Van Buren, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,937.
Population change since 2000: -18.2%
Males: 933  (48.2%)
Females: 1,004  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

52.5 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04785.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,511 (it was $19,441 in 2000)
Van Buren:

$27,511
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,361 (it was $13,225 in 2000)

Van Buren CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $57,997 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Van Buren:

$57,997
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $71,373; detached houses: $74,904; in 2-unit structures: $115,512; mobile homes: $33,335

Median gross rent in 2017: $485.

March 2019 cost of living index in Van Buren: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.5%
(34.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Van Buren, ME (2017)
    • 1,58194.8%White alone
    • 301.8%Black alone
    • 191.1%Hispanic
    • 150.9%Two or more races
    • 120.7%Asian alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Van Buren, Maine as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Van Buren is 417 to 1.


Crime rates in Van Buren 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.4)
1
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.6)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.6)
1
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(193.7)
13
(519.6)
5
(198.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(243.6)
4
(162.3)
1
(46.1)
1
(46.3)
6
(282.4)
7
(334.4)
1
(48.4)
1
(49.1)
1
(48.4)
3
(149.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(503.7)
8
(319.7)
3
(119.0)
8
(322.3)
3
(121.8)
8
(324.7)
5
(230.3)
2
(92.5)
7
(329.4)
16
(764.5)
26
(1,259)
15
(736.4)
13
(628.6)
16
(799.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(119.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.3)
4
(162.4)
1
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.3)
2
(94.1)
3
(143.3)
2
(96.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.4)
2
(99.9)
Arson
(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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)33.766.718.716.155.235.749.329.240.575.0100.272.232.450.4

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City-data.com crime index in Van Buren, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: French Canadian (27.7%), American (21.4%), French (21.1%), English (8.7%), Haitian (2.6%), Canadian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1881

Elevation: 658 feet

Land area: 4.19 square miles.

Population density: 463 people per square mile   (low).

Van Buren, Maine map

177 residents are foreign born (8.2% North America, 2.0% Europe).

This place:

10.9%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,094 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $839 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (267.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (368.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (527.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hamlin, ME (2.6 miles ),
Grand Isle, ME (3.5 miles ),
Stockholm, ME (3.5 miles ),
Caswell, ME (3.6 miles ),
Loring AFB, ME (4.0 miles ),
New Sweden, ME (4.0 miles ),
Limestone, ME (4.3 miles ),
St. Agatha, ME (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 47.16 N, Longitude: 67.94 W

Area code: 207

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $79,800
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $79,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Van Buren, ME residents
Average permit cost in Van Buren, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Maine:

3.8%
Historical population in Van Buren, ME
Historical housing units in Van Buren, ME
Most common industries in Van Buren, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (12.7%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (38.6%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Van Buren, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)

Average climate in Van Buren, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Van Buren, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Van Buren-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from Van Buren center
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 334.3 miles away from Van Buren 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 195.3 miles away from Van Buren center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 381.2 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) earthquake occurred 309.6 miles away from Van Buren center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 129.3 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 Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Van Buren topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Van Buren:

  • L'ACADIE (2 MAIN ST)
  • VAN BUREN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2 MAIN ST)
  • BORDERVIEW REHAB AND LIVING CTR (208 STATE STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Van Buren:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van Buren:

  • University of Maine (about 161 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 167 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 203 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 216 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 262 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 268 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 268 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high school in Van Buren:

Public elementary/middle school in Van Buren:

  • VAN BUREN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 169 MAIN STREET ST 101, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Van Buren

Library in Van Buren:

  • ABEL J.MORNEAULT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,465; Location: 153 MAIN STREET; 22,827 books; 533 audio materials; 1,866 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Van Buren: Abel J Morneault Memorial Library (A), Van Buren Fire Department (B), Van Buren Ambulance Service (C), Van Buren Municipal Building (D), Keegan Community Hall (E), Fire Station Number Two (F), United States Customs Office (G), Van Buren Community Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Violette Brook (A), Violette Stream (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Acadian Village (Route 1).

Hotels: Colonial Motor Inn (193 Main Street), Van Buren Hotel (174 Main), Brookside Manor Hotel (140 Main).

Aroostook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

VAN BUREN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,213, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.6%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
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: 0.2% of all households
53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Van Buren in 2000:

  • 110 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Van Buren (2011 data):

  • Katahdin Trust Company: Van Buren Branch at 29 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/29. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $527.8 mil, Deposits: $425.6 mil, headquarters in Patten, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Katahdin Bankshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Van Buren:

Marital status in Van Buren, ME
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Van Buren:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Maine average:

10.6

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

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Religion statistics for Van Buren, ME (based on Aroostook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
This county:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Van Buren:

51.1%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Van Buren:

45.1%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Van Buren:

28.9
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Van Buren:

21.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Van Buren:

6.7%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Van Buren:

6.8
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Van Buren:

31.8%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

56.9%
State:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.3%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Van Buren, ME Residents

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
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 Penobscot County, ME  0.43% ($40,241 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.17% ($32,023)
from York County, ME  0.08% ($41,350)


3.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,105 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.58% ($33,912 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($37,827)
to York County, ME  0.25% ($35,172)
Businesses in Van Buren, ME
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Rite Aid1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Van Buren:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Van Buren:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXX (102.3 FM; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Van Buren fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Van Buren fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.5mTotal length
  • 1,460Total average daily traffic
  • 72Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,336Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Van Buren)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1 Morse St (Lat: 47.175056 Lon: -67.948361), Call Sign: WNFI550,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/1995, Expiration Date: 01/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001, Registrant: Van Buren, Town Of, 1 Morse St, Van Buren, ME 04785, Phone: (207) 868-2886
  • Municipal Bldg Washington Ave (Lat: 47.157000 Lon: -67.932528), Call Sign: KFF454,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 12/17/2021, Registrant: Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency, 158 Sweden Street, Caribou, ME 04736, Phone: (207) 493-4328, Fax: (207) 493-4357, Email:
  • 24 Washington Ave (Lat: 47.157000 Lon: -67.932528), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNAW760,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021, Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321
  • 15 Main St (Lat: 47.153111 Lon: -67.930583), Call Sign: WDW979, Licensee ID: L00016238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.325 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2013, Expiration Date: 08/23/2023, Registrant: Dead River Co, 59 Main St, Van Buren, ME 04785, Phone: (207) 728-6307
  • Castonguay Road (Lat: 47.144500 Lon: -67.957806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WQNU811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.100 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2011, Expiration Date: 06/02/2021, Certifier: Randy Cannon, Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Reservoir Hill (Lat: 47.144750 Lon: -67.955833), Structure height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WNTA570,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/1999, Expiration Date: 10/11/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2006, Phone: (202) 857-2571
  • VAN BUREN, 1.8 Mi W (Lat: 47.145833 Lon: -68.002500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNL469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/21/2028, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Van Buren, 1.8 Mi W (Lat: 47.145833 Lon: -68.002500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQUZ822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 12/02/2014, Expiration Date: 12/02/2024, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Van Buren)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1692G , Serial Number: 135, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Theodore M Smith, Po Box 7, Van Buren, ME 04785
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82XT , Serial Number: 18266945, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Mark L Perreault, Po Box 147, Van Buren, ME 04785

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Van Buren, ME
  • 74.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Wood
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 3.9%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Van Buren, ME
  • 69.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 7.5%Coal or coke
  • 3.4%Wood


Van Buren compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Van Buren on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 (04785) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
  • #98 (04785) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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