Union, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,259. Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 1,108  (49.0%)
Females: 1,151  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04862.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,357 (it was $37,679 in 2000)
Union:

$47,357
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,689 (it was $16,240 in 2000)

Union town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $175,903 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
Union:

$175,903
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $219,417; Detached houses: $232,482; Townhouses or other attached units: $338,180; In 2-unit structures: $280,431; Mobile homes: $96,031
Union races chart
  • White alone - 2,221 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Union: 183.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (23.6%), Irish (13.9%), German (10.8%), United States (8.6%), French (7.4%), Scottish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/20/1786

Elevation: 97 feet

Land area: 32.1 square miles.

Population density: 70 people per square mile   (very low).

Union,ME real estate house value index trend

Union, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Union:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

48 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.2% Latin America).

This town:  2.2%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Union, Maine as of January 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Union to the number of sex offenders is 1,175 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Union town:  1.3% ($1,223)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Union satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (62.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (159.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (330.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hope, ME (2.0 miles ), Warren, ME (2.3 miles ), Appleton, ME (2.4 miles ), Washington, ME (2.7 miles ), Rockport, ME (2.9 miles ), Waldoboro, ME (3.1 miles ), Camden, ME (3.1 miles ), Thomaston, ME (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $131,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 69.27 W

Area code: 207

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

5.6%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)

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

Average climate in Union, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

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

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.9 miles away from the city 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 126.3 miles away from Union center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 252.7 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 56.3 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 Union 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 63.0 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 Knox County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Union:

  • FIELDCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WALDOBORO, ME)
  • WINDWARD GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)
  • CAMDEN COMM HOSP HC CENTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CAMDEN, ME)
  • SHORE VILLAGE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • KNO-WAL-LIN HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LONG TERM CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)
  • KNOX CENTER FOR LTC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCKLAND, ME)

Airports located in Union:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 28 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 49 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 54 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine (about 56 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 62 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 64 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 67 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Union:

See full list of schools located in Union

Library in Union:

  • VOSE LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,282; Location: 343 COMMON ROAD; 13,763 books; 462 audio materials; 352 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Union: Camp Adahi (A), Union Fairgrounds (B), Union Fire Department (C), Sterling Ambulance (D), Union Ambulance Service (E), Matthews Museum of Maine Heritage (F), Vose Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Village Cemetery (1), Lake View Cemetery (2), Skidmore Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Crawford Pond (A), Round Pond (B), Sennebec Pond (C), Seven Tree Pond (D), Lerman Pond (E), Mill Stream (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Maine Outdoors (Tours & Charters; 69 Beote Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 75.9. This is about average.

City:

75.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 6.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

9.14

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

MSAD 40 MEDOMAK VALLEY HI SCH (Population served: 791, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
MSAD 40 UNION ELEM-MIDDLE SCH (Population served: 424, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2006), St Boil Water Order (AUG-25-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-06-2006 to SEP-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2008), St Intentional no-action (JUL-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MSAD 40 MEDOMAK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Population served: 319, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
MIC MAC COVE CAMPGROUND, INC (Population served: 207, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-10-2005 to JUN-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MSAD 40 PRESCOTT MEM SCHOOL (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2008), St Intentional no-action (JUL-26-2011)
CRAWFORD COMMONS (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-03-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)

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

  • THOMPSON COMMUNITY CTR/TOWN OF UNION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.5%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

9.6%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Union compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.

Banks with branches in Union (2011 data):

  • Damariscotta Bank & Trust Co.: Union Branch at 17 Sennebec Road, branch established on 2001/08/01. Info updated 2007/04/24: Bank assets: $161.0 mil, Deposits: $142.6 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Damariscotta Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Camden National Bank: Union Branch at Union Common, branch established on 1960/12/19. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, headquarters in Camden, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)

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 Union town (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.32%
Here: 27.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents39.5%13.8%10.5%7.7%6.6%
Congregations10.2%22.4%14.3%6.1%6.1%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents4.3%2.8%2.1%1.8%11.0%
Congregations4.1%2.0%2.0%2.0%30.6%
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: 17
Knox County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Knox County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Knox County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.6%
Maine:

25.0%

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Lincoln County, ME  0.62% ($24,021 average AGI)
from Waldo County, ME  0.59% ($33,261)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.46% ($39,704)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Waldo County, ME  0.84% ($36,763 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, ME  0.73% ($29,500)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.49% ($37,052)

Strongest AM radio stations in Union:

  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union:

  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Union:

  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)

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

Union, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 55
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Union fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $1,707,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,409
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,024
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 17,972

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.55 Mi W Of Sr 131,1.94 Mi Ne Of Sr 17 3mi Nnw Of (Lat: 44.248889 Lon: -69.308889), Call Sign: KNKN808
    Assigned Frequencies: 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/05/2019, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Mark L Gartley, Coggins Hill Road (Lat: 44.250861 Lon: -69.307667), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.8 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Mark L Gartley, Coggins Hill Road (Lat: 44.250861 Lon: -69.307667), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.8 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Erik Brooks, Millay Road (Lat: 44.185944 Lon: -69.300333), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Union, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 1 Mi Nw From Jct N Union & Coggans Hill Rd (Lat: 44.249222 Lon: -69.308361), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNET719
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHz, 6735.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/21/2008, Expiration Date: 06/17/2018
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • Union, 2.5 Km W Of Sr-131, 3.1 Km Ne Of Sr-17, 4.8 Km Nnw Of (Lat: 44.248889 Lon: -69.308889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16.8 m, Overall height: 17.8 m, Call Sign: WPYU956
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2003, Expiration Date: 11/04/2013, Certifier: Scott Donlea
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • COGGINS HILL, Coggins Hill Road (Lat: 44.250861 Lon: -69.307667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQHQ374
    Assigned Frequencies: 10765.0 MHz, 955.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2007, Expiration Date: 10/03/2017, Certifier: Linwood L Lothrop
    Registrant: Knox County Maine, 4 Turner Street, Brunswick, ME 04011, Phone: (207) 729-9136, Fax: (207) 878-0025, Email:
  • RAGGED MTN, Ragged Mtn (Lat: 44.210833 Lon: -69.151056), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQHQ379
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 11255.0 MHz, 10825.0 MHz, 955.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2007, Expiration Date: 10/03/2017, Certifier: Linwood L Lothrop
    Registrant: Knox County Maine, 4 Turner Street, Brunswick, ME 04011, Phone: (207) 729-9136, Fax: (207) 878-0025, Email:
  • COGGANS HILL, Coggans Hill Road (Lat: 44.249917 Lon: -69.307889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQNN418, Licensee ID: L01544791
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.775 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 03/30/2021, Certifier: David E Mars
    Registrant: State Of; Mscommnet Project Maine, 91 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0091, Phone: (207) 624-9933, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Union)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER INC SR7 XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 208WG , Serial Number: 99-2157-SR7XL, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): William A Grusik, 2556 N Union Rd, Union, ME 04862
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2761C , Serial Number: 26305, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): C Dale Flint, 63 Clarry Hill Ln, Union, ME 04862

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Businesses in Union, ME

  • True Value: 1
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