Mechanic Falls, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,237. Population change since 2000: -8.7%
Males: 1,113  (49.8%)
Females: 1,124  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04256.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,406 (it was $33,807 in 2000)
Mechanic Falls:

$37,406
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,319 (it was $14,774 in 2000)

Mechanic Falls CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $127,898 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Mechanic Falls:

$127,898
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $170,682; Detached houses: $187,969; Townhouses or other attached units: $177,708; In 2-unit structures: $156,408; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,304; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,478; Mobile homes: $61,372

Median gross rent in 2013: $706.

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  • Races in Mechanic Falls, ME (2010)

    Mechanic Falls races chart
    • 2,16196.6%White alone
    • 351.6%Two or more races
    • 160.7%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mechanic Falls: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.3%), French (15.0%), German (11.6%), United States (9.2%), French Canadian (6.7%), Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/22/1893

Elevation: 304 feet

Land area: 5.43 square miles.

Population density: 412 people per square mile   (low).

Mechanic Falls,ME real estate house value index trend

Mechanic Falls, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Mechanic Falls:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanic Falls CDP:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

22 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Mechanic Falls, Maine as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mechanic Falls to the number of sex offenders is 646 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,091 (1.6%)

Mechanic Falls satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (31.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (128.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (287.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Minot, ME (1.9 miles ), Poland, ME (2.0 miles ), Oxford, ME (2.3 miles ), Hebron, ME (2.7 miles ), Auburn, ME (2.7 miles ), Otisfield, ME (2.8 miles ), Lewiston, ME (3.1 miles ), South Paris, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $43,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 70.39 W

Area code: 207

Mechanic Falls household income distribution Mechanic Falls home values distribution

Crime rates in Mechanic Falls by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0212000001001
per 100,000 0.062.831.462.30.00.00.00.00.030.70.00.033.2
Robberies 0001010000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.031.10.030.90.00.00.00.033.00.00.0
Assaults 1310021000125
per 100,000 31.694.231.40.00.061.830.70.00.00.033.066.1165.9
Burglaries 11571081115835141111
per 100,000 347.3156.9219.9311.4248.3339.7460.7248.492.5153.7461.9363.6365.1
Thefts 6315238292832383122433119
per 100,000 189.5973.01,633.71,183.4900.1864.7982.81,180.1956.2676.11,418.71,024.8630.6
Auto thefts 3000013000321
per 100,000 94.70.00.00.00.030.992.10.00.00.099.066.133.2
Arson 0000100001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.031.00.00.00.00.030.70.00.033.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 47.7123.8116.7133.655.685.888.667.246.664.9118.188.4117.8

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Crime rate in Mechanic Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Maine average:

1.69
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Mechanic Falls, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mechanic Falls, Maine average temperatures Mechanic Falls, Maine average precipitation Mechanic Falls, Maine humidity Mechanic Falls, Maine wind speed Mechanic Falls, Maine snowfall Mechanic Falls, Maine sunshine Mechanic Falls, Maine clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Mechanic Falls-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Mechanic Falls place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/8/1996, a category F2 tornado 22.4 miles away from the place center caused $10,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mechanic Falls-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 166.8 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 196.8 miles away from Mechanic Falls 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 73.7 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 112.4 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 48.0 miles away from Mechanic Falls center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 50.1 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 Androscoggin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Snows: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mechanic Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: Lewis Millett - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Frank Haven Hall - Inventor of the first successful mechanical point writer for Braille.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mechanic Falls: Lewis L. Millett.

Hospitals and medical centers in Mechanic Falls:

  • MAIN STREET MECHANIC FALLS (MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mechanic Falls:

  • ANDROSCOGGIN KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; AUBURN, ME)
  • CLOVER HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, ME)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HEALTH CARE - AUBURN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, ME)
  • CLOVER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, ME)
  • PROMENADE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, ME)
  • AUBURN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, ME)
  • LOVELETT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanic Falls:

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 21 miles; Standish, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 32 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 33 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 34 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 41 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 46 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Plymouth State University (about 70 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Mechanic Falls:

See full list of schools located in Mechanic Falls

Library in Mechanic Falls:

  • MECHANIC FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $20,458; Location: 15 ELM STREET; 15,000 books; 210 audio materials; 462 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Mechanic Falls: Mechanic Falls Public Library (A), Mechanic Falls Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mechanic Falls include: First Congregational Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Advent Church (C), Pleasant Street Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Houghton Cemetery (1), Andrews Cemetery (2), Maple Grove Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Little Androscoggin River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Androscoggin 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 61.9. This is about average.

