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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 2012: $44,307 (it was $36,458 in 2000)
Enfield:

$44,307
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,089

Enfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,740 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Enfield:

$119,740
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,064; Detached houses: $147,930; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,634; In 2-unit structures: $141,260; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,022; Mobile homes: $63,793

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Enfield races chart
  • White alone - 1,566 (97.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Enfield: 155.5 (very high, 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).

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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:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Enfield, Maine as of December 20, 2014.
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+: New York, NY (415.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Earthquake activity:

Enfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 75% 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 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
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from Enfield center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 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), 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: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 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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Hospitals/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: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 33 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 88 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 139 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 140 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 154 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 186 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

Public elementary/middle school in Enfield:

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 21.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.4
U.S.:

32.0

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

ENFIELD GENERAL STORE (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-16-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-16-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2003), St Boil Water Order (DEC-16-2003), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 23 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
MORGANS BEACH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2000)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Enfield, ME

Enfield 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (89%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Here33.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.6%9.9%5.0%4.6%2.5%
Congregations13.6%14.4%10.6%10.6%4.5%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%2.0%1.6%12.0%
Congregations0.8%4.5%2.3%2.3%36.4%
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: 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%

5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.18%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($28,576 average AGI)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.36% ($26,056)
from Somerset County, ME  0.34% ($27,144)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.48% ($31,894 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($39,561)
to Waldo County, ME  0.38% ($34,254)

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 count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Enfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 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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