Enfield, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,607. Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 776  (48.3%)
Females: 831  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04493.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,376 (it was $36,458 in 2000)
Enfield:

$46,376
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,108 (it was $15,799 in 2000)

Enfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,879 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Enfield:

$117,879
ME:

$172,800
  • Races in Enfield, ME (2010)

    Enfield races chart
    • 1,56697.4%White alone
    • 191.2%American Indian alone
    • 150.9%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 30.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Enfield: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.9%), French (17.3%), English (16.5%), Irish (11.4%), French Canadian (6.6%), German (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1835

Elevation: 211 feet

Land area: 27.9 square miles.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (very low).

Enfield,ME real estate house value index trend

Enfield, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Enfield:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Enfield town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

50 residents are foreign born (2.5% North America).

This town:

3.1%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Enfield, Maine as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Enfield to the number of sex offenders is 772 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Enfield town:  1.1% ($776)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Enfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (138.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (239.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (406.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Howland, ME (2.2 miles ), Lowell, ME (2.3 miles ), Passadumkeag, ME (2.4 miles ), Lincoln, ME (2.8 miles ), Edinburg, ME (2.9 miles) , Burlington, ME (3.0 miles ), Maxfield, ME (3.1 miles) , Chester, ME (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 45.26 N, Longitude: 68.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Enfield household income distribution Enfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wood products (10%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Enfield, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Enfield, Maine average temperatures Enfield, Maine average precipitation Enfield, Maine humidity Enfield, Maine wind speed Enfield, Maine snowfall Enfield, Maine sunshine Enfield, Maine clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Enfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 93% 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 66.6 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 258.3 miles away from Enfield center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 298.6 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 193.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.8 miles away from Enfield 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 17.8 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 Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Enfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Enfield:

  • CUMMINGS HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOWLAND, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Enfield:

  • University of Maine (about 26 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 32 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 88 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 89 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 138 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 139 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 140 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public elementary/middle school in Enfield:

See full list of schools located in Enfield

Library in Enfield:

  • COLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $500; Location: 789 HAMMETT ROAD; 3,087 books; 56 audio materials; 242 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Enfield: Lakeside Camping and Cabins (A), Cobb Hatchery (B), Enfield Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Enfield include: Church of God (A), Saint Leos Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ridge Cemetery (1), West Enfield Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cold Stream Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barnes Brook (A), Smelt Brook (B), Brady Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Enfield: Cold Stream Beach Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Penobscot 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 2012 was 45.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

9.14

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

MORGANS BEACH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2011 to SEP-09-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2011 to SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2011 to SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.5%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

6.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Enfield compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Maine average:

11.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (90%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Enfield town (based on Penobscot County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,58115
Mainline Protestant9,71559
Evangelical Protestant7,52380
Other2,93622
Orthodox3001
None116,868-
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: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Penobscot County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.04%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hancock County, ME  0.44% ($29,886 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.34% ($36,835)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.32% ($29,433)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($387 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.03%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.56% ($32,990 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.45% ($36,406)
to Waldo County, ME  0.29% ($27,430)

Strongest AM radio stations in Enfield:

  • 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)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSYY (1240 AM; 1 kW; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Enfield:

  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WHMX (105.7 FM; LINCOLN, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSYY-FM (94.9 FM; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Enfield:

  • W34CN (Channel 34; MEDWAY, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Enfield, Maine
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents82
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents140
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
See more detailed statistics of Enfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Site Is Located Atop Vinegar Hill, 3.0 Miles Se Of Enfield, 1.0 Mile South Of Co (Lat: 45.219778 Lon: -68.512806), Call Sign: KNKA710
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 1 Mi S Of Cold Stream Pond (Lat: 45.219722 Lon: -68.512778), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 7733998900, Stephanie.Brown@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVENUE, SUITE 700
  • Peter M Connolly, 1 Mi S Of Cold Stream Pond (Lat: 45.219722 Lon: -68.512778), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI
  • Peter M Connolly, 1 Mi S Of Cold Stream Pond (Lat: 45.219722 Lon: -68.512778), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI
  • 1 Mi S Of Cold Stream Pond (Lat: 45.219722 Lon: -68.512778), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE STE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Route 188 (Lat: 45.247556 Lon: -68.596694), Call Sign: KFE320, Licensee ID: L00037692
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2000, Expiration Date: 12/04/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2003
    Registrant: Prentiss & Carlisle Company Inc, 107 Court St, Bangor, ME 04402, Phone: (207) 942-8295

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Enfield Stat, 561 Hammett Rd. (Lat: 45.246556 Lon: -68.587583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WQGA584
    Assigned Frequencies: 19320.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2006, Expiration Date: 11/28/2016, Certifier: Danielle Small
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • VINEGAR HILL, 1 Mi S Of Cold Stream Pond (Lat: 45.219722 Lon: -68.512778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Overall height: 95.4 m, Call Sign: WLV806
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw, Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K1PM, Licensee ID: L00698543
    Grant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 02/24/2015
    Registrant: Paul D Mayer, 11 Beethoven Ln, Enfield, ME 04493

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1525Q , Serial Number: 15072825, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1971
    Registrant (Individual): James A Wambolt, Davis Road Firelane 4, Enfield, ME 04493
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4737E , Serial Number: 7EC-82
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew B Stinson, Hc 67 Box 1053, Enfield, ME 04493

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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