Winthrop, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,650.
Population change since 2000: -8.4%
Males: 1,209  (45.6%)
Females: 1,441  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

47.0 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04364.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,834 (it was $38,403 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$59,834
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,298 (it was $19,075 in 2000)

Winthrop CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,175 (it was $98,000 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$189,175
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $183,206; detached houses: $199,983; townhouses or other attached units: $145,617; in 2-unit structures: $153,770; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,195; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,424; mobile homes: $73,179

Median gross rent in 2017: $719.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winthrop: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
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  • Races in Winthrop, ME (2010)
    • 2,56496.8%White alone
    • 331.2%Hispanic
    • 281.1%Two or more races
    • 140.5%Black alone
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 20.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Winthrop, Maine as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winthrop is 177 to 1.


Crime rates in Winthrop by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.2)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.5)
5
(84.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.4)
2
(30.7)
4
(61.9)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.3)
2
(32.9)
2
(33.1)
4
(66.8)
2
(33.5)
1
(17.0)
4
(67.2)
1
(16.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(278.3)
13
(200.6)
21
(322.4)
21
(324.7)
29
(449.5)
29
(451.8)
47
(771.6)
20
(328.6)
36
(594.9)
26
(433.9)
40
(670.9)
12
(203.8)
21
(352.9)
26
(432.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(958.4)
48
(740.7)
57
(875.0)
53
(819.5)
43
(666.6)
97
(1,511)
117
(1,921)
106
(1,742)
94
(1,553)
69
(1,152)
72
(1,208)
43
(730.3)
39
(655.5)
45
(749.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(15.5)
4
(61.7)
6
(92.1)
4
(61.9)
5
(77.5)
2
(31.2)
7
(114.9)
3
(49.3)
2
(33.1)
3
(50.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
4
(67.2)
2
(33.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)66.893.475.789.879.8119.5172.9103.2118.098.8128.8189.274.866.3

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City-data.com crime index in Winthrop, ME

Crime rate in Winthrop detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: American (21.3%), English (21.3%), French Canadian (11.0%), Irish (9.3%), German (9.0%), Scottish (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/26/1771

Elevation: 225 feet

Land area: 5.56 square miles.

Population density: 477 people per square mile   (low).

Winthrop, Maine map

45 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,265 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,653 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (47.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (148.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (311.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Manchester, ME (2.1 miles ),
Readfield, ME (2.2 miles ),
Wayne, ME (2.3 miles ),
Monmouth, ME (2.3 miles ),
West Gardiner, ME (2.7 miles ),
Leeds, ME (2.7 miles ),
Hallowell, ME (2.9 miles ),
Fayette, ME (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.31 N, Longitude: 69.97 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Winthrop, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Winthrop, ME in 2017
Winthrop satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $218,400
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $244,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Winthrop, ME residents
Average permit cost in Winthrop, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Maine:

3.8%
Historical population in Winthrop, ME
Historical housing units in Winthrop, ME
Most common industries in Winthrop, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (17.7%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Winthrop, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)

Average climate in Winthrop, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Winthrop, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.28
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

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

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 185.7 miles away from Winthrop center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 218.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from Winthrop 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 90.3 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 25.0 miles away from Winthrop center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from Winthrop 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 Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winthrop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winthrop:

  • HERITAGE REHAB AND LIVING CTR (457 OLD LEWISTON RD)
  • WINTHROP MANOR LONGTERM CARE AND REHAB CTR (96 ROUTE 133)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Winthrop:

  • KENNEBEC KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • KENNEBEC VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • RIVERVIEW PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • SUPPORTIVE LIVING SYSTEMS INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • MAINE GENERAL REHAB AND NURSING AT GLENRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AUGUSTA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - AUGUSTA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winthrop:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 9 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 27 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 43 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 48 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 48 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 63 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 69 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Public high school in Winthrop:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winthrop:

See full list of schools located in Winthrop

Library in Winthrop:

  • BAILEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $165,622; Location: 39 BOWDOIN STREET; 26,696 books; 938 audio materials; 2,389 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winthrop: Winthrop Ambulance Service (A), Winthrop Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Winthrop Motel (1385 USRoute 202).

Birthplace of: Del Bissonette - Baseball player, Elizabeth Armstrong Reed - Non-fiction writer.

