Limington, Maine

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Population in 2010: 3,713. Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 
Males: 1,855  (50.0%)
Females: 1,858  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04049.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,311 (it was $42,023 in 2000)
Limington:

$53,311
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,140 (it was $17,097 in 2000)

Limington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $182,498 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Limington:

$182,498
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $262,003; Detached houses: $278,498; Townhouses or other attached units: $338,629; In 2-unit structures: $243,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,059; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,289; Mobile homes: $62,141
  • Races in Limington, ME (2010)

    Limington races chart
    • 3,56195.9%White alone
    • 571.5%Two or more races
    • 441.2%Hispanic
    • 180.5%Asian alone
    • 120.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Black alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Limington: 109.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.0%), Irish (14.1%), United States (13.8%), French (13.6%), German (6.7%), French Canadian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/09/1792

Elevation: 474 feet

Land area: 42.0 square miles.

Population density: 88 people per square mile   (very low).

Limington,ME real estate house value index trend

Limington, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Limington:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Limington town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

42 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Limington, Maine as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Limington to the number of sex offenders is 779 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:

Limington town:  1.2% ($1,171)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Limington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (22.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (99.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (257.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Steep Falls, ME (2.2 miles ), Limerick, ME (2.2 miles ), Lake Arrowhead, ME (2.3 miles ), Cornish, ME (2.4 miles ), Baldwin, ME (2.5 miles ), Standish, ME (2.7 miles ), Hollis, ME (2.8 miles ), Waterboro, ME (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2003: 41 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.73 N, Longitude: 70.70 W

Area code: 207

Limington household income distribution Limington home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Limington, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Limington-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Limington town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1963, a category F2 tornado 26.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Limington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% 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 47.8 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 158.5 miles away from Limington center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 182.2 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 134.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.9 miles away from Limington center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 14, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Limington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Limington:

  • GORHAM HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GORHAM, ME)
  • GORHAM HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GORHAM, ME)

Airports located in Limington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Limington:

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 13 miles; Standish, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 22 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 25 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 25 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 44 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Plymouth State University (about 50 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 55 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)

Public elementary/middle school in Limington:

See full list of schools located in Limington

Library in Limington:

  • DAVIS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,050; Location: 928 CAPE ROAD; 13,550 books; 340 audio materials; 495 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Limington: Davis Memorial Library (A), Limington Fire and Emergency Medical Services (B), Limington Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Limington: Limington Congregation Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Marrs Cemetery (1), Gordon Cemetery (2), Cole Cemeteries (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wards Pond (A), Boyd Pond (B), Doles Pond (C), Dollar Pond (D), Foss Ponds (E), Sand Pond (F), Horne Pond (G), Webster Millpond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Back Brook (A), Hamlin Brook (B), Pease Brook (C), Horse Pond Brook (D), Little Ossipee River (E), Black Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Riverbend Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 793 Sokokis Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

York 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 71.3. This is about average.

City:

71.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.400. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.39
U.S.:

9.14

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

RUNWAY RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.5%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

12.9%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

5.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

People in group quarters in Limington in 2000:

  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes

Limington compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Maine average:

11.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • 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 Limington town (based on York County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,28316
Mainline Protestant11,48064
Evangelical Protestant6,08651
Other1,84718
Orthodox6253
Black Protestant1191
None136,691-
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: 45
York County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
York County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($365 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.47% ($34,596 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($34,957)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.39% ($50,026)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.36% ($34,730 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.45% ($34,055)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.33% ($51,177)

Strongest AM radio stations in Limington:

  • 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)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC 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)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, 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.)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Limington:

  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Limington:

  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Limington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Limington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $794,000Total costs
  • 12,224Total average daily traffic
  • 1,032Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,365Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 60
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Limington

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