Fort Kent, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,488. Population change since 2000: +25.8%
Males: 1,178  (47.4%)
Females: 1,310  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04743.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,713 (it was $20,914 in 2000)
Fort Kent:

$30,713
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,819 (it was $13,882 in 2000)

Fort Kent CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,075 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
Fort Kent:

$109,075
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $112,880; Detached houses: $126,417; In 2-unit structures: $101,415; Mobile homes: $37,495

Median gross rent in 2012: $453.

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  • White alone - 2,338 (94.0%)
  • Two or more races - 65 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 26 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Kent: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (35.1%), French Canadian (19.2%), Irish (10.1%), United States (7.5%), English (5.0%), German (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1869

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 3.24 square miles.

Population density: 768 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Kent,ME real estate house value index trend

Fort Kent, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Kent:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Kent CDP:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

158 residents are foreign born (4.3% North America).

This place:  5.4%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Fort Kent, Maine as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Kent to the number of sex offenders is 600 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 with mortgages in 2012: $1,284 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,140 (1.4%)

Fort Kent satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (261.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (362.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (515.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: New Canada, ME (2.4 miles ), Wallagrass, ME (2.7 miles ), Frenchville, ME (3.1 miles ), St. Agatha, ME (3.4 miles ), Eagle Lake, ME (3.7 miles ), Madawaska, ME (3.7 miles ), St. Francis, ME (3.9 miles ), Grand Isle, ME (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.25 N, Longitude: 68.59 W

Area code: 207

Fort Kent household income distribution Fort Kent home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Fort Kent, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Kent-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.3 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 312.5 miles away from Fort Kent center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 360.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 202.4 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 298.1 miles away from Fort Kent 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 135.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Kent topographic map

Birthplace of: Ellis Paul - Singer-songwriter and musician, Clair Goodblood - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Fort Kent: Clair Goodblood.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Kent:

  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 194 E MAIN STREET)
  • FOREST HILL MANOR (25 BOLDUC AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fort Kent:

  • HIGH VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADAWASKA, ME)

Airports located in Fort Kent:

College/University in Fort Kent:

  • University of Maine at Fort Kent (Full-time enrollment: 835; Location: 23 University Drive; Public; Website: www.umfk.maine.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Kent:

  • University of Maine (about 164 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 169 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 195 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 211 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 255 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 262 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 262 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public high school in Fort Kent:

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Kent:

See full list of schools located in Fort Kent

Library in Fort Kent:

  • FORT KENT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,839; Location: 1 MONUMENT SQUARE; 22,557 books; 608 audio materials; 663 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fort Kent: Fort Kent Fire Department (A), Ambulance Service Incorporated (B), Acadian Archives (C), Fort Kent Blockhouse (D), Fort Kent Historical Society Museum (E), Fort Kent Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Fort Kent Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fort Kent include: Saint Louis Parish Church (A), Christ Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Congregational Cemetery (1), Saint Louis Cemetery (2), Old Saint Louis Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Regiest Daigle Brook (A), Perley Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fort Kent: Fort Kent Historical Society Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort Kent Town - School Dept- Fort Kent Elementary School Sad #27- Cafet (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 65 Pleasant Street), Northern Amusements (Arcades & Amusements; Frenchville Road).

Aroostook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 50.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

9.14

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

BIRCH HAVEN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2008), St Boil Water Order (JUN-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FOREST HILL MANOR (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2013)
FORT KENT GOLF CLUB (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MSAD 27 WALLAGRASS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-07-2005 to MAR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW TRAILER PARK (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ROSEWOOD ESTATES (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
10TH MOUNTAIN SKI CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 35 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ST AGATHA HOUSING (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)

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

  • FORT KENT W & W DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,268, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

People in group quarters in Fort Kent in 2010:

  • 146 people in college/university student housing
  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Fort Kent in 2000:

  • 109 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fort Kent, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Fort Kent compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with branches in Fort Kent (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Fort Kent Branch at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1980/03/17. 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
  • The Bank of Maine: Fort Kent Branch at 79 West Main Street, branch established on 1993/11/18. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Fort Kent Branch at 62 W. Main Street, Suite 104, branch established on 1980/08/07. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fort Kent travel time to work - commute Fort Kent mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Coal or coke (12%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Kent CDP (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here: 60.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Kent:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Kent:

  • WMEF (106.5 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WUFK (92.1 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • W276AY (103.1 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXX (102.3 FM; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Kent:

  • W17BN (Channel 17; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W11AY (Channel 11; ST. JOHN PLANTATION, ME; Owner: TOWN OF SAINT JOHN)
Fort Kent, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 55
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Fort Kent fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Kent)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fort Kent, ME)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Cemetary Hill Daigle (Lat: 47.201417 Lon: -68.457250), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WNTE235
    Assigned Frequencies: 2189.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/1995, Expiration Date: 06/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (207) 848-4242
  • STATION, Univ Of Maine At Fort Kent Campus (Lat: 47.250028 Lon: -68.589750), Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTJ212
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22075.0 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:
  • Charette Hill (Lat: 45.258389 Lon: -68.557778), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WNTS486
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2002, Expiration Date: 11/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2012
    Registrant: Phone: (207) 941-1010
  • Rt 161 (Lat: 47.243611 Lon: -68.594889), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPJD644
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.268 MHz, 952.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2010, Expiration Date: 02/27/2021
    Registrant: Fort Kent Utility District, 416 West Main Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743, Phone: (207) 834-3463
  • STATION, Cemetary Hill In Daigle (Lat: 47.201417 Lon: -68.457250), Overall height: 12.5 m, Call Sign: WHI609
    Assigned Frequencies: 2186.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/1993, Expiration Date: 02/02/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (207) 848-4200

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles E Of Fort Kent (Lat: 47.255583 Lon: -68.540306), Call Sign: KKB660
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Bruce R Lederman
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Ave, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 194 East Main Street (Lat: 47.265083 Lon: -68.592028), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQPZ226
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Certifier: Joey Bard
    Registrant: Northern Maine Medical Center, 194 East Main Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743, Phone: (207) 834-3155, Fax: (207) 834-2949, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Kent)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AB1A5 (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22373 , Serial Number: 18281928, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Steven P Pelletier, 88 Summer Ave, Fort Kent, ME 04743
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30779 , Serial Number: 5111, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 37 Hall St, Fort Kent, ME 04743
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82906 , Serial Number: 28R-8231069, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Ron Apel, 3 Hugh St, Fort Kent, ME 04743
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9717B , Serial Number: 172RG0987, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Pelletier And Pelletier Inc, 70 Winter Ave, Fort Kent, ME 04743
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99917 , Serial Number: 17276527, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 01/01/1986
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David A Fernald, 604 Violette Settlement Rd, Fort Kent, ME 04743, Other Owners: Charles P Ouellette

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Kent, ME
Businesses in Fort Kent, ME
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Circle K1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Ford1Sears1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets7U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
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