Madrid, Maine

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Population in July 2007: 174.
Males: 85  (49.1%)
Females: 89  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Maine median age:  38.6 years

Zip code: 04966

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,826 (it was $22,292 in 2000)
Madrid:

$31,826
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,936 (it was $12,192 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $102,706 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Madrid:

$102,706
ME:

$184,700
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Madrid: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.7%), French (23.1%), Irish (8.1%), United States (4.6%), Scottish (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 856 feet

Land area: 41.7 square miles.

Population density: 4.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Madrid, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Madrid:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madrid town:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.0%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Madrid, Maine as of November 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Madrid to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


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

Madrid town:  0.6% ($350)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Madrid satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (84.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (180.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (329.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Phillips, ME (2.1 miles ), Avon, ME (2.9 miles ), Weld, ME (3.5 miles ), Strong, ME (3.6 miles ), Rangeley, ME (3.8 miles ), Kingfield, ME (3.8 miles ), Byron, ME (3.9 miles) , Carrabassett Valley, ME (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $110,000

Latitude: 44.88 N, Longitude: 70.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Wood products (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wood products (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (26%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Life and physical scientists (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (6%)

Average climate in Madrid, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Madrid-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% 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 163.6 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 203.3 miles away from Madrid 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 111.7 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 118.9 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 53.1 miles away from Madrid 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 21.7 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 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).
Madrid topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madrid:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 21 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 50 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 74 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Husson University (about 81 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 85 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 87 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Maine (about 87 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)

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

Lakes: Winslow Pond (A), Beal Pond (B), Harvey Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Winship Stream (A), Saddleback Stream (B), Perham Stream (C), Hardy Stream (D), Crossman Stream (E), Conant Stream (F), Chandler Mill Stream (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin 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 2013 was 38.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.53
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.4%
Whole state:  66.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

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

2.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Maine average:

11.2

Madrid travel time to work - commute Madrid mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Madrid town (based on Franklin County data)

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
Franklin County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

14.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

24.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.90% ($26,206 average AGI)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.54% ($29,552)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.49% ($38,396)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.94% ($29,921 average AGI)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.70% ($35,453)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.59% ($36,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Madrid:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madrid:

  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Madrid:

  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $1,346,000Total costs
  • 1,935Total average daily traffic
  • 149Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,905Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Wood (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)

Madrid compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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