Castine, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,366.
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 909  (66.5%)
Females: 457  (33.5%)
Median resident age:

22.2 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04421.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,508 (it was $46,250 in 2000)
Castine:

$70,508
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,872 (it was $20,078 in 2000)

Castine town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $486,189 (it was $229,500 in 2000)
Castine:

$486,189
ME:

$191,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Castine: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Castine, ME (2010)
    • 1,30895.8%White alone
    • 171.2%Hispanic
    • 151.1%Asian alone
    • 151.1%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: English (19.4%), Irish (18.5%), German (12.4%), French (9.2%), Scottish (8.1%), Italian (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1796

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 7.80 square miles.

Population density: 175 people per square mile   (very low).

Castine, Maine map

87 residents are foreign born (2.2% North America, 1.6% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This town:

6.5%
Maine:

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

0.9% ($2,049)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (88.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (184.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (356.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Brooksville, ME (2.3 miles ),
Penobscot, ME (2.5 miles ),
Stockton Springs, ME (2.5 miles ),
Searsport, ME (2.6 miles ),
Islesboro, ME (2.9 miles ),
Verona, ME (2.9 miles ),
Verona Island, ME (3.0 miles ),
Sedgwick, ME (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.41 N, Longitude: 68.81 W

Area code: 207

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $258,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $242,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $261,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $341,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $374,900
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $517,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $376,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $434,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $409,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $312,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $340,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $246,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $320,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Castine, ME residents
Average permit cost in Castine, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Castine, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (40.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (42.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (36.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.0%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Castine, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (12.4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (12.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Castine, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Castine, Maine average temperatures Castine, Maine average precipitation Castine, Maine humidity Castine, Maine wind speed Castine, Maine snowfall Castine, Maine sunshine Castine, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Castine-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from Castine center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 152.5 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 276.3 miles away from Castine 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 35.6 miles away from Castine center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Castine center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Castine:

  • CASTINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, COURT ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Castine:

  • WALDO COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC. - BELFAST (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • THE COMMONS AT TALL PINES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • BRADBURY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • HARBOR HILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BELFAST, ME)

College/University in Castine:

  • Maine Maritime Academy (Full-time enrollment: 1,007; Public; Website: www.mainemaritime.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castine:

  • Husson University (about 30 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 35 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 50 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 69 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 89 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 90 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 93 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Castine:

  • ADAMS SCHOOL (Students: 63, Location: NO PHYSICAL LOCATION AVAILABLE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Castine

Library in Castine:

  • WITHERLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $131,553; Location: 41 SCHOOL STREET; 13,634 books; 1,110 audio materials; 1,377 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Castine: Castine Yacht Club (A), Castine Golf Club (B), Cary W Bok Swimming Pool (C), Graduate Commons (D), LEavitt Hall (E), Nutting Memorial Library (F), Perkins House (G), Pilot House (H), Platz Hall (I), Rodgers Hall (J), Bagaduce Volunteer Ambulance Corps (K), Witherle Memorial Library (L), Payson Hall (M), Oakley Logan Alexander Fieldhouse (N), Margaret Chase Smith Gymnasium (O), Presidents House (P), Captain Quick Alumni Hall (Q), Curtis Hall (R), Bath Iron Works Center for Advanced Technology (S), Castine Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Castine include: Trinity Church (A), Castine Unitarian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Castine Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Castine include: Witherle Park (1), Ritchie Field (2), Castine Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Wilson Museum (120 Perkins).

Hotel: Manor Inn (Battle Avenue).

Birthplace of: Richard Rosen - Maine State Senator.

Hancock 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 Castine and their reported violations in the past:

CASTINE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 970, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-29-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-29-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009)
  • 2 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 (AUG-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2009)
HANCOCK VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-10-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Intentional no-action (AUG-03-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

50.8%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

9.4%


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

12.0%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
552 people in college/university student housing in 2010
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
527 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
12 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Castine (2011 data):

  • Bangor Savings Bank: Castine Branch at 213 Battle Avenue, branch established on 1965/02/01. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • The Camden National Bank: Castine Village Branch at 19 Water Street, branch established on 1991/04/29. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, headquarters in Camden, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Castine:

Marital status in Castine, ME
  • Never married: 55.2%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Castine:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Castine, ME (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
This county:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.4%
State:

