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Population in 2010: 4,218. Population change since 2000: -12.0%
Males: 2,026  (48.0%)
Females: 2,192  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04276.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,374 (it was $24,938 in 2000)
Rumford:

$27,374
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,098

Rumford CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,300 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Rumford:

$78,300
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,250; Detached houses: $97,662; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,110; In 2-unit structures: $56,977; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,711; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $42,399; Mobile homes: $53,182

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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Rumford races chart
  • White alone - 4,053 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 32 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rumford: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: French (21.6%), Irish (10.9%), English (8.7%), French Canadian (8.6%), United States (7.3%), Italian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/21/1800

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 7.89 square miles.

Population density: 535 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Rumford:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rumford CDP:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

110 residents are foreign born (2.1% North America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This place:  2.5%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Rumford, Maine as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rumford to the number of sex offenders is 445 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,150 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $996 (1.6%)

Rumford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (62.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (156.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (316.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Mexico, ME (0.9 miles ), Dixfield, ME (2.2 miles ), Peru, ME (2.6 miles ), Carthage, ME (2.7 miles ), Roxbury, ME (2.9 miles ), Hanover, ME (3.1 miles ), Andover, ME (3.4 miles ), Woodstock, ME (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.55 N, Longitude: 70.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,318 (+30.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 718 (50.7%)

Area code: 207

Rumford household income distribution Rumford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Rumford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.031.80.00.00.0
Rapes 4475761187975
per 100,000 61.260.9107.776.9107.993.3171.7126.3111.2144.3119.985.7
Robberies 000010121020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.015.40.015.631.615.90.034.20.0
Assaults 9114672891113
per 100,000 137.8167.461.592.2107.931.1124.9142.015.916.017.151.4
Burglaries 543937404753434339415061
per 100,000 826.7593.5569.1614.8724.5824.4671.4678.7619.7657.5856.21046.1
Thefts 160163160248196210169159144125152165
per 100,000 2449.52480.62460.83811.93021.43266.42638.62509.52288.32004.52602.72829.7
Auto thefts 14716443346532
per 100,000 214.3106.5246.161.561.746.746.863.195.380.251.434.3
Arson 000103111102
per 100,000 0.00.00.015.40.046.715.615.815.916.00.034.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 217.2201.5223.1244.0251.6237.6281.4254.0263.7218.7241.7233.3

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

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

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Rumford place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 22.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rumford-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 80% 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 89.3 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 46.9 miles away from Rumford center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 5.7 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 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Rumford center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 25.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rumford topographic map

Birthplace of: Edmund Muskie - (1914-1914), United States politician, Jeb Bradley - Politician, Chet Bulger - NFL player, Stan Thomas (baseball) - Baseball player, Thomas S. Estes - Diplomat.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rumford:

  • RUMFORD HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 420 FRANKLIN STREET)
  • RUMFORD COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, 11 JOHN F KENNEDY LANE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Rumford:

  • DIXFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DIXFIELD, ME)
  • VICTORIAN VILLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CANTON, ME)
  • LEDGEVIEW LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST PARIS, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Rumford, ME

Airports located in Rumford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rumford:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 22 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 63 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 65 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of New England (about 76 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 79 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • Husson University (about 89 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 96 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)

Public high schools in Rumford:

Private high school in Rumford:

  • RIVER VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 209 PINE ST; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Rumford:

Private elementary/middle school in Rumford:

  • ST ATHANASIUS-ST. JOHN (Students: 87; Location: 115 MAINE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Rumford, School District: S A D 43 MEXICO

Library in Rumford:

  • RUMFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $339,193; Location: 56 RUMFORD AVE.; 44,902 books; 1,118 audio materials; 1,730 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rumford: Rumford Public Library (A), Rumford Group Home (B), Rumford Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rumford include: Virgin Memorial Chapel (A), United Methodist Church (B), Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church (C), Saint Athanasius and Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church (D), First Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Sunnyside Cemetery (2), Glover Cemetery (3), East Rumford Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Androscoggin River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scotty Brook (A), Bean Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rumford Information Center (6 Bridge Street).

Hotels: Madison Inn & Restaurant The (Route 2), Linnell Motel & Restaurant Conference (196 Prospect Avenue), Rest Inn Catering (666 Kennebec Street).

Courts: Maine State - Courts- District Court- Rumford (145 Congress Street), Judicial Rumford District Court (145 Congress).

 
Oxford 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  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.6. This is better than average.
City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.52
U.S.:

3.46
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.59

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

RUMFORD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4390, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between OCT-1997 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1997 and AUG-05-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2004)
BLACK MOUNTAIN OF MAINE (Population served: 301, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF RUMFORD (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
TRAILS END MOTEL (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-30-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MAINE ROVERS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.8%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 35.8% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.6%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.6%
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 Rumford, ME

People in group quarters in Rumford in 2010:

  • 16 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Rumford in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories

Rumford compared to Maine state average:

Rumford, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Rumford (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Rumford Branch at 119 Congress Street, branch established on 1981/11/02. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Franklin Savings Bank: Rumford Branch at 155-157 Congress Street, branch established on 1968/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $325.7 mil, Deposits: $237.8 mil, headquarters in Farmington, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Rumford Branch at 118 Congress Street, branch established on 1968/08/05. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rumford travel time to work - commute


