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Population in 2010: 4,288. Population change since 2000: +4.6%
Males: 1,958  (45.7%)
Females: 2,330  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  23.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04938.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,258 (it was $22,130 in 2000)
Farmington:

$22,258
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,225

Farmington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $183,976 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Farmington:

$183,976
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,643; Detached houses: $189,843; Townhouses or other attached units: $276,870; In 2-unit structures: $129,499; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $323,747; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,499; Mobile homes: $64,394

Median gross rent in 2012: $608.

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  • White alone - 4,291 (97.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 53 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Farmington: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.6%), English (14.0%), French (12.4%), German (10.1%), French Canadian (6.2%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/01/1794

Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 4.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,063 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Farmington:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmington CDP:

  • Never married: 58.7%
  • Now married: 27.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

57 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.3%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Farmington, Maine as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Farmington to the number of sex offenders is 540 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: $1,701 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,147 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (69.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (169.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (334.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Temple, ME (2.4 miles ), Industry, ME (2.6 miles ), Wilton, ME (2.6 miles ), New Sharon, ME (2.6 miles ), Chesterville, ME (3.0 miles ), New Vineyard, ME (3.0 miles ), Strong, ME (3.2 miles ), Starks, ME (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.67 N, Longitude: 70.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,172 (+51.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,313 (60.3%)

Area code: 207

Farmington household income distribution Farmington home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Farmington, Maine

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Tornado activity:

Farmington-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Farmington place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1971, a category F2 tornado 19.3 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmington-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 33.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.0 miles away from Farmington center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from Farmington center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 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: Chester Greenwood - Inventor, James B. Forsyth - Physician, Janet T. Mills - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Farmington:

  • FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 111 FRANKLIN HEALTH COMMONS)
  • EDGEWOOD REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, 221 FAIRBANKS RD)
  • ORCHARD PARK REHAB AND LIVING (Nursing Home, 107 ORCHARD ST)
  • SANDY RIVER CENTER (Nursing Home, 119 LIVERMORE FALLS RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Farmington, ME

College/University in Farmington:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (Full-time enrollment: 2,074; Location: 224 Main St; Public; Website: www.umf.maine.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Farmington:

  • Husson University (about 68 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 70 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 71 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Maine (about 75 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of New England (about 85 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 100 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 114 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high schools in Farmington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Farmington:

See full list of schools located in Farmington, School District: S A D 9 FARMINGTON

Library in Farmington:

  • FARMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $195,142; Location: 117 ACADEMY STREET; 28,486 books; 831 audio materials; 309 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Farmington: Farmington Fairgrounds (A), University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery (B), Merrill Hall (C), Manter Library (D), Franklin County Courthouse (E), Farmington Public Library (F), Farmington Fire and Rescue Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Farmington include: New Hope Baptist Church (A), Henderson Memorial Baptist Church (B), Friends of Jesus Church (C), First Congregational Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Center Burying Ground (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Farmington Motel (Falls Road), Twin Pond Campground (Wilton Road), Colonial Valley Motel (593 Wilton Road), Mount Blue Motel (454 Wilton Road).

Courts: Maine State - Courts- Superior Court- Farmington (140 Main Street), Maine State - Courts- District Court- Farmington (129 Main), Judicial Farmington District Court (129 Main), Maine State - District Court- Courts- Superior Court- Farmington (129 Main Street).

 
Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.3. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.52
U.S.:

3.46
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.44. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.44
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.308
U.S.:

0.640

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

FARMINGTON VILLAGE CORP W.DEPT (Population served: 3925, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TROLL VALLEY, INC. (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-11-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-11-2001), St Boil Water Order (SEP-11-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2002)
TURNER SQUARE APARTMENTS (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-06-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-21-2006 to MAY-18-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2005 and OCT-19-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and FEB-20-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2004)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • CAMP AT THE EASTWARD (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.8%
(34.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  38.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.2%
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 Farmington, ME

People in group quarters in Farmington in 2010:

  • 978 people in college/university student housing
  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Farmington in 2000:

  • 814 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 153 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Farmington compared to Maine state average:

