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Population in 2012: 7,759 (74% urban, 26% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 

Males: 3,508  (45.2%)
Females: 4,251  (54.8%)

Median resident age:  33.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04468, 04489.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,984 (it was $29,886 in 2000)
Old Town:

$32,984
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,825

Old Town city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $135,492 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Old Town:

$135,492
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $134,444; Detached houses: $150,151; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,491; In 2-unit structures: $121,377; Mobile homes: $42,880

Median gross rent in 2012: $702.

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  • White alone - 6,961 (88.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 234 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 232 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 226 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 133 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 45 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Old Town: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: French (20.2%), English (16.1%), Irish (12.6%), German (6.0%), French Canadian (5.9%), Scottish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/16/1840

Elevation: 108 feet

Land area: 38.3 square miles.

Population density: 203 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Old Town:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Old Town city:

  • Never married: 40.7%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

362 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:  4.6%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Old Town, Maine as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Old Town to the number of sex offenders is 862 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 with mortgages in 2012: $1,960 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,827 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (118.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (217.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (395.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Milford, ME (1.4 miles ), Orono, ME (1.9 miles ), Bradley, ME (2.4 miles ), Alton, ME (2.7 miles ), Veazie, ME (2.7 miles ), Glenburn, ME (2.9 miles ), Greenbush, ME (3.2 miles ), Bangor, ME (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.94 N, Longitude: 68.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,480 (-18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 875 (22.0%)

Area code: 207

Old Town household income distribution Old Town home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Old Town by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 20220001011
per 100,000 24.20.024.424.70.00.00.013.00.012.812.8
Robberies 10101123103
per 100,000 12.10.012.20.012.813.025.939.012.90.038.3
Assaults 26241131213
per 100,000 24.273.324.449.412.813.038.813.025.912.838.3
Burglaries 3956211931352535344842
per 100,000 472.4684.5256.1234.8397.8454.3323.7455.2439.8612.3535.8
Thefts 141173144137130185132170265161210
per 100,000 1708.12114.71756.31693.01668.42401.31709.22211.03427.82053.82678.9
Auto thefts 8137835224410
per 100,000 96.9158.985.498.938.564.925.926.051.751.0127.6
Arson 21100023002
per 100,000 24.212.212.20.00.00.025.939.00.00.025.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 135.5158.2121.8120.4103.0138.0107.5145.5179.2140.3182.2

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

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Old Town, Maine accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -238 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Old Town-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 72% 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 48.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from Old Town center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.5 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 33.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from Old Town center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 47.6 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 Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 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).
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Birthplace of: Dick MacPherson - Football player and coach, Fred Folsom - Football player and coach, Tabitha King - Novelist, Doris Twitchell Allen - Centenarian, Joseph Sewall - Politician, Squanto Wilson - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Old Town:

  • ORONO COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ORONO, ME)
  • TREATS FALLS HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ORONO, ME)
  • ELIZABETH LEVINSON CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Old Town, ME

Airports located in Old Town:


Local government website: www.old-town.me.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Old Town:

  • University of Maine (about 4 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 10 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 75 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 118 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 119 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 134 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 168 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high schools in Old Town:

Public elementary/middle schools in Old Town:

Private elementary/middle school in Old Town:

  • STILLWATER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 1024 STILLWATER AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Old Town, School District: OLD TOWN

Library in Old Town:

  • OLD TOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $341,151; Location: 46 MIDDLE STREET; 33,732 books; 1,216 audio materials; 1,717 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Old Town: Camp Telok (A), Old Town Public Library (B), Old Town Museum (C), Old Town Hall (D), Old Town Fire Department and Rescue Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Old Town include: Holy Family Catholic Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), United Baptist Church (C), Stillwater Federated Church (D), Saint James Episcopal Church (E), New Beginnings Church (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Hills Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Perch Pond (A), Stillwater River Reservoir (B), Penobscot River Reservoir (C), Caribou Bog (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mud Stream (A), Birch Stream (B), Pug Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Old Town include: Old Town Park (1), Binette Park (2), Spencer Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: CYR (Tours & Charters; 153 Gilman Falls Avenue) (1), Magnetic North Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 224 Gilman Falls Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Penobscot 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  PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Old Town that have no violations reported:

  • OLD TOWN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 7873, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.9%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 86.7% for Black residents, 77.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Old Town, ME

14 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
225 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Old Town compared to Maine state average:

Old Town, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with branches in Old Town (2011 data):

  • Bangor Savings Bank: Old Town Branch at 564 Stillwater Avenue, branch established on 1999/01/11. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Old Town Branch at 330 Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Old Town travel time to work - commute


