Skowhegan, Maine

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Population in 2010: 6,297. Population change since 2000: -6.0%
Males: 2,979  (47.3%)
Females: 3,318  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04976.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,024 (it was $26,726 in 2000)
Skowhegan:

$29,024
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,404 (it was $14,742 in 2000)

Skowhegan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,738 (it was $63,800 in 2000)
Skowhegan:

$97,738
ME:

$172,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $642.

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  • Races in Skowhegan, ME (2013)

    Skowhegan races chart
    • 6,03196.6%White alone
    • 1222.0%Two or more races
    • 320.5%American Indian alone
    • 240.4%Black alone
    • 190.3%Hispanic
    • 110.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Skowhegan: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (20.5%), Irish (17.4%), English (14.8%), United States (6.2%), German (5.9%), French Canadian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1823

Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 470 people per square mile   (low).

Skowhegan,ME real estate house value index trend

Skowhegan, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Skowhegan:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skowhegan CDP:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

154 residents are foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

2.3%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Skowhegan, Maine as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Skowhegan to the number of sex offenders is 269 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,365 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,318 (1.5%)

Skowhegan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (81.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (182.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (343.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Norridgewock, ME (2.3 miles ), Cornville, ME (2.5 miles ), Canaan, ME (2.8 miles ), Madison, ME (2.9 miles ), Anson, ME (3.0 miles ), Mercer, ME (3.3 miles ), Smithfield, ME (3.3 miles ), Starks, ME (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.77 N, Longitude: 69.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,298 (+53.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,260 (53.7%)

Area code: 207

Skowhegan household income distribution Skowhegan home values distribution

Crime rates in Skowhegan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000110100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.411.50.011.60.00.0
Rapes 02861336710610149
per 100,000 0.022.390.367.6146.234.067.680.0115.469.7116.4163.5105.4
Robberies 2131132224252
per 100,000 22.511.233.811.311.234.022.522.923.146.523.358.423.4
Assaults 13323564665567
per 100,000 146.033.522.633.856.267.945.168.669.358.158.270.182.0
Burglaries 1155682936758585057585310586
per 100,000 1,291.4625.1925.11,047.8753.6656.6653.4571.4657.9673.6617.11,226.31,007.4
Thefts 379288350385279320256327265282349419386
per 100,000 4,256.03,214.63,948.64,337.53,138.03,622.82,884.23,736.73,058.63,274.94,063.84,893.74,521.5
Auto thefts 2451044461159161526
per 100,000 269.555.8112.845.145.045.367.6125.757.7104.5186.3175.2304.6
Arson 0016325431163
per 100,000 0.00.011.367.633.722.656.345.734.611.611.670.135.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 315.8203.2316.2312.3311.1243.6234.6304.7306.9265.8353.1454.6380.7

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

Crime rate in Skowhegan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Maine average:

1.69
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Skowhegan, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Skowhegan, Maine average temperatures Skowhegan, Maine average precipitation Skowhegan, Maine humidity Skowhegan, Maine wind speed Skowhegan, Maine snowfall Skowhegan, Maine sunshine Skowhegan, Maine clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Skowhegan-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 198.0 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 235.6 miles away from Skowhegan center
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 128.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 82.8 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 22.3 miles away from Skowhegan 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 38.3 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 Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: George H. Littlefield - Civil War Medal of Honor recipient, Rodney Whittemore - Maine State Senator.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Skowhegan: George H. Littlefield.

Hospitals and medical centers in Skowhegan:

  • REDINGTON FAIRVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 46 FAIRVIEW AVE PO BOX 468)
  • DCI SKOWHEGAN (DIALYSIS CLINIC INC. SKOWHEGAN, ME)
  • CEDAR RIDGE CENTER (23 CEDAR RIDGE DRIVE)
  • WOODLAWN REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (59 WEST FRONT ST)

Heliports located in Skowhegan:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skowhegan:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 23 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 31 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 46 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 52 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 76 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 82 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 82 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public high schools in Skowhegan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Skowhegan:

See full list of schools located in Skowhegan, School District: S A D 54 SKOWHEGAN

Library in Skowhegan:

  • SKOWHEGAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $139,580; Location: 9 ELM STREET; 22,016 books; 579 audio materials; 1,191 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Skowhegan: Skowhegan Waste Treatment Plant (A), Skowhegan State Fair Grounds (B), Somerset County Courthouse (C), Skowhegan Municipal Building (D), Skowhegan Free Public Library (E), Skowhegan Fire Station (F), Skowhegan Community Center (G), Margaret Chase Smith Library (H), History House (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Plaza Mall Shopping Center (1), Skowhegan Village Shopping Center (2), Sampsons Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Skowhegan include: Trinity Evangelical Free Church (A), Riverfront Church of God (B), Orthodox Presbyterian Church (C), Notre Dam De Lourdes Catholic Church (D), Skowhegan Federated Church (E), All Saints Episcopal Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Cemetery (1), Blunt Cemetery (2), South Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cold Brook (A), Kennebec River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wesserunsett Stream (A), Whitten Brook (B), Currier Brook (C), Cold Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Skowhegan include: Coburn Park (1), Memorial Field (2), Coburn Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Skowhegan History House (Museums; 40 Elm Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Pinewood Motel (395 Canaan Road) (1), Towne Motel (172 Madison Avenue) (2), Breezy Acres Motel (315 Waterville Road) (3), KYES Motel (217 West Front Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maine State - Skowhegan- Courts- Superior Court (41 Court Street) (1), Maine State - Skowhegan- Courts- District Court (47 Court Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Somerset 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 2005 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1

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

SAPPI FINE PAPER N A (Population served: 920, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAKEWOOD TENNIS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KENS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 388, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-22-2005 to SEP-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
JELLYSTONE PARK @ YONDERHILL (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-25-2005 to AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007), St Intentional no-action (AUG-14-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MSAD 54 CANAAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 223, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EATON MOUNTAIN INC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-08-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TWO RIVERS CG (Population served: 163, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE GEORGE REGIONAL PARK #2 (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Skowhegan that have no violations reported:

  • BREEZY ACRES MOTEL (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.6%
(26.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.1%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Skowhegan in 2010:

  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Skowhegan in 2000:

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in other group homes

Skowhegan, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Skowhegan compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Skowhegan (2011 data):

  • Skowhegan Savings Bank: at 7 Elm Street, East Front Street Branch, Skowhegan Area High School Branch. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $448.1 mil, Deposits: $311.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Madison Avenue Branch at 214 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1962/07/16. 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
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Skowhegan Branch at 113 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1961/12/22. 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
  • Franklin Savings Bank: Somerset Branch at 194 Madison Street, branch established on 1976/11/08. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Maine average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Skowhegan CDP (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6947
Mainline Protestant3,09428
Evangelical Protestant2,55232
Other5013
None42,387-
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: 13
Somerset County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Somerset County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Somerset County:

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

31.7%
Maine:

25.0%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  1.67% ($27,240 average AGI)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.89% ($23,204)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.22% ($25,475)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  1.84% ($30,510 average AGI)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.94% ($25,820)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($25,662)

Strongest AM radio stations in Skowhegan:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WTVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Skowhegan:

  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEBB (98.5 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMEW (91.3 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Skowhegan:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • DW23AB (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: RUSSELL COMMUNICATIONS)
Skowhegan fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Skowhegan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 102

Incident types - Skowhegan

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Businesses in Skowhegan, ME
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Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts3Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Vans1
McDonald's1Walmart1
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