Jay, Maine

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Population in 2010: 4,851.
Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 2,380  (49.1%)
Females: 2,471  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04239.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,458 (it was $36,746 in 2000)
Jay:

$56,458
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,245 (it was $17,123 in 2000)

Jay town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $154,164 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Jay:

$154,164
ME:

$191,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Jay: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Jay, ME (2010)
    • 4,69996.9%White alone
    • 691.4%Hispanic
    • 440.9%Two or more races
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 130.3%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Black alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Jay, Maine as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jay is 285 to 1.


Crime rates in Jay 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.2)
3
(61.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
3
(63.3)
5
(103.1)
3
(61.9)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(104.8)
3
(63.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.4)
Robberies
(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)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.8)
1
(21.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
1
(21.1)
6
(123.7)
5
(103.1)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.8)
3
(62.9)
6
(126.3)
8
(172.9)
7
(152.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(363.5)
37
(761.8)
20
(412.6)
17
(354.5)
20
(421.1)
19
(400.9)
37
(762.9)
40
(825.1)
30
(621.5)
9
(187.0)
17
(356.4)
15
(315.8)
8
(172.9)
10
(217.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(1,373)
74
(1,524)
47
(969.7)
50
(1,043)
58
(1,221)
55
(1,161)
64
(1,320)
116
(2,393)
80
(1,657)
40
(831.1)
40
(838.6)
28
(589.5)
37
(799.5)
38
(825.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(141.4)
3
(61.8)
2
(41.3)
4
(83.4)
6
(126.3)
2
(42.2)
5
(103.1)
6
(123.8)
3
(62.2)
2
(41.6)
4
(83.9)
4
(84.2)
1
(21.6)
6
(130.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.3)
2
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
2
(41.2)
1
(20.6)
1
(20.7)
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)107.8181.071.073.2109.5132.7221.6233.5141.760.0167.9134.5123.6123.8

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City-data.com crime index in Jay, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: English (20.6%), French (20.4%), French Canadian (16.8%), Irish (8.8%), United States (8.4%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/26/1795

Elevation: 374 feet

Land area: 48.5 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Jay, Maine map

71 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Jay town:

1.2% ($982)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (58.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (158.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (314.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Chisholm, ME (1.5 miles ),
Livermore Falls, ME (1.9 miles ),
Wilton, ME (2.3 miles ),
Canton, ME (2.4 miles ),
Chesterville, ME (2.6 miles ),
Livermore, ME (2.7 miles ),
Fayette, ME (3.1 miles ),
Peru, ME (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.52 N, Longitude: 70.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Jay, ME in 2017
Jay satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Jay, ME
Historical housing units in Jay, ME
Most common industries in Jay, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (21.8%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Wood products (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (33.4%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Paper (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Jay, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (20.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Jay, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Earthquake activity:

Jay-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 172.6 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 208.0 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 98.3 miles away from Jay 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 103.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from Jay 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 11.5 miles away from Jay 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 Franklin County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jay:

  • VICTORIAN VILLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, ME)
  • SANDY RIVER CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • ORCHARD PARK REHAB AND LIVING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • DIXFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DIXFIELD, ME)
  • EDGEWOOD REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)

Airports located in Jay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jay:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 12 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 25 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 50 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 60 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 61 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Husson University (about 74 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of New England (about 74 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)

Public high school in Jay:

  • SPRUCE MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 33 COMMUNITY DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jay:

  • JAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 12 TIGER DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • SPRUCE MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 23 COMMUNITY DRIVE, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Jay:

  • HEZION ACADEMY (Students: 13, Location: 257 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Jay

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jay: Kennedys Corners (A), Jay Niles Memorial Library (B), Jay Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C), Jay Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Jay: Beans Corner Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Jay Hill Cemetery (1), North Jay Cemetery (2), Stubbs Mill Cemetery (3), Birchland Cemetery (4), Beans Corner Cemetery (5), Stones Corner Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Parker Pond (A), Androscoggin River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Allen Brook (A), Tucker Valley Brook (B), Sevenmile Stream (C), Ridley Brook (D), Jolly Brook (E), Fuller Brook (F), Mosquito Brook (G), Nash Brook (H), James Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jay: Chisholm Square (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Franklin W. Johnson - President of Colby College, John Lewis Childs - Politician.

Franklin 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 Jay and their reported violations in the past:

JAY VILLAGE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 960, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NORTH JAY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 625, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2011)
SPRUCE MOUNTAIN SKI LODGE (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.6%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.0%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.4%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

4.1%
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Jay (2011 data):

  • Androscoggin Savings Bank: Jay Branch at 6 Androscoggin Lane, branch established on 1967/02/25. Info updated 2008/07/01: Bank assets: $707.2 mil, Deposits: $506.9 mil, headquarters in Lewiston, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Androscoggin Bancorp, Mhc
  • Franklin Savings Bank: Jay Branch at 9 Main Street, branch established on 1970/03/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $325.7 mil, Deposits: $237.8 mil, headquarters in Farmington, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Jay:

Marital status in Jay, ME
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Jay:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jay, ME (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,9365
Mainline Protestant2,00321
Evangelical Protestant90816
Other4272
None23,494-
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: 14
Here:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Franklin County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Franklin County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Franklin County:

14.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.4%
Maine:

25.0%

6.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Androscoggin County, ME  0.82% ($37,011 average AGI)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.71% ($32,857)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.60% ($61,785)


6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Androscoggin County, ME  0.98% ($33,925 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($28,182)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.68% ($32,811)

Businesses in Jay, ME

  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jay:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jay:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Jay:

  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
Jay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.9mTotal length
  • 12,219Total average daily traffic
  • 609Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,188Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, Water Town Lane (Lat: 44.489972 Lon: -70.191444), Type: 60.0, Overall height: 57 m, Registrant: Sba Towers, Inc, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, Water Town Lane (Lat: 44.489972 Lon: -70.191444), Type: 60.0, Overall height: 57 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, Water Town Lane (Lat: 44.489972 Lon: -70.191444), Type: 60.0, Overall height: 57 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, Water Town Lane (Lat: 44.489972 Lon: -70.191444), Type: 60.0, Overall height: 57 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, Water Town Lane (Lat: 44.489972 Lon: -70.191444), Type: 60.0, Structure height: 23007 m, Overall height: 57 m, Registrant: Sba Towers, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Jay, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Jay, 14 Woodman Hill Road (Lat: 44.539806 Lon: -70.226611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQSC964,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/04/2023, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 185HC , Serial Number: 18502193, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Harvey Calden, Po Box 89, Jay, ME 04239
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2590K , Serial Number: 18053006, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Hilltop Aviation Group LLC, Po Box 89, Jay, ME 04239
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88151 , Serial Number: 15768, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Harvey Calden, Po Box 89, Jay, ME 04239

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 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 40 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jay, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (72.5%), and Outside Fires (14.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jay, ME
    • 13272.5%Structure Fires
    • 2714.8%Outside Fires
    • 137.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jay, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jay, ME
  • 82.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.6%Wood
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jay, ME
  • 78.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.9%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood


Jay compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.