Bucksport, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,885. Population change since 2000: -2.9%
Males: 1,379  (47.8%)
Females: 1,506  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Maine median age:  44.5 years

Zip codes: 04416.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,923 (it was $34,402 in 2000)
Bucksport:

$24,923
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,451 (it was $18,179 in 2000)

Bucksport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,073 (it was $90,400 in 2000)
Bucksport:

$114,073
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $126,599; Detached houses: $128,665; Mobile homes: $81,074

Median gross rent in 2016: $653.

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  • Races in Bucksport, ME (2010)

    Bucksport races chart
    • 2,76695.9%White alone
    • 431.5%Hispanic
    • 381.3%Two or more races
    • 130.5%Black alone
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bucksport: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Bucksport, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: American (30.3%), English (18.9%), French (10.4%), Irish (7.5%), Scottish (4.8%), German (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/27/1792

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 253 people per square mile   (very low).

Bucksport,ME real estate house value index trend

Bucksport, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Bucksport:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bucksport CDP:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.5%
Maine:

3.6%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Bucksport, Maine as of November 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bucksport to the number of sex offenders is 285 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,710 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,755 (1.5%)

Bucksport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (96.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (194.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (364.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Verona Island, ME (1.7 miles ), Verona, ME (1.8 miles ), Prospect, ME (2.0 miles ), Winterport, ME (2.3 miles ), Orland, ME (2.3 miles ), Frankfort, ME (2.5 miles ), Stockton Springs, ME (2.5 miles ), Penobscot, ME (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.58 N, Longitude: 68.79 W

Area code: 207

Bucksport household income distribution Bucksport home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Maine average:

1.87
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Bucksport, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bucksport-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 35.9 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 242.8 miles away from Bucksport center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 158.2 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 278.1 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 36.4 miles away from Bucksport center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.6 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bucksport topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward Winslow Hinks - General.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bucksport:

  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-BREWER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BREWER, ME)
  • HARBOR HILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • BRADBURY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • THE COMMONS AT TALL PINES (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BANGOR (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bucksport:

  • Husson University (about 18 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 23 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 53 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 67 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 96 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 98 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 99 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public high school in Bucksport:

Private high schools in Bucksport:

  • EVANGEL BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 27, Location: 16 CENTRAL ST, Grades: 1-12)
  • REACH SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 14 1ST ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bucksport:

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Library in Bucksport:

  • BUCK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,877; Location: 47 MAIN STREET; 27,799 books; 700 audio materials; 200 video materials; 52 other licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Bucksport: Bucksport Public Safety (A), Buck Memorial Library (B), Bucksport Historical Society Museum (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bucksport include: Elm Street Congregational Church (A), Evangelical Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Silver Lake Cemetery (1), Buck Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Silver Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce (52 State Route 46) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Best Western-Jed Prouty Motor Inn (52 Main) (1), Best Western Jed Prouty Motor (64 Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hancock 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 73.5. This is about average.

City:

73.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.8%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
34 people in other group homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Bucksport, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Bucksport (2011 data):

  • The Camden National Bank: Bucksport Branch at 382 Main Street, branch established on 1961/10/09. 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
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Bucksport Branch at 89 Main Street, branch established on 1933/11/20. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Maine average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bucksport CDP (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
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: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bucksport:

49.9%
State:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bucksport:

48.7%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Bucksport:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bucksport:

15.3%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bucksport:

17.0%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Bucksport:

27.9%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Bucksport:

54.7%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bucksport:

82.7%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bucksport, ME Residents

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.18% ($36,406 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.28% ($21,300)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($30,875)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.14% ($29,886 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.36% ($31,947)
to Washington County, ME  0.21% ($33,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bucksport:

  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bucksport:

  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Bucksport:

  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
Bucksport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bucksport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 9,197Total average daily traffic
  • 827Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,876Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Co Gen River Rd (Lat: 44.570639 Lon: -68.805028), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPKM525
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.100 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2012, Expiration Date: 04/23/2022, Certifier: Robert A AckleyRegistrant: International Paper Co., River Road, Bucksport, ME 04416, Phone: (207) 469-1450, Fax: (717) 337-9157

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MT WALDO, 3.5 Nm W (Lat: 44.580556 Lon: -68.895556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WMW970
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HEAGAN, 3.9km W Of Bucksport 1.8km N Of State Rte 17 (Lat: 44.576111 Lon: -68.847500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WQBE845
    Assigned Frequencies: 10552.5 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/28/2024, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2015, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Mt Waldo, 3.5 Miles West Of (Lat: 44.580556 Lon: -68.895278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 99 m, Call Sign: KKB618
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Gerard E OuelletteRegistrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Maine 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 433-7736, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 15 River Road (Lat: 44.573417 Lon: -68.801139), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHX462
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/1997, Expiration Date: 09/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002Registrant: Sprague Energy Corporation, State Rd 15 River Rd, Bucksport, ME 04974
  • 382 Mainst (Lat: 44.572306 Lon: -68.786972), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHX638, Licensee ID: L00008279
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHzGrant Date: 10/18/2002, Expiration Date: 11/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013Registrant: Port Harbor Marine Inc, 610 Wilson St, Brewer, ME 04412

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bucksport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45411 , Serial Number: 1938, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Sikkel, Po Box 1001, Bucksport, ME 04416
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7583B , Serial Number: 7FC-86, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1980
    Registrant (Individual): John S Knight, 1353 River Rd, Bucksport, ME 04416

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

PENOBSCOT NARROWS OBSERVATORY (Population served: 265, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BUCKSPORT GOLF CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
FORT KNOX (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WANDERIN MOOSE LLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-29-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BUCKSPORT AREA CHILD CARE CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bucksport that have no violations reported:

  • SHERWOOD FOREST MHP (Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Bucksport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bucksport, ME

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
Businesses in Bucksport, ME
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
RadioShack1

Bucksport compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Bucksport on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There is 1 pilot and 4 other airmen in this city.
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