St. Albans, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,005. Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 1,021  (50.9%)
Females: 984  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04971.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,031 (it was $28,306 in 2000)
St. Albans:

$34,031
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,685 (it was $13,238 in 2000)

St. Albans town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,581 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
St. Albans:

$105,581
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $127,589; Detached houses: $150,785; In 2-unit structures: $285,473; Mobile homes: $55,325; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,458
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St. Albans races chart
  • White alone - 1,954 (97.5%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.10%)

Races in St. Albans detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Albans: 165.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.7%), United States (16.1%), Irish (13.1%), French (12.5%), German (5.1%), Scottish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/14/1813

Elevation: 275 feet

Land area: 44.8 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Albans,ME real estate house value index trend

St. Albans, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in St. Albans:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Albans town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

35 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.9%
Maine:  3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

St. Albans town:  0.9% ($611)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
St. Albans satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (97.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (199.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (362.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hartland, ME (2.1 miles ), Ripley, ME (2.3 miles ), Palmyra, ME (2.4 miles ), Corinna, ME (2.6 miles ), Cambridge, ME (2.8 miles ), Harmony, ME (2.8 miles ), Dexter, ME (2.8 miles ), Newport, ME (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 44.93 N, Longitude: 69.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

St. Albans household income distribution St. Albans home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Leather and allied products (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Paper (3%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Leather and allied products (11%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in St. Albans: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Albans, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

St. Albans-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 215.0 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 253.7 miles away from St. Albans 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 147.6 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 73.2 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 31.6 miles away from St. Albans 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 57.3 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).
St. Albans topographic map

Birthplace of: Alfred Dudley Turner - Composer.

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Albans:

  • SQUARE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, ME)
  • SANFIELD REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HARTLAND, ME)
  • DEXTER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DEXTER, ME)
  • SEBASTICOOK VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)
  • PITTSFIELD REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)
  • BIRCH GROVE REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PITTSFIELD, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Albans:

  • Husson University (about 31 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 36 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 42 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 46 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 94 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 98 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 98 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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Notable locations in St. Albans: Wild Goose Club (A), Big Indian Camps (B), Saint Albans Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in St. Albans: Saint Albans Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Watson Cemetery (1), Village Cemetery (2), Wing Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Halfmoon Pond (A), Little Indian Pond (B), Indian Pond (C), Mulligan Stream (D), Indian Pond (E), Indian Stream Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snell Brook (A), Robinson Brook (B), Ripley Stream (C), Ray Brook (D), Meloon Brook (E), Bog Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in St. Albans: Saint Albans Game Management Area (1). Display/hide its location 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 2001 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.5%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.7%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

19.5%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

6.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
18 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
6 people in other group homes in 2000

St. Albans compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (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 St. Albans town (based on Somerset County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.86%
Here: 29.9%
USA: 50.2%

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%

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 St. Albans:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Albans:

  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJCX (99.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, ME; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Albans:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,277,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,160
Total average daily truck traffic: 245
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,740

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - St. Albans

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