Castle Hill, Maine

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Population in 2010: 425. Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 210  (49.4%)
Females: 215  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04757.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,506 (it was $31,071 in 2000)
Castle Hill:

$42,506
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,829 (it was $14,645 in 2000)

Castle Hill town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,788 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Castle Hill:

$86,788
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,039; Detached houses: $133,261; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,405; In 2-unit structures: $202,827; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $29,654; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,247; Mobile homes: $46,901; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $121,366
  • Races in Castle Hill, ME (2010)

    Castle Hill races chart
    • 41697.9%White alone
    • 30.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.7%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Castle Hill: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.8%), United States (15.9%), French (15.0%), Irish (12.6%), French Canadian (4.6%), Scottish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/25/1903

Land area: 35.7 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Castle Hill,ME real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Castle Hill:

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castle Hill town:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Castle Hill, Maine as of December 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Castle Hill to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Castle Hill town:  1.0% ($488)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (233.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (335.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (494.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Wade, ME (2.1 miles ), Mapleton, ME (2.3 miles ), Washburn, ME (2.4 miles ), Chapman, ME (2.7 miles ), Ashland, ME (3.2 miles ), Presque Isle, ME (3.3 miles ), Perham, ME (3.5 miles ), Portage Lake, ME (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $57,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $10,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.72 N, Longitude: 68.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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

Average climate in Castle Hill, Maine

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Earthquake activity:

Castle Hill-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.1 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 307.4 miles away from Castle Hill 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 164.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 353.6 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 277.0 miles away from Castle Hill center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.7 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 Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Castle Hill:

  • COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • PRESQUE ISLE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME NURSING INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • VALLEY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • CARIBOU REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • CARY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle Hill:

  • University of Maine (about 128 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 134 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 170 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 182 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 229 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 234 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 234 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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Cemeteries: Castle Hill Cemetery (1), Tarr Cemetery (2), Hoffeses Family Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Dudley Swamp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Welts Brook (A), Demarchant Brook (B), Beaver Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aroostook 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 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.529. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.529
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.05
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.8%
Whole state:

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

1.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Maine average:

11.2

Castle Hill travel time to work - commute Castle Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Castle Hill town (based on Aroostook County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Castle Hill:

  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castle Hill:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Castle Hill:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 13,114Total average daily traffic
  • 655Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,360Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Castle Hill, 640 Dudley Road (Lat: 46.675000 Lon: -68.228972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQWP682
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 10/20/2025, Certifier: Tom BuckleyRegistrant: Northeast Wireless Networks LLC, 202 Us Rt 1 Suite 206, Falmouth, ME 04105, Phone: (207) 200-2505, Fax: (207) 200-2510, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA1YKM, Licensee ID: L00339480, Grant Date: 06/02/2011, Expiration Date: 06/11/2021, Registrant: Jay R Lamoreau, 591 Haystack Mtn. Road, Castle Hill, ME 04757
  • Call Sign: KA1YKN, Licensee ID: L00351255, Grant Date: 05/27/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Registrant: Jon R Lamoreau, 613 Haystack Mtn. Rd., Castle Hill, ME 04757-0192
  • Call Sign: KB1JJF, Licensee ID: L00636958, Grant Date: 02/11/2003, Expiration Date: 02/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2015, Certifier: Tracy L Williams, Registrant: Tracy L Williams, 2605 State Rd., Castle Hill, ME 04757

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Castle Hill compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting 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.
  • 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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