Hampden, Maine

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Population in 2010: 4,343.
Population change since 2000: +5.3%
Males: 2,221  (51.1%)
Females: 2,122  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04444.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $95,056 (it was $53,333 in 2000)
Hampden:

$95,056
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,726 (it was $24,976 in 2000)

Hampden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,598 (it was $103,000 in 2000)
Hampden:

$187,598
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $160,246; detached houses: $176,830; townhouses or other attached units: $158,050; in 2-unit structures: $148,031; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $170,317; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,633; mobile homes: $58,812; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $11,169

Median gross rent in 2017: $904.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hampden: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.1%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hampden, ME (2010)
    • 4,16595.9%White alone
    • 491.1%Two or more races
    • 380.9%Asian alone
    • 360.8%American Indian alone
    • 340.8%Hispanic
    • 190.4%Black alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Hampden, Maine as of January 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hampden is 373 to 1.


Crime rates in Hampden 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)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.7)
3
(40.4)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.5)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
2
(27.5)
2
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(54.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(237.8)
11
(162.4)
11
(160.7)
17
(245.7)
15
(214.8)
13
(184.3)
18
(248.1)
32
(441.1)
18
(247.4)
14
(191.7)
8
(107.7)
18
(242.8)
24
(326.0)
7
(95.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(1,041)
89
(1,314)
94
(1,373)
67
(968.3)
77
(1,103)
106
(1,503)
54
(744.2)
67
(923.6)
97
(1,333)
66
(903.7)
45
(605.9)
45
(607.0)
27
(366.7)
35
(477.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(29.7)
5
(73.8)
2
(29.2)
2
(28.9)
2
(28.6)
3
(42.5)
2
(27.6)
2
(27.6)
4
(55.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(54.0)
3
(40.7)
3
(40.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)60.775.799.262.672.976.449.3111.495.767.164.167.240.759.0

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City-data.com crime index in Hampden, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: French (17.3%), English (16.8%), American (15.0%), Irish (14.5%), French Canadian (6.4%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1794

Elevation: 132 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 392 people per square mile   (very low).

Hampden, Maine map

120 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America).

This place:

2.9%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,813 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,247 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (103.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (202.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (372.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Orrington, ME (1.7 miles ),
Brewer, ME (2.1 miles ),
Bangor, ME (2.1 miles ),
Hermon, ME (2.3 miles ),
Holden, ME (2.8 miles ),
Winterport, ME (2.8 miles ),
Veazie, ME (2.9 miles ),
Newburgh, ME (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.75 N, Longitude: 68.83 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Hampden, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hampden, ME in 2017

Hampden satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $246,200
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $243,600
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2013: 54 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $234,800
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $294,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Hampden, ME residents
Average permit cost in Hampden, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Maine:

3.8%
Historical population in Hampden, ME
Historical housing units in Hampden, ME
Most common industries in Hampden, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.1%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Hampden, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Lawyers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Hampden, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hampden, Maine average temperatures Hampden, Maine average precipitation Hampden, Maine humidity Hampden, Maine wind speed Hampden, Maine snowfall Hampden, Maine sunshine Hampden, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.29
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Hampden-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.9 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 241.4 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 278.2 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 162.6 miles away from Hampden 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 38.9 miles away from Hampden center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from Hampden 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 Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hampden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hampden:

  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • BANGOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-BREWER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BREWER, ME)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-WESTGATE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BANGOR (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • CHANDLER BAY HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hampden:

  • Husson University (about 6 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 13 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 56 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 66 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 104 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 105 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 105 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high school in Hampden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hampden:

See full list of schools located in Hampden

Library in Hampden:

  • EDYTHE DYER COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $246,163; Location: 269 MAIN ROAD NORTH; 21,064 books; 2,007 audio materials; 2,982 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hampden: Areys Corners (A), Turtle Head Marina (B), Lura E Hoit Pool (C), Hampden Rescue Service (D), Hampden Public Safety Hampden Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hampden include: Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Saint Matthews Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Souadabscook Stream Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Hampden include: Dorothea Dix Park (1), Creative Playground (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Maine Tourism Association (I 95 North), Travel Depot (Tours & Charters; 281 Western Avenue P.O. Box 609).

