Westbrook, Maine

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Population in 2013: 17,743 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 8,430  (47.5%)
Females: 9,313  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04092.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,390 (it was $37,873 in 2000)
Westbrook:

$42,390
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,612 (it was $19,501 in 2000)

Westbrook city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $195,866 (it was $109,700 in 2000)
Westbrook:

$195,866
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $201,732; Detached houses: $216,449; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,562; In 2-unit structures: $222,559; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,339; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,677; Mobile homes: $40,195

Median gross rent in 2013: $853.

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  • Races in Westbrook, ME (2013)

    Westbrook races chart
    • 15,87690.0%White alone
    • 7914.5%Black alone
    • 3872.2%Hispanic
    • 3161.8%Two or more races
    • 2471.4%Asian alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Westbrook: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), English (15.7%), French (13.9%), French Canadian (5.9%), Italian (5.2%), United States (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/14/1814

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 16.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,052 people per square mile   (low).

Westbrook,ME real estate house value index trend

Westbrook, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Westbrook:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westbrook city:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

311 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Westbrook, Maine as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Westbrook to the number of sex offenders is 978 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,191 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,394 (1.6%)

Westbrook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (4.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (101.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (266.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Gorham, ME (2.1 miles ), Little Falls-South Windham, ME (2.1 miles ), Portland, ME (2.1 miles ), Little Falls, ME (2.2 miles ), South Windham, ME (2.2 miles ), South Portland, ME (2.4 miles ), Falmouth, ME (2.5 miles ), Scarborough, ME (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $110,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.69 N, Longitude: 70.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,004 (+16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,041 (25.0%)

Area code: 207

Westbrook household income distribution Westbrook home values distribution

Crime rates in Westbrook by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000211010101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.012.56.26.20.06.00.05.70.05.7
Rapes 10615251188128711
per 100,000 61.436.66.230.912.531.068.049.048.371.645.739.962.3
Robberies 6345722108131510156
per 100,000 36.818.324.630.943.6136.661.849.078.489.557.285.534.0
Assaults 1918172212102224111271120
per 100,000 116.6109.8104.7135.974.762.1135.9147.166.371.640.062.7113.3
Burglaries 1016796771201371119110095916678
per 100,000 620.0408.8591.0475.5747.4850.5685.7557.9603.2566.8520.2376.0442.0
Thefts 329386363326368380411599510541524532485
per 100,000 2,019.52,355.12,234.82,013.22,292.02,358.92,538.93,672.63,076.23,227.52,995.73,030.82,748.3
Auto thefts 22202029303520252521261020
per 100,000 135.0122.0123.1179.1186.8217.3123.5153.3150.8125.3148.657.0113.3
Arson 5243761359541
per 100,000 30.712.224.618.543.637.26.218.430.253.728.622.85.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 223.5193.6177.8193.6226.9267.9278.1288.0270.8283.6246.8227.3249.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Westbrook detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 40 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Maine average:

1.69
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -103 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Westbrook, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westbrook-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Westbrook city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1963, a category F2 tornado 37.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westbrook-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 63.6 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 175.9 miles away from Westbrook center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 199.7 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 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from Westbrook center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 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 Cumberland County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 11, Snows: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westbrook topographic map

Birthplace of: George Gore - Major League Baseball player, Scott Garland (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, James Deering Fessenden - Union Army general, Benjamin Paul Akers - Sculptor, Edmund Needham Morrill - Politician, John Cumberland - Major League Baseball player.

Main business address for: IDEXX LABORATORIES INC /DE (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Westbrook:

  • SPRING HARBOR HOSPITAL (123 ANDOVER ROAD)
  • WESTBROOK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (40 PARK RD)
  • CASCO BAY DIALYSIS FACILITY (2 CHABOT STREET)
  • SPRINGBROOK CENTER (300 SPRING ST)

Airports and heliports located in Westbrook:

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Amtrak stations near Westbrook:

  • 5 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.
  • 13 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, public payphones.
  • 14 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/Universities in Westbrook:

  • Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook (Full-time enrollment: 222; Location: 100 Larrabee Road; Private, for-profit; Website: SpaTech.edu)
  • Cosmotech School of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 39 Mechanic Street, Suite 500; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cosmotechschool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westbrook:

  • University of Southern Maine (about 5 miles; Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 7 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 12 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New England (about 16 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 54 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Plymouth State University (about 67 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Public high schools in Westbrook:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westbrook:

