Weston, Maine

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Population in 2010: 228. Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 
Males: 124  (54.4%)
Females: 104  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  51.6 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04424.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,316 (it was $21,429 in 2000)
Weston:

$29,316
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,916 (it was $11,493 in 2000)

Weston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $115,210 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Weston:

$115,210
ME:

$184,700

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

    Weston races chart
    • 21694.7%White alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 20.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.9%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Weston: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.1%), Irish (13.3%), Scottish (13.3%), German (10.8%), French (8.9%), Dutch (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/17/1835

Elevation: 717 feet

Land area: 30.5 square miles.

Population density: 7.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Weston,ME real estate house value index trend

Weston, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Weston:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weston town:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

10 residents are foreign born (3.0% North America, 2.0% Latin America).

This town:

4.9%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Weston town:  0.8% ($527)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Weston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (185.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (285.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (453.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Orient, ME (2.3 miles) , Bancroft, ME (2.5 miles) , Danforth, ME (2.6 miles ), Haynesville, ME (2.8 miles) , Amity, ME (3.7 miles) , Hodgdon, ME (4.7 miles ), Topsfield, ME (4.7 miles ), Linneus, ME (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 45.74 N, Longitude: 67.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.3%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (41%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (24%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)

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

Average climate in Weston, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Weston-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 97.3 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 298.1 miles away from Weston center
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 340.4 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 240.1 miles away from Weston 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 34.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Weston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Weston:

  • DANFORTH HABILITATION RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DANFORTH, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weston:

  • University of Maine (about 71 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 78 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 134 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 136 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 185 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 186 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 186 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

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Notable locations in Weston: Grand Lake Grange (A), Dark Cove (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Weston: Weston Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Butterfield Cemetery (1), Brackett Cemetery (2), Selden Cemetery (3), Trout Brook Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Grand Lake (A), Brackett Lake (B), Dingey Pond (C), Faulkner Lake (D), Longfellow Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deering Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Aroostook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

34.5%
Whole state:

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

5.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Maine average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

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

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

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

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

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


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

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

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

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Weston:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weston:

  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Weston:

  • W17BJ (Channel 17; DANFORTH, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Weston fatal accident list:

Nov 27, 1998 05:55 PM, Seldon R0ad, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1989 07:25 PM, 60046005, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Partridge Lane (Lat: 45.689639 Lon: -67.854722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQLR821
    Assigned Frequencies: 4980.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2010, Expiration Date: 04/09/2020, Certifier: Larry HaywardRegistrant: Pct Communications, Calais, ME 04619, Phone: (207) 454-2174, Fax: (207) 454-7050, Email:
  • WESTON BIDP, Partridge Ln (Lat: 45.689639 Lon: -67.854722), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 42.5 m, Call Sign: WGP684
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 07/10/2021Registrant: Pct Communications, 483 North St, Calais, ME 04619, Phone: (207) 454-2174, Fax: (207) 454-7050, Email:

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

RIDEOUTS LODGE AND COTTAGES LLC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Weston compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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