Stoneham, Maine

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Population in 2010: 236. Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 123  (52.1%)
Females: 113  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04231.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,350 (it was $38,611 in 2000)
Stoneham:

$46,350
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,906 (it was $18,038 in 2000)

Stoneham town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $133,575 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Stoneham:

$133,575
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $162,032; Detached houses: $170,983; In 2-unit structures: $119,397; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $59,699; Mobile homes: $94,468
Stoneham races chart
  • White alone - 234 (99.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stoneham: 162.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (41.6%), Irish (11.0%), French (6.7%), Italian (6.7%), German (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1834

Land area: 35.7 square miles.

Population density: 6.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Stoneham,ME real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Stoneham:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stoneham town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 72.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stoneham, Maine as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stoneham to the number of sex offenders is 273 to 1.


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

Stoneham town:  1.0% ($800)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (49.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (133.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (281.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Lovell, ME (2.2 miles ), Stow, ME (2.7 miles ), Waterford, ME (2.7 miles ), Sweden, ME (2.8 miles ), Greenwood, ME (3.3 miles ), Chatham, NH (3.3 miles ), Bethel, ME (3.4 miles ), Gilead, ME (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $25,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $278,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.25 N, Longitude: 70.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Stoneham household income distribution Stoneham home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.4%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Wood products (11%)
  • Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Leather and allied products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Special education teachers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Stoneham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% 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 143.3 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 175.2 miles away from Stoneham 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 64.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.8 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 133.5 miles away from Stoneham center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 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 Oxford County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Stoneham:

  • BRIDGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BRIDGTON, ME)
  • NORWAY REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NORWAY, ME)
  • LEDGEVIEW LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST PARIS, ME)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - SO PARIS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SOUTH PARIS, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stoneham:

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 35 miles; Standish, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 45 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 50 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 52 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 52 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Plymouth State University (about 55 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • University of New England (about 60 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)

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Notable locations in Stoneham: Stoneham Rescue Services Base 1 (A), Stoneham Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Stoneham: Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Hillside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Pond (A), Lombard Pond (B), Number Eight Pond (C), Trout Pond (D), Weymouth Pond (E), Whitney Pond (F), Keewaydin Lake (G), Virginia Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Rock Brook (A), Rattlesnake Brook (B), Meadow Brook (C), Shirley Brook (D), Willard Brook (E), Hannah Brook (F), Goodwin Brook (G), Beaver Brook (H), Bartlett Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oxford 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 2012 was 69.7. This is about average.

City:

69.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.15. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.15
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 8.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.70
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.14

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

AJS EVERYTHING (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
EVERGREEN VALL TIMESHR OWNERS (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2006), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.8%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

16.6%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Stoneham compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly 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. (70%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stoneham town (based on Oxford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.59%
Here: 20.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents50.5%14.0%5.4%4.7%3.9%
Congregations10.8%25.7%12.2%6.8%4.1%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.4%2.5%2.1%9.9%
Congregations5.4%2.7%4.1%2.7%25.7%
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: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Oxford County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Oxford County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oxford County:

25.6%
Maine:

25.0%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
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 Androscoggin County, ME  1.17% ($32,016 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($32,057)
from York County, ME  0.34% ($35,114)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Androscoggin County, ME  1.12% ($27,227 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  1.11% ($34,134)
to York County, ME  0.35% ($32,392)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stoneham:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKTQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH PARIS, ME; Owner: PENNESSEEWASSEE BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stoneham:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMWV (93.5 FM; CONWAY, NH; Owner: MT. WASHINGTON RADIO & GRAMOPHONE, L.L.C.)
  • WVMJ (104.5 FM; CONWAY, NH; Owner: MT. WASHINGTON RADIO & GRAMOPHONE, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Stoneham:

  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 182
Total average daily truck traffic: 11
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 273

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Evergreen Valley Ski Area (Lat: 44.250056 Lon: -70.873111), Call Sign: WRA278
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, 155.220 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2004, Expiration Date: 07/17/2014
    Registrant: National Ski Patrol System Inc, 133 S Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 988-1111, Fax: (303) 988-3005, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB1RSB, Licensee ID: L01460598
    Grant Date: 01/22/2009, Expiration Date: 01/22/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2009, Certifier: Dennis K Boutilier
    Registrant: Dennis K Boutilier, Stoneham, ME 04231
  • Call Sign: K1OLD, Previous Call Sign: KB1RSB, Licensee ID: L01460598
    Grant Date: 02/20/2009, Expiration Date: 02/20/2019, Certifier: Dennis K Boutilier
    Registrant: Dennis K Boutilier, Stoneham, ME 04231
  • Call Sign: KB1YMK, Licensee ID: L01724599
    Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 07/25/2022, Certifier: Frank J Robey
    Registrant: Frank J Robey, 12 Shirley Valley Ln, Stoneham, ME 04231

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