25.0%

5.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Penobscot County, ME  1.08% ($64,636 average AGI)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($34,712)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.22% ($62,686)


5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($758 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.10%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.13% ($39,233 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.41% ($56,269)
to Waldo County, ME  0.23% ($48,585)

Businesses in Castine, ME

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Castine:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castine:

  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Castine:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Castine fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 2016 06:27 PM, Castine Road, Lat: 44.406000, Lon: -68.800261, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 4, 2007 09:04 PM, Sr-166, Battle Avenue, Lat: 44.394911, Lon: -68.798606, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 2000 09:50 AM, Sr-166, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1997 02:10 AM, 166, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 17, 1982 01:00 AM, 62606261, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Curtis L Miller, Me1136 Castine - 315 Shore Road (Lat: 44.422667 Lon: -68.802611), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Curtis L Miller, Me1136 Castine - 315 Shore Road (Lat: 44.422667 Lon: -68.802611), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Curtis L Miller, Me1136 Castine - 315 Shore Road (Lat: 44.422472 Lon: -68.802833), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Curtis L Miller, Me1136 Castine - 315 Shore Road (Lat: 44.422472 Lon: -68.802833), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Bridget Carter, Me1136 Castine - 315 Shore Road (Lat: 44.422472 Lon: -68.802833), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 23009 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 315 The Shore Road (Lat: 44.427222 Lon: -68.807778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.5 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQAH657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.385 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2014, Expiration Date: 06/02/2024, Certifier: Stephen E Spratt, Registrant: Castine Fire Rescue Department, 13 Court Street, Castine, ME 04421, Phone: (207) 326-8767, Fax: (207) 326-8711, Email:
  • Lat: 44.387167 Lon: -68.798500, Call Sign: WRBR932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz, 451.187 MHz, 451.237 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.437 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2018, Expiration Date: 06/04/2028, Certifier: Janet Acker, Registrant: Browns Communications, 162 Bangor Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605, Phone: (207) 667-2254, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Sea St (Lat: 44.391750 Lon: -68.793917), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHX335, Licensee ID: L00888264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2015, Registrant: Eatons Boat Yard Inc, Sea St, Castine, ME 04421, Phone: (207) 326-8579, Fax: (207) 326-4727
  • Old Ferry Rd & Rt 166 (Lat: 44.413972 Lon: -68.772806), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQB369, Licensee ID: L00624026,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2003, Expiration Date: 03/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2013, Registrant: George R Plender Jr, Castine, ME 04421
  • Maine Maritime Academy - Biw Building (Lat: 44.390278 Lon: -68.803611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPTN299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2900.00 MHz, 9300.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2001, Expiration Date: 11/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2012, Certifier: Leonard H Tyler, Registrant: North Atlantic Marine Communications, 27 Rock Pond Road, Windham, NH 03087, Phone: (603) 898-5015, Fax: (603) 898-4034, Email:
  • Maine Maritime Academy -- Biw Building (Lat: 44.390278 Lon: -68.803611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPUB453, Licensee ID: L00004582,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 156.525 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 6.22540 MHz... (+45 more), Grant Date: 01/29/2002, Expiration Date: 01/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2012, Certifier: Leonard H Tyler, Registrant: Maine Maritime Academy, 1 Biw Road, Castine, ME 04420, Phone: (207) 326-2470, Fax: (207) 326-2218, Email:
  • 17 Sea St (Lat: 44.388528 Lon: -68.795528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQWN418,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2015, Expiration Date: 10/09/2025, Certifier: Kenneth R Eaton, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Castine)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PROGRESSIVE AERODYNE INC SEAREY LSA (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914UL (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 207RF , Serial Number: 1032, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 08/26/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Randall Flood, Po Box 106, Castine, ME 04421

Most common first names in Castine, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Alice781.0 years
William773.8 years
John774.6 years
Robert774.5 years
Edward781.1 years
Charles679.2 years
Mary681.7 years
Elizabeth582.4 years
Frances586.8 years
George583.7 years
Most common last names in Castine, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gray876.6 years
Bowden877.6 years
Perkins882.5 years
Wardwell778.6 years
Johnson577.6 years
Sawyer567.8 years
Bakeman472.7 years
Coombs481.2 years
Hooper489.5 years
Leach483.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Castine, ME
  • 80.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Wood
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 1.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Castine, ME
  • 59.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Wood


Castine compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Castine on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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