Buxton, Maine

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Population in 2010: 8,034.
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 4,050  (50.4%)
Females: 3,984  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04093.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,499 (it was $48,958 in 2000)
Buxton:

$74,499
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,631 (it was $20,179 in 2000)

Buxton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $230,982 (it was $111,300 in 2000)
Buxton:

$230,982
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $291,927; detached houses: $315,020; townhouses or other attached units: $256,282; in 2-unit structures: $220,221; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $274,111; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,129; mobile homes: $83,195
March 2019 cost of living index in Buxton: 108.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Buxton, ME (2010)
    • 7,72996.2%White alone
    • 1191.5%Two or more races
    • 720.9%Asian alone
    • 540.7%Hispanic
    • 430.5%Black alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Buxton, Maine as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buxton is 536 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Buxton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.3)
2
(24.7)
3
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.3)
1
(12.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.7)
3
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.1)
2
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(61.8)
7
(85.8)
3
(36.2)
2
(24.5)
2
(24.6)
2
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.7)
10
(123.4)
4
(49.4)
6
(73.4)
9
(110.1)
13
(158.1)
7
(84.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(234.9)
29
(355.3)
41
(494.9)
15
(183.4)
14
(172.0)
22
(269.0)
37
(460.6)
32
(395.9)
25
(308.5)
27
(333.5)
19
(232.6)
23
(281.5)
13
(158.1)
9
(108.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(1,076)
74
(906.5)
72
(869.1)
51
(623.5)
46
(565.2)
67
(819.2)
59
(734.5)
70
(866.0)
68
(839.2)
85
(1,050)
64
(783.4)
49
(599.7)
54
(656.8)
51
(615.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(123.6)
12
(147.0)
6
(72.4)
1
(12.2)
3
(36.9)
8
(97.8)
1
(12.4)
2
(24.7)
5
(61.7)
9
(111.2)
7
(85.7)
1
(12.2)
3
(36.5)
4
(48.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.3)
2
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)111.497.486.143.642.594.983.879.294.7115.0105.966.795.066.3

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City-data.com crime index in Buxton, ME

Crime rate in Buxton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: English (20.6%), Irish (16.5%), French (14.3%), United States (11.0%), French Canadian (7.7%), Italian (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/14/1762

Elevation: 186 feet

Land area: 40.5 square miles.

Population density: 198 people per square mile   (very low).

Buxton, Maine map

163 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

2.2%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Buxton town:

1.2% ($1,325)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (13.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (95.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (257.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hollis, ME (2.0 miles ),
Gorham, ME (2.4 miles ),
Dayton, ME (2.6 miles ),
Little Falls, ME (2.9 miles ),
Standish, ME (3.0 miles ),
Little Falls-South Windham, ME (3.0 miles ),
South Windham, ME (3.0 miles ),
Waterboro, ME (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.64 N, Longitude: 70.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Buxton, ME in 2017
Buxton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $219,000
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $217,800
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $178,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Buxton, ME residents
Average permit cost in Buxton, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Buxton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Buxton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Buxton, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.2. This is about average.

City:

67.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.944
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Buxton-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Buxton town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 50.9 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buxton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% 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 54.0 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 168.6 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 191.1 miles away from Buxton 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 128.8 miles away from Buxton center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.5 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) earthquake occurred 77.3 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 York County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 16, Winter Storms: 6, Snows: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buxton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Buxton:

  • GORHAM HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GORHAM, ME)
  • GORHAM HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GORHAM, ME)
  • HOME HEALTH-VISITING NURSES OF SOUTHERN MAINE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SACO, ME)
  • SPRINGBROOK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WESTBROOK, ME)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SACO, ME)
  • PINE POINT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SCARBOROUGH, ME)
  • WESTBROOK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WESTBROOK, ME)

Amtrak stations near Buxton:

  • 11 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 12 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, public payphones.
  • 13 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buxton:

  • University of Southern Maine (about 14 miles; Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 14 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New England (about 15 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 16 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 40 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 58 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Plymouth State University (about 59 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Private high schools in Buxton:

  • LIVING WATERS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 197 PARKER FARM RD, Grades: PK-11)
  • NFI BUXTON - BEACON HOUSE (Students: 7, Location: 360 LONG PLAINS RD, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buxton:

  • BONNY EAGLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 941, Location: 92 SOKOKIS TRAIL, Grades: 6-8)
  • BUXTON CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 912 LONG PLAINS ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Buxton

