Bremen, Maine

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Population in 2010: 806. Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 392  (48.6%)
Females: 414  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  50.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04551.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,248 (it was $36,167 in 2000)
Bremen:

$52,248
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $44,911 (it was $29,869 in 2000)

Bremen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $265,617 (it was $138,200 in 2000)
Bremen:

$265,617
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $301,312; Detached houses: $332,481; Townhouses or other attached units: $224,291; In 2-unit structures: $220,812; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $306,381; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,949; Mobile homes: $80,463
  • Races in Bremen, ME (2010)

    Bremen races chart
    • 80099.3%White alone
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bremen: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (28.9%), Irish (16.0%), German (14.3%), Scottish (6.5%), United States (6.5%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/19/1828

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 16.5 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (very low).

Bremen,ME real estate house value index trend

Bremen, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Bremen:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bremen town:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

36 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.3% North America, 0.8% Asia).

This town:

4.6%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bremen, Maine as of November 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bremen to the number of sex offenders is 403 to 1.


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

Bremen town:  0.7% ($940)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Bremen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (47.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (142.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (314.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Damariscotta, ME (2.0 miles ), Friendship, ME (2.2 miles ), Damariscotta-Newcastle, ME (2.3 miles ), Bristol, ME (2.4 miles ), Newcastle, ME (2.5 miles ), Nobleboro, ME (2.6 miles ), Waldoboro, ME (2.7 miles ), Cushing, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $193,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $211,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.00 N, Longitude: 69.44 W

Area code: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Bremen, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bremen-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 113.4 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 214.7 miles away from Bremen center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 244.1 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 68.4 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 33.5 miles away from Bremen 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 96.0 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 Lincoln County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bremen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bremen:

  • COVE'S EDGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DAMARISCOTTA, ME)
  • FIELDCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALDOBORO, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOSPITAL (LINCOLN COUNTY HEALTHCARE) Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bremen:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 30 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 47 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 48 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 54 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 59 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 61 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 66 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Library in Bremen:

  • BREMEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $29,956; Location: 204 WALDOBORO RD; 11,723 books; 262 audio materials; 585 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bremen: National Audubon Society Nature Camp (A), Bremen Rescue First Responders (B), Bremen Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bremen: Bremen Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes: Webber Pond (A), Biscay Pond (B), McCurdy Pond (C), Pemaquid Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Medomak River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bremen: Todd Wildlife Sanctuary (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: National Audubon Society Research & Sanctuaries (Recreation Areas; 12 Audubon Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.56
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.5%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Maine average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bremen town (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,58629
Catholic2,7253
Evangelical Protestant1,06512
Other2794
None26,802-
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: 14
Lincoln County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lincoln County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lincoln County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

13.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.9%
Maine:

25.0%

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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  0.88% ($31,427 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.60% ($28,624)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.55% ($34,346)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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  0.86% ($26,475 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($31,442)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.64% ($29,011)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bremen:

  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, 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.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bremen:

  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Bremen:

  • 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.)
  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)

Bremen fatal accident list:

Mar 22, 2012 07:28 PM, Turner Road, Lat: 44.01708, Lon: -69.46190, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 2, 2008 03:23 AM, Fowler Road, Medomak Road, Lat: 43.99485, Lon: -69.40819, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 32 Corner Medomak Rd (Lat: 44.014528 Lon: -69.420889), Call Sign: KNCK671, Licensee ID: L00049609
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/1997, Expiration Date: 11/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2003Registrant: Bremen Volunteer Fire Dept, Po, Medomak, ME 04551, Phone: (207) 529-5838

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Medomak Rd (Lat: 44.003417 Lon: -69.406722), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: KBK452
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.900 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 157.025 MHz, 4.15040 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 6.22840 MHz... (+13 more)Grant Date: 09/16/1999, Expiration Date: 07/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004Registrant: David J Osier, 10 Osier Dr, Bremen, ME 04551

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KW1D, Licensee ID: L00852872, Grant Date: 05/20/2014, Expiration Date: 07/13/2024, Registrant: Richard R Corson, 696 Biscay Rd, Bremen, ME 04551
  • Call Sign: N1ADV, Grant Date: 04/28/1999, Expiration Date: 04/28/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2011, Registrant: Horace U Ransom, 387 Heath Rd, Bremen, ME 04551-3217
  • Call Sign: WB3HEP, Licensee ID: L00916091, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2009, Registrant: George B Apgar, 1031 Biscay Road, Bremen, ME 04551
  • Call Sign: KE1MM, Previous Call Sign: WB3HEP, Licensee ID: L00916091, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/28/2019, Certifier: George B Apgar, Registrant: George B Apgar, 1031 Biscay Road, Bremen, ME 04551
  • Call Sign: KB1YOF, Licensee ID: L01728473, Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 08/14/2022, Certifier: Chris D Martlh, Registrant: Chris D Martin, 100 Fogler Rd, Bremen, ME 04551

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

HOG ISLAND AUDUBON CAMP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Bremen compared to Maine 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.
  • 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.
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