Canton, Maine

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Population in 2010: 990.
Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 
Males: 474  (47.9%)
Females: 516  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

48.0 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04221.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,171 (it was $32,625 in 2000)
Canton:

$46,171
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,740 (it was $14,065 in 2000)

Canton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,684 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Canton:

$107,684
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,293; detached houses: $192,090; townhouses or other attached units: $139,852; in 2-unit structures: $157,742; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,188; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,625; mobile homes: $62,058; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $25,813
March 2019 cost of living index in Canton: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Canton, ME (2010)
    • 95796.7%White alone
    • 171.7%Two or more races
    • 101.0%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Canton, Maine as of January 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Canton is 198 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (17.8%), French (15.7%), United States (12.6%), Irish (9.4%), French Canadian (5.3%), Scottish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1821

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 28.9 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Canton, Maine map

15 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Maine:

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

1.5% ($877)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (54.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (152.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (308.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Livermore, ME (2.3 miles ),
Chisholm, ME (2.4 miles ),
Jay, ME (2.4 miles ),
Livermore Falls, ME (2.4 miles ),
Hartford, ME (2.5 miles ),
Peru, ME (2.7 miles ),
Dixfield, ME (3.0 miles ),
Sumner, ME (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.46 N, Longitude: 70.30 W

Area code: 207

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Canton, ME residents
Average permit cost in Canton, ME
Most common industries in Canton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Paper (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Paper (14.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Wood products (7.4%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (36.8%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Paper (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Canton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Canton, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canton, Maine average temperatures Canton, Maine average precipitation Canton, Maine humidity Canton, Maine wind speed Canton, Maine snowfall Canton, Maine sunshine Canton, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.5 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 203.2 miles away from Canton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.4 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 107.0 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 38.7 miles away from Canton center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.3 miles away from Canton 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 Oxford County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Canton:

  • VICTORIAN VILLA NURSING HOME (29 PLEASANT ST)
  • VICTORIAN VILLA REHABILITATION (24 - 26 PLEASANT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Canton:

  • DIXFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DIXFIELD, ME)
  • SANDY RIVER CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • RUMFORD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; RUMFORD, ME)
  • LEDGEVIEW LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST PARIS, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 17 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 27 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 45 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 55 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 57 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 70 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 79 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Canton Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Canton include: Bradbury Chapel (A), Canton United Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alden Hill Cemetery (1), Meadowview Road Cemetery (2), Pine Grove Cemetery (3), Canton Cemetery (4), Hillside Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Forest Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whitney Brook (A), Fuller Brook (B), Ludden Brook (C), Childs Brook (D), Bog Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oxford 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 Canton and their reported violations in the past:

CANTON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 293, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St BCA signed (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St BCA signed (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St BCA signed (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St BCA signed (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St BCA signed (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013)
  • 34 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 Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-12-2010 to JUL-18-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP AT THE EASTWARD (Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
BRETTUNS VARIETY (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.3%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.5%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

19.4%
Whole state:

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

5.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
106 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Canton:

Marital status in Canton, ME
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canton, ME (based on Oxford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7087
Mainline Protestant3,08545
Evangelical Protestant3,04537
Other71914
None47,276-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Oxford County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Oxford County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
State:

25.0%

6.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Androscoggin County, ME  1.20% ($32,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  1.19% ($36,805)
from York County, ME  0.54% ($32,443)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Androscoggin County, ME  1.18% ($36,929 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  1.06% ($36,518)
to York County, ME  0.46% ($31,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH PARIS, ME; Owner: PENNESSEEWASSEE BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Canton:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Canton, Maine
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents41
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count2026
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents2905
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons844
  • Fatalities2242
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5006
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents102
See more detailed statistics of Canton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.9mTotal length
  • 8,558Total average daily traffic
  • 426Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,498Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Canton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Station Canton Village (Lat: 44.442556 Lon: -70.319778), Call Sign: KQG689,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz, 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2003, Expiration Date: 02/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2013, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettsyburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CANTON_USF, 20 Dyke Drive (Lat: 44.427972 Lon: -70.309167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQOE871,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/06/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Canton, 20 Dyke Drive (Lat: 44.427972 Lon: -70.309167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQSB850,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 08/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/28/2023, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Email:
  • CANTON, 2.8 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 44.467000 Lon: -70.358667), Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: WLL630,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11145.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2004, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr., Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc., 2400 North Glenville, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K1SJO, Previous Call Sign: KD1UW, Licensee ID: L00959397, Grant Date: 12/20/2017, Expiration Date: 12/20/2027, Registrant: Michael A Timberlake, 4 Brittany Lane, Canton, ME 04221
  • Call Sign: KA1YYJ, Licensee ID: L00547136, Grant Date: 08/03/2012, Expiration Date: 10/13/2022, Certifier: Norman A Vashaw, Registrant: Norman A Vashaw, 33 Main St, Canton, ME 04221
  • Call Sign: N1UFW, Licensee ID: L00959392, Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 02/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2017, Registrant: Michelle L Timberlake, 4 Brittany Lane, Canton, ME 04221
  • Call Sign: N1VHF, Licensee ID: L00992751, Grant Date: 03/12/2015, Expiration Date: 06/07/2025, Certifier: Theodore E Therrien, Registrant: Theodore E Therrien, 120 Laplant Rd, Canton, ME 04221
  • Call Sign: KC1DNS, Licensee ID: L01934470, Grant Date: 04/06/2015, Expiration Date: 04/06/2025, Certifier: Margaret E Matthews, Registrant: Margaret E Matthews, 164 Farrand Hill Rd, Canton, ME 04221
  • Call Sign: KC1HBY, Licensee ID: L02084882, Grant Date: 02/24/2017, Expiration Date: 02/24/2027, Certifier: Christopher C Ray, Registrant: Christopher C Ray, 95 Staples Hill Road, Canton, ME 04221

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of reported fires - 16 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Canton, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (72.3%), and Outside Fires (18.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Canton, ME
    • 7372.3%Structure Fires
    • 1918.8%Outside Fires
    • 65.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 33.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canton, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Canton, ME
  • 80.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Canton, ME
  • 66.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.5%Electricity
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Canton compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.