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 2016: $68,295 (it was $48,958 in 2000)
Buxton:

$68,295
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,217 (it was $20,179 in 2000)

Buxton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $219,806 (it was $111,300 in 2000)
Buxton:

$219,806
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $283,775; Detached houses: $306,042; Townhouses or other attached units: $309,407; In 2-unit structures: $211,123; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,430; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,838; Mobile homes: $76,369
  • Races in Buxton, ME (2010)

    Buxton races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buxton: 108.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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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,ME real estate house value index trend

Buxton, Maine map

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

For population 15 years and over in Buxton town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

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

This town:

2.2%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Buxton, Maine as of June 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Buxton to the number of sex offenders is 574 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 in 2000:

Buxton town:  1.2% ($1,325)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Buxton satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.64 N, Longitude: 70.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207


Crime rates in Buxton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 031300002111230
per 100,000 0.038.012.537.10.00.00.00.024.512.412.412.324.736.70.0
Robberies 001021003300320
per 100,000 0.00.012.50.024.512.10.00.036.737.30.00.037.124.50.0
Assaults 199105732220210469
per 100,000 251.1113.9125.361.885.836.224.524.624.50.024.7123.449.473.4110.1
Burglaries 373829192941151422373225271923
per 100,000 489.0481.1363.3234.9355.3494.9183.4172.0269.0460.6395.9308.5333.5232.6281.5
Theft 837789877472514667597068856449
per 100,000 1,097.0974.81,114.91,075.7906.5869.1623.5565.2819.2734.5866.0839.21,049.9783.4599.7
Auto thefts 6131010126138125971
per 100,000 79.3164.6125.3123.6147.072.412.236.997.812.424.761.7111.285.712.2
Arson 111004200001010
per 100,000 13.212.712.50.00.048.324.50.00.00.00.012.30.012.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 140.2144.7123.7111.497.486.143.642.594.983.879.294.7115.0105.966.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Buxton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 10 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.61
Maine average:

1.87
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Buxton, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Buxton, Maine average temperatures Buxton, Maine average precipitation Buxton, Maine humidity Buxton, Maine wind speed Buxton, Maine snowfall Buxton, Maine sunshine Buxton, Maine clear and cloudy days

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 Buxton 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 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 128.8 miles away from the city 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 Buxton 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.7. This is worse than average.

City:

96.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.400. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.40. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.35
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

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

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buxton town (based on York County data)

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
York County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($365 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.47% ($34,596 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($34,957)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.39% ($50,026)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.36% ($34,730 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.45% ($34,055)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.33% ($51,177)

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 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Buxton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $8,412,000Total costs
  • 2,460Total average daily traffic
  • 196Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,444Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 64 Deering Rd (Lat: 43.628917 Lon: -70.476889), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKA452
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 10/01/2017, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Julie L Kupperman, Deering Drive (Lat: 43.628889 Lon: -70.476889), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@global-Towers.Com, 1801 CLINT MOORE ROAD, SUITE 215
  • Kathleen G Silverman, Deering Drive (Lat: 43.628889 Lon: -70.476889), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2077730242, Slofland@maine.Rr.Com, 44 EXCHANGE ST., SUITE 301
  • Ricki L Elerick, Deering Drive (Lat: 43.628889 Lon: -70.476889), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2077730242, Slofland@maine.Rr.Com, 44 EXCHANGE ST., SUITE 301
  • Ricki Elerick, Deering Drive (Lat: 43.628889 Lon: -70.476889), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 7035331312, Kcreed@mesacommunications.Com, 6400 ARLINGTON BLVD., SUITE 1000
  • Leslie N Nixon, Deering Drive (Lat: 43.628889 Lon: -70.476889), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Kristen Cesana, Deering Drive (Lat: 43.628889 Lon: -70.476889), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 23031 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/06/1998, Expiration Date: 07/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2004Registrant: Phone: (202) 331-9495

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Edward E Thompson, 30 Ferncroft Rd, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Barry S Brewster, 106 Callahan Rd, Buxton, ME 04093

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Buxton

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Businesses in Buxton, ME

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

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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