Wallagrass, Maine

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Population in 2010: 546. Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 283  (51.8%)
Females: 263  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04781.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,289 (it was $29,464 in 2000)
Wallagrass:

$39,289
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,159 (it was $13,802 in 2000)

Wallagrass town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,608 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Wallagrass:

$101,608
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $115,665; Detached houses: $122,944; Townhouses or other attached units: $56,971; Mobile homes: $55,494
Wallagrass races chart
  • White alone - 530 (97.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wallagrass: 149.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (63.5%), United States (10.9%), French Canadian (7.3%), German (4.6%), Irish (4.1%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/04/1979

Elevation: 881 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Wallagrass,ME real estate house value index trend

Wallagrass, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Wallagrass:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallagrass town:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

18 residents are foreign born (3.2% North America).

This town:  3.2%
Maine:  3.3%

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

Wallagrass town:  1.0% ($627)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Wallagrass satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (254.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (355.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (508.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: New Canada, ME (2.4 miles ), Eagle Lake, ME (2.5 miles ), Fort Kent, ME (2.7 miles ), St. Francis, ME (3.5 miles ), Frenchville, ME (3.8 miles ), St. Agatha, ME (3.8 miles ), Madawaska, ME (4.4 miles ), Allagash, ME (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.15 N, Longitude: 68.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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

27.6%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Wood products (15%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (27%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Apparel (8%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)

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

Average climate in Wallagrass, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wallagrass-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 15.8 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 307.2 miles away from Wallagrass center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 354.6 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 195.3 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 291.1 miles away from Wallagrass 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 128.8 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 (12).
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).
Wallagrass topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallagrass:

  • FOREST HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)
  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallagrass:

  • University of Maine (about 156 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 161 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 187 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 203 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 248 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 255 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 255 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public elementary/middle school in Wallagrass:

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Notable locations in Wallagrass: Fire Wardens Camp (A), Fort Kent Pit (B), Wallagrass Station (C), Labby (D), Michaud Siding (E), Belanger Settlement (F), Belanger Sugar Camp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wallagrass: Saint Josephs Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs the Helper Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Ben Lake (A), First Lake (B), Labbe Pond (C), Marcial Lake (D), Spaulding Ponds (E), Mud Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spaulding Brook (A), Wallagrass Stream (B), Saint Almond Brook (C), Martin Brook (D), Drake Brook (E), Carter Brook (F), Buggy Brook (G). 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 2008 was 50.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

9.14

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

TRACK DOWN KENNELS & LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-02-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-02-2007), St Boil Water Order (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

11.5%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Wallagrass compared to Maine state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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 Wallagrass town (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here: 60.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
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: 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 Wallagrass:

  • 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.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallagrass:

  • WMEF (106.5 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXX (102.3 FM; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUFK (92.1 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Wallagrass:

  • W11AY (Channel 11; ST. JOHN PLANTATION, ME; Owner: TOWN OF SAINT JOHN)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $110,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,835
Total average daily truck traffic: 226
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,253

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wallagrass)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WALLAGRASS, .6 Mi W Of Sr 11 (Lat: 47.150306 Lon: -68.601444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WPON663
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/14/2020, Certifier: H. Donald Nelson
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB4K, Licensee ID: L00661514
    Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018
    Registrant: Gary L Striker, 2127 Aroostook Road, Wallagrass, ME 04781

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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