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Population in 2010: 4,856. Population change since 2000: -7.9%
Males: 2,299  (47.3%)
Females: 2,557  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  43.7 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04730.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,550 (it was $25,162 in 2000)
Houlton:

$36,550
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,308

Houlton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,771 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Houlton:

$89,771
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,420; Detached houses: $86,610; Townhouses or other attached units: $23,795; In 2-unit structures: $82,763; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,382; Mobile homes: $45,954

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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  • White alone - 4,725 (94.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 113 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 89 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 55 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Houlton: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.2%), Irish (18.6%), French (17.5%), United States (8.0%), German (4.9%), Scottish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/08/1831

Elevation: 366 feet

Land area: 7.67 square miles.

Population density: 633 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Houlton:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houlton CDP:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

181 residents are foreign born (2.4% North America, 0.4% Europe).

This place:  3.6%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Houlton, Maine as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Houlton to the number of sex offenders is 407 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,260 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,137 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (207.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (308.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (483.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Hodgdon, ME (2.2 miles ), Ludlow, ME (2.5 miles ), Linneus, ME (2.6 miles ), New Limerick, ME (2.6 miles ), Littleton, ME (2.7 miles ), Hammond, ME (3.1 miles) , Smyrna, ME (3.5 miles ), Monticello, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $38,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,800

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.12 N, Longitude: 67.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,633 (+32.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,479 (75.2%)

Area code: 207

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Crime rates in Houlton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.015.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 864625511113
per 100,000 122.491.362.393.531.479.279.916.316.416.416.349.2
Robberies 001200111003
per 100,000 0.00.015.631.20.00.016.016.316.40.00.049.2
Assaults 110131463614
per 100,000 15.315.20.015.647.115.863.997.849.198.316.365.6
Burglaries 775260592446381734192424
per 100,000 1178.1790.9934.3919.4376.8728.2607.2277.2556.6311.2392.0393.8
Thefts 225192158176112166114109144126119124
per 100,000 3442.52920.22460.32742.71758.22627.81821.71777.32357.22063.91943.82034.5
Auto thefts 6179786246034
per 100,000 91.8258.6140.1109.1125.695.032.065.298.20.049.065.6
Arson 121002010000
per 100,000 15.330.415.60.00.031.70.016.30.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 320.0262.0223.6263.1168.2224.2194.3129.8164.6133.6122.2176.8

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Maine average:

1.70

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Houlton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from Houlton center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Houlton center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Marcus Davis - Martial artist, Samantha Smith - (1972-1985), social activist, actress, Henry C. Merriam - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Alton Kelley - Artist, Happy Iott - Baseball player, Ralph Botting - Baseball player, Stan Hindman - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Houlton: Henry C. Merriam.


Hospitals/medical centers in Houlton:

  • MADIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, 93 MILITARY STREET)
  • FOREST SPRINGS (Hospital, 7 ABRAHAM COURT)
  • HARMONY (Hospital, 11 ABRAHAM COURT)
  • HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 20 HARTFORD STREET)
  • GARDINER HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, PO BOX 520)
  • MADIGAN ESTATES (Nursing Home, 93 MILITARY STREET)
  • MAPLE GROVE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, CALAIS RD)
  • THE HOULTON REG PROG CARE FAC (Nursing Home, 20 HARTFORD ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Houlton, ME

Airports located in Houlton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houlton:

  • University of Maine (about 94 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 101 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 151 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 208 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 208 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 223 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 250 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

Public high schools in Houlton:

Private high school in Houlton:

  • GREATER HOULTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 185; Location: 27 SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Houlton:

See full list of schools located in Houlton, School District: S A D 29 HOULTON

Library in Houlton:

  • CARY LIBRARY-HOULTON (Operating income: $201,116; Location: 107 MAIN STREET; 53,279 books; 1,036 audio materials; 1,821 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Houlton: Houlton Ambulance Service (A), Houlton Town Office (B), Houlton Regional Hospital Library (C), Houlton Grange (D), Houlton Community Arena (E), Houlton Chamber of Commerce (F), Aroostook County Courthouse and Jail (G), White Memorial Building (H), Houlton Fire Department (I), Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (J), Black Hawke Tavern Museum (K), Cary Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza Shopping Center (1), Houltons Market Square Shopping Center (2), Houlton Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (3), C and G Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Houlton include: United Methodist Church (A), Houlton Church of Christ (B), Houlton Christian Science Society (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of Houlton Unitarian Universalist (E), First Congregational Church United Church of Christ (F), Gospel Light Baptist Church (G), Shiretown Baptist Church (H), Salvation Army (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Old Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Houlton include: Monument Park (1), Market Square Historic District (2), Houlton Community Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Musuem (Museums; 1678 Route 1), Maine Tourism Association (Ludlow Road).

Hotels: Ivey's Motor Lodge (241 North Houlton), Shiretown Motor Inn (US 1 North At Inters), Scottish Inns (239 Bangor Street).

Court: Maine State - Courts- District Court- Houlton (Court House).

 
Aroostook 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 Houlton and their reported violations in the past:

HOULTON WATER COMPANY (Population served: 5005, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2004)
MSAD 70 HODGDON ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 662, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-1996), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2000)
MSAD 70 HODGDON HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 318, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2002), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2002)
MY BROTHERS PLACE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 252, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2005)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
HOULTON COMMUNITY GOLF CLUB (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-21-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-14-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MSAD 29 WELLINGTON SCHOOL (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORP-NEW LIM (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-1998)
GREENLAND COVE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 46.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Houlton, ME

People in group quarters in Houlton in 2010:

  • 229 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Houlton in 2000:

  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Houlton compared to Maine state average:

Houlton, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Houlton (2011 data):

  • Katahdin Trust Company: Houlton Branch at 65 North Street, branch established on 1987/10/16; Houlton Operations Center Branch at 20 Katahdin Lane, branch established on 1997/05/12. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Houlton Branch at 6 North St., Houlton Shopping Ctr, branch established on 1977/05/19. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Houlton Branch at 38 Court Street, branch established on 1872/01/01. 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 Bank of Maine: Houlton Branch at 76 North Street, branch established on 1996/02/20. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Houlton Market Square Branch at 32 Market Square, branch established on 1882/01/01. 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
  • Machias Savings Bank: Houlton Branch at 138 North Street, branch established on 1992/07/05. Info updated 2008/08/20: Bank assets: $933.5 mil, Deposits: $794.5 mil, headquarters in Machias, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Machias Bancorp, Mhc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Houlton, Maine:

  • Scottish Inns, Gangor Rd, Houlton, ME 04730 , Phone: (207) 532-2236
  • Iveys Motor Lodge, 241 North St, Houlton, ME 04730 , Phone: (207) 532-4206, Fax: (207) 538-3048
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Houlton, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Houlton travel time to work - commute


Houlton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Houlton CDP (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here60.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.52% ($28,453 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.24% ($31,516)
from York County, ME  0.14% ($25,514)


4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.12%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.74% ($26,056 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.43% ($34,982)
to York County, ME  0.14% ($26,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houlton:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houlton:

  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Houlton, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

See more detailed statistics of Houlton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Houlton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Houlton, ME)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Houlton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Houlton)

Businesses in Houlton, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
FedEx2U-Haul1
GNC1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS4
KFC1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Houlton on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #7 (04730) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (04730) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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