Orrington, Maine

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Population in 2010: 3,733.
Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 1,851  (49.6%)
Females: 1,882  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04474.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,246 (it was $44,327 in 2000)
Orrington:

$65,246
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,775 (it was $19,290 in 2000)

Orrington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $187,393 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Orrington:

$187,393
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $170,506; detached houses: $186,641; townhouses or other attached units: $165,470; in 2-unit structures: $188,869; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $447,223; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,906; mobile homes: $67,592; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $26,279
March 2019 cost of living index in Orrington: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Orrington, ME (2010)
    • 3,63997.5%White alone
    • 350.9%Hispanic
    • 210.6%Asian alone
    • 140.4%American Indian alone
    • 160.4%Two or more races
    • 70.2%Black alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Orrington, Maine as of February 05, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orrington is 747 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (18.1%), French (14.6%), Irish (12.8%), United States (9.5%), German (8.3%), French Canadian (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1788

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 25.4 square miles.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (very low).

Orrington, Maine map

81 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America, 0.8% Europe).

This town:

2.3%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Orrington town:

1.3% ($1,198)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (103.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (202.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (371.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hampden, ME (1.7 miles ),
Brewer, ME (2.2 miles ),
Bangor, ME (2.5 miles ),
Holden, ME (2.5 miles ),
Winterport, ME (2.5 miles ),
Hermon, ME (2.9 miles ),
Veazie, ME (3.0 miles ),
Frankfort, ME (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.72 N, Longitude: 68.79 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Orrington, ME in 2019
Orrington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,800
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $282,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Orrington, ME residents
Average permit cost in Orrington, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.9%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Orrington, ME
Historical housing units in Orrington, ME
Most common industries in Orrington, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Paper (4.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.5%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Orrington, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Orrington, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Orrington, Maine average temperatures Orrington, Maine average precipitation Orrington, Maine humidity Orrington, Maine wind speed Orrington, Maine snowfall Orrington, Maine sunshine Orrington, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.29
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Orrington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from Orrington center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.1 miles away from Orrington 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) earthquake occurred 243.2 miles away from Orrington center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from Orrington center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 279.7 miles away from Orrington 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 39.7 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 Penobscot County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orrington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Orrington:

  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-BREWER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BREWER, ME)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BANGOR (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • CHANDLER BAY HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • BANGOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orrington:

  • Husson University (about 8 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 14 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 57 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 67 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 104 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 104 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 105 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Private high school in Orrington:

  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 85, Location: 154 RIVER RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Orrington:

See full list of schools located in Orrington

Library in Orrington:

  • ORRINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $57,030; Location: 15 SCHOOL STREET; 13,985 books; 187 audio materials; 104 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Orrington: Fields Pond Settlement (A), Orrington Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Orrington: East Orrington Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: North Orrington Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2), Village Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Trout Pond (A), Fields Pond (B), Swetts Pond (C), Brewer Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Benjamin Franklin Mudge - Geologist.

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

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

CENTER DRIVE SCHOOL (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-10-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
DEDHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 212, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In FEB-11-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 49 regular monitoring violations
ROCKY KNOLL SERVICES (Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
TRENTON HEALTH CENTER (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
CLOSE TO HOME CHILDCARE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.3%
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: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Orrington (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Orrington Branch at Route 15, branch established on 1999/11/08. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Orrington:

Marital status in Orrington, ME
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Orrington:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orrington, ME (based on Penobscot County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,58115
Mainline Protestant9,71559
Evangelical Protestant7,52380
Other2,93622
Orthodox3001
None116,868-
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: 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.
Maine:

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

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

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Maine average:

5.91%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($39,233 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.31% ($32,551)
from Waldo County, ME  0.30% ($35,315)


5.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Maine average:

5.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.52% ($78,156 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($64,636)
to Waldo County, ME  0.35% ($39,428)

Businesses in Orrington, ME

  • Circle K: 1
  • Dunkin Donuts: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Orrington:

  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orrington:

  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W275AE (102.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHSN (89.3 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: HUSSON COLLEGE)
  • WMEB-FM (91.9 FM; ORONO, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Orrington:

  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WVII-TV (Channel 7; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
Orrington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Orrington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.2mTotal length
  • 7,345Total average daily traffic
  • 365Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,490Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Erik Connolly, 94 River Road (Lat: 44.757222 Lon: -68.782583), Type: 38.4, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Erik Brooks, 94 River Road (Lat: 44.757222 Lon: -68.782583), Type: 38.4, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • Edward G Roach, 1307 Center Drive (Lat: 44.680722 Lon: -68.755889), Type: 84.1, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 80.4 m, Registrant: Sba Towers V, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 1307 Center Drive (Lat: 44.680722 Lon: -68.755889), Type: 84.1, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 80.4 m, Registrant: Sba Towers V, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Atop Kings Mountain (Lat: 44.677500 Lon: -68.753611), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 128 m, Registrant: Zone Corporation Dba , 1929 Bango-r, Phone: (207) 990-2800

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 44.680694 Lon: -68.755556, Call Sign: WNGR867,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.175 MHz, 466.175 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2017, Expiration Date: 05/19/2027, Registrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Maine 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 974-3151, Email:
  • Lat: 44.680556 Lon: -68.755556, Call Sign: WPMU561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.700 MHz, 466.700 MHz, 461.475 MHz, 466.475 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2013, Expiration Date: 01/05/2024, Certifier: Gerard E Ouellette, Registrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Maine 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 974-3151, Email:
  • Lat: 44.400806 Lon: -68.761389, Call Sign: WQGP712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.912 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2017, Expiration Date: 03/19/2027, Certifier: David R Tonini, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ORRINGTON, 132 Fields Pond Road (Lat: 44.739778 Lon: -68.755028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQFU608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2016, Expiration Date: 10/06/2026, Certifier: John Doyon, Registrant: Versant Power, 970 Illinois Avenue, Bangor, ME 04402-0932, Phone: (207) 973-2546, Email:
  • KINGS MTN, 1307 Center Drive (Lat: 44.680722 Lon: -68.755889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.4 m, Overall height: 84.1 m, Call Sign: WQKN853,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2019, Expiration Date: 07/28/2029, Certifier: John Doyon, Registrant: Versant Power, 970 Illinois Avenue, Bangor, ME 04402-0932, Phone: (207) 973-2546, Email:
  • KINGS MTN, Kings Mtn Rd South Brewer (Lat: 44.680611 Lon: -68.755583), Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: KCC85,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3970.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3970.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 4050.00 MHz, 4050.00 MHz, 4130.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/1998, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2000, Phone: (404) 810-4021
  • STATION, Orrington Substation In East Orrington (Lat: 44.739778 Lon: -68.755028), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WDI81,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2010, Expiration Date: 05/16/2020, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2015, Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2204, Fax: (703) 276-1169, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orrington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Orrington)

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 28. The highest number of reported fires - 51 took place in 2006, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Orrington, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.1%), and Outside Fires (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orrington, ME
    • 21648.1%Structure Fires
    • 10824.1%Outside Fires
    • 8518.9%Other
    • 408.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orrington, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orrington, ME
  • 91.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orrington, ME
  • 82.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood


Orrington 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting 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.
There are 11 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2023.