Gardiner, Maine

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Population in 2014: 5,675 (70% urban, 30% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 2,708  (47.7%)
Females: 2,967  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04359.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,219 (it was $35,103 in 2000)
Gardiner:

$44,219
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,243 (it was $18,033 in 2000)

Gardiner city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,106 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Gardiner:

$139,106
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,068; Detached houses: $189,934; Townhouses or other attached units: $226,555; In 2-unit structures: $111,717; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,526; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $186,463; Mobile homes: $55,065

Median gross rent in 2013: $645.

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  • Races in Gardiner, ME (2013)

    Gardiner races chart
    • 5,46194.8%White alone
    • 1132.0%Hispanic
    • 641.1%Black alone
    • 601.0%Two or more races
    • 540.9%Asian alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gardiner: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.4%), French (16.1%), Irish (14.9%), German (8.3%), French Canadian (4.5%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/17/1803

Elevation: 122 feet

Land area: 15.7 square miles.

Population density: 362 people per square mile   (very low).

Gardiner, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Gardiner:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gardiner city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

91 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Gardiner, Maine as of December 10, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Gardiner to the number of sex offenders is 522 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 2013: $2,404 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,177 (1.6%)

Gardiner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (44.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (145.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (311.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Randolph, ME (1.6 miles ), Farmingdale, ME (1.8 miles ), Pittston, ME (2.0 miles ), West Gardiner, ME (2.2 miles ), Hallowell, ME (2.4 miles ), Chelsea, ME (2.5 miles ), Litchfield, ME (2.7 miles ), Richmond, ME (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $179,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 69.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -246 (-4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 808 (26.8%)

Area code: 207

Gardiner household income distribution Gardiner home values distribution

Crime rates in Gardiner by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.6
Rapes 0000133565532
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.016.048.649.182.198.386.286.352.335.3
Robberies 4131120313202
per 100,000 63.616.147.916.016.032.40.049.316.451.734.50.035.3
Assaults 5517413243372
per 100,000 79.580.316.0112.064.116.249.132.865.551.751.8122.135.3
Burglaries 21262410192937264643302319
per 100,000 333.7417.6383.1159.9304.6469.7605.1426.9753.7741.5517.9401.3335.2
Thefts 1131211401416778117102144126140140130
per 100,000 1,795.61,943.52,235.02,255.31,074.21,263.41,913.31,674.92,359.52,172.82,416.72,442.92,293.2
Auto thefts 6554204030210
per 100,000 95.380.379.864.032.10.065.40.049.20.034.517.40.0
Arson 0100110322100
per 100,000 0.016.10.00.016.016.20.049.332.834.517.30.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 146.6142.9149.2142.3103.6144.0184.3195.8263.7248.7240.0206.0209.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gardiner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Maine average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -759 (-10.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Gardiner, Maine

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Earthquake activity:

Gardiner-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 195.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from Gardiner center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 226.7 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 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.2 miles away from Gardiner 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 77.4 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 Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gardiner topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward Hunter (US Army) - Officer in the Army, Charles R. Clason - Politician, George Plaisted Sanderson - Politician, John W. Heselton - Politician, William Diamond - Maine State Senator.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gardiner:

  • MAINEGENERAL MEDICAL CENTER -GARDINER (150 DRESDEN AVE)
  • MERRILL MEMORIAL MANOR (146 DRESDEN AVENUE)
  • ROBINSON HLTH CARE FAC (284 BRUNSWICK AVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gardiner:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 10 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 37 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 44 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 45 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 45 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • University of New England (about 60 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 66 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Public high school in Gardiner:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gardiner:

See full list of schools located in Gardiner

Library in Gardiner:

  • GARDINER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $299,279; Location: 152 WATER STREET; 41,685 books; 3,228 audio materials; 5,319 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Gardiner Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), South Gardiner Cemetery (2), West Hill Cemetery (3), Oak Grove Cemetery (4), Mount Hope Cemetery (5), Libby Hill Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cobbosseecontee Stream Reservoir (A), Pleasant Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Arnold Expedition Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; Colburn Hse) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Kennebec 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 2013 was 75.4. This is about average.

