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Hancock County

Population in July 2009: 2,172. Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 

Males: 1,029  (47.4%)
Females: 1,143  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  50.7 years
Maine median age:  38.6 years

Zip code: 04660

Estimated median household income in 2011: $52,587 (it was $41,321 in 2000)
Mount Desert:

$52,587
Maine:

$46,033
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $34,806

Mount Desert town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $368,900 (it was $194,500 in 2000)
Mount Desert:

$368,900
Maine:

$171,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $513,454; Detached houses: $538,974; In 2-unit structures: $519,603; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $366,453; Mobile homes: $30,914
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Mount Desert races chart
  • White alone - 2,071 (98.2%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Desert: 272.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (26.2%), Irish (13.6%), German (10.8%), United States (9.1%), French (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/17/1789

Land area: 36.9 square miles.

Population density: 59 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Desert:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Desert town:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

58 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America, 1.1% Europe).

This town:  2.8%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mount Desert, Maine as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Desert to the number of sex offenders is 1,086 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Mount Desert town:  0.6% ($1,216)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (107.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (196.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (371.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Southwest Harbor, ME (1.9 miles ), Bar Harbor, ME (2.4 miles ), Tremont, ME (2.4 miles ), Cranberry Isles, ME (2.5 miles) , Bar Harbor, ME (2.6 miles ), Trenton, ME (2.9 miles ), Lamoine, ME (3.3 miles ), Winter Harbor, ME (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $566,000
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $587,700
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $331,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $205,400
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $420,300
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $260,300
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $460,200
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $672,000
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $418,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $341,700
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $357,100
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $482,700
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $402,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $259,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.33 N, Longitude: 68.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Mount Desert household income distribution Mount Desert home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Mount Desert by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000020000
per 100,000 0.046.70.00.00.00.00.091.70.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.045.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 030100010010
per 100,000 0.0140.10.046.30.00.00.045.90.00.048.70.0
Burglaries 123123741271955
per 100,000 563.9140.1556.1138.9319.3182.145.291.7322.7868.4243.5242.6
Thefts 262365303027323618253640
per 100,000 1221.81073.83012.01388.91368.61228.91445.31650.6829.91142.61753.51940.8
Auto thefts 310511210002
per 100,000 141.046.70.0231.545.645.590.345.90.00.00.097.0
Arson 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.045.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 101.4124.0162.294.796.166.769.4161.456.8108.498.6104.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mount Desert detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Mount Desert, Maine

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Earthquake activity:

Mount Desert-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 8.6 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 60.3 miles away from Mount Desert center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 6.6 miles away from the city 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 67.3 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) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Mount Desert center
On 12/29/2006 at 21:21:10, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 7.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Charles H. Fernald - Entomologist.

Political contributions by individuals in Mount Desert, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Desert:

  • Husson University (about 42 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 44 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 94 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 107 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 108 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 120 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 155 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public elementary/middle school in Mount Desert:

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Library in Mount Desert:

  • SOMESVILLE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $17,650; Location: 116 MAIN STREET; 6,808 books; 96 audio materials; 49 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mount Desert: Wildwood Stables (A), Wildwood Farm (B), Somes Sound View Campground (C), Seal Harbor Yacht Club (D), Seal Harbor Town Wharf (E), Prettymarsh Picnic Area (F), Northeast Harbor Marina (G), Northeast Harbor Golf Course (H), Mount Desert Yacht Yard (I), Mount Desert Town Wharf (J), Mount Desert Municipal Pier (K), Mount Desert Campground (L), Clifton Dock (M), Asticou Terrace Dock (N), Asticou Landing (O), Ikes Landing (P), Blackwoods Campground (Q), Sound (R), Desert Fire Department Station 3 (S), Desert Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Desert include: Saint James Church (A), Saint Marys by the Sea Church (B), Union Church (C), Saint Judes Church (D), Union Church United Church of Christ (E), Acadia Friends Meeting House (F), First Light Assembly of God Church (G), Saint Ignatius of Loyola Roman Catholic Church (H), Seal Harbor Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pretty Marsh Cemetery (1), Brookside Cemetery (2), Kimball Cemetery (3), Forest Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Echo Lake (A), Little Round Pond (B), Sargent Mountain Pond (C), Duck Pond (D), Goose Marsh Pond (E), Hodgdon Pond (F), Long Pond (G), Ripple Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hodgdon Brook (A), Sargent Brook (B), Little Harbor Brook (C), Stanley Brook (D), Hunters Brook (E), Man of War Brook (F), Jordan Stream (G), Duck Pond Brook (H), Kitteredge Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mount Desert include: Thuya Garden (1), Somesville Historic District (2), Asticou Terraces (3), Asticou Azalea Garden (4), Acadia National Park (5), Champlain Monument (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Echo Lake Beach (A), Hunters Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mount Desert Island Historical Society - Museum (2 Oak Hill Road) (1), Mount Desert Island Historical Society - OFC (Museums; 373 Sound Drive) (2), National Park Canoe & Kayak Rentals (Tours & Charters; Ponds End) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Hancock 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  Ozone  PM2.5 PM10 CO  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.13
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.146
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.308
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Desert and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNT DESERT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-24-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SOMES SOUND VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CAMP BEECH CLIFF-SOUTH SYST. (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2005)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
MSAD 76 SWANS ISLAND SCHOOL (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-11-2005 and JUL-29-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2005)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Desert that have no violations reported:

