Chapman, Maine

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Population in 2010: 468. Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 240  (51.3%)
Females: 228  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04757.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,301 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Chapman:

$51,301
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,954 (it was $16,008 in 2000)

Chapman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,827 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Chapman:

$111,827
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 Chapman, ME (2010)

    Chapman races chart
    • 46398.9%White alone
    • 30.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chapman: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (28.2%), United States (24.9%), English (21.7%), Irish (8.6%), German (3.9%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/11/1915

Elevation: 551 feet

Land area: 38.4 square miles.

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

Chapman,ME real estate house value index trend

Chapman, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Chapman:

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chapman town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

18 residents are foreign born (3.0% North America, 0.9% Asia).

This town:

3.9%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Chapman town:  1.1% ($738)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Chapman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (230.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (332.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (492.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Mapleton, ME (2.1 miles ), Presque Isle, ME (2.5 miles ), Castle Hill, ME (2.7 miles ), Washburn, ME (3.1 miles ), Westfield, ME (3.2 miles ), Wade, ME (3.3 miles ), Easton, ME (3.5 miles ), Ashland, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.64 N, Longitude: 68.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (21%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)

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

Average climate in Chapman, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Chapman-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 32.9 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 309.0 miles away from Chapman 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 158.7 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 354.8 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 275.6 miles away from Chapman 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 92.4 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).
Chapman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chapman:

  • COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • PRESQUE ISLE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • VALLEY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chapman:

  • University of Maine (about 124 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 130 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 168 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 179 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 226 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 231 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 232 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Alder Lake (A), Alder Brook Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alder Brook (A), Hughes Brook (B), Dudley Brook (C), Dockendorff Brook (D), Grendell Brook (E). 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 5.9 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 5.9 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 5.9 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 5.8 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 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.10
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
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: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Maine average:

11.2

Chapman travel time to work - commute Chapman 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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chapman 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 Chapman:

  • 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)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chapman:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WUPI (92.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Chapman:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • WMEM-TV (Channel 10; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W51AG (Channel 51; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Chapman fatal accident list:

May 29, 2014 06:45 PM, Chapman Rd, Lat: 46.59056, Lon: -68.06567, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • $7,856,000Total costs
  • 90,524Total average daily traffic
  • 7,332Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,086Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Chapman, ME

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N1WRW, Licensee ID: L01112875, Grant Date: 01/07/2016, Expiration Date: 03/05/2026, Certifier: Kenneth N Mac Callum, Registrant: Kenneth N Mac Callum, 708 Carvell Rd, Chapman, ME 04757
  • Call Sign: KB1KMF, Previous Call Sign: N1QYU, Licensee ID: L00768997, Grant Date: 11/26/2013, Expiration Date: 12/21/2023, Certifier: Eric P Huoppi, Registrant: Eric P Huoppi, 3330 West Chapman Road, Chapman, ME 04757

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PETERS WILLIAM R FLY BABY 1A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6097A , Serial Number: 68-23, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Alan T Page, 1562 Chapman Rd, Chapman, ME 04757
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76530 , Serial Number: 10966, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Shaun R Bagley, 1605 Chapman Rd, Chapman, ME 04757

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (90%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Chapman 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 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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