Woodstock, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,277.
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 639  (50.0%)
Females: 638  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04219.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,440 (it was $35,642 in 2000)
Woodstock:

$50,440
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,435 (it was $16,698 in 2000)

Woodstock town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,009 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Woodstock:

$138,009
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,293; detached houses: $192,090; townhouses or other attached units: $139,852; in 2-unit structures: $157,742; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,188; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,625; mobile homes: $62,058; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $25,813
March 2019 cost of living index in Woodstock: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Woodstock, ME (2010)
    • 1,25298.0%White alone
    • 131.0%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Hispanic
    • 10.08%Black alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: English (29.2%), French (11.5%), Irish (10.6%), United States (9.7%), German (6.6%), Scottish (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/07/1815

Land area: 45.7 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

17 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Woodstock town:

1.0% ($797)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (51.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (144.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (295.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Greenwood, ME (2.0 miles ),
West Paris, ME (2.1 miles ),
Sumner, ME (2.8 miles ),
Bethel, ME (3.0 miles ),
Hanover, ME (3.2 miles ),
Paris, ME (3.3 miles ),
South Paris, ME (3.4 miles ),
Peru, ME (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.37 N, Longitude: 70.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Woodstock, ME in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $248,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Woodstock, ME residents
Average permit cost in Woodstock, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.3%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Woodstock, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Wood products (7.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.3%)
  • Wood products (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (19.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Woodstock, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Woodstock, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Woodstock, Maine average temperatures Woodstock, Maine average precipitation Woodstock, Maine humidity Woodstock, Maine wind speed Woodstock, Maine snowfall Woodstock, Maine sunshine Woodstock, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 47.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Woodstock-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 153.8 miles away from Woodstock center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 187.6 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 78.1 miles away from Woodstock 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 121.8 miles away from Woodstock center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from Woodstock center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from Woodstock 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 Oxford County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Woodstock:

  • LEDGEVIEW LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST PARIS, ME)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - SO PARIS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SOUTH PARIS, ME)
  • NORWAY REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NORWAY, ME)
  • RUMFORD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; RUMFORD, ME)
  • DIXFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DIXFIELD, ME)
  • VICTORIAN VILLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CANTON, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodstock:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 31 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 39 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 41 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 52 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 54 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 65 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Plymouth State University (about 69 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Woodstock Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Woodstock: Woodstock Seventh Day Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Whales Back Cemetery (1), Fifield Day Cemetery (2), Curtis Hill Cemetery (3), Lakeside Cemetery (4), Cole Hill Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Concord Pond (A), Little Concord Pond (B), North Pond (C), Shagg Pond (D), Bryant Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McCrillian Brook (A), Meadow Brook (B), Billings Hill Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Charles Otis Whitman - Zoologist.

Oxford 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 Woodstock and their reported violations in the past:

MOLLYOCKETT MOTEL (Population served: 340, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.0%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.3%
Whole state:

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

6.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
12 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Woodstock:

Marital status in Woodstock, ME
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Woodstock:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woodstock, ME (based on Oxford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7087
Mainline Protestant3,08545
Evangelical Protestant3,04537
Other71914
None47,276-
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
This county:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Oxford County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Oxford County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Oxford County:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oxford County:

25.6%
State:

25.0%

6.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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 Androscoggin County, ME  1.20% ($32,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  1.19% ($36,805)
from York County, ME  0.54% ($32,443)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Maine average:

5.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Androscoggin County, ME  1.18% ($36,929 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  1.06% ($36,518)
to York County, ME  0.46% ($31,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodstock:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKTQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH PARIS, ME; Owner: PENNESSEEWASSEE BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodstock:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Woodstock:

  • 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.)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Woodstock: Frank M. Whitman.

Woodstock fatal accident list:

Apr 16, 1999 05:14 PM, Sr-26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • / 0.1mTotal length
  • 722Total average daily traffic
  • 36Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,155Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Woodstock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Woodstock, ME)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 19 took place in 2009, and the least - 6 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Woodstock, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.3%), and Outside Fires (30.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Woodstock, ME
    • 9454.3%Structure Fires
    • 5230.1%Outside Fires
    • 2615.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Woodstock, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Woodstock, ME
  • 74.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.1%Wood
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Electricity
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Woodstock, ME
  • 75.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.0%Wood
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Electricity


Woodstock compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 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.

Woodstock on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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