Hotels: Best Western White House Inn (Interstate 95), White House Inn Best Western (Interstate 95).

Birthplace of: Dorothea Dix - Activist and nurse, John B. Curtis - Businessman, Charles Hamlin (general) - Union Army general, Cyrus Hamlin (general) - Union Army general, Wilbur N. Taylor - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Debra Plowman - Maine State Senator, James S. Brown - Politician, Thompson H. Murch - Politician.

Penobscot 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 Hampden and their reported violations in the past:

HAMPDEN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,213, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-11-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-11-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2005)
STRICTLY MOBILE HOMES INC (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2010), St Intentional no-action (2 times from AUG-10-2011 to SEP-15-2011)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 114 regular monitoring violations
MSAD 22 NEWBURGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.3%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Hampden (2011 data):

  • Katahdin Trust Company: Hampden Branch at 57 Western Avenue, branch established on 2011/06/20. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $527.8 mil, Deposits: $425.6 mil, headquarters in Patten, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Katahdin Bankshares Corporation
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Hampden Branch at 19 Main Road North, branch established on 2003/03/17. 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
  • The Camden National Bank: Heritage Shopping Plaza Branch at 58 North, branch established on 1987/09/08. 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

For population 15 years and over in Hampden:

Marital status in Hampden, ME
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hampden:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Maine average:

10.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hampden, ME (based on Penobscot County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,58115
Mainline Protestant9,71559
Evangelical Protestant7,52380
Other2,93622
Orthodox3001
None116,868-
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: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
This county:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
This county:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
This county:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.3%
State:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hampden:

50.9%
State:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Hampden:

29.4
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.6%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hampden:

10.6%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hampden:

6.8
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

44.2%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Hampden:

57.1%
State:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.3%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hampden, ME Residents

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($39,233 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.31% ($32,551)
from Waldo County, ME  0.30% ($35,315)


5.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Maine average:

5.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.52% ($78,156 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($64,636)
to Waldo County, ME  0.35% ($39,428)
Businesses in Hampden, ME
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Strongest AM radio stations in Hampden:

  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hampden:

  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W275AE (102.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W218BJ (91.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHSN (89.3 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: HUSSON COLLEGE)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hampden:

  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WVII-TV (Channel 7; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFVX-LP (Channel 22; BANGOR, ME; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING III, LLC)
  • W39CC (Channel 39; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W42BZ (Channel 42; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50BX (Channel 50; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CG (Channel 54; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Hampden fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hampden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 66.8mTotal length
  • 170,750Total average daily traffic
  • 9,340Total average daily truck traffic
  • 216,004Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hampden, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hampden, ME

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hampden Fire Sta Main Rd (Lat: 44.744806 Lon: -68.841417), Call Sign: KRT79, Licensee ID: L00046646,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2014, Expiration Date: 05/23/2024, Registrant: County Of Penobscot
  • 11 Penobscot Meadow Dr (Lat: 44.780389 Lon: -68.794444), Call Sign: WRBW383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz, 452.687 MHz, 456.462 MHz, 457.687 MHz, 462.237 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2018, Expiration Date: 07/09/2028, Certifier: Lyndon Hopkins, Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HAMPDEN ME, 691 Western Avenue (Lat: 44.748083 Lon: -68.902667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQWU421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/2015, Expiration Date: 11/19/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 100 Marina Rd (Lat: 44.764806 Lon: -68.795861), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KPB646, Licensee ID: L00003300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2001, Expiration Date: 12/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2012, Registrant: Turtle Head Marina Incorporated, 100 Marina Rd, Hampden, ME 04444

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hampden)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hampden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$147,74821$180,49566$159,7057$74,9463$89,7901$103,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$94,2903$156,7570$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$128,6302$136,18515$155,2553$20,6201$79,2800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$183,4857$140,4970$01$139,0400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$121,8230$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$248,8003$273,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$381,9801$93,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$93,3901$104,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hampden, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hampden, ME - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 7
Fire incident types in Hampden, ME

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hampden, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hampden, ME
  • 80.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hampden, ME
  • 60.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.2%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Electricity


Hampden compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 32 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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