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Population in 2010: 404. Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 

Males: 203  (50.2%)
Females: 201  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04730.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,462 (it was $23,594 in 2000)
Ludlow:

$31,462
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,838

Ludlow town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,597 (it was $34,800 in 2000)
Ludlow:

$55,597
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,820; Detached houses: $80,867; Townhouses or other attached units: $208,894; Mobile homes: $42,132

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Ludlow races chart
  • White alone - 382 (94.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ludlow: 125.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (45.3%), Irish (13.4%), English (11.9%), French (8.0%), German (7.2%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1864

Elevation: 523 feet

Land area: 22.0 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ludlow:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ludlow town:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

13 residents are foreign born (3.2% North America).

This town:  3.2%
Maine:  3.3%

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

Ludlow town:  1.9% ($650)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (204.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (306.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (480.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: New Limerick, ME (1.4 miles ), Linneus, ME (2.2 miles ), Smyrna, ME (2.5 miles ), Houlton, ME (2.5 miles ), Hammond, ME (2.6 miles) , Oakfield, ME (2.8 miles ), Hodgdon, ME (2.9 miles ), Littleton, ME (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 46.14 N, Longitude: 67.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Truck transportation (21%)
  • Wood products (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Ludlow-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 63.9 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 59.0 miles away from Ludlow 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 59.2 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 86.3 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 59.2 miles away from Ludlow center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.2 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).
Ludlow topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Ludlow:

  • HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • THE HOULTON REG PROG CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • FOREST SPRINGS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HOULTON, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ludlow:

  • University of Maine (about 93 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 100 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 147 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 205 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 206 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 221 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 246 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Bradbury Lake (A), Lamb Brook Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cold 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

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

21.9%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

9.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ludlow, ME

Ludlow compared to Maine state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Wood (31%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ludlow town (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 Ludlow:

  • 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.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ludlow:

  • 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)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $159,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,488
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,415


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2.2 Miles North Of I-95 Ene Of Smyrna Center (Lat: 46.162000 Lon: -68.096417), Call Sign: KNKN729
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • STEVE OLSON, Smyra Hill 3.7 Km N Of I95 Ene Of Smyra Cent (Lat: 46.161944 Lon: -68.096389), Type: 125.0, Overall height: 120.3 m
    Registrant: 3207622000, Www.Rccwireless.Com, 3905 DAKOTA ST SW
  • Jerri L Janjua, Smyra Hill 3.7 Km N Of I95 Ene Of Smyra Cent (Lat: 46.161944 Lon: -68.096389), Type: 125.0, Overall height: 120.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Smyra Hill 3.7 Km N Of I95 Ene Of Smyra Center (Lat: 46.161944 Lon: -68.096389), Type: 125.0, Overall height: 120.3 m
    Registrant: 2079459979, , 1 CUMBERLAND PL STE 112
  • Smyra Hill 3.7 Km N Of I95 Ene Of Smyra Cent (Lat: 46.161944 Lon: -68.096389), Type: 125.0, Overall height: 120.3 m
    Registrant: 3208082132, Kraigeb@rccw.Com, 3905 DAKOTA ST SW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LUDLOW, Smyra Hill, 3.7 Km N Of I-95 And 2.4 Km N Of Us-2 (Lat: 46.161944 Lon: -68.096389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 120.3 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: WMJ800
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC4TGM, Previous Call Sign: KA1QOP, Licensee ID: L00273793
    Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/23/2022
    Registrant: Michael J Surran, 1315 Ludlow Road, Ludlow, ME 04730
  • Call Sign: WB1AIC, Licensee ID: L00940125
    Grant Date: 11/12/2004, Expiration Date: 02/10/2015, Certifier: Alan M Gillotti
    Registrant: Alan M Gillotti, 171 Smyrna Town Line Rd, Ludlow, ME 04730
  • Call Sign: KB1IGX, Licensee ID: L00508745
    Grant Date: 02/02/2012, Expiration Date: 04/29/2022, Certifier: Joshua P Carr
    Registrant: Joshua P Carr, 88 Slow Ln, Ludlow, ME 04730-7917
  • Call Sign: W8MOO, Previous Call Sign: KB1QYB, Licensee ID: L01417056
    Grant Date: 10/07/2008, Expiration Date: 10/07/2018, Certifier: David P Stone
    Registrant: David P Stone, 200 Moose Brook Road, Ludlow, ME 04730

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22197 , Serial Number: 15068133, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Terrance E Beals, 282 French Rd, Ludlow, ME 04730


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