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Population in 2012: 7,824 (34% urban, 66% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.2%
 

Males: 3,590  (45.9%)
Females: 4,234  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  41.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04605.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,302 (it was $35,938 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$46,302
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,383

Ellsworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $175,636 (it was $101,000 in 2000)
Ellsworth:

$175,636
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $197,212; Detached houses: $213,498; Mobile homes: $67,886

Median gross rent in 2012: $726.

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  • White alone - 7,441 (96.4%)
  • Asian alone - 101 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 72 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 56 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ellsworth: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.3%), English (15.9%), Irish (12.3%), French (8.5%), German (5.3%), Scottish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/26/1800

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 79.3 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ellsworth:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ellsworth city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

294 residents are foreign born (1.5% North America, 0.9% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  3.8%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Ellsworth, Maine as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ellsworth to the number of sex offenders is 489 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 with mortgages in 2012: $2,215 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,987 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (108.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (203.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (384.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Surry, ME (2.4 miles ), Otis, ME (3.0 miles ), Lamoine, ME (3.1 miles ), Dedham, ME (3.1 miles ), Hancock, ME (3.2 miles ), Trenton, ME (3.2 miles ), Orland, ME (3.2 miles ), Mariaville, ME (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2002: 62 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2005: 86 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $140,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 44.57 N, Longitude: 68.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,036 (+39.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,375 (61.9%)

Area code: 207

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Crime rates in Ellsworth by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.014.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 112000201101
per 100,000 15.315.329.90.00.00.027.90.013.913.80.012.9
Robberies 232100100413
per 100,000 30.745.829.914.60.00.014.00.00.055.212.938.6
Assaults 7568331521033
per 100,000 107.476.389.8116.943.142.714.069.927.9138.138.838.6
Burglaries 414036515721233439364130
per 100,000 629.3610.2539.1745.2819.1299.1321.0475.6543.4497.0529.7386.1
Thefts 293249305296263274293271263219225214
per 100,000 4497.33798.64567.24325.03779.33902.64089.33790.73664.53023.62907.02754.2
Auto thefts 9191213810156138113
per 100,000 138.1289.9179.7189.9115.0142.4209.483.9181.1110.5142.138.6
Arson 100002000000
per 100,000 15.30.00.00.00.028.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 269.4251.1276.9288.2219.4190.9225.0199.3209.2213.0170.9164.7

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Crime rate in Ellsworth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Maine average:

1.70

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Ellsworth, Maine accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +454 (+7.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Ellsworth-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 67% 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 22.7 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 51.9 miles away from Ellsworth center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 21.0 miles away from Ellsworth center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tim Sylvia - Martial artist, Bryant Moore - Army officer, Darryl Pollard - Football player, Frank A. Moore - Politician, Jude Johnstone - Pop singer, Curt Fullerton - Baseball player, Dick Scott (shortstop) - Baseball player.

Main business address for: UNION BANKSHARES CO/ME (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ellsworth:

  • EASTERN MAINE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, ESRD SATELLITE UNIT)
  • BIRCHWOOD LIVING CENTER (Hospital, 360 EAST MAIN ST)
  • MAINE COAST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 50 UNION STREET)
  • COLLIER'S REHAB AND NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 33 BIRCH AVENUE)
  • COURTLAND REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 42 BUCKSPORT RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Ellsworth, ME

Airports located in Ellsworth:


Local government website: WWW.CI.ELLSWORTH.ME.US

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellsworth:

  • Husson University (about 24 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 25 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 84 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 108 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 110 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 123 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 158 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high schools in Ellsworth:

Private high school in Ellsworth:

  • GRAHAM LAKE SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 16 KIDS PEACE WAY; Grades: 5 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ellsworth:

See full list of schools located in Ellsworth, School District: ELLSWORTH

Library in Ellsworth:

  • ELLSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $641,818; Location: 20 STATE STREET; 44,811 books; 2,963 audio materials; 2,334 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 157 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add under 'strongest FM stations in Ellsworth, ME': W221B0 92.1 FM Ellsworth, ME; Owner: Bangor Baptist Church