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

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

WINTHROP UTILITIES DISTRICT (Population served: 2,700, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
MORE TO LIFE FAMILY CG LLC (Population served: 175, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP MECHUWANA (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2014)
AUGUSTA WEST CAMPGROUND (Address: HOLMES BROOK ROAD , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAKES REGION MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-09-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-09-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
READFIELD CORNER WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2006), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winthrop that have no violations reported:

  • MONMOUTH WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 543, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • STATE YMCA CAMP (Population served: 285, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMP MECHUWANA - ATHLETIC FIELD (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.9%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Winthrop in 2000:

  • 134 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Winthrop (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Winthrop Branch at 107 Main Street, branch established on 1933/10/09. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The Bank of Maine: Winthrop Branch at 2 Main Street, branch established on 1992/12/05. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • Kennebec Savings Bank: Winthrop Branch at 84 Main Street, branch established on 1992/07/27. Info updated 2008/07/30: Bank assets: $795.4 mil, Deposits: $526.1 mil, headquarters in Augusta, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop:

Marital status in Winthrop, ME
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Winthrop:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Winthrop
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Winthrop, ME (based on Kennebec County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,75811
Mainline Protestant8,99960
Evangelical Protestant5,82956
Other2,46617
None83,099-
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: 24
Kennebec County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Kennebec County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Kennebec County:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kennebec County:

28.2%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.9%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winthrop:

55.7%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winthrop:

20.9%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.0%
State:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Winthrop:

34.9%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

62.2%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winthrop, ME Residents

5.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Somerset County, ME  0.72% ($35,189 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.60% ($41,631)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($42,981)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,664 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.27%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($35,563 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($47,178)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.49% ($36,402)
Businesses in Winthrop, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Chevrolet1U.S. Cellular1
FedEx1UPS1
GNC1YMCA3
Rite Aid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEZW (1400 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMDR (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Winthrop:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • DW23AB (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: RUSSELL COMMUNICATIONS)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Winthrop: H. Clay Wood.

Winthrop fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Winthrop fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.3mTotal length
  • 12,424Total average daily traffic
  • 620Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,527Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mount Pisgah 3/4 Mi E Of Winthrop Rd (Lat: 44.307833 Lon: -70.024222), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WNUX374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.762 MHz, 864.762 MHz, 865.762 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 11/27/2020, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Carlton Mill Building Rt 2o2 (Lat: 44.303333 Lon: -69.959667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPUA876,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0800 MHz, 45.4000 MHz, 45.4000 MHz, 45.6800 MHz, 45.7600 MHz, 45.8400 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 156.075 MHz, 156.120 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2002, Expiration Date: 07/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2002, Certifier: William Plante, Phone: (207) 287-3426, Fax: (207) 287-6218, Email:
  • Mt Pisgah; 3/4 Mile E Of Winthrop Rd (Lat: 44.307833 Lon: -70.024222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 51 m, Call Sign: WPXB714,
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.962 MHz, 855.237 MHz, 855.712 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 02/27/2023, Certifier: Ed Mcniece, Registrant: Central Maine Power Company, 57 Old Winthrop Road, Augusta, ME 04330, Phone: (207) 626-9470, Fax: (207) 626-9484
  • Lat: 44.306639 Lon: -70.023444, Call Sign: WQRM791,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.475 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/20/2023, Certifier: Paul Beaulieu, Registrant: Central Maine Power Company, 57 Old Winthrop Road, Augusta, ME 04330, Phone: (207) 626-9485, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Mt. Pisgah, 146 Tower Rd (Lat: 44.306611 Lon: -70.023389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQRF869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 05/06/2013, Expiration Date: 05/06/2023, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winthrop)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1764V , Serial Number: 17263743, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/03/1990
    Registrant (Individual): John F Gross, 14 Ashaloona Dr, Winthrop, ME 04364
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 19534 , Serial Number: 15074479, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Paul C Sr Smith, 620 Route 133, Winthrop, ME 04364
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/13/2015
  • Aircraft: CANNON MICHAEL R KITFOX MODEL 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 490MC , Serial Number: 490, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald W Taylor, 136 High St, Winthrop, ME 04364
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/26/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5081U , Serial Number: 17259673, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Vfa Publishing LLC, Po Box 124, Winthrop, ME 04364
  • Aircraft: BEECH C90A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6A SERIES (715 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 595TM , Serial Number: LJ-1255, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Islesboro Aviation LLC, C/O R Howard Lake Esq / Po Box 67, Winthrop, ME 04364
  • Aircraft: CLARK GEORGE D PRECEPTOR STOL KING (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU EA-81 (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 678DC , Serial Number: DC-4, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 03/09/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald W Taylor, 136 High St, Winthrop, ME 04364
  • Aircraft: FGIL CHARLES W III CWF 2000 GTX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7234U , Serial Number: 219485352-1, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Vfa Publishing LLC, Po Box 124, Winthrop, ME 04364

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 44 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winthrop, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.8%), and Outside Fires (20.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winthrop, ME
    • 16261.8%Structure Fires
    • 5320.2%Outside Fires
    • 4015.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winthrop, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winthrop, ME
  • 66.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.4%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winthrop, ME
  • 60.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Other fuel


Winthrop compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Winthrop on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #83 (04364) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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