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Population in 2010: 4,740. Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 

Males: 2,296  (48.4%)
Females: 2,444  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  52.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04066.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,172 (it was $40,611 in 2000)
Harpswell:

$51,172
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,500

Harpswell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $290,712 (it was $156,900 in 2000)
Harpswell:

$290,712
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $416,120; Detached houses: $439,706; Townhouses or other attached units: $894,341; In 2-unit structures: $265,885; Mobile homes: $144,529
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Harpswell races chart
  • White alone - 4,596 (97.0%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 39 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harpswell: 242.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (26.5%), Irish (12.9%), United States (8.9%), Scottish (7.8%), French (7.1%), German (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1758

Land area: 24.2 square miles.

Population density: 196 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Harpswell:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harpswell town:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

218 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America, 1.2% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.4% Africa).

This town:  4.2%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Harpswell, Maine as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harpswell to the number of sex offenders is 663 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Harpswell town:  0.9% ($1,423)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (17.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (116.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (294.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Phippsburg, ME (2.6 miles ), Brunswick Station, ME (2.8 miles ), West Bath, ME (2.8 miles ), Chebeague Island, ME (2.9 miles ), Freeport, ME (3.0 miles ), Brunswick, ME (3.0 miles ), Littlejohn Island, ME (3.0 miles) , Cousins Island, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2003: 60 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $272,600
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $272,500
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $267,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $279,200
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $220,900
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $354,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.79 N, Longitude: 69.96 W

Area code: 207

Harpswell household income distribution Harpswell home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3%)

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

 
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Tornado activity:

Harpswell-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/8/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Harpswell town center caused $10,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 41.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harpswell-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 84.6 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 98.0 miles away from Harpswell 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 52.7 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 74.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Harpswell center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Winds: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Harpswell:

  • HORIZONS LIVING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • DIONNE COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Harpswell, ME

Airports located in Harpswell:

Amtrak station near Harpswell:

  • 20 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harpswell:

  • Southern Maine Community College (about 17 miles; South Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 19 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 32 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 63 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 67 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)
  • Plymouth State University (about 87 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 88 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 2,865)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harpswell:

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Library in Harpswell:

  • CUNDY'S HARBOR LIBRARY (Operating income: $20,630; Location: 935 CUNDY'S HARBOR ROAD; 4,067 books; 59 audio materials; 198 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harpswell: Oak Ledge Camp (A), Watsons Marina (B), Orrs-Bailey Yacht Club (C), Orrs Island Campground (D), Mackerel Cove Marina (E), Holbrooks Marina (F), High Head Yacht Club (G), Orrs Island Fire Department (H), Cundys Harbor Volunteer Fire Department (I), Harpswell Neck Volunteer Fire Department (J), Harpswell Historical Society Building (K), Harpswell Town Offices (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harpswell include: Queen of the Mission Chapel (A), Harpswell Meetinghouse (B), Union Church (C), East Harpswell Free Will Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cranberryhorn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Wilson Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Strawberry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Harpswell: Lobstermans Statue (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cumberland 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
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AQI  SO2 PM10 PM2.5 Ozone  CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.92
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.94. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.94
U.S.:

9.59
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.4
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4

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

ESTES LOBSTER HOUSE (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2002), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-06-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BLOCK & TACKLE (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2003), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2003)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DOLPHIN MARINE & RESTAURANT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-01-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-01-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
AUBURN COLONY DINING HALL (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-12-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
MILLSTONE APARTMENTS (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to MAY-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-16-2005 to MAY-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-06-2005 to MAY-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-11-2003 and SEP-06-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-06-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GREAT ISLAND LOBSTER BARN (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-1998), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from OCT-01-1998 to FEB-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-21-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-1997), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2005)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
LOMBOS PENINSULA OWNRS ASC (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and OCT-19-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CUNDYS HBR COMMUNITY HALL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harpswell, ME

12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Harpswell compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Harpswell town (based on Cumberland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.40%
Here40.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.3%9.5%5.6%5.2%4.3%
Congregations14.9%15.9%1.9%12.5%5.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaConservative Baptist Association of AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%1.6%1.4%1.2%11.7%
Congregations7.2%2.9%2.9%4.3%32.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 72
Cumberland County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Cumberland County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Cumberland County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Here:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

19.5%
Maine:

25.0%

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($412 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.15%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from York County, ME  1.21% ($38,497 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.47% ($36,730)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.40% ($35,747)


7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to York County, ME  1.13% ($37,688 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.67% ($37,820)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.46% ($41,082)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harpswell:

  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harpswell:

  • WYFP (91.9 FM; HARPSWELL, ME; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harpswell:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 63 meters (207ft)
Total costs: $15,624,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,973
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,109
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 19,763


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Paul J Strout, Off Of Community Dr. At Harpswell Recycling Center (Lat: 43.814167 Lon: -69.940972), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 2077978325, Paul@towerspecialists.Com, 35 HARDY RD.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Community Drive (Lat: 43.814167 Lon: -69.940972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNES301
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2004, Expiration Date: 12/05/2014
    Registrant: Active Communications, Inc., 12 First St. Ste 5, Topsham, ME 04086, Phone: (207) 729-9136, Email:
  • HARPSWELL, Off Of Community Dr. At Harpswell Recycling Center (Lat: 43.814167 Lon: -69.940972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQKL561
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.107 MHz, 154.875 MHz, 155.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2009, Expiration Date: 07/06/2019, Certifier: William Holmes
    Registrant: Kimball Corporation, 4400 Deer Path Road Ste 200, Harisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 221-8820, Fax: (717) 221-8860, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HARPSWELL, Off Of Community Dr. At Harpswell Recycling Center (Lat: 43.814167 Lon: -69.940972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQLC428, Licensee ID: L00046814
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2009, Expiration Date: 12/02/2019, Certifier: William Holmes
    Registrant: Cumberland County, Maine, 22 B High Street, Windham, ME 04062, Phone: (207) 893-2810, Fax: (207) 400-4766, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Rt 1 Mountain Rd Great Island (Lat: 43.797583 Lon: -69.939778), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KZV802, Licensee ID: L00022877
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/1998, Expiration Date: 08/19/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2003
    Registrant: Long Reach Charter Inc, Rt 1 Box 348, Orrs Island, ME 04066
  • Dyers Cove Fr 10 (Lat: 43.833417 Lon: -70.384500), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WHG616, Licensee ID: L00001830
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz, 156.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/1995, Expiration Date: 10/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: University Of Maine, Rr 2 Box 2251c, Brunswick, ME 04011

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harpswell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: DORFMAN WILLIAM A BEDE 4 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58266 , Serial Number: 275, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Frederick O Dammann, 12 Karls Spur, Harpswell, ME 04079
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION 98 DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 713BF , Serial Number: 4272, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Prescott E Mccurdy, 34 Allen Point Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - Harpswell


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