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Aroostook County

Population in July 2009: 964. Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 

Males: 479  (49.7%)
Females: 485  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Maine median age:  38.6 years

Zip code: 04730

Estimated median household income in 2011: $37,994 (it was $31,172 in 2000)
Littleton:

$37,994
Maine:

$46,033
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,722

Littleton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $98,940 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Littleton:

$98,940
Maine:

$171,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,548; Detached houses: $111,369; Townhouses or other attached units: $98,750; Mobile homes: $46,019

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Littleton races chart
  • White alone - 924 (96.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Littleton: 147.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (21.8%), Irish (19.9%), English (19.6%), French (13.8%), German (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/18/1856

Elevation: 466 feet

Land area: 38.4 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Littleton:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Littleton town:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

50 residents are foreign born (4.5% North America).

This town:  5.2%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Littleton, Maine as of April 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Littleton to the number of sex offenders is 321 to 1.


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

Littleton town:  1.0% ($624)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Littleton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (213.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (314.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (479.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hammond, ME (2.4 miles) , Monticello, ME (2.4 miles ), Houlton, ME (2.6 miles ), Ludlow, ME (3.0 miles ), New Limerick, ME (3.2 miles ), Hodgdon, ME (3.5 miles ), Linneus, ME (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,200
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $53,100
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 46.23 N, Longitude: 67.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Littleton household income distribution Littleton home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Littleton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maine state average. It is 94% 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 62.6 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 66.5 miles away from Littleton 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 66.6 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 89.4 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 66.6 miles away from Littleton center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 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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Political contributions by individuals in Littleton, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Littleton:

  • University of Maine (about 101 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 108 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 156 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 214 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 214 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 229 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 255 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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Notable locations in Littleton: Starkey Corners (A), Littleton Station (B), Littleton Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Littleton Cemetery (1), Henderson Cemetery (2), Weed Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Britton Lake (A), Carry Lake (B), Deep Lake (C), Long Lake (D), Monson Lake (E), Ross Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Aroostook 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  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.46. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.46
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

24.5


Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

13.2%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

4.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Littleton, ME

Littleton compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Littleton (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 Littleton:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, 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.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Littleton:

  • 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)
  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Littleton:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
Littleton, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 53
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 58
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 129
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Littleton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 507
Total average daily truck traffic: 34
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 762


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Town Office Us Route 1 North Road (Lat: 46.232000 Lon: -67.841972), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPXM284
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.965 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 05/02/2023, Certifier: Dwight Cowperthwaite
    Registrant: Aroostook Technologies Inc, 4 Airport Drive, Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Fax: (207) 764-1463, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Gillen Rd 1.6 Mi E Of Back Ridge Rd (Lat: 46.202000 Lon: -67.878361), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: KPN752
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/1995, Expiration Date: 04/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Peak Communications Inc, Houlton, ME 04730, Phone: (207) 532-6587

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KF2HK, Previous Call Sign: KB2LDV, Licensee ID: L00572649
    Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 03/09/2023, Certifier: Paul N Klein
    Registrant: Paul N Klein, 254 Ross Ridge Road, Littleton, ME 04730
  • Call Sign: N1IGL, Previous Call Sign: KA1WJX, Licensee ID: L00284743
    Grant Date: 08/30/2010, Expiration Date: 11/27/2020, Certifier: Sally A Henderson
    Registrant: Sally A Henderson, 1170 Us Hwy 1, Littleton, ME 04730
  • Call Sign: W1NZ, Licensee ID: L00274491
    Grant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 12/19/2017, Certifier: F Gerald Henderson
    Registrant: F Gerald Henderson, 1170 Us Hwy 1, Littleton, ME 04730
  • Call Sign: N1PX, Previous Call Sign: KB1DQL, Licensee ID: L00244843
    Grant Date: 12/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/13/2021, Certifier: Roger N Stairs
    Registrant: Roger N Stairs, 1844 Us Hwy 1, Littleton, ME 04730-6117
  • Call Sign: KB1JBL, Licensee ID: L00598444
    Grant Date: 11/28/2012, Expiration Date: 11/22/2022, Certifier: Minabel A Stairs
    Registrant: Minabel A Stairs, 1954 Us Hwy I, Littleton, ME 04730

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2606H , Serial Number: 3231, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Norman D Grass, 301 Carson Rd, Littleton, ME 04730


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

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