Newcastle, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,752. Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 836  (47.7%)
Females: 916  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04553.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,074 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
Newcastle:

$54,074
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,604 (it was $24,289 in 2000)

Newcastle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $251,666 (it was $139,900 in 2000)
Newcastle:

$251,666
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $270,034; Detached houses: $301,013; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,437; In 2-unit structures: $174,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,868; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $200,924; Mobile homes: $68,216
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  • Races in Newcastle, ME (2010)

    Newcastle races chart
    • 1,70597.3%White alone
    • 191.1%Two or more races
    • 120.7%Hispanic
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.06%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Newcastle: 100.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (29.4%), Irish (12.9%), German (11.9%), United States (8.7%), Scottish (8.0%), French (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/19/1753

Elevation: 91 feet

Land area: 29.0 square miles.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (very low).

Newcastle,ME real estate house value index trend

Newcastle, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Newcastle:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newcastle town:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

53 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.1% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

3.0%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Newcastle, Maine as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newcastle to the number of sex offenders is 1,950 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Newcastle town:  1.1% ($1,526)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Newcastle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (44.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (142.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (312.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Damariscotta-Newcastle, ME (1.1 miles ), Damariscotta, ME (1.6 miles ), Nobleboro, ME (2.1 miles ), Alna, ME (2.2 miles ), Bremen, ME (2.5 miles ), Edgecomb, ME (2.6 miles ), Wiscasset, ME (2.6 miles ), Waldoboro, ME (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $10,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $314,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $350,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 69.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Newcastle household income distribution Newcastle home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Newcastle, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Newcastle-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 209.0 miles away from the city 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 109.5 miles away from Newcastle center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 238.8 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 72.3 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 29.9 miles away from Newcastle center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 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 Lincoln County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newcastle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Newcastle:

  • COVE'S EDGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DAMARISCOTTA, ME)
  • FIELDCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALDOBORO, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOSPITAL (LINCOLN COUNTY HEALTHCARE) Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)
  • WINSHIP GREEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BATH, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newcastle:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 24 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 45 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 46 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 50 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 53 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 59 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 66 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Private high school in Newcastle:

  • LINCOLN ACADEMY (Students: 601; Location: 81 ACADEMY HL; Grades: 9 - 12)

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Notable location: Newcastle Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Newcastle include: Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (A), Second Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Damariscotta Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln 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 69.8. This is about average.

City:

69.8
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.92
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

9.14

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

BROOKSIDE MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-20-2007 to SEP-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RENY`S DISTRIBUTION CENTER (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In MAR-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2006)
  • Public Education - In NOV-12-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between SEP-2005 and FEB-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2006)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.2%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
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: 0.4% of all households

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

7.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
8 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Newcastle in 2000:

  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Newcastle 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Newcastle (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Maine: Newcastle Branch at 67 Main Street, branch established on 2001/09/10. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Maine average:

11.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newcastle town (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,58629
Catholic2,7253
Evangelical Protestant1,06512
Other2794
None26,802-
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
Lincoln County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lincoln County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

13.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.9%
Maine:

25.0%

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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 Kennebec County, ME  0.88% ($31,427 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.60% ($28,624)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.55% ($34,346)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Kennebec County, ME  0.86% ($26,475 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($31,442)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.64% ($29,011)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newcastle:

  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newcastle:

  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Newcastle:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • Newcastle, Maine
  • Fatal accident count25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents40
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:7
  • Fatalities29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents76
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents82
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents140
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
See more detailed statistics of Newcastle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 66m217ftTotal length
  • $2,513,000Total costs
  • 70,595Total average daily traffic
  • 6,137Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newcastle, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newcastle)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rt 1 Box 17a (Lat: 44.025361 Lon: -69.566167), Call Sign: KNCR627
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2012, Expiration Date: 01/29/2022
    Registrant: O.W. Holmes, Inc., 997 Bristol Road, Bristol, ME 04539, Phone: (207) 563-3133, Fax: (207) 563-3133, Email:
  • Us Rt 1 (Lat: 44.003972 Lon: -69.611167), Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPEI709, Licensee ID: L00026531
    Assigned Frequencies: 811.312 MHz, 811.337 MHz, 812.287 MHz, 812.312 MHz, 812.337 MHz, 813.312 MHz, 813.337 MHz, 814.312 MHz, 814.337 MHz, 815.312 MHz, 815.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2003, Expiration Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant: Central Maine Power Company, 57 Old Winthrop Road, Augusta, ME 04330, Phone: (207) 626-9470, Fax: (207) 626-9484, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Newcastle, North Side Of Hwy 1 (Lat: 44.024944 Lon: -69.571556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 136 m, Overall height: 137.1 m, Call Sign: WQNT447
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 05/18/2011, Expiration Date: 05/18/2021, Certifier: Tom Buckley
    Registrant: Northeast Wireless Networks LLC, 202 Us Rt 1, Suite 206, Falmouth, ME 04105, Phone: (207) 200-2505, Fax: (207) 200-2510, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Wcme Tower Rt 1 (Lat: 44.025333 Lon: -69.570861), Call Sign: KNKK601
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Bruce R Lederman
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Ave, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newcastle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185E (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2231T , Serial Number: 185-1383, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1970
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David E Hewitt, 74 Lincoln Ln, Newcastle, ME 04553, Other Owners: Mary E Hewitt, Peter K Shorey
  • Aircraft: VANS AIRCRAFT INC RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3312L , Serial Number: 120076, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/2010
    Registrant (Individual): David W Lawrence, 35 Main St, Newcastle, ME 04553
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5750Z , Serial Number: 22-9592, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1963
    Registrant (Co-Owned): George F 11 Faux, 321 Mills Rd, Newcastle, ME 04553, Other Owners: Melody P Faux
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74644 , Serial Number: AA5B-0316, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Robert E Stewart, 153 W Hamlet Rd, Newcastle, ME 04553
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80119 , Serial Number: 17266383, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Charles A Pernice, 313 River Rd, Newcastle, ME 04553
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8539D , Serial Number: 22-5770, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David E Hewitt, 74 Lincoln Ln, Newcastle, ME 04553, Other Owners: William A Locke

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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