Mechanic Falls, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,237.
Population change since 2000: -8.7%
Males: 1,084  (48.5%)
Females: 1,153  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04256.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,596 (it was $33,807 in 2000)
Mechanic Falls:

$49,596
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,793 (it was $14,774 in 2000)

Mechanic Falls CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,785 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Mechanic Falls:

$100,785
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $135,229; detached houses: $132,830; mobile homes: $99,117

Median gross rent in 2017: $470.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mechanic Falls: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mechanic Falls, ME (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Mechanic Falls, Maine as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mechanic Falls is 558 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Mechanic Falls by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
2
(67.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.8)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
2
(66.1)
5
(165.9)
1
(33.2)
5
(166.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(134.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(248.3)
11
(339.7)
15
(460.7)
8
(248.4)
3
(92.5)
5
(153.7)
14
(461.9)
11
(363.6)
11
(365.1)
17
(565.0)
2
(66.6)
13
(434.8)
7
(234.4)
5
(168.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(900.1)
28
(864.7)
32
(982.8)
38
(1,180)
31
(956.2)
22
(676.1)
43
(1,419)
31
(1,025)
19
(630.6)
34
(1,130)
29
(965.7)
14
(468.2)
20
(669.8)
32
(1,076)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
3
(92.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(99.0)
2
(66.1)
1
(33.2)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(134.0)
1
(33.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)53.482.585.164.644.762.4113.585.0113.2104.0103.259.280.7138.2

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City-data.com crime index in Mechanic Falls, ME

Crime rate in Mechanic Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: English (29.5%), French Canadian (12.5%), American (10.0%), Irish (8.5%), German (6.3%), French (3.1%).

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, Maine map

79 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This place:

4.1%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,949 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,575 (2.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 70.39 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Mechanic Falls, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mechanic Falls, ME in 2017
Mechanic Falls satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Mechanic Falls, ME residents
Average permit cost in Mechanic Falls, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Maine:

3.8%
Most common industries in Mechanic Falls, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Leather & allied products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.0%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Leather & allied products (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Mechanic Falls, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46

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 Mechanic Falls 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 the city 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 (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mechanic Falls topographic map

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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

Androscoggin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mechanic Falls:

Marital status in Mechanic Falls, ME
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in Mechanic Falls:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mechanic Falls
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Androscoggin County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Androscoggin County:

8.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Androscoggin County:

27.9%
State:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mechanic Falls:

56.8%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.1%
State:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Mechanic Falls:

29.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mechanic Falls:

13.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mechanic Falls:

16.2%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Mechanic Falls:

30.7%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mechanic Falls:

81.1%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mechanic Falls, ME Residents

5.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.65% ($42,263 average AGI)
from Oxford County, ME  0.62% ($36,929)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.58% ($36,402)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.20% ($52,487 average AGI)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.72% ($41,631)
to Oxford County, ME  0.63% ($32,764)

Businesses in Mechanic Falls, ME

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

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Mechanic Falls fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mechanic Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.3mTotal length
  • 26,165Total average daily traffic
  • 1,558Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,472Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

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: 01/23/2018, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: 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:

3
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 2 Nm Sw (Lat: 44.099167 Lon: -70.438611), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 2 Nm Sw (Lat: 44.099167 Lon: -70.438611), Type: 61.0, Structure height: 23001 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • 2 Nm Sw (Lat: 44.099167 Lon: -70.438611), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Lewiston Celltelco, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, 154.175 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 11/30/2022, Registrant: Mainestream Solutions Inc., 12 First St Ste 1, Topsham, ME 04086, Phone: (207) 729-9136, Fax: (207) 878-0025, 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:
  • 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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.115 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/26/2024, Certifier: Peter Van Gagnon, Registrant: Androscoggin County Emergency Management, Eoc 2 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 783-1216, Fax: (207) 795-8938, 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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2015, Expiration Date: 03/09/2025, Certifier: Peter Van Gagnon, Registrant: Androscoggin County Emergency Management Agency, Eoc 2 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 783-1216, Fax: (207) 795-8938, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10456 , Serial Number: 7BCM-432, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Michael F Small, 374 S Main St, 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 in Mechanic Falls, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mechanic Falls, ME - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mechanic Falls, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.4%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mechanic Falls, ME
    • 9251.4%Structure Fires
    • 5933.0%Outside Fires
    • 168.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 126.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mechanic Falls, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mechanic Falls, ME
  • 81.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.2%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mechanic Falls, ME
  • 74.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.7%Electricity
  • 6.0%Wood


Mechanic Falls compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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