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Notable locations in Ellsworth: Timberland Acres Recreational Vehicle Park (A), Camp Dry-Kye (B), Patten Pond Camping Resort (C), Green Lake National Fish Hatchery (D), Nicolin Siding (E), Hansons Landing on Branch Lake (F), Green Lake National Fish Hatchery (G), Branch Lake Camping Area (H), Ellsworth City Hall (I), Ellsworth Fire Station (J), Ellsworth Historical Society Building (K), Ellsworth Power House (L), Ellsworth Public Library (M), Federal Building (N), Hancock County Auditorium (O), Hancock County Cooperative Extension Service Building (P), Hancock County Courthouse (Q), Hancock County Law Library (R), Hancock County Regional Planning Commission (S), Maine Department of Social Services (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Puffin Square Mall Shopping Center (1), Maine Coast Mall Shopping Center (2), Ellsworth Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ellsworth include: Full Gospel Church (A), Union Congregational Church of Ellsworth Falls (B), Unitarian Universalist Church (C), United Baptist Church (D), Ellsworth Church (E), Ellsworth United Methodist Church (F), Emmanuel Baptist Church (G), Family Bible Church (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Ellsworth Cemetery (1), Old Burying Ground Cemetery (2), Remick Cemetery (3), Birch Grove Cemetery (4), Jordan Cemetery (5), Juniper Cemetery (6), Whittenmore Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wormwood Pond (A), Big Pond (B), Mill Pond (C), Upper Patten Pond (D), Jesse Bog (E), Little Duck Pond (F), Little Rocky Pond (G), Upper Patten Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shackford Brook (A), Sawpit Brook (B), Winkumpaugh Brook (C), Gott Brook (D), Whittaker Brook (E), John Gray Brook (F), Mill Brook (G), Carters Brook (H), Mink Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ellsworth include: Stanwood Homestead Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary (1), Ellsworth Waterford Park and Marina (2), Birdsacre Wildlife Sanctuary (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Hales Beach (A), Jesse Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: WoodLawn MuseumsBlack House (West Main) (1), Telephone Museum The (Winkumpaugh) (2), Great Maine Lumberjack Show (Arcades & Amusements; 127 Bar Harbor Rd) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Ellsworth (130 High Street) (1), The Eagle's Lodge Motel (278 High Street) (2), Sunset Motor Court (210 Twin Hill Rd) (3), Ellsworth Travelodge (Bar Harbor Rd. Rte. 1a And Rte. 3) (4), Ellsworth Motel (24 High Street) (5), Colonial Travelodge (321 High Street) (6), Killarney's Restaurant (215 High Street) (7), Pete & Larry's Lounge (215 High Street) (8), Twilite Motel (147 Bucksport Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Hancock County Planning Comm (395 State Street) (1), Sunset Motor Court (210 Twin Hill Road) (2), Maine State - Courts- Superior Court (50 State Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Hancock 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.13
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

22.1
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.146
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.308
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ellsworth and their reported violations in the past:

ELLSWORTH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3305, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2004)
WHITE BIRCHES (Population served: 749, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PATTEN POND CAMPING RESORT (Population served: 388, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
EASTWARD BOWLING LANES (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HANCOCK COUNTY TECHNICAL CTR (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-11-2004 and AUG-15-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ISLAND GREEN GOLF CENTER (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MSU 92 TRENTON ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 158, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUN-04-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-1995 and OCT-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-1996), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MSU 92 SURRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-25-2005 to JUN-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2003)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1998 and OCT-18-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2000)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-1994 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ellsworth that have no violations reported:

  • MSU 92 HANCOCK GRAMMAR SCHOOL (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRANCH LAKE CAMPING AREA (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 19.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ellsworth, ME

People in group quarters in Ellsworth in 2010:

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Ellsworth in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Ellsworth compared to Maine state average:

Ellsworth, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ellsworth (2011 data):

  • Machias Savings Bank: Ellsworth Branch at 93 High Street, branch established on 1988/03/28; Ellsworth State Street Branch at 248 State Street, branch established on 2007/09/05. Info updated 2008/08/20: Bank assets: $933.5 mil, Deposits: $794.5 mil, headquarters in Machias, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Machias Bancorp, Mhc
  • The Camden National Bank: Union Trust Branch at 66 Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01; Plaza Branch at 3 Myrick Street, branch established on 1963/12/02. 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
  • The First, N.A.: Ellsworth Branch at 235 High Street, branch established on 1971/04/29. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $942.2 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc., The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Ellsworth Branch at 217 High Street, branch established on 1961/07/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Ellsworth Branch at 59 Foster Street, branch established on 1975/05/28. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Ellsworth High Street Branch at 162 High Street, branch established on 1970/08/04. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: Ellsworth Branch at 137 High Street, branch established on 1981/11/02. Info updated 2007/04/24: Bank assets: $1,166.8 mil, Deposits: $723.6 mil, headquarters in Bar Harbor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Bar Harbor Bankshares

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ellsworth, Maine:

