Gardiner, Maine

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Population in 2017: 5,688 (70% urban, 30% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 2,527  (44.4%)
Females: 3,161  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04359.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,276 (it was $35,103 in 2000)
Gardiner:

$50,276
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,137 (it was $18,033 in 2000)

Gardiner city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,048 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Gardiner:

$145,048
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $183,206; detached houses: $199,983; townhouses or other attached units: $145,617; in 2-unit structures: $153,770; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,195; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,424; mobile homes: $73,179

Median gross rent in 2017: $675.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gardiner: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.4%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.5% for Black residents, 36.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Gardiner, ME (2017)
    • 5,35093.9%White alone
    • 1953.4%Hispanic
    • 881.5%Two or more races
    • 320.6%Black alone
    • 230.4%American Indian alone
    • 100.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Gardiner, Maine as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gardiner is 437 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Gardiner by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
3
(48.6)
3
(49.1)
5
(82.1)
6
(98.3)
5
(86.2)
5
(86.3)
3
(52.3)
2
(35.3)
3
(53.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.0)
1
(16.0)
2
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.3)
1
(16.4)
3
(51.7)
2
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.3)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(112.0)
4
(64.1)
1
(16.2)
3
(49.1)
2
(32.8)
4
(65.5)
3
(51.7)
3
(51.8)
7
(122.1)
2
(35.3)
1
(17.7)
3
(54.0)
2
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(159.9)
19
(304.6)
29
(469.7)
37
(605.1)
26
(426.9)
46
(753.7)
43
(741.5)
30
(517.9)
23
(401.3)
19
(335.2)
19
(336.5)
23
(413.8)
18
(321.9)
5
(88.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
141
(2,255)
67
(1,074)
78
(1,263)
117
(1,913)
102
(1,675)
144
(2,359)
126
(2,173)
140
(2,417)
140
(2,443)
130
(2,293)
159
(2,816)
103
(1,853)
66
(1,180)
43
(758.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(64.0)
2
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.5)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(106.3)
4
(72.0)
1
(17.9)
2
(35.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.3)
2
(32.8)
2
(34.5)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)133.797.3135.2173.2183.9247.7233.7225.4193.5196.3196.1119.678.344.6

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City-data.com crime index in Gardiner, ME

Crime rate in Gardiner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: French (15.6%), French Canadian (13.1%), Irish (11.1%), English (10.8%), American (9.7%), German (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/17/1803

Elevation: 122 feet

Land area: 15.7 square miles.

Population density: 363 people per square mile   (very low).

Gardiner, Maine map

82 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,574 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,756 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 69.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -110 (-1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 586 (23.1%)

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Gardiner, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gardiner, ME in 2017
Gardiner satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Gardiner, ME residents
Average permit cost in Gardiner, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Gardiner, ME
Historical housing units in Gardiner, ME
Most common industries in Gardiner, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.2%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Gardiner, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)

Average climate in Gardiner, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Gardiner, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.28
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Gardiner 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 the city 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 (13).
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

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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Gardiner:

Marital status in Gardiner, ME
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Gardiner:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gardiner
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gardiner, ME (based on Kennebec County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

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.
State:

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

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kennebec County:

8.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 14$67,839$58,1480$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$51,800$47,8150$0
Streets and Highways 8$25,158$37,7370$0
Local Libraries 5$16,622$39,8939$4,818
Sewerage 5$21,643$51,9430$0
Financial Administration 4$14,368$43,1041$2,703
Parks and Recreation 4$9,052$27,1560$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$11,272$45,0882$4,939
Other Government Administration 2$10,975$65,85010$931
Welfare 1$3,217$38,6040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 59$231,946$47,17522$13,391

Gardiner government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $607,000 ($106.72)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,538,000 ($270.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,511,000 ($265.65)
    Police Protection: $1,016,000 ($178.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $809,000 ($142.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $406,000 ($71.38)
    Libraries: $363,000 ($63.82)
    Health - Other: $165,000 ($29.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $87,000 ($15.30)
    General Public Buildings: $57,000 ($10.02)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($8.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($8.09)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($1.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000 ($1.41)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $284,000 ($49.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,025,000 ($356.01)

Gardiner government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $129,000 ($22.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($17.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($8.97)
    Rents: $16,000 ($2.81)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($1.76)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.70)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($0.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $637,000 ($111.99)
    Other: $270,000 ($47.47)
    Highways: $72,000 ($12.66)
    Public Welfare: $5,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $5,293,000 ($930.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000 ($10.72)
    Other License: $33,000 ($5.80)

Gardiner government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,634,000 ($1342.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,090,000 ($1246.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,324,000 ($232.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $780,000 ($137.13)

Gardiner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,826,000 ($496.84)

5.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Somerset County, ME  0.72% ($35,189 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.60% ($41,631)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($42,981)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,664 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.27%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($35,563 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($47,178)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.49% ($36,402)
Businesses in Gardiner, ME
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Quiznos1
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS1
McDonald's1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Gardiner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 67.9mTotal length
  • 150,600Total average daily traffic
  • 12,281Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Gardiner, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 31970-1979
  • 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:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (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, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2017, Expiration Date: 06/05/2027, Certifier: R Paul Gray, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/1987, Expiration Date: 10/17/1996, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1996, Registrant: New England Telephone And Telegraph Company, 125 High St Rm 515, Boston, MA 02110

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

64 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Peter D Reny, 91 Oak St, Gardiner, ME 04345

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of fires - 62 took place in 2018, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Gardiner, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.8%), and Outside Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gardiner, ME
    • 22352.8%Structure Fires
    • 11026.1%Outside Fires
    • 4610.9%Other
    • 4310.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gardiner, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gardiner, ME
  • 77.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.8%Wood
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gardiner, ME
  • 61.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 8.8%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Gardiner compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below 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)"
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