Old Orchard Beach, Maine

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Population in 2010: 8,624.
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
Males: 4,225  (49.0%)
Females: 4,399  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

53.1 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04063, 04064.

Old Orchard Beach Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,716 (it was $36,568 in 2000)
Old Orchard Beach:

$53,716
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,811 (it was $20,929 in 2000)

Old Orchard Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $217,878 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Old Orchard Beach:

$217,878
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $235,785; detached houses: $289,115; townhouses or other attached units: $127,616; in 2-unit structures: $173,216; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $406,391; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $883,016; mobile homes: $36,615

Median gross rent in 2017: $862.

March 2019 cost of living index in Old Orchard Beach: 113.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Old Orchard Beach, ME (2010)
    • 8,20195.1%White alone
    • 1471.7%Hispanic
    • 901.0%Two or more races
    • 800.9%Asian alone
    • 660.8%Black alone
    • 330.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.07%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Old Orchard Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Old Orchard Beach, Maine as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Old Orchard Beach is 514 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Old Orchard Beach 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)
4
(42.6)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(74.8)
9
(96.3)
3
(31.8)
10
(106.4)
7
(74.1)
5
(52.7)
1
(11.6)
9
(103.7)
7
(80.6)
7
(80.4)
3
(34.1)
5
(56.8)
8
(90.5)
3
(33.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(64.1)
3
(32.1)
3
(31.8)
4
(42.6)
6
(63.5)
6
(63.2)
3
(34.8)
3
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
2
(22.8)
3
(34.1)
1
(11.3)
4
(45.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(85.5)
9
(96.3)
7
(74.3)
18
(191.5)
5
(52.9)
16
(168.5)
5
(58.0)
3
(34.6)
4
(46.1)
1
(11.5)
12
(136.5)
9
(102.2)
22
(248.8)
16
(180.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
71
(758.9)
119
(1,273)
62
(658.0)
39
(414.9)
58
(613.7)
64
(674.1)
123
(1,426)
80
(921.9)
67
(771.8)
36
(413.6)
43
(489.2)
46
(522.3)
21
(237.5)
9
(101.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
207
(2,212)
271
(2,898)
199
(2,112)
165
(1,755)
252
(2,666)
238
(2,507)
270
(3,131)
206
(2,374)
183
(2,108)
157
(1,804)
211
(2,400)
172
(1,953)
121
(1,368)
143
(1,609)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(192.4)
14
(149.7)
17
(180.4)
11
(117.0)
12
(127.0)
15
(158.0)
13
(150.8)
6
(69.1)
5
(57.6)
6
(68.9)
12
(136.5)
6
(68.1)
7
(79.2)
10
(112.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.7)
2
(21.4)
4
(42.4)
1
(10.6)
4
(42.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.8)
6
(69.1)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(45.5)
1
(11.4)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)253.2322.9194.8329.9269.8254.9268.5311.4216.7180.1202.6196.2203.2156.9

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City-data.com crime index in Old Orchard Beach, ME

Crime rate in Old Orchard Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Maine average:

1.69
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Old Orchard Beach, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: French Canadian (24.4%), English (13.2%), Irish (11.0%), American (10.4%), French (9.4%), German (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/20/1883

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 7.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,158 people per square mile   (low).

Old Orchard Beach, Maine map

202 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.3% Latin America, 0.2% Oceania).

This place:

2.3%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,772 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,572 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (12.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (89.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (256.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Saco, ME (1.7 miles ),
Biddeford, ME (2.0 miles ),
Scarborough, ME (2.5 miles ),
Arundel, ME (2.9 miles ),
South Portland, ME (3.1 miles ),
Dayton, ME (3.2 miles ),
Cape Elizabeth, ME (3.2 miles ),
Kennebunkport, ME (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 43.51 N, Longitude: 70.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,265 (-36.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 608 (12.1%)

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Old Orchard Beach, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Old Orchard Beach, ME in 2017
Old Orchard Beach satellite photo by USGS

Old Orchard Beach tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $204,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Old Orchard Beach, ME residents
Average permit cost in Old Orchard Beach, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Maine:

3.8%
Historical population in Old Orchard Beach, ME
Historical housing units in Old Orchard Beach, ME
Most common industries in Old Orchard Beach, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Old Orchard Beach, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)

Average climate in Old Orchard Beach, Maine

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.7. This is about average.