  • Ramada Ellsworth, 215 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605 , Phone: (207) 667-9341, Fax: (207) 667-7294
  • Comfort Inn, 130 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605 , Phone: (207) 667-1345, Fax: (207) 667-1345
  • Colonial Travelodge, 321 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605 , Phone: (207) 667-5548, Fax: (207) 667-5549
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ellsworth, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ellsworth travel time to work - commute


Ellsworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ellsworth city (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents43.6%13.6%12.3%7.8%7.4%
Congregations10.3%19.6%17.5%8.2%17.5%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCommunity Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.8%1.6%7.8%
Congregations4.1%1.0%3.1%3.1%15.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Hancock 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.
State:

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

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$51,252$43,9301$1,116
Other Government Administration 1$3,127$37,5242$1,586
Police Protection - Officers 15$59,349$47,4790$0
Police - Other 4$10,740$32,2201$469
Firefighters 8$35,671$53,5071$943
Streets and Highways 10$36,610$43,9320$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,187
Solid Waste Management 2$4,115$24,6901$1,116
Sewerage 4$14,545$43,6351$1,222
Water Supply 4$15,143$45,4291$1,222
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 146$345,357$28,3861$1,413
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 123$426,261$41,58644$32,116
Local Libraries 10$22,207$26,6481$828
Other and Unallocable 1$2,077$24,9241$850
Totals for Government 342$1,026,454$36,01656$44,068

Ellsworth government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $199,000 ($25.43)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($23.39)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $11,697,000 ($1495.02)
    General - Other: $1,108,000 ($141.62)
    Fire Protection: $712,000 ($91.00)
    Police Protection: $647,000 ($82.69)
    Financial Administration: $638,000 ($81.54)
    Regular Highways: $637,000 ($81.42)
    Libraries: $480,000 ($61.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $476,000 ($60.84)
    Sewerage: $384,000 ($49.08)
    Water Utilities: $374,000 ($47.80)
    General Public Buildings: $305,000 ($38.98)
    Central Staff Services: $194,000 ($24.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $140,000 ($17.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $116,000 ($14.83)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $60,000 ($7.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($4.73)
    Welfare - Other: $36,000 ($4.60)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($1.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $641,000 ($81.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $28,000 ($3.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $276,000 ($35.28)
    General - Other: $123,000 ($15.72)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($10.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,012,000 ($384.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $142,000 ($18.15)

Ellsworth government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $599,000 ($76.56)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $259,000 ($33.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($25.56)
    All Other: $187,000 ($23.90)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $108,000 ($13.80)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($2.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $19,000 ($2.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,051,000 ($262.14)
    All Other: $48,000 ($6.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $186,000 ($23.77)
    Interest Earnings: $114,000 ($14.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($11.63)
    Property Sale Other: $17,000 ($2.17)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $893,000 ($114.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,993,000 ($638.16)
    General Support: $734,000 ($93.81)
    Water Utilities: $108,000 ($13.80)
    Highways: $98,000 ($12.53)
    All Other: $72,000 ($9.20)
    Public Welfare: $12,000 ($1.53)
  • Tax - Property: $10,826,000 ($1383.69)
    NEC: $99,000 ($12.65)

Ellsworth government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,165,000 ($404.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $7,400,000 ($945.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,285,000 ($419.86)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $225,000 ($28.76)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($6.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $6,690,000 ($855.06)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,954,000 ($377.56)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,783,000 ($355.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $710,000 ($90.75)
    Other, NEC: $556,000 ($71.06)
    Water Utilities: $434,000 ($55.47)

Ellsworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $464,000 ($59.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,954,000 ($505.37)

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.20%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.20% ($39,561 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.34% ($32,097)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.26% ($39,291)


5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.21% ($28,576 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.34% ($34,819)
to Waldo County, ME  0.22% ($31,891)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellsworth:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellsworth:

  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, 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.)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ellsworth:

  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WVII-TV (Channel 7; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFVX-LP (Channel 22; BANGOR, ME; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING III, LLC)
  • W39CC (Channel 39; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W42BZ (Channel 42; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50BX (Channel 50; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CG (Channel 54; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ellsworth, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 52
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 58
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

See more detailed statistics of Ellsworth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $2,266,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,830
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,067
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 48,947


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Ellsworth


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ellsworth, ME
Businesses in Ellsworth, ME
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike3
Burger King1Payless1
ColorTyme1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dennys1Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Fashion Bug1SAS Shoes1
FedEx2Sears1
GNC1Shaw's1
Goodwill6Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular2
Lane Furniture1UPS3
Lowe's1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets7Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
New Balance2YMCA1
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