City:

61.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mechanic Falls that have no violations reported:

  • MECHANIC FALLS WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,855, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.3%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 61.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
13 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Mechanic Falls in 2000:

  • 14 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Mechanic Falls compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Mechanic Falls (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Mechanic Falls Branch at 98 Lewiston Street, branch established on 1985/11/14. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Maine average:

10.5

Mechanic Falls travel time to work - commute Mechanic Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mechanic Falls CDP (based on Androscoggin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,4806
Evangelical Protestant6,38337
Mainline Protestant5,08227
Other1,0978
Orthodox2251
Black Protestant1821
None70,253-
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: 18
Androscoggin County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Androscoggin County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Androscoggin County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Androscoggin County:

27.9%
Maine:

25.0%

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Cumberland County, ME  1.23% ($35,222 average AGI)
from Oxford County, ME  0.58% ($27,227)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.56% ($28,150)


5.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Androscoggin County:

0.05%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.26% ($37,544 average AGI)
to Oxford County, ME  0.60% ($32,016)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.52% ($33,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanic Falls:

  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCNM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKTQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH PARIS, ME; Owner: PENNESSEEWASSEE BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanic Falls:

  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mechanic Falls:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
Mechanic Falls fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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

See more detailed statistics of Mechanic Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2 Nm Sw Of Mechanic Falls (Lat: 44.099167 Lon: -70.438611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKA601
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 2 Nm Sw (Lat: 44.099167 Lon: -70.438611), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE STE 1000
  • 2 Nm Sw (Lat: 44.099167 Lon: -70.438611), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE STE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 41 Austin Rd. (Lat: 44.099361 Lon: -70.437639), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: KCD549
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.887 MHz, 151.467 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 11/30/2022
    Registrant: Active Communications, 4 Turner St., Brunswick, ME 04011, Phone: (207) 729-9136, Fax: (207) 878-0025, Email:
  • Town Hall Lewiston St (Lat: 44.111194 Lon: -70.389778), Call Sign: KUZ707
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/1996, Expiration Date: 02/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Mechanic Falls, Town Of, 90 Lewiston St, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256, Phone: (207) 345-2871
  • 46 Maple St (Lat: 44.112083 Lon: -70.397000), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 11.3 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KNIQ361, Licensee ID: L00809500
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 07/26/2014, Certifier: Peter Van Gagnon
    Registrant: Androscoggin County Of, Eoc 2 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 784-0147, Fax: (207) 784-0149, Email:
  • 46 Maple St (Lat: 44.112083 Lon: -70.397000), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 11.3 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Call Sign: WNAJ923, Licensee ID: L00809500
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.310 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2005, Expiration Date: 03/09/2015, Certifier: Peter Van Gagnon
    Registrant: County Of Androscoggin, Eoc 2 College St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 784-0147, Fax: (207) 784-0149, Email:
  • SCADA RTU 3 PUMP STA, 168 Winterbrook Road (Lat: 44.075583 Lon: -70.431056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 16.1 m, Overall height: 16.6 m, Call Sign: KD50099
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.437 MHz, 458.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2023
    Registrant: Androscoggin County Emergency Management Agency, Eoc 2 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 784-0147, Fax: (207) 784-0149, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MECHANIC FALLS, Route 26 (Lat: 44.107028 Lon: -70.437556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WPWX961, Licensee ID: L00004613
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2003, Expiration Date: 02/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013, Certifier: Dennis Flanigan
    Registrant: Yankee Microwave, Inc., 290 Naples Road, Harrison, ME 04040, Phone: (207) 583-4670, Fax: (207) 583-2082, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mechanic Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: JONES-PITTS S-1C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6BT , Serial Number: 1529-15, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Roger J Dufault, Mechanic Falls Rd Rfd 1 Box 5010, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256
  • 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: 7066S , Serial Number: 15067766, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rfd 2 Box 22, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$127,6474$112,76021$149,6944$47,7501$92,0703$54,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$135,4971$23,4200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$76,0501$136,0806$145,3001$32,9800$01$101,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$194,0030$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$167,7100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0415.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$87,0901$186,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0415.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in Mechanic Falls, ME

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
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