Sebec, Maine

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Population in 2010: 630.
Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 310  (49.2%)
Females: 320  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04426.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,779 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Sebec:

$48,779
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,600 (it was $13,495 in 2000)

Sebec town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $154,539 (it was $84,300 in 2000)
Sebec:

$154,539
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $153,691; detached houses: $164,885; townhouses or other attached units: $180,942; in 2-unit structures: $189,259; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,583; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,035; mobile homes: $61,623
March 2019 cost of living index in Sebec: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Sebec, ME (2010)
    • 61197.0%White alone
    • 91.4%Two or more races
    • 50.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.6%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sebec, Maine as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sebec is 630 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 (28.8%), French (24.0%), Irish (17.5%), Scottish (11.8%), United States (10.8%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/28/1812

Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 37.0 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Sebec, Maine map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Maine:

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

0.8% ($667)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (123.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (224.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (387.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Milo, ME (2.5 miles ),
Atkinson, ME (2.5 miles ),
Dover-Foxcroft, ME (2.7 miles ),
Brownville, ME (2.8 miles ),
Bowerbank, ME (2.9 miles),
Medford, ME (3.6 miles ),
Sangerville, ME (3.6 miles ),
Charleston, ME (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.24 N, Longitude: 69.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Sebec, ME in 2019
Sebec satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Sebec, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.8%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.4%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Sebec, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.1%)

Average climate in Sebec, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

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

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 230.6 miles away from Sebec 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 232.0 miles away from Sebec center
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 137.1 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 272.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 172.4 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 56.5 miles away from Sebec 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 Piscataquis County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sebec topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sebec:

  • MAYO REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • HIBBARD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sebec:

  • University of Maine (about 32 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 33 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 65 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 72 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 120 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 124 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 124 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sebec: Sebec Station (A), Village Fire Station (B), Sebec Historical Society Building (C), Sebec Volunteer Fire Department North Road Fire Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sebec: Sebec Village Community Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Harriman Corner Cemetery (1), Cowan Extension Cemetery (2), Sebec Corner Cemetery (3), Sebec Village Cemetery (4), Foss Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Dow Pond (A), Garland Pond (B), Harriman Pond (C), Parker Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alder Brook (A), Ayers Brook (B), Badger Brook (C), Smith Brook (D), Trout Brook (E), Gulf Stream (F), Salmon Stream (G), Meadow Brook (H), Merrill Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Foggy Mountain Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 131 Ladd Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Sunset Ridge Lodge & Outfitters (Sunset Ridge Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Piscataquis 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 Sebec and their reported violations in the past:

ROCKIN P SPORTING LODGE (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SEBEC COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.1%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
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: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.5%
Whole state:

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

3.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

For population 15 years and over in Sebec:

Marital status in Sebec, ME
  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Sebec:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sebec, ME (based on Piscataquis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,10813
Evangelical Protestant85513
Catholic3203
Other3185
None13,934-
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: 9
Here:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Piscataquis County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Piscataquis County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Piscataquis County:

10.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Piscataquis County:

27.5%
Maine:

25.0%

5.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Penobscot County, ME  1.68% ($30,806 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.41% ($40,280)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($51,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sebec:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sebec:

  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYY-FM (94.9 FM; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHMX (105.7 FM; LINCOLN, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Sebec:

  • W27CE (Channel 19; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Sebec, Maine
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count1384
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents2030
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons488
  • Fatalities1525
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents3339
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents120
See more detailed statistics of Sebec fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.8mTotal length
  • 902Total average daily traffic
  • 45Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,443Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edward G Roach, Tower Road (Me16897-A) (Lat: 45.245944 Lon: -69.148528), Type: 87.5, Structure height: 23021 m, Overall height: 79.9 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Vi, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, Tower Road (Me16897-A) (Lat: 45.245944 Lon: -69.148528), Type: 87.5, Structure height: 23021 m, Overall height: 79.9 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Vi, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • SEBEC TOWER, Tower Road (Me16897-A) (Lat: 45.245944 Lon: -69.148528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.9 m, Overall height: 87.5 m, Call Sign: WRJU568,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2020, Expiration Date: 10/29/2030, Certifier: Gary Grant, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 818 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Sebec, 167 Tower Road (Lat: 45.245944 Lon: -69.148528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.5 m, Overall height: 87.5 m, Call Sign: WQUK767,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 08/05/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2020, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard Street, Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sebec)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180D, N180D, N-180D, Serial Number: 31168, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 05/12/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Edgar C Jr Prouty, 728 Milo Rd, Sebec, ME 04481, Other Owners: Cathrine L Prouty
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2D (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 564G, N564G, N-564G, Serial Number: 15068276, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Kole B Stevens, 1023 Milo Rd, Sebec, ME 04481
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6187W, N6187W, N-6187W, Serial Number: 28-20213, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmi T Brown, 470 Milo Rd, Sebec, ME 04481
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/03/2018

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sebec, ME
  • 70.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.7%Wood
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sebec, ME
  • 85.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.3%Wood


Sebec compared to Maine state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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