Sedgwick, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,196. Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 593  (49.6%)
Females: 603  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04676.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,072 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$51,072
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,177 (it was $19,772 in 2000)

Sedgwick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $211,088 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$211,088
ME:

$184,700
  • Races in Sedgwick, ME (2010)

    Sedgwick races chart
    • 1,16397.2%White alone
    • 211.8%Hispanic
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sedgwick: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Sedgwick, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: English (26.0%), United States (13.0%), Irish (11.9%), German (8.3%), French (6.2%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/14/1789

Elevation: 39 feet

Land area: 27.0 square miles.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (very low).

Sedgwick,ME real estate house value index trend

Sedgwick, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Sedgwick:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sedgwick town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Sedgwick, Maine as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Sedgwick to the number of sex offenders is 598 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:

Sedgwick town:  1.1% ($1,162)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Sedgwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (92.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (185.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (358.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Brooksville, ME (2.3 miles ), Brooklin, ME (2.3 miles ), Blue Hill, ME (2.6 miles ), Deer Isle, ME (2.7 miles ), Castine, ME (3.1 miles ), Penobscot, ME (3.2 miles ), Stonington, ME (3.3 miles ), Islesboro, ME (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 68.64 W

Area code: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Private households (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Sedgwick, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sedgwick-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% 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 24.7 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 250.9 miles away from Sedgwick center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 157.9 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 283.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from Sedgwick center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 22.7 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sedgwick topographic map

Birthplace of: Warren C. Philbrook - Politician.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sedgwick:

  • Husson University (about 36 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 40 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 58 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 78 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 92 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 94 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 98 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Sedgwick:

See full list of schools located in Sedgwick

Library in Sedgwick:

  • SEDGWICK LIBRARY ASSN (Operating income: $3,217; Location: 45 MAIN STREET; 10,510 books; 124 audio materials; 58 video materials; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sedgwick: Sedgwick Town Landing (A), Sedgwick Volunteer Fire Department Sargentville Station (B), Sedgwick Volunteer Fire Department Ridge Road Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sedgwick include: Eccemoccin Church (A), Number Three Chapel (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rural Cemetery (1), Pine Grove Cemetery (2), Camp Stream Cemetery (3), Carters Point Cemetery (4), Forest Home Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Mill Pond (A), Black Pond (B), Frost Pond (C), John Gray Pond (D), Clapps Meadow (E), Frost Pond Bog (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Meadow Brook (A), Deep Bridge Brook (B), Snow Brook (C), Camp Stream (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Art @ The Flower Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1785 N. Sedgwick Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hancock 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.122. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.122
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.98
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.76. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.76
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

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

0.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Maine average:

11.2

Sedgwick travel time to work - commute Sedgwick mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sedgwick town (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
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: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hancock County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.18% ($36,406 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.28% ($21,300)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($30,875)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.14% ($29,886 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.36% ($31,947)
to Washington County, ME  0.21% ($33,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sedgwick:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sedgwick:

  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, 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.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, 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.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Sedgwick:

  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)

Sedgwick fatal accident list:

Mar 22, 2011 06:40 AM, Sr-15, Lat: 44.30082, Lon: -68.68498, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 11, 1980 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1980 08:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 26, 1980 08:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1978 06:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 4, 1977 09:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $1,238,000Total costs
  • 52Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 467 Ridge Rd (Lat: 44.362722 Lon: -68.619500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN831
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Mark L Gartley, 3200 Ridge Road (Lat: 44.362722 Lon: -68.619500), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 7733998900, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVE #700
  • Mark L Gartley, 3200 Ridge Road (Lat: 44.362722 Lon: -68.619500), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3200 Ridge Road (Lat: 44.362722 Lon: -68.619500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPMY839
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 04/05/2024, Certifier: David A CarterRegistrant: Browns Comm, Suite B 162 Bangor Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605, Phone: (207) 667-2254, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rt 172 N Sedgwick Rd (Lat: 44.331750 Lon: -68.592806), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WHD623, Licensee ID: L00021510
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/1999, Expiration Date: 12/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005Registrant: James N Anderson, Rr1 Box 2290 Rt 172 N Sedgwick Rd, Sedgwick, ME 04676

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sedgwick)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 172JB , Serial Number: 17262206, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan R Wood, 63 Christy Hill Rd Box 63, Sedgwick, ME 04676
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/18/1980
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2003Z , Serial Number: 15059803, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Behnken, 607 N Sedgwick Rd, Sedgwick, ME 04676

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Sedgwick

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sedgwick, ME

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Businesses in Sedgwick, ME

  • U-Haul: 1

Sedgwick compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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