Private elementary/middle school in Westbrook:

  • THE LITTLE DOLPHIN SCHOOL FOUNDATION (Students: 58; Location: 101 COUNTY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Westbrook, School District: WESTBROOK

Libraries in Westbrook:

  • WALKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $473,529; Location: 800 MAIN STREET; 47,000 books; 1,500 audio materials; 4,000 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)
  • WARREN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $260,333; Location: 479 MAIN STREET; 24,491 books; 1,300 audio materials; 1,750 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Westbrook: Twin Falls Golf Club (A), River Meadow Golf Course (B), Westbrook Fire and Rescue Station 2 (C), Walker Memorial Library (D), Westbrook Fire and Rescue Station 1 (E), Westbrook Town Hall (F), Westbrook Fire and Rescue Station 3 (G), Prides Corner Fire Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bradles Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Westbrook: IDEXX LABORATORIES INC /DE (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Westbrook include: Lighthouse Christian Center (A), African International Church (B), Union Church (C), Highland Lake Congregational Church (D), Calvary Chapel (E), Unitarian Universalist Church of Westbrook (F), Unitarian Universalist Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gowen Family Cemetery (1), Highland Lake Church Cemetery (2), Highland Lake Cemetery (3), Conant Cemetery (4), Saint Hyacinthe Cemetery (5), Hale Cemetery (6), Woodlawn Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Beaver Pond (A), Haskell Pond (B), Presumpscot River Reservoir (C), The Heath (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A), Minnow Brook (B), Clark Brook (C), Beaver Pond Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Westbrook: Cumberland Mills Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Aquatic Concepts (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 863 Main Street) (1), Spirited Gardens (Arcades & Amusements; 290 Forest Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Super 8 Westbrook Portland (208 Larrabee Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Cumberland 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 2012 was 83.6. This is about average.

City:

83.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.400. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.39
U.S.:

9.14

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

SMILING HILL FARMLAND CO LLC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAMP LAWROWELD (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GANDER BROOK CHRISTIAN CAMP (Population served: 153, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-26-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-26-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-26-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAINSIDE MOBILE HP #1 (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-15-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-15-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-15-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PEMAQUID VILLAS MHP (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.4% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.4%
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: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Westbrook in 2010:

  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Westbrook in 2000:

  • 115 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Westbrook, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Westbrook compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Westbrook (2011 data):

  • Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution: Westbrook Branch at Hannaford Drive, branch established on 2009/01/20. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $759.8 mil, Deposits: $521.1 mil, headquarters in Saco, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Westbrook Branch at 790 Main Street, branch established on 1996/02/22. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Westbrook Branch at 835 Main Street, branch established on 1967/10/16. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Westbrook Branch at 849 Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Maine average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Westbrook city (based on Cumberland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,24319
Mainline Protestant22,03096
Evangelical Protestant12,00785
Other7,18744
Orthodox5001
Black Protestant2852
None201,422-
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: 72
Cumberland County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Cumberland County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Cumberland County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Here:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

19.5%
Maine:

25.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$28,323$67,9751$1,980
Other Government Administration 14$73,216$62,7579$4,645
Police Protection - Officers 39$195,602$60,1850$0
Police - Other 3$11,104$44,4162$1,935
Firefighters 26$145,967$67,36922$22,298
Streets and Highways 26$96,229$44,4130$0
Welfare 2$6,568$39,4080$0
Health 0$0 1$167
Solid Waste Management 1$3,003$36,0360$0
Sewerage 4$18,433$55,2990$0
Parks and Recreation 7$31,588$54,15156$35,176
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 396$1,212,169$36,73241$45,834
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 225$451,103$24,05930$30,449
Local Libraries 4$17,840$53,52010$13,817
Other and Unallocable 10$45,827$54,9921$655
Totals for Government 762$2,336,972$36,803173$156,956

