 03/13/2007, Expiration Date: 06/05/2017, Certifier: Michael G Schrader
    Registrant: Michael G Schrader, Bingham, ME 04920

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5842A , Serial Number: 28442, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Bernard H Austin, Po Box 651, Bingham, ME 04920
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7454H , Serial Number: 20718, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1980
    Registrant (Individual): David G Fitch, P O Box 323, Bingham, ME 04920

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 19

Incident types - Bingham

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Businesses in Bingham, ME

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