Wales, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,616.
Population change since 2000: +22.2%
Males: 831  (51.4%)
Females: 785  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04280.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,956 (it was $44,444 in 2000)
Wales:

$59,956
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,900 (it was $16,963 in 2000)

Wales town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,184 (it was $96,800 in 2000)
Wales:

$171,184
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,815; detached houses: $184,804; townhouses or other attached units: $196,479; in 2-unit structures: $210,097; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,504; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,324; mobile homes: $77,619
March 2019 cost of living index in Wales: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Wales, ME (2010)
    • 1,54695.7%White alone
    • 291.8%Two or more races
    • 201.2%Hispanic
    • 100.6%Asian alone
    • 60.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Black alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wales, Maine as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wales is 1,616 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: French (20.0%), English (18.6%), French Canadian (17.4%), Irish (10.1%), United States (7.6%), German (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/01/1816

Land area: 16.1 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

20 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wales town:

1.8% ($1,708)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (36.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (137.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (300.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Greene, ME (2.0 miles ),
Sabattus, ME (2.1 miles ),
Monmouth, ME (2.4 miles ),
Litchfield, ME (2.6 miles ),
Lewiston, ME (2.8 miles ),
Leeds, ME (2.9 miles ),
Bowdoin, ME (3.1 miles ),
West Gardiner, ME (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.17 N, Longitude: 70.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Wales, ME in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wales, ME residents
Average permit cost in Wales, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Wales, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Leather & allied products (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Wales, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)

Average climate in Wales, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wales, Maine average temperatures Wales, Maine average precipitation Wales, Maine humidity Wales, Maine wind speed Wales, Maine snowfall Wales, Maine sunshine Wales, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.28
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Wales-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 182.1 miles away from Wales 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 89.4 miles away from Wales center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 213.1 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 95.9 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 34.6 miles away from Wales 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 63.9 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 Androscoggin County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wales:

  • MARSHWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • MONTELLO MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • RUSSELL PARK REHAB AND LIVING (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • TWENTY-FOUR OLD LISBON RD (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • MARCOTTE HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • ST MARY'S D'YOUVILLE PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • SEVILLE PARK PLAZA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; AUBURN, ME)

Airports located in Wales:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wales:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 18 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 32 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 35 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 37 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 37 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 52 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 78 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Wales Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Wales: Wales Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: East Wales Cemetery (1), Pond Road Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Custer Pond (A), Maxwell Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Androscoggin 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 Wales and their reported violations in the past:

RSU 04 OAK HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 593, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-22-2005 to SEP-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-21-2005 to JUL-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2006)
RSU 04 CARRIE RICKER SCHOOL (Population served: 310, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
RSU 04 LIBBY TOZIER SCHOOL (Population served: 217, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-05-2006 to JAN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2006)
SPRINGBROOK MOBILE HOME COURT (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

78.0%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.2%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.0%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

For population 15 years and over in Wales:

Marital status in Wales, ME
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wales:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wales, ME (based on Androscoggin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,4806
Evangelical Protestant6,38337
Mainline Protestant5,08227
Other1,0978
Orthodox2251
Black Protestant1821
None70,253-
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: 18
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Androscoggin County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Androscoggin County:

27.9%
Maine:

25.0%

5.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
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  1.65% ($42,263 average AGI)
from Oxford County, ME  0.62% ($36,929)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.58% ($36,402)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
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  1.20% ($52,487 average AGI)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.72% ($41,631)
to Oxford County, ME  0.63% ($32,764)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wales:

  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC 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 Wales:

  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wales:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W29CA (Channel 29; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES)

Wales fatal accident list:

Apr 24, 2008 11:15 AM, Sr-126, Avenue Road Ext., Lat: 44.115630, Lon: -70.102820, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 2007 04:10 PM, Sr-126, Lat: 44.163408, Lon: -70.029731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 16, 2003 08:55 PM, Ridge Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Fred Hopengarten, 262 Oak Hill Road, Rear (Lat: 44.146889 Lon: -70.026083), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 23001 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Strong-Signals Of Lewiston-Auburn, LLC, Antennazoning@gmail.Com, , Linco-ln, Phone: (781) 259-0088
  • Fred Hopengarten, 262 Oak Hill Road, Rear (Lat: 44.146889 Lon: -70.026083), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 23001 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Strong-Signals Of Lewiston-Auburn, LLC, Antennazoning@gmail.Com, , Linco-ln, Phone: (781) 259-0088
  • Fred Hopengarten, 262 Oak Hill Road, Rear (Lat: 44.146889 Lon: -70.026083), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 23001 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Strong-Signals Of Lewiston-Auburn, LLC, Antennazoning@gmail.Com, , Linco-ln, Phone: (781) 259-0088
  • 262 Oak Hill Rd Rear (Lat: 44.145833 Lon: -70.025556), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Strong Signals Of Lewiston Auburn LLC, Fhopengarten@mba1972.Hbs.Edu, , Linco-ln, Phone: (781) 259-0088

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Eoc Youth Center Rt 132 Pond Rd (Lat: 44.180639 Lon: -70.073111), Call Sign: WNAJ937,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2000, Expiration Date: 10/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2004, Registrant: County Of Androscoggin, 2 College St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 375-8853
  • EOC FIRE STATION, 304 Centre Road 3.4 Miles Off Rte 132 (Lat: 44.169528 Lon: -70.220611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14.9 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNIQ352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.115 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2014, Expiration Date: 06/01/2024, Certifier: Peter Van Gagnon, Registrant: Androscoggin County Emergency Management Agency, Eoc 2 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 783-1216, Fax: (207) 795-8938, Email:
  • EOC FIRE STATION, 304 Centre Rd 3.4 Miles Off Rt 132 (Lat: 44.169528 Lon: -70.220611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14.9 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WNAJ936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2015, Expiration Date: 03/09/2025, Certifier: Peter Van Gagnon, Registrant: Androscoggin County Emergency Management Agency, Eoc 2 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240-7101, Phone: (207) 783-1216, Fax: (207) 795-8938, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wales)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-90-8F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40652 , Serial Number: 7413, Year manufactured: 1941, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas P Oconnell, 222 Ridge Rd, Wales, ME 04280
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79274 , Serial Number: 17258015, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas P Oconnell, 222 Ridge Rd, Wales, ME 04280

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wales, ME
  • 84.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wales, ME
  • 95.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Wood


Wales compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.