City:

65.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.944
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Old Orchard Beach-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Old Orchard Beach place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.8 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Old Orchard Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 60.9 miles away from the city center
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 178.9 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 200.0 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 125.5 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 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 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 York County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 16, Winter Storms: 6, Snows: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Old Orchard Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Old Orchard Beach:

  • ELMS RESIDENCE NURSING HOME (28 PORTLAND AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Old Orchard Beach:

  • ABLE TO STAY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SACO, ME)
  • BEANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SACO, ME)
  • HOME HEALTH-VISITING NURSES OF SOUTHERN MAINE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SACO, ME)
  • ST ANDRE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BIDDEFORD, ME)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SACO, ME)
  • PINE POINT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SCARBOROUGH, ME)
  • SOUTHRIDGE REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BIDDEFORD, ME)

Amtrak station:

OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Old Orchard Beach:

  • University of New England (about 4 miles; Biddeford, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 12 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 13 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 23 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 60 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 62 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)

Public high school in Old Orchard Beach:

Public elementary/middle schools in Old Orchard Beach:

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Library in Old Orchard Beach:

  • LIBBY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $192,303; Location: 27 STAPLES STREET; 28,871 books; 61 e-books; 858 audio materials; 2,467 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 51 other licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WZAN is WGAN

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Old Orchard Beach: Dunnegrass Golf Club (A), Milestone Foundation Extended Care (B), Edith Belle Libby Memorial Library (C), Old Orchard Beach Fire Department (D), Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Old Orchard Beach include: Faith Lighthouse (A), Campground Tabernacle (B), Saint Margaret Church (C), Salvation Army Pavilion (D), United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Parks in Old Orchard Beach include: Harmon Memorial (1), Palace Playland (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: The Yellow Giraffe (5 Summit Street), Carolina Motel (1 Roussin Street), Ocean Walk Hotel (197 East Grand Avenue), White Cap Village (5 Bay Avenue), Atlantis Motel (95 East Grand Avenue), Neptune Motel (82 East Grand Avenue), Starlite Motor Inn (100 East Grand Avenue), Beachwood Motel (29 West Grand Avenue), Horizon Motel (2 Atlantic Avenue).

Birthplace of: Isabel Martin Lewis - Astronomer.

York County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

47.3%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.2%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
35 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Old Orchard Beach in 2000:

  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Old Orchard Beach (2011 data):

  • Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution: Old Orchard Beach Branch at 2 Portland Avenue, branch established on 1951/11/26. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $759.8 mil, Deposits: $521.1 mil, headquarters in Saco, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Old Orchard Beach:

Marital status in Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

For population 25 years and over in Old Orchard Beach:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Old Orchard Beach
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Old Orchard Beach, ME (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,28316
Mainline Protestant11,48064
Evangelical Protestant6,08651
Other1,84718
Orthodox6253
Black Protestant1191
None136,691-
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: 45
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
York County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
This county:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
York County:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.2%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Old Orchard Beach:

46.4%
State:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Old Orchard Beach:

29.3
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Old Orchard Beach:

12.6%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Old Orchard Beach:

36.4%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Old Orchard Beach:

56.1%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Old Orchard Beach:

77.1%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Old Orchard Beach, ME Residents

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Maine average:

5.91%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.67% ($44,353 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.57% ($49,083)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.45% ($67,251)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.45% ($51,464 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($58,471)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.37% ($65,396)
Businesses in Old Orchard Beach, ME
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Knights Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Orchard Beach:

  • WZAN (970 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.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WIDE (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: SACO BAY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Orchard Beach:

