Topsham, Maine

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Population in 2010: 5,931.
Population change since 2000: -5.4%
Males: 2,615  (44.1%)
Females: 3,316  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04086.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,417 (it was $45,634 in 2000)
Topsham:

$76,417
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,315 (it was $19,995 in 2000)

Topsham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $229,674 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Topsham:

$229,674
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $275,588; detached houses: $301,882; townhouses or other attached units: $181,427; in 2-unit structures: $251,936; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $284,214; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,074; mobile homes: $86,221

Median gross rent in 2017: $901.

March 2019 cost of living index in Topsham: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Topsham, ME (2010)
    • 5,63495.0%White alone
    • 911.5%Hispanic
    • 751.3%Asian alone
    • 721.2%Two or more races
    • 360.6%Black alone
    • 180.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Topsham, Maine as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Topsham is 1,074 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Topsham by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.2)
1
(11.5)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.9)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
1
(11.5)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(20.3)
3
(30.2)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
2
(22.8)
1
(11.4)
2
(22.9)
1
(11.5)
2
(23.0)
1
(11.4)
2
(22.8)
2
(22.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(263.6)
24
(241.4)
19
(188.6)
24
(240.7)
29
(292.7)
20
(200.9)
29
(330.2)
33
(376.3)
27
(309.3)
26
(299.2)
18
(206.8)
18
(205.8)
21
(238.9)
20
(227.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(1,278)
144
(1,449)
187
(1,856)
158
(1,584)
165
(1,665)
94
(944.4)
139
(1,583)
182
(2,075)
117
(1,341)
106
(1,220)
95
(1,092)
82
(937.4)
104
(1,183)
72
(820.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(40.6)
7
(70.4)
7
(69.5)
9
(90.3)
9
(90.8)
8
(80.4)
7
(79.7)
4
(45.6)
10
(114.6)
4
(46.0)
4
(46.0)
1
(11.4)
5
(56.9)
3
(34.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(20.3)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.089.5105.998.594.468.397.3149.5101.688.466.455.173.262.9

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City-data.com crime index in Topsham, ME

Crime rate in Topsham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Maine average:

1.69
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Topsham, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: French (15.3%), English (13.6%), French Canadian (11.8%), American (7.2%), German (6.6%), Irish (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1764

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 538 people per square mile   (low).

Topsham, Maine map

238 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This place:

3.7%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,263 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,670 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (24.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (125.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (292.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Brunswick, ME (1.1 miles ),
Brunswick Station, ME (1.7 miles ),
West Bath, ME (2.5 miles ),
Bath, ME (2.6 miles ),
Lisbon Falls, ME (2.7 miles ),
Bowdoinham, ME (2.7 miles ),
Bowdoin, ME (2.8 miles ),
Woolwich, ME (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.93 N, Longitude: 69.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -153 (-2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 686 (21.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Topsham, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Topsham, ME in 2017
Topsham satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1998: 56 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2005: 85 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $243,300
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $246,800
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $223,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Topsham, ME residents
Average permit cost in Topsham, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Maine:

3.8%
Historical population in Topsham, ME
Historical housing units in Topsham, ME
Most common industries in Topsham, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.9%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Topsham, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)

Average climate in Topsham, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.654. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.654
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.75. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.75
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Topsham-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 190.5 miles away from Topsham 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 87.6 miles away from Topsham center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 218.5 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 94.2 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 43.6 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 71.6 miles away from Topsham 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 Sagadahoc County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Topsham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Topsham:

  • BRUNSWICK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • MID COAST SENIOR HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • DIONNE COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • HORIZONS LIVING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BATH, ME)
  • WINSHIP GREEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BATH, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Topsham:

  • Southern Maine Community College (about 24 miles; South Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 25 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 28 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 30 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of New England (about 40 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 52 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 74 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

Public high school in Topsham:

Public elementary/middle schools in Topsham:

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Library in Topsham:

  • TOPSHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $409,516; Location: 25 FORESIDE ROAD; 32,246 books; 2,207 audio materials; 2,272 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Topsham: Topsham Fairgrounds (A), Topsham Rescue Service (B), Northeast Mobile Health Services (C), Topsham Town Offices (D), Topsham Public Library (E), McTeague Highbee Law Library (F), Topsham Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Topsham include: United Baptist Church (A), Midcoast Presbyterian Church (B), Ark Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rogers Cemetery (1), Topsham Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Topsham: Topsham Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Holman S. Melcher - Union Army officer, William A. Ellis - Politician.

Sagadahoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BRUNSWICK / TOPSHAM WATER DIST (Population served: 16,988, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
MSAD 75 BOWDOIN CENTRAL SCHOOL (Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-23-2005 to NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-16-2005 to NOV-16-2005)
SERVANTS OF THE CROSS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2008)
ROLLER WORLD- SEACOAST UNITED (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2008), St Intentional no-action (AUG-08-2011)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
MSAD 75 HARPSWELL ISLAND SCH (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CATHANCE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-22-2005 to SEP-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PEJEPSCOT SCHOOL-TOPSHAM (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 51 regular monitoring violations

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

  • TOPSHAM MOBILE HOME PARK INC (Population served: 235, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.5%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Topsham in 2010:

  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Topsham in 2000:

  • 64 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Topsham (2011 data):

  • Norway Savings Bank: Topsham Fair Branch at 47 Topsham Fair Mall Road, branch established on 1985/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $958.8 mil, Deposits: $711.3 mil, headquarters in Norway, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Norway Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bath Savings Institution: Highlands Retire. Community Branch at 26 Elm Street, branch established on 1997/10/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $636.7 mil, Deposits: $486.8 mil, headquarters in Bath, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Border Trust Company: Topsham Branch at 2 Main Street, branch established on 2000/12/11. Info updated 2007/04/06: Bank assets: $48.2 mil, Deposits: $44.6 mil, headquarters in Augusta, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Border Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Bank of Maine: Topsham Branch at 16 Topsham Fair Mall Road, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Topsham:

Marital status in Topsham, ME
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Topsham:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Topsham
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Topsham, ME (based on Sagadahoc County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,1773
Mainline Protestant2,52715
Evangelical Protestant2,13420
Other6462
Orthodox881
None26,721-
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: 6
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Sagadahoc County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Sagadahoc County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sagadahoc County:

7.7%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sagadahoc County:

26.5%
State:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Topsham:

54.1%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Topsham:

53.4%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Topsham:

28.2
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Topsham:

21.8%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Topsham:

9.4%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Topsham:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Topsham:

34.4%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

60.9%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Topsham, ME Residents

8.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, ME  2.81% ($48,018 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.82% ($41,638)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.66% ($46,627)


7.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  2.52% ($60,456 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.88% ($45,522)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.81% ($46,234)
Businesses in Topsham, ME
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nissan1
Ashley Furniture2Payless1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske1
Circle K1RadioShack1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks2
FedEx2Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1U.S. Cellular1
Maurices1UPS1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike2World Gym1

Strongest AM radio stations in Topsham:

  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Topsham:

  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBOR (91.1 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: THE PRES. & TRUSTEES OF BOWDOIN COLL)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WYFP (91.9 FM; HARPSWELL, ME; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Topsham:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W29CA (Channel 29; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Topsham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Topsham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 48.9mTotal length
  • 166,354Total average daily traffic
  • 12,021Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Topsham, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Topsham, ME

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Topsham)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Topsham, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Cmp Substation 0.2 Mi Off Rt 201 (Lat: 43.940056 Lon: -69.970306), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNET718,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2007, Expiration Date: 12/24/2017, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2017, Phone: (207) 626-9480
  • Topsham, East Schoolhouse Crossing (Lat: 43.981028 Lon: -69.941222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WQBA354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10552.5 MHz, 10572.5 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2004, Expiration Date: 09/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2014, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Oak St WT, 20 Oak Street (Lat: 43.922083 Lon: -69.976278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQSR571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2013, Expiration Date: 11/04/2023, Certifier: Mark Waltz, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • BRUNSWICK, Meadow Rd (Lat: 43.993111 Lon: -69.978917), Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: KCB82,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3970.00 MHz, 3970.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 02/19/1998, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2000, Phone: (404) 810-4021
  • 122 Main St (Lat: 43.940056 Lon: -69.966694), Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WCD969,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/1995, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Phone: (207) 725-9224

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Topsham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Topsham)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$171,31618$154,77398$147,30413$70,2542$105,5402$71,225
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$220,5451$201,82010$164,9752$262,3751$108,4401$39,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$115,7354$172,01331$166,8403$109,1501$128,3001$40,150
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$146,0153$139,99019$151,3410$01$101,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$157,6070$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9803.01 , 9803.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$174,2286$180,332
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$178,6700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$114,8600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9803.01 , 9803.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Topsham, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Topsham, ME - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 68 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Topsham, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.8%), and Outside Fires (37.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Topsham, ME
    • 32243.8%Structure Fires
    • 27237.0%Outside Fires
    • 8912.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 527.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Topsham, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Topsham, ME
  • 64.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.6%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Topsham, ME
  • 46.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 17.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Wood


Topsham compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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