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Population in 2010: 150. Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 

Males: 74  (49.3%)
Females: 76  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  52.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip code: 04443

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,949 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Willimantic:

$32,949
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,690

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,607 (it was $42,200 in 2000)
Willimantic:

$67,607
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,103; Detached houses: $89,416; Mobile homes: $46,290

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Willimantic races chart
  • White alone - 147 (98.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Willimantic: 140.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (27.4%), English (24.4%), Scottish (11.1%), Irish (8.1%), United States (7.4%), German (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1881

Elevation: 395 feet

Land area: 43.5 square miles.

Population density: 3.4 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Willimantic:

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willimantic town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

3 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).

This town:  2.2%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Willimantic, Maine as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Willimantic to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


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

Willimantic town:  0.8% ($338)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Willimantic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (121.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (223.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (392.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Bowerbank, ME (2.5 miles) , Monson, ME (2.5 miles ), Abbot, ME (2.8 miles ), Guilford, ME (3.0 miles ), Dover-Foxcroft, ME (3.3 miles ), Parkman, ME (3.5 miles ), Shirley, ME (3.6 miles) , Sangerville, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 45.30 N, Longitude: 69.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (17%)
  • Wood products (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (8%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (10%)
  • Woodworkers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Top executives (13%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (13%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)


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Earthquake activity:

Willimantic-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 83% 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 89.8 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 57.3 miles away from Willimantic center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.3 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) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Willimantic center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Piscataquis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Willimantic:

  • MAYO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)
  • HIBBARD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DOVER FOXCROFT, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Willimantic, ME

Airports located in Willimantic:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willimantic:

  • Husson University (about 44 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 45 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 58 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 122 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 122 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 137 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 157 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Badger Pond (A), Big Benson Pond (B), Fourth Davis Pond (C), Garcock Pond (D), Grindstone Pond (E), Horseshoe Pond (F), Little Bennett Pond (G), Mud Greenwood Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Badger Brook (A), Ship Pond Stream (B), Salmon Stream (C), Hathaway Brook (D), Grindstone Brook (E), Eighteen Pond Brook (F), Ledge Hill Brook (G), Monson Stream (H), Ice Cave Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Piscataquis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.21
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.1%
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: 1.4% of all households

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

26.6%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Willimantic, ME

Willimantic compared to Maine 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Wood (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Willimantic town (based on Piscataquis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.64%
Here33.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents36.9%23.3%12.5%9.8%4.1%
Congregations17.2%24.1%6.9%13.8%3.4%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%3.2%1.6%1.8%
Congregations6.9%3.4%10.3%6.9%6.9%
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: 9
Piscataquis County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Piscataquis County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Piscataquis County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

10.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Piscataquis County:

27.5%
Maine:

25.0%

6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Maine average:

6.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.61% ($26,069 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.48% ($19,400)
from York County, ME  0.41% ($42,000)


6.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  2.28% ($26,622 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.45% ($34,500)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.38% ($26,208)

Strongest AM radio stations in Willimantic:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willimantic:

  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDME-FM (103.1 FM; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Willimantic:

  • W27CE (Channel 19; DOVER-FOXCROFT, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB1ZQY, Licensee ID: L01779756
    Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: Thomas M Capraro
    Registrant: Thomas M Capraro, 447 Sebec Lake Rd, Willimantic, ME 04443

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6266Y , Serial Number: 18051027, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Charles C Jr Feaga, 988 Sebec Lake Rd, Willimantic, ME 04443
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8480L , Serial Number: 17256680, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald E Packard, 995 Sebec Lake Rd, Willimantic, ME 04443


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