Winn, Maine

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Population in 2010: 407. Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 206  (50.6%)
Females: 201  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04495.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,137 (it was $28,409 in 2000)
Winn:

$36,137
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,698 (it was $14,792 in 2000)

Winn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,323 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Winn:

$88,323
ME:

$172,800
  • Races in Winn, ME (2010)

    Winn races chart
    • 39998.0%White alone
    • 61.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Winn: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.2%), United States (15.2%), Irish (13.1%), French (10.7%), French Canadian (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1857

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 44.1 square miles.

Population density: 9.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Winn,ME real estate house value index trend

Winn, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Winn:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winn town:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Winn town:  1.0% ($534)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Winn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (157.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (257.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (424.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Mattawamkeag, ME (1.6 miles ), Woodville, ME (2.2 miles ), Lee, ME (3.0 miles ), Chester, ME (3.1 miles ), Springfield, ME (3.2 miles ), Lincoln, ME (3.3 miles ), Medway, ME (3.5 miles ), Burlington, ME (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $46,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.48 N, Longitude: 68.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Truck transportation (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Food and beverage stores (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Secondary school teachers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Cashiers (14%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)

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

Average climate in Winn, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Winn-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 79.2 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 271.8 miles away from Winn center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 313.2 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 211.2 miles away from the city 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 13.5 miles away from Winn 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 14.4 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 Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winn topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winn:

  • University of Maine (about 44 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 51 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 105 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 107 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 156 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 158 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 158 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public elementary/middle school in Winn:

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Cemeteries: South Winn Cemetery (1), East Winn Cemetery (2), Snow Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Dwinal Pond (A), Contrary Brook Bog (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Gordon Brook (A), Salmon Stream (B), Flowers Brook (C), Mattakeunk Stream (D), Houston Brook (E), Contrary Brook (F), Potter Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Penobscot 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:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.6%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.8%
Whole state:

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

2.6%
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

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Winn town (based on Penobscot County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,58115
Mainline Protestant9,71559
Evangelical Protestant7,52380
Other2,93622
Orthodox3001
None116,868-
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: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Penobscot County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.04%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hancock County, ME  0.44% ($29,886 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.34% ($36,835)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.32% ($29,433)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($387 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.03%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.56% ($32,990 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.45% ($36,406)
to Waldo County, ME  0.29% ($27,430)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winn:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WSYY (1240 AM; 1 kW; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winn:

  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHMX (105.7 FM; LINCOLN, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WSYY-FM (94.9 FM; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winn:

  • W34CN (Channel 34; MEDWAY, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Winn fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 2014 05:20 PM, Us-2 South Main St, Lat: 45.45149, Lon: -68.42056, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 17, 2002 11:13 AM, Us-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 1995 04:30 PM, Oldmilitar, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 30Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Barbara K Kassabian, Route 168 (Lat: 45.466389 Lon: -68.361528), Type: 61.9, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 7747192135, Jriley@baycommunicationsllc.Com, 391 OAKLAND STREET, SECOND FLOOR
  • Toby Slagle, Route 168 (Lat: 45.466389 Lon: -68.361528), Type: 61.9, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 7747192135, Jriley@baycommunicationsllc.Com, 391 OAKLAND STREET, SECOND FLOOR
  • Toby Slagle, Route 168 (Lat: 45.466389 Lon: -68.361528), Type: 61.9, Structure height: 23019 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: 7747192135, Jriley@baycommunicationsllc.Com, 391 OAKLAND STREET, SECOND FLOOR

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Winn, Winn Road (Lat: 45.466833 Lon: -68.361389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQUJ295
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Tom BuckleyRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Winn compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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