Wesley, Maine

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Population in 2010: 98. Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 52  (53.1%)
Females: 46  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  54.5 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip code: 04654

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,602 (it was $21,667 in 2000)
Wesley:

$29,602
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,770 (it was $11,314 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,361 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Wesley:

$93,361
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $103,262; Detached houses: $103,262
Wesley races chart
  • White alone - 95 (96.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wesley: 174.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.6%), United States (11.4%), Italian (10.5%), German (7.9%), Irish (7.0%), Scottish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/24/1833

Elevation: 447 feet

Land area: 50.1 square miles.

Population density: 2.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Wesley, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Wesley:

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wesley town:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wesley, Maine as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wesley to the number of sex offenders is 102 to 1.


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

Wesley town:  1.0% ($633)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Wesley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (156.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (249.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (423.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Northfield, ME (2.5 miles) , Crawford, ME (2.6 miles) , Cooper, ME (3.3 miles) , Alexander, ME (3.6 miles ), Marshfield, ME (3.8 miles ), Whitneyville, ME (3.8 miles ), Centerville, ME (3.8 miles) , East Machias, ME (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.92 N, Longitude: 67.64 W

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

23.8%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Wesley, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Wesley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.8 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 300.2 miles away from Wesley center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 219.4 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 337.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from Wesley center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 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 Washington County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wesley topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wesley:

  • University of Maine (about 51 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 57 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 114 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 125 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 156 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 157 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 160 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Wesley:

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Notable locations in Wesley: The Pines (A), Wesley Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Indian Lake (A), Little Seavey Lake (B), Otter Lake (C), Seavey Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barnard Brook (A), Seavey Brook (B), West Branch New Stream (C), Sam Hill Brook (D), Huntley Brook (E), Dudley Brook (F), Dan Hill Brook (G), Pineo Brook (H), Beaverdam Stream (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

38.5%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

12.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Wesley compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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. (49%)
  • Wood (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wesley town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.86%
Here: 25.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of Christ
Adherents47.3%14.8%6.6%5.1%5.0%
Congregations16.0%20.0%12.0%5.3%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.0%3.2%2.6%1.7%8.7%
Congregations4.0%9.3%2.7%1.3%24.0%
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: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.14%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.56% ($25,985 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.38% ($33,364)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($38,176)


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.73% ($31,140 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.51% ($21,300)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($-20,029)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wesley:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • 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)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wesley:

  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WMED (89.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRQ (102.9 FM; DENNYSVILLE, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALZ-FM (95.3 FM; MACHIAS, ME; Owner: WILLIAM MCVICAR & ROGER HOLST, GEN. PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Wesley:

  • W21BH (Channel 21; MACHIAS, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMED-TV (Channel 13; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Wesley fatal accident list:

Jul 10, 2002 01:45 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1988 09:00 AM, 60566057, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 1986 10:50 PM, 50585059, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.2 Miles Ne Of Wesley (Lat: 44.965639 Lon: -67.649167), Structure height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN923
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John E Rooney
    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 Antenna Towers:

4
  • John Monday, Day Hill (Rt. 9) (Lat: 44.965556 Lon: -67.649222), Type: 62.8, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE MS: A3
  • John Monday, Day Hill (Rt. 9) (Lat: 44.965556 Lon: -67.649222), Type: 62.8, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE MS: A3
  • John E Monday, Day Hill (Rt. 9) (Lat: 44.965556 Lon: -67.649222), Type: 62.8, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • John E Monday, Day Hill (Rt. 9) (Lat: 44.965556 Lon: -67.649222), Type: 62.8, Structure height: 23029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WESLEY, 1.2 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 44.965639 Lon: -67.649167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WPJD831
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John E Rooney
    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:

2
  • Call Sign: W1EL, Previous Call Sign: KA1GTR, Licensee ID: L01181246
    Grant Date: 08/16/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant: Eric F Lowell, 48 Loon Road, Wesley, ME 04686
  • Call Sign: KB1ERY, Licensee ID: L00186396
    Grant Date: 12/16/2009, Expiration Date: 12/21/2019, Certifier: Steven L Ramsey
    Registrant: Steven L Ramsey, 64 Loon Road, Wesley, ME 04686

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