Rumford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rumford CDP (based on Oxford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.59%
Here20.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents50.5%14.0%5.4%4.7%3.9%
Congregations10.8%25.7%12.2%6.8%4.1%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.4%2.5%2.1%9.9%
Congregations5.4%2.7%4.1%2.7%25.7%
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: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Oxford County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Oxford County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oxford County:

25.6%
Maine:

25.0%

6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Oxford County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Androscoggin County, ME  1.24% ($32,779 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  1.17% ($34,869)
from York County, ME  0.46% ($29,866)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Oxford County:

0.05%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.34% ($29,839 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  1.20% ($27,864)
to York County, ME  0.33% ($27,118)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rumford:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rumford:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rumford:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Rumford, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Rumford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rumford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Black Mountain 3 Mi Sw Of Rt 120 (Lat: 44.583667 Lon: -70.637556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPGH322
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.175 MHz, 47.3400 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015
    Registrant: State Of Maine, Department Of Transportation, State House Station 16, Augusta, ME 04333-0016, Phone: (207) 624-3568, Email:
  • High Street Virginia Hill (Lat: 44.537833 Lon: -70.546722), Call Sign: KBK986
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.935 MHz, 153.935 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 04/20/2022
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Municipal Bldg Police Dept (Lat: 44.537833 Lon: -70.548111), Call Sign: KDU919
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 11/25/2021
    Registrant: State Of Maine, Office Of Information Technology, 23 Leighton Road, Augusta, ME 04333, Phone: (207) 624-9990, Fax: (207) 287-4699, Email:
  • Rt 108 2 Mi S (Lat: 44.530611 Lon: -70.512556), Call Sign: WNDJ975, Licensee ID: L00008543
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz, 49.4400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/1998, Expiration Date: 07/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2003
    Registrant: International Paper Company, 9 Green St, Augusta, ME 04330, Phone: (207) 623-2931
  • Glassface Mountain (Lat: 44.526167 Lon: -70.584222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPMR504
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2003, Expiration Date: 11/18/2013, Certifier: Anthony J Lyons
    Registrant: Rumford Paper Company, 35 Hartford St, Rumford, ME 04276, Phone: (207) 369-2615
  • Lat: 44.547056 Lon: -70.545833, Call Sign: WQAB969
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2004, Expiration Date: 05/03/2014, Certifier: Timothy Bourassa
    Registrant: Warner Electronics, Cor Of Frt 117 & 160, Denmark, ME 04022, Phone: (207) 452-2911, Fax: (207) 452-2911
  • Lat: 44.583667 Lon: -70.637556, Call Sign: WQBL561
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2004, Expiration Date: 11/01/2014, Certifier: Gerard E Ouellette
    Registrant: Towers North, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Me 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 974-3151, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Mtn Valley HS, Lat: 44.563889 Lon: -70.559083, Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: WQHU219
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 11/06/2017, Certifier: Danielle A Small
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Pennacook LC, Lat: 44.531222 Lon: -70.547111, Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 14.1 m, Call Sign: WQHU221
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 11/06/2017, Certifier: Danielle A Small
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Rumford ES, Lat: 44.553083 Lon: -70.553167, Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 11.1 m, Call Sign: WQHU222
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 11/06/2017, Certifier: Danielle A Small
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • RUMFORD, Lat: 44.543500 Lon: -70.550306, Call Sign: WQJG741
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 09/03/2018, Certifier: Brian Gagnon
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • 100 Congress St (Lat: 44.545333 Lon: -70.546167), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WHB815
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/1981, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Atlantic Coast Radio, LLC, 779 Warren Avenue, Portland, ME 04103, Phone: (207) 773-9695, Fax: (207) 761-4406
  • STATION, Main Street (Lat: 44.583389 Lon: -70.633389), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WHJ738, Licensee ID: L01266742
    Assigned Frequencies: 2189.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1998, Expiration Date: 11/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2007
    Registrant: Tri-County E.M.S. Council, Inc., 300 Main Street, Lewiston, ME 04240, Phone: (207) 795-2880

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Black Mountain (Lat: 44.583667 Lon: -70.637556), Call Sign: KNKK601
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Bruce R Lederman
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Ave, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rumford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3138N , Serial Number: 13396, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne D Davis, 808 Prospect Ave, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61119 , Serial Number: 18504110, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip Henry Zinck, 583 Prospect Ave, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: YATES ELDEN H AVIPRO BEARHAWK (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MAZDA 13B (146 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 652BH , Serial Number: 020-27/28-652, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Elden H Yates, 50 Hall Hill Rd, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72952 , Serial Number: 10150, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Partnership): Flying Club Pioneer, Care Crnr Pharmacy, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75890 , Serial Number: 17268020, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Tony L Milligan, 200 Ellis River Rd, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7827X , Serial Number: 17248327, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Mark S Davis, 619 Maple St, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8192D , Serial Number: 18-6130, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip H Zinck, 581 Prospect Ave, Rumford, ME 04276


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Rumford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rumford, ME
Businesses in Rumford, ME
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Curves1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Sears1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1

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