  • ABELS LOBSTER POUND (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB-ECHO LAKE (Population served: 148, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

5.1%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mount Desert, ME

Mount Desert compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Mount Desert (2011 data):

  • Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: Somesville Branch at 1055 Main Street, branch established on 2006/03/22. Info updated 2007/04/24: Bank assets: $1,166.8 mil, Deposits: $723.6 mil, headquarters in Bar Harbor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Bar Harbor Bankshares

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Desert (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents43.6%13.6%12.3%7.8%7.4%
Congregations10.3%19.6%17.5%8.2%17.5%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCommunity Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.8%1.6%7.8%
Congregations4.1%1.0%3.1%3.1%15.5%
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: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hancock County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.20%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.20% ($39,561 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.34% ($32,097)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.26% ($39,291)


5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.21% ($28,576 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.34% ($34,819)
to Waldo County, ME  0.22% ($31,891)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Desert:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Desert:

  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W217BK (91.3 FM; SOUTHWEST HARBOR, ME; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mount Desert, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
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 Mount Desert fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,030
Total average daily truck traffic: 401
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 7,042


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Hall Quarry Rd (Lat: 44.341194 Lon: -68.326417), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQB782, Licensee ID: L00012637
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2005, Expiration Date: 07/20/2015
    Registrant: Donald Chambers, 20 Chambers Lane Hall Quary Rd, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Bartlett Island (Lat: 44.343972 Lon: -68.438917), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQZ373
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/20/2023
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K1RZH, Previous Call Sign: N1GKP, Licensee ID: L01255955
    Grant Date: 03/14/2007, Expiration Date: 03/14/2017
    Registrant: Robert E Foster, Rt 198 Box 98, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Call Sign: KA1BRA, Licensee ID: L00737450
    Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014, Certifier: Evelyn E Sargent
    Registrant: Evelyn E Sargent, 15 Ripples Rd, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Call Sign: KA1KWH, Licensee ID: L00047124
    Grant Date: 04/25/2008, Expiration Date: 06/19/2018, Certifier: Mark D Smith
    Registrant: Mark D Smith, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Call Sign: N1BTE
    Grant Date: 12/08/1994, Expiration Date: 12/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/09/2006
    Registrant: Ellen S Bennett, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Call Sign: WB1EIS
    Grant Date: 04/27/1995, Expiration Date: 04/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2007
    Registrant: Lowell W Bennett, Hall Quarry Rd, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Call Sign: KB1HXD, Licensee ID: L00476723
    Grant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022, Certifier: Joseph P Renault Iii
    Registrant: Joseph P Renault Iii, 77 Parker Farm Rd, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Call Sign: KB1WKP, Licensee ID: L01676400
    Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 12/06/2021, Certifier: Lewis E Gordon
    Registrant: Lewis E Gordon, 1 Bartlett Island, Mount Desert, ME 04660

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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: 44TA , Serial Number: 15067809, Year manufactured: 1967
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Massucco, Po Box 13, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Aircraft: SCHEMPP-HIRTH VENTUS BT (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 651DP , Serial Number: 62, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence L Timpson, Po Box 886, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 679X , Serial Number: 28R-7703101, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Planeair, Po Box 221, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Aircraft: SCHEMPP-HIRTH FLUGZEUGBAU GMBH DUO DISCUS T (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 717PL , Serial Number: 64, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence L Timpson, Po Box 886, Mount Desert, ME 04660
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180J (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9988N , Serial Number: 18052643, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Brian D Shaw, 4 Woodland Path, Mount Desert, ME 04660


Businesses in Mount Desert, ME

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

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