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Population in 2010: 6,297. Population change since 2000: -6.0%
Males: 3,021  (48.0%)
Females: 3,276  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04976.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,955 (it was $26,726 in 2000)
Skowhegan:

$26,955
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,680

Skowhegan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,812 (it was $63,800 in 2000)
Skowhegan:

$103,812
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,286; Detached houses: $116,932; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,367; In 2-unit structures: $310,048; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,204; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $50,468; Mobile homes: $42,275

Median gross rent in 2012: $634.

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  • White alone - 6,189 (96.1%)
  • Two or more races - 114 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 45 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Skowhegan: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (25.1%), Irish (15.9%), English (14.9%), United States (4.7%), French Canadian (4.4%), German (4.3%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Skowhegan:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skowhegan CDP:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

45 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.7%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Skowhegan, Maine as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Skowhegan to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,301 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,228 (1.3%)

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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+: New York, NY (353.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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: +2,948 (+45.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,469 (62.4%)

Area code: 207

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Crime rates in Skowhegan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000011010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.411.50.011.60.0
Rapes 0286133671061014
per 100,000 0.022.390.367.6146.234.067.680.0115.469.7116.4163.5
Robberies 213113222425
per 100,000 22.511.233.811.311.234.022.522.923.146.523.358.4
Assaults 1332356466556
per 100,000 146.033.522.633.856.267.945.168.669.358.158.270.1
Burglaries 11556829367585850575853105
per 100,000 1291.4625.1925.11047.8753.6656.6653.4571.4657.9673.6617.11226.3
Thefts 379288350385279320256327265282349419
per 100,000 4256.03214.63948.64337.53138.03622.82884.23736.73058.63274.94063.84893.7
Auto thefts 24510444611591615
per 100,000 269.555.8112.845.145.045.367.6125.757.7104.5186.3175.2
Arson 001632543116
per 100,000 0.00.011.367.633.722.656.345.734.611.611.670.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 315.8203.2316.2312.3311.1243.6234.6304.7306.9265.8353.1454.6

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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 Skowhegan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Maine average:

1.70

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Skowhegan-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/4/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Skowhegan place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1971, a category F2 tornado 2.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Skowhegan-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 79% 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 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
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city 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 38.9 miles away from Skowhegan center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 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 Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 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 Recipient born in Skowhegan: George H. Littlefield.


Hospitals/medical centers in Skowhegan:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Skowhegan, ME

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: 2,074)
  • Husson University (about 46 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 53 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 82 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 82 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 97 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 121 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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

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

EMK, INC. (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2002), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-12-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2004), St BCA signed (FEB-03-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2004)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
SAPPI FINE PAPER, N.A. (Population served: 920, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-1999. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-1999. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-1998. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1998. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1998. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-1998)
  • 9 other older health violations
LAKEWOOD GOLF COURSE (Population served: 625, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
KENS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 375, 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 (SEP-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2006)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
FOUR SEASONS RESTAURANT (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TWO RIVERS CG (Population served: 163, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LAKE GEORGE REGIONAL PARK #2 (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MSAD 54 CORNVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • MSAD 54 CANAAN ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 223, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE GEORGE REGIONAL PARK #1 (Population served: 118, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MSAD 54 MERCER ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.3%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Skowhegan, ME

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 compared to Maine state average:

Skowhegan, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 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 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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Skowhegan travel time to work - commute


Skowhegan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.86%
Here29.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches
Adherents59.4%7.5%7.1%4.4%3.7%
Congregations12.5%12.5%9.4%7.8%9.4%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%2.5%2.3%2.1%7.8%
Congregations6.3%3.1%6.3%1.6%31.3%
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: 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%

7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
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 Kennebec County, ME  2.09% ($29,363 average AGI)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.92% ($25,090)
from Franklin County, ME  0.30% ($36,655)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kennebec County, ME  2.00% ($26,873 average AGI)
to Penobscot County, ME  1.04% ($27,144)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.26% ($26,426)

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)

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

Skowhegan, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 47
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 69
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 56
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • 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 Skowhegan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 102

Incident types - Skowhegan


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