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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 2012: $41,579 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Sebec:

$41,579
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,655

Sebec town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $135,054 (it was $84,300 in 2000)
Sebec:

$135,054
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,489; Detached houses: $174,883; Townhouses or other attached units: $200,295; Mobile homes: $80,892

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Sebec races chart
  • White alone - 611 (97.0%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sebec: 178.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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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).

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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

For population 15 years and over in Sebec town:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sebec, Maine as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sebec to the number of sex offenders is 570 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 in 2000:

Sebec town:  0.8% ($667)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
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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+: New York, NY (397.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Sebec-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 78% 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 78.0 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
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.2 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 44.3 miles away from the city 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 80.2 miles away from Sebec center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 21.5 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 Piscataquis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Sebec:

  • MAYO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • HIBBARD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Sebec, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sebec:

  • University of Maine (about 32 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 9,235)
  • Husson University (about 33 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 65 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 124 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 124 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 139 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 164 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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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:

SEBEC VILLAGE CAFE & MARKET (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-28-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
SEBEC COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sebec, ME

Sebec compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sebec town (based on Piscataquis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.64%
Here33.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents36.9%23.3%12.5%9.8%4.1%
Congregations17.2%24.1%6.9%13.8%3.4%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%3.2%1.6%1.8%
Congregations6.9%3.4%10.3%6.9%6.9%
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: 9
Piscataquis County:

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.
Maine:

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

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Piscataquis County:

27.5%
Maine:

25.0%

6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Maine average:

6.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.61% ($26,069 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.48% ($19,400)
from York County, ME  0.41% ($42,000)


6.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  2.28% ($26,622 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.45% ($34,500)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.38% ($26,208)

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 fatal accident list:

Jan 26, 2005 10:44 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 2004 04:00 PM, North Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 3, 2003 07:35 AM, Sr-6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Aug 6, 2000 11:50 AM, Stagecoach Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 1998 08:18 PM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1987 02:30 PM, 70927093, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 746
Total average daily truck traffic: 59
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,119


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA1CYY, Licensee ID: L00907861
    Grant Date: 08/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/20/2014
    Registrant: Donald A Ambler, 92 North Rd., Sebec, ME 04481
  • Call Sign: W1GHH, Licensee ID: L00289350
    Grant Date: 07/21/1997, Expiration Date: 07/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2009
    Registrant: Daniel C Newcome, Sebec, ME 04481
  • Call Sign: KB1OUS, Licensee ID: L01265112
    Grant Date: 04/04/2007, Expiration Date: 04/04/2017, Certifier: Charles B Shaffer
    Registrant: Charles B Shaffer, 214 Downs Rd, Sebec, ME 04481
  • Call Sign: KB1OXE, Licensee ID: L01275682
    Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Alexander M Shaffer
    Registrant: Alexander M Shaffer, 214 Downs Rd, Sebec, ME 04481
  • Call Sign: KB1WEA, Licensee ID: L01666654
    Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/17/2021, Certifier: William N Welsh
    Registrant: William N Welsh, 427 Downs Rd, Sebec, ME 04481

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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 , Serial Number: 31168, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1985
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Edgar C Jr Prouty, 728 Milo Rd, Sebec, ME 04481, Other Owners: Cathrine L Prouty


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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