Old Town mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Old Town city (based on Penobscot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Here33.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.6%9.9%5.0%4.6%2.5%
Congregations13.6%14.4%10.6%10.6%4.5%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%2.0%1.6%12.0%
Congregations0.8%4.5%2.3%2.3%36.4%
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: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$18,154$36,3080$0
Other Government Administration 4$14,186$42,5580$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$57,971$49,6891$509
Police - Other 2$5,359$32,1540$0
Firefighters 13$47,563$43,9040$0
Streets and Highways 15$54,773$43,8181$757
Health 6$21,423$42,8460$0
Sewerage 7$28,540$48,9261$2,042
Parks and Recreation 1$2,556$30,6722$1,413
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 159$586,820$44,28831$45,592
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 40$114,988$34,49645$45,905
Local Libraries 4$11,803$35,4095$3,463
Other and Unallocable 3$10,576$42,3040$0
Totals for Government 274$974,712$42,68886$99,681

Old Town government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $197,000 ($25.39)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($6.44)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,432,000 ($1602.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,578,000 ($203.38)
    Police Protection: $1,212,000 ($156.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,175,000 ($151.44)
    Sewerage: $828,000 ($106.71)
    Central Staff Services: $793,000 ($102.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $789,000 ($101.69)
    Financial Administration: $647,000 ($83.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000 ($51.94)
    General Public Buildings: $178,000 ($22.94)
    Air Transportation: $54,000 ($6.96)
    Libraries: $31,000 ($4.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $940,000 ($121.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $293,000 ($37.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,443,000 ($185.98)
    General - Other: $898,000 ($115.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $399,000 ($51.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,569,000 ($1491.04)

Old Town government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,599,000 ($463.85)
    Sewerage: $1,391,000 ($179.28)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $210,000 ($27.07)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $62,000 ($7.99)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($6.06)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $14,000 ($1.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,228,000 ($416.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,351,000 ($174.12)
    Interest Earnings: $593,000 ($76.43)
    Sale of Property: $376,000 ($48.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $88,000 ($11.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,278,000 ($809.12)
    Education: $5,261,000 ($678.05)
    All Other: $931,000 ($119.99)
    Highways: $118,000 ($15.21)
  • Tax - Property: $10,525,000 ($1356.49)
    Other License: $169,000 ($21.78)

Old Town government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,656,000 ($3693.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,974,000 ($3476.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,770,000 ($357.00)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,665,000 ($343.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,682,000 ($216.78)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $105,000 ($13.53)

Old Town government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,802,000 ($1392.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,665,000 ($343.47)

5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.18%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($28,576 average AGI)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.36% ($26,056)
from Somerset County, ME  0.34% ($27,144)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.48% ($31,894 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($39,561)
to Waldo County, ME  0.38% ($34,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Town:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Town:

  • WMEB-FM (91.9 FM; ORONO, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHMX (105.7 FM; LINCOLN, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • W275AE (102.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHSN (89.3 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: HUSSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Old Town:

  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WVII-TV (Channel 7; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFVX-LP (Channel 22; BANGOR, ME; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING III, LLC)
  • W39CC (Channel 39; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W42BZ (Channel 42; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50BX (Channel 50; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CG (Channel 54; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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

Old Town, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 57
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

See more detailed statistics of Old Town fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 208 meters (682ft)
Total costs: $9,786,000
Total average daily traffic: 115,665
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,978

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Old Town, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Old Town, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Old Town, Route 2 Behind Sunrise Trailer Park (Lat: 44.908722 Lon: -68.649750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPRW660, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 03/02/2021, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Bangor Cellular Telephone, L.P.
  • OLD TOWN, Lat: 44.929389 Lon: -68.654611, Call Sign: WQGP761
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2007, Expiration Date: 03/19/2017, Certifier: Frank Kearney Sr
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 637-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Old Town Municipal Airport Dewitt Field (Lat: 44.950056 Lon: -68.682806), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WSG2
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/29/1997, Expiration Date: 04/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2002
    Registrant: Eastern Aircraft Sales Inc, Dewitt Field, Old Town, ME 04468

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Old Town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Old Town)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED27$114,03731$125,74295$123,65315$48,8003$165,33317$136,8242$489,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$82,0004$114,25011$148,2733$43,3330$03$120,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$120,3334$179,50028$136,7509$100,3330$05$177,0005$12,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$191,0001$106,00028$140,3211$30,0000$01$189,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$94,0004$102,5000$00$01$170,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0071.00 , 0072.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$174,7503$192,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$117,0003$165,0001$117,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$190,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0071.00 , 0072.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Old Town


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Old Town, ME
Businesses in Old Town, ME
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
KFC1Taco Bell1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
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