Wiscasset, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,097. Population change since 2000: -8.8%
Males: 624  (56.9%)
Females: 473  (43.1%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04578.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,567 (it was $30,341 in 2000)
Wiscasset:

$48,567
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,121 (it was $20,043 in 2000)

Wiscasset CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $214,787 (it was $118,900 in 2000)
Wiscasset:

$214,787
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $270,034; Detached houses: $301,013; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,437; In 2-unit structures: $174,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,868; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $200,924; Mobile homes: $68,216

Median gross rent in 2013: $655.

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  • Races in Wiscasset, ME (2010)

    Wiscasset races chart
    • 1,05996.5%White alone
    • 111.0%Asian alone
    • 111.0%Two or more races
    • 100.9%Hispanic
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wiscasset: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.3%), Irish (12.0%), United States (10.0%), Scottish (8.4%), French (6.7%), German (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/13/1760

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 283 people per square mile   (very low).

Wiscasset,ME real estate house value index trend

Wiscasset, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Wiscasset:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wiscasset CDP:

  • Never married: 52.8%
  • Now married: 22.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 20.8%

15 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Wiscasset, Maine as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wiscasset to the number of sex offenders is 290 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,242 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,492 (1.4%)

Wiscasset satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (38.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (136.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (306.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Edgecomb, ME (1.7 miles ), Alna, ME (2.4 miles ), Dresden, ME (2.5 miles ), Westport, ME (2.5 miles ), Westport Island, ME (2.6 miles ), Woolwich, ME (2.6 miles ), Newcastle, ME (2.6 miles ), Damariscotta-Newcastle, ME (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.01 N, Longitude: 69.67 W

Area code: 207

Wiscasset household income distribution Wiscasset home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.82
Maine average:

1.69
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Wiscasset, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Wiscasset-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 203.3 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 102.5 miles away from Wiscasset center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 232.5 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 79.2 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 33.7 miles away from Wiscasset 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 84.4 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 Lincoln County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wiscasset topographic map

Birthplace of: Juliana Hatfield - Musician, Abiel Wood - Politician, Leland Cunningham - Astronomer, Thomas Rice (1768) - Politician, Richard Hawley Tucker - Astronomer.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Wiscasset: Joseph S. Smith.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wiscasset:

  • COVE'S EDGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DAMARISCOTTA, ME)
  • WINSHIP GREEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BATH, ME)
  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BATH, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)
  • ST ANDREWS HOSPITAL (LINCOLN COUNTY HEALTHCARE) Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME)
  • ROBINSON HLTH CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GARDINER, ME)
  • MAINEGENERAL MEDICAL CENTER -GARDINER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GARDINER, ME)

Airports located in Wiscasset:

  • Wiscasset Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 306, Itinerant Ops: 2,099, Local Ops: 4,274, Military Ops: 45)

Nuclear power plants:


Maine Yankee . Westinghouse Electric Corp.Stone & Webster Engineering Corp.Combustion Engineering. Inc.Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 860 MWe. Permanently shutdown. Date started: 10/1972. Date closed : 1997..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wiscasset:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 24 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 38 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 39 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 43 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 52 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 53 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 72 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Public high school in Wiscasset:

Private high school in Wiscasset:

  • WISCASSET CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 143 BEECHNUT HILL RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wiscasset:

Private elementary/middle school in Wiscasset:

  • SHEEPSCOT VALLEY CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 58; Location: 127 FEDERAL ST; Grades: PK - 1)
See full list of schools located in Wiscasset

Library in Wiscasset:

  • WISCASSET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $169,044; Location: 21 HIGH STREET; 34,233 books; 1,275 audio materials; 825 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wiscasset: Central Maine Power Plant (A), Wiscasset Jail and Museum (B), Wiscasset Public Library (C), Wiscasset Ambulance Service (D), Wiscasset Volunteer Fire Department (E), Castle Tucker House Museum (F), Lincoln County Historical Society and Museum (G), Lincoln County Law Library (H), Maine Art Gallery (I), Musical Wonder House Music Museum (J), Nickels-Sortwell House (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wiscasset include: First Congregational Church (A), Saint Philips Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Hilton Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Lincoln County Historical Association (Museums; 15 Federal Street).

Hotels: Wiscasset Motor Lodge (Bath Road), Squire Tarbox Inn (Route 144).

Courts: Maine State - Courts- Superior Court- Wiscasset (32 High Street), Maine State - Courts- District Court (32 High Street).

Lincoln 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 75.4. This is about average.

City:

75.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.92
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

9.14

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

WISCASSET WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,875, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-11-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2005)
BIG EDDY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HUNTERS BREAKFAST II LLC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 31 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
CHEWONKI CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 118, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CHEWONKI FOUNDATION #1 (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
CHEWONKI FOUNDATION #3 (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DEBSCONEAG LAKE WILDERNESS CAMPS (Population served: 60, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
PINES MOBILE HOME PARK LLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-05-2006 to JAN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-25-2005 to AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.5%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Wiscasset, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Wiscasset compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Wiscasset (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Wiscasset Branch at 55 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
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Bath: 695 Bath Road-Branch at 695 Bath Road, branch established on 2010/08/02. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $114.1 mil, Deposits: $94.9 mil, headquarters in Bath, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • The Bank of Maine: Wiscasset Branch at 52 Bath Road, branch established on 1971/05/19. 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
  • The First, N.A.: Wiscasset Branch at 39 Gardiner Road, branch established on 1988/07/14. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $942.2 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Maine average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (92%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wiscasset CDP (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,58629
Catholic2,7253
Evangelical Protestant1,06512
Other2794
None26,802-
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: 14
Lincoln County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lincoln County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lincoln County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

13.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.9%
Maine:

25.0%

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  0.88% ($31,427 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.60% ($28,624)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.55% ($34,346)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  0.86% ($26,475 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($31,442)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.64% ($29,011)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wiscasset:

  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, 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.)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wiscasset:

  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, 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)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Wiscasset:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • Wiscasset, Maine
  • Fatal accident count28
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents44
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:10
  • Fatalities30
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents71
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents82
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents140
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
See more detailed statistics of Wiscasset fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wiscasset)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wiscasset)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 168CG , Serial Number: TH-1473, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1986
    Registrant (Corporation): Wiscasset Ford Inc, Rt 1, Wiscasset, ME 04578
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 195GS , Serial Number: 15059755, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 8, Wiscasset, ME 04578
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TB 10 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25186 , Serial Number: 1156, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond Soule, 223 W Alna Rd, Wiscasset, ME 04578
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 42990 , Serial Number: 32R-8329024, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1983
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Service Co Inc, 166 W Alna Rd, Wiscasset, ME 04578
  • Aircraft: BICKFORD HARRY REX PANTHER 2 PLUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 486RB , Serial Number: 69058
    Registrant (Individual): Harry Rex Bickford, 448 Willow Ln, Wiscasset, ME 04578
  • 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: 9870Q , Serial Number: 17265814, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Flighttime Inc, 96 Chewonki Neck Rd, Wiscasset, ME 04578

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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