Farmington, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Farmington (2011 data):

  • Bangor Savings Bank: Farmington Branch at 177 Main Street, branch established on 1901/06/01; Farmington Mt. Blue Branch at 644 Wilton Road, branch established on 1973/02/20. 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
  • Franklin Savings Bank: Mt. Blue High School Branch at 129 Seamon Road, branch established on 1993/09/07; at 197 Main Street, branch established on 1868/11/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $325.7 mil, Deposits: $237.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Bancorp, Mhc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Farmington Main Branch at 163 Broadway, branch established on 1890/01/01; Farmington Mount Blue Branch at 670 Wilton Road, branch established on 1997/04/11. 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
  • The Camden National Bank: Farmington Branch at 134 Hannaford Drive, branch established on 1993/06/14. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Farmington travel time to work - commute


Farmington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Farmington CDP (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.34%
Here33.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents62.8%9.2%8.0%4.3%3.6%
Congregations14.0%18.6%16.3%4.7%2.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%1.6%1.5%1.4%5.3%
Congregations9.3%4.7%4.7%4.7%20.9%
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: 14
Franklin County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Franklin County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Franklin County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

14.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

24.4%
Maine:

25.0%

6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.85% ($25,489 average AGI)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.55% ($20,467)
from Oxford County, ME  0.48% ($28,769)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.99% ($27,916 average AGI)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.59% ($31,516)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.58% ($31,079)

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WUMF-FM (100.5 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Farmington:

  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)

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

Farmington, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 40
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 69
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 45
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 121
  • 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 Farmington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • .5 Miles East Of St. Road 16 At N. Rochester 3 Miles Ese Of (Lat: 43.368694 Lon: -70.995889), Call Sign: KNKA644
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Peter M Connolly, 376 Titcomb Hill Road (Lat: 44.688417 Lon: -70.140667), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. N.W. STE 100
  • Peter M Connolly, 376 Titcomb Hill Road (Lat: 44.688417 Lon: -70.140667), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. N.W. STE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Farmington, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, University Of Maine Campus Learning Resource Center (Lat: 44.666722 Lon: -70.148389), Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEZ330
    Assigned Frequencies: 17710.0 MHz, 17790.0 MHz, 17830.0 MHz, 17910.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2009, Expiration Date: 10/11/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2011
    Registrant: University Of Maine System, 46 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04330, Phone: (207) 621-3462, Email:
  • FARMINGTON, Lat: 44.662083 Lon: -70.140750, Call Sign: WQKH776
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2009, Expiration Date: 05/26/2019, Certifier: Jane Woodman
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • STATION, Mosher Hill Rd (Lat: 44.718111 Lon: -70.110056), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WHJ739
    Assigned Frequencies: 2134.80 MHz, 2139.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1998, Expiration Date: 11/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2007
    Registrant: Phone: (207) 784-0111

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Approx. 2.7 Miles Southwest Of (Lat: 44.656167 Lon: -70.196167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: KNKC838
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.780 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Farmington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PICKRELL JAMES S JR RV8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 186JP , Serial Number: 80730, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/2004
    Registrant (Individual): James S Jr Pickrell, 132 Applewood Dr, Farmington, ME 04938
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 19819 , Serial Number: 17260782, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Erik R Johnson, 686 Farmington Falls Rd, Farmington, ME 04938
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2430G , Serial Number: 38-79A0525, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Keegan Inc, 5 Hill Street, Farmington, ME 04938
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52698 , Serial Number: 18262779, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory Marshall, Po Box 613, Farmington, ME 04938
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90441 , Serial Number: 17256642, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Leon E Ross, Rt 3 Box 3870, Farmington, ME 04938
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95575 , Serial Number: 7875, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1970
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Douglas S Freeman, Rfd 4, Farmington, ME 04938, Other Owners: James W Sweet


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Farmington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Farmington, ME
Businesses in Farmington, ME
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
ColorTyme1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid1
FedEx2Sears1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets4U.S. Cellular2
McDonald's1UPS1
Nike1Walmart1

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  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #11 (04938) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #63 (04938) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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