  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Old Orchard Beach:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, 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)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
Old Orchard Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Old Orchard Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.7mTotal length
  • 53,110Total average daily traffic
  • 2,652Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,565Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Saco Ave (Lat: 43.519528 Lon: -70.374500), Call Sign: KXI881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz, 155.055 MHz, 155.925 MHz, 155.925 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2014, Expiration Date: 09/29/2024, Registrant: Active Communications, Inc., 12 First St. Ste 5, Topsham, ME 04086, Phone: (207) 729-9136
  • 136 Saco Ave. (Lat: 43.520917 Lon: -70.375056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KCA339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2014, Expiration Date: 06/28/2024, Registrant: Town Of Old Orchard Beach, 136 Saco Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064, Phone: (207) 934-4911
  • PORTLAND AVE PS, Portland Ave Pump Station (Lat: 43.526972 Lon: -70.376222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQKZ402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.612 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, Certifier: Chris White, Registrant: Results Engineering Inc, Saco, ME 04072, Phone: (207) 282-2428, Fax: (207) 282-0463, Email:
  • REPEATER, Repeater Water Tower (Lat: 43.513611 Lon: -70.389167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQKZ909,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.612 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2009, Expiration Date: 11/06/2019, Certifier: Chris White, Registrant: Results Engineering Inc, Saco, ME 04072, Phone: (207) 282-2428, Fax: (207) 282-0463, Email:
  • Lat: 43.519528 Lon: -70.374500, Call Sign: WQUX968,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.737 MHz, 151.737 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2014, Expiration Date: 11/13/2024, Certifier: Ricky Plummer, Registrant: Radio Communications Management, 158 Rand Rd, Portland, ME 04103, Phone: (207) 797-7503, Email:
  • Lat: 43.509806 Lon: -70.378472, Call Sign: WQYI597,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.487 MHz, 457.987 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 452.712 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2016, Expiration Date: 10/11/2026, Certifier: Kenneth J Lafayette, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • OLD ORCHARD, 136 Saco Ave (Lat: 43.513778 Lon: -70.390806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQNY371, Licensee ID: L00049414,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 07/06/2021, Certifier: Jack Turcotte, Registrant: Old Orchard Beach, Town Of, 1 Portland Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064, Phone: (207) 934-5714, Fax: (207) 934-0755, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Old Orchard Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4181M , Serial Number: 2843120, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 07/28/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Christopher J Hayden, 5 Stanley St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064, Other Owners: Andrea C Hayden
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4566H , Serial Number: 24-0848, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Donald P Saucier, 1 Saucier Lane, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4917J , Serial Number: 28R-30637, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/22/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard Clow, 26 Walnut St Apt B6, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AE1A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7103D , Serial Number: 13889, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Atlantic Developers Inc, 109 Cascade Rd, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
  • Aircraft: GRAVES ALAN J KOLB TWINSTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 400AG , Serial Number: TS-0094, Certificate Issue Date: 01/22/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Alan J Graves, 4 Hemlock St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/13/2018
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9080K , Serial Number: 108-2080, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Donald P Saucier, 1 Saucier Ln, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/09/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$159,564103$153,786262$173,66433$100,6362$261,500128$205,18014$32,357
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$168,0006$100,83321$132,0002$14,0000$08$109,7502$40,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$198,00034$111,059133$190,00810$83,1000$046$204,06518$36,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$162,85711$141,00060$205,8832$90,0001$180,00016$223,7502$33,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$131,5004$190,00012$223,6670$00$06$250,5001$64,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0061.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$137,3335$225,6002$237,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$122,0002$229,0001$122,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$213,3331$250,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$194,0001$265,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0061.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Old Orchard Beach, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Old Orchard Beach, ME - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 73 took place in 2004, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Old Orchard Beach, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.6%), and Outside Fires (17.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Old Orchard Beach, ME
    • 22664.6%Structure Fires
    • 6217.7%Outside Fires
    • 4111.7%Other
    • 216.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Old Orchard Beach, ME

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Old Orchard Beach, Maine:

  • Waves Oceanfront Resort, 87 West Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064 , Phone: (207) 934-4949, Fax: (207) 934-5983
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 30 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064 , Phone: (207) 634-2926, Fax: (207) 934-8451
  • Grand Beach Inn, 198 Saco Ave, Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064 , Phone: (207) 934-7622
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • 58.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • 52.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel


Old Orchard Beach compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Old Orchard Beach on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #25 (04064) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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