Library in Buxton:

  • WEST BUXTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,906; Location: 34 RIVER ROAD (ROUTE 112); 6,380 books; 314 audio materials; 341 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buxton: Buxton Fire and Rescue Chicopee Station 3 (A), Buxton Fire Department Station 1 (B), Buxton Fire Department Station 2 (C), West Buxton Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buxton include: Living Waters Christian Church (A), North Church (B), East Buxton Church (C), Tory Hill Meeting House (D), Buxton Center Baptist Church (E), First Congregational Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Duck Pond (A), Saco River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Buxton: Salmon Falls East Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

York 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 Buxton and their reported violations in the past:

MSAD 06 BONNY EAGLE HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 1,349, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
MSAD 06 BONNY EAGLE MIDDLE SCH (Population served: 1,030, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2006), St Intentional no-action (JUL-22-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-03-2005 to AUG-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2006)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
MSAD 06 HOLLIS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-03-2005 to AUG-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SKIPS TAVERN (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MSAD 06 JACK MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-11-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2006)
LIVING WATERS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2014), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2014), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-11-2014), St Boil Water Order (JUN-11-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-30-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-30-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2013)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
P W PLUMMER SHOPPING CENTER (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2009)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2007), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2006), St Intentional no-action (AUG-24-2011)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TEM INC (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-17-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2013)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

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

  • MSAD 06 BUXTON CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 950, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MSAD 06 H B EMERY JR MEM SCH (Population served: 259, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MSAD 06 TRANSPORTATION CENTER (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MSAD 06 FRANK JEWETT SCHOOL (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.5%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

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

1.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Buxton (2011 data):

  • Sanford Institution for Savings: Buxton Branch at 254 Long Plains Road, branch established on 1933/12/11. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $433.1 mil, Deposits: $320.0 mil, headquarters in Sanford, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Sis Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Buxton:

Marital status in Buxton, ME
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Buxton:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buxton, ME (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,28316
Mainline Protestant11,48064
Evangelical Protestant6,08651
Other1,84718
Orthodox6253
Black Protestant1191
None136,691-
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: 45
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
York County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
Here:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
York County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
York County:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Maine average:

5.91%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.67% ($44,353 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.57% ($49,083)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.45% ($67,251)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.45% ($51,464 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($58,471)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.37% ($65,396)

Businesses in Buxton, ME

  • GNC: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buxton:

  • 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)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIDE (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: SACO BAY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buxton:

  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Buxton:

  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
Buxton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Buxton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.9mTotal length
  • 2,670Total average daily traffic
  • 133Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,738Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buxton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 9 Gillette Rd (Lat: 43.700778 Lon: -70.552611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.6 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQKQ284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.170 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2009, Expiration Date: 08/10/2019, Certifier: David Piche, Registrant: Radio Communications Management, 158 Rand Rd, Portland, ME 04102, Phone: (207) 797-7503, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BUXTON, 64 Deering Rd (Lat: 43.628889 Lon: -70.476889), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQSY577,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • STATION, Along Skip Rd 1.2 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 43.662833 Lon: -70.553639), Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WCE327,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1905.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/1998, Expiration Date: 07/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2004, Phone: (202) 331-9495

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buxton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2052E , Serial Number: 7AC-5622, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2015
    Registrant (Individual): David S Harmon, 90 Back Nippen Rd, Buxton, ME 04093
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3298L , Serial Number: 17256198, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Edward E Thompson, 30 Ferncroft Rd, Buxton, ME 04093
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ 44 SERIES (1900 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 525DY , Serial Number: 525-0306, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2017
    Registrant (LLC): N525dy LLC, Po Box 535, Buxton, ME 04093
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95176 , Serial Number: 9576, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Barry S Brewster, 106 Callahan Rd, Buxton, ME 04093
  • Aircraft: THOMPSON EDWARD LM-5X-W (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 970CE , Serial Number: 1001, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Edward Thompson, 30 Ferncroft Rd, Buxton, ME 04093

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 50 took place in 2013, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Buxton, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Outside Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buxton, ME
    • 13042.3%Structure Fires
    • 11236.5%Outside Fires
    • 3511.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 309.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buxton, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buxton, ME
  • 85.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.9%Wood
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Electricity
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buxton, ME
  • 87.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 1.9%Electricity


Buxton compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.

Buxton on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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