City:

75.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.56
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.65. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.4%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Gardiner in 2010:

  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Gardiner in 2000:

  • 97 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Gardiner, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Gardiner (2011 data):

  • Kennebec Savings Bank: Gardiner Branch at 35 Bridge Street, branch established on 2009/12/14. Info updated 2008/07/30: Bank assets: $795.4 mil, Deposits: $526.1 mil, headquarters in Augusta, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Gardiner Branch at 1 Brunswick Avenue, branch established on 1933/10/09. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Gardiner Branch at 192 Water Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Bank of Maine: Gardiner Branch at 190 Water Street, branch established on 2011/06/27. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Maine average:

10.5

Gardiner travel time to work - commute Gardiner mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gardiner city (based on Kennebec County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,75811
Mainline Protestant8,99960
Evangelical Protestant5,82956
Other2,46617
None83,099-
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: 24
Kennebec County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Kennebec County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Kennebec County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Here:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kennebec County:

28.2%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gardiner:

48.7%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gardiner:

13.2%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gardiner:

6.7
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.1%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.8%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gardiner, ME Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,274$39,8221$2,157
Other Government Administration 2$10,138$60,8288$743
Police Protection - Officers 13$47,851$44,1700$0
Firefighters 15$62,666$50,1330$0
Streets and Highways 8$23,239$34,8590$0
Welfare 1$2,972$35,6640$0
Sewerage 5$19,993$47,9830$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,362$25,0860$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$10,413$41,6522$3,941
Local Libraries 5$15,355$36,8527$3,844
Totals for Government 60$214,263$42,85318$10,685

Gardiner government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,661,000 ($468.90)
    General - Other: $190,000 ($33.48)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,726,000 ($304.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $988,000 ($174.10)
    Health - Other: $988,000 ($174.10)
    Sewerage: $911,000 ($160.53)
    Regular Highways: $710,000 ($125.11)
    Police Protection: $542,000 ($95.51)
    Libraries: $232,000 ($40.88)
    Financial Administration: $232,000 ($40.88)
    Central Staff Services: $203,000 ($35.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000 ($35.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $111,000 ($19.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($17.80)
    General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($11.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000 ($8.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $29,000 ($5.11)
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000 ($3.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $9,000 ($1.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000 ($61.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,757,000 ($485.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $402,000 ($70.84)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($9.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $766,000 ($134.98)

Gardiner government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,617,000 ($284.93)
    All Other: $1,096,000 ($193.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $685,000 ($120.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $287,000 ($50.57)
    Interest Earnings: $162,000 ($28.55)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($6.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $2,165,000 ($381.50)
    General Local Government Support: $1,188,000 ($209.34)
    All Other: $518,000 ($91.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $89,000 ($15.68)
  • Tax - Property: $6,505,000 ($1146.26)
    Other License: $22,000 ($3.88)

Gardiner government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,571,000 ($1510.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,996,000 ($1056.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,142,000 ($553.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $567,000 ($99.91)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,307,000 ($406.52)
    End of Fiscal Year: $861,000 ($151.72)

Gardiner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,778,000 ($841.94)

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.03%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($30,510 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.51% ($34,611)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.44% ($33,773)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($258 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, ME  0.64% ($27,240 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.58% ($37,633)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.47% ($28,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gardiner:

  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEZW (1400 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMDR (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gardiner:

  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gardiner:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • DW23AB (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: RUSSELL COMMUNICATIONS)
Gardiner fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Gardiner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 48m157ftTotal length
  • $5,840,000Total costs
  • 66,930Total average daily traffic
  • 4,905Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gardiner, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gardiner)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GARDINER, Libby Hill Rd .3 Mi E Of Us 201 (Lat: 44.179444 Lon: -69.821667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WMW971
    Assigned Frequencies: 10533.1 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • GARDINER, Lat: 44.230611 Lon: -69.779500, Call Sign: WQGZ762
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHzGrant Date: 06/05/2007, Expiration Date: 06/05/2017, Certifier: R Paul GrayRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • GARDINER, 2.9 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 44.192278 Lon: -69.801972), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WHQ506
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/1987, Expiration Date: 10/17/1996, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1996Registrant: New England Telephone And Telegraph Company, 125 High St Rm 515, Boston, MA 02110

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gardiner)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEDE BD-5J (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 171 mph), Engine: MICRO TRS-18 (800 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 152BD , Serial Number: 5J-0002, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Peter D Reny, 91 Oak St, Gardiner, ME 04345

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

MSAD 11 HELEN THOMPSON SCHOOL (Population served: 256, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2012)
HERITAGE VIEW APTS (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • GARDINER WATER DISTRICT (Address: 246 WATER STREET , Population served: 8,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOOSEHEAD TRAIL VILLAGE (Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANDY STREAM VILLAGE (Population served: 39, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHOOL STREET VILLAGE (Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Gardiner

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gardiner, ME

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Gardiner, ME
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Quiznos1
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS1
McDonald's1

Gardiner compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Gardiner on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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