Westbrook government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $6,178,000 ($348.19)
    General: $5,598,000 ($315.50)
    Police Protection: $5,129,000 ($289.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $299,000 ($16.85)
    Sewerage: $241,000 ($13.58)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($2.25)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $25,556,000 ($1440.34)
    General - Other: $6,975,000 ($393.11)
    Police Protection: $2,096,000 ($118.13)
    Fire Protection: $1,914,000 ($107.87)
    Sewerage: $1,881,000 ($106.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,421,000 ($80.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,093,000 ($61.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $747,000 ($42.10)
    Financial Administration: $664,000 ($37.42)
    Welfare - Other: $473,000 ($26.66)
    Central Staff Services: $344,000 ($19.39)
    Libraries: $330,000 ($18.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $138,000 ($7.78)
    General Public Buildings: $87,000 ($4.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,513,000 ($85.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $887,000 ($49.99)
    Transit Utilities: $384,000 ($21.64)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $105,000 ($5.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $453,000 ($25.53)
    General - Other: $233,000 ($13.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,576,000 ($1216.03)

Westbrook government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,007,000 ($113.12)
    All Other: $815,000 ($45.93)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $563,000 ($31.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $133,000 ($7.50)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $22,000 ($1.24)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $20,000 ($1.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $294,000 ($16.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $952,000 ($53.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $902,000 ($50.84)
    Interest Earnings: $110,000 ($6.20)
    Rents: $26,000 ($1.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $10,574,000 ($595.95)
    General Support: $1,952,000 ($110.02)
    All Other: $399,000 ($22.49)
    Highways: $152,000 ($8.57)
    Public Welfare: $95,000 ($5.35)
  • Tax - Property: $29,185,000 ($1644.87)
    NEC: $331,000 ($18.66)

Westbrook government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $4,793,000 ($270.13)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $25,153,000 ($1417.63)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,916,000 ($558.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $33,077,000 ($1864.23)
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $3,907,000 ($220.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,992,000 ($112.27)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $886,000 ($49.94)

Westbrook government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,574,000 ($257.79)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.04%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from York County, ME  0.96% ($34,730 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.45% ($37,544)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.35% ($38,463)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($820 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, ME  1.04% ($34,596 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.44% ($35,222)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.31% ($44,771)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westbrook:

  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBAE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westbrook:

  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • W245AA (96.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Westbrook:

  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Westbrook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • $2,857,000Total costs
  • 117,941Total average daily traffic
  • 6,178Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 22010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westbrook, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Westbrook, ME)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westbrook)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1666E , Serial Number: 7AC-5232, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Paul L Belanger, 100 New Gorham Rd, Westbrook, ME 04092
  • Aircraft: MAIER RONALD GLENN VANS RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 289MM , Serial Number: 81934, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald Glenn Maier, 22 Lucille St, Westbrook, ME 04092
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 426LP , Serial Number: 172S8199, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Mtm Helicopters Inc, Po Box 1471, Westbrook, ME 04098
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7147C , Serial Number: 27-4472, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Sta Kel Corp, 716 Bridgton Rd, Westbrook, ME 04092
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 734TB , Serial Number: 17269091, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Mtm Helicopters Inc, Po Box 1471, Westbrook, ME 04098
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8227Y , Serial Number: 28R-8031114, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Seminole Air Holdings Inc, 194 Mechanic St, Westbrook, ME 04092

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED117$180,76990$150,744431$167,77547$69,4474$187,50031$143,3238$37,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$175,50017$153,70651$187,4315$82,8001$335,0006$164,6671$45,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$187,50027$149,926134$186,79915$110,6000$014$145,2869$48,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$173,78612$134,41796$171,6562$107,5002$465,0006$167,5001$42,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$170,0003$35,33324$168,8331$188,0000$03$183,0003$35,333

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.00 , 0027.00, 0028.00, 0029.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$187,3649$246,8890$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$215,5007$226,4291$257,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$177,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$187,0000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.00 , 0027.00, 0028.00, 0029.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 134
  • Service Call: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Westbrook

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westbrook, ME
Most common first names in Westbrook, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10781.4 years
John10272.7 years
William9171.4 years
Joseph8776.4 years
Robert8071.3 years
George7276.2 years
Dorothy6175.5 years
Mildred5783.1 years
Richard5768.4 years
Charles5775.0 years
Most common last names in Westbrook, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6177.5 years
Davis4179.1 years
Brown3172.9 years
Libby2976.1 years
Landry2876.8 years
Wilson2677.6 years
Jordan2573.6 years
Gallant2376.8 years
Belanger2376.5 years
Johnson2276.8 years
Businesses in Westbrook, ME
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
BMW1Nike2
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
CVS1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts4Shaw's1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
Hyundai1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Kohl's1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture2UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets4
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