Wade, Maine

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Population in 2010: 283. Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 
Males: 151  (53.4%)
Females: 132  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04786.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,026 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Wade:

$47,026
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,605 (it was $14,501 in 2000)

Wade town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $113,011 (it was $66,800 in 2000)
Wade:

$113,011
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,039; Detached houses: $133,261; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,405; In 2-unit structures: $202,827; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $29,654; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,247; Mobile homes: $46,901; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $121,366
  • Races in Wade, ME (2010)

    Wade races chart
    • 27496.8%White alone
    • 41.4%Asian alone
    • 41.4%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wade: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (20.4%), English (16.8%), United States (15.6%), Irish (14.0%), German (6.8%), Scottish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/04/1913

Land area: 36.1 square miles.

Population density: 7.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Wade,ME real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Wade:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wade town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7 residents are foreign born (1.6% North America, 1.2% Europe).

This town:

2.8%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wade, Maine as of November 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Wade to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.


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

Wade town:  1.1% ($717)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (237.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (339.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (497.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Washburn, ME (2.1 miles ), Castle Hill, ME (2.1 miles ), Perham, ME (2.7 miles ), Mapleton, ME (2.8 miles ), Chapman, ME (3.3 miles ), Westmanland, ME (3.4 miles) , Caribou, ME (3.5 miles ), Presque Isle, ME (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 46.78 N, Longitude: 68.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Radio, TV, and computer stores (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)

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

Average climate in Wade, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wade-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 23.6 miles away from the city 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 309.4 miles away from Wade 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 168.8 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 355.7 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 280.5 miles away from Wade 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 102.2 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wade:

  • PROFESSIONAL HOME NURSING INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • VALLEY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • CARIBOU REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • CARY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - CARIBOU (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • VISITING NURSES OF AROOSTOOK (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wade:

  • University of Maine (about 133 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 138 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 174 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 186 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 233 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 238 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 238 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

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Notable locations in Wade: Wilder Camp (A), Thompson Camp (B), Drost Camp (C), Hoit Camp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Aroostook 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 2013 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.529. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.529
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.05
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
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:

6.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Maine average:

11.2

Wade travel time to work - commute Wade mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wade town (based on Aroostook County data)

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
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wade:

  • 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.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wade:

  • 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)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Wood (22%)

Wade compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
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