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Sagadahoc County, Maine (ME)

County population in 2015: 35,154 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 35,214 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,857
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,458
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,169
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,773 (it was 3,948 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

29%

Land area: 254 sq. mi.

Water area: 116.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 138 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sagadahoc County: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sagadahoc County, Maine:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
Maine median age:  44.5 years
Males: 16,909  (48.1%)
Females: 18,245  (51.9%)
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Sagadahoc County,ME real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sagadahoc County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,347 ($41,908 in 1999)

This county:

$57,347
Maine:

$53,079

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $715 (lower quartile is $527, upper quartile is $896)
This county:

$715
State:

$712


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $212,709 (it was $108,600 in 2000)
Sagadahoc:

$212,709
Maine:

$184,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,836 - $288,269
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,392
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $506

Institutionalized population: 184

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 142
  • Auto thefts: 11

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 153
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Health of residents in Sagadahoc County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
73.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 233 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2007: 150 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2009: 106 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2010: 102 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2012: 67 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2013: 83 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2014: 97 buildings, average cost: $187,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,865 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,804 (1.4%)

Sagadahoc County household income distribution in 2009 Sagadahoc County home values distribution Sagadahoc County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.8%
Sagadahoc County:

10.8%
Maine:

12.5%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 34.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.1% for American Indian residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.9 years old
(Males: 44.6 years old, Females: 46.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.7 years old, Black residents: 28.4 years old, American Indian residents: 27.4 years old, Asian residents: 43.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 32.3 years old)

Area name: Sagadahoc County, ME HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sagadahoc County is $576 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $691 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $834 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bath, Topsham, Woolwich, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Phippsburg, Richmond, West Bath, Georgetown, Arrowsic.

Sagadahoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Sagadahoc County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Washakie County, Wyoming , Manistee County, Michigan , Mecosta County, Michigan , Newaygo County, Michigan , Oceana County, Michigan , Osceola County, Michigan , Wexford County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,396
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 913 (70.7% naturalized citizens)

Sagadahoc County:

2.6%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 22
  • 2000 to 2009: 142
  • 1990 to 1999: 152
  • 1980 to 1989: 131
  • 1970 to 1979: 117
  • Before 1970: 370
Note: State values scaled to Sagadahoc County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.2%

Sagadahoc County marital status for males Sagadahoc County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,341
  • One, attached: 605
  • Two: 989
  • 3 or 4: 589
  • 5 to 9: 647
  • 10 to 19: 175
  • 20 to 49: 229
  • 50 or more: 297
  • Mobile homes: 1,696

Housing units in Sagadahoc County with a mortgage: 7,208 (208 second mortgage, 1,035 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,054

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

62.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sagadahoc County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,1773
Mainline Protestant2,52715
Evangelical Protestant2,13420
Other6462
Orthodox881
None26,721-
Sagadahoc County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sagadahoc County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Sagadahoc County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sagadahoc County:

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Sagadahoc County:

26.5%
State:

25.0%

Agriculture in Sagadahoc County:

Average size of farms: 128 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,034
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,020
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.90%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,837
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 33.21%
Vegetables: 46 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 65 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sagadahoc County-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 194.9 miles away from Sagadahoc County 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 92.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from the county 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 89.3 miles away from the county 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 40.3 miles away from Sagadahoc County 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 76.0 miles away from the county 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Maine Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2015 to January 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4208: March 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4208, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • Maine Winter Storm, Snow Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 10, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4108: March 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4108, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Maine Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 23, 2010 to March 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1891: March 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1891, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Maine Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 29, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1815: January 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1815, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Maine Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 29, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3298: December 15, 2008, FEMA Id: 3298, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Maine Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1693: April 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1693, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Maine Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3256: September 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 3256, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, Snow Melt, and Ice Jams, Incident Period: December 10, 2003 to December 31, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1508: February 05, 2004, FEMA Id: 1508, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Maine Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 05, 2001 to March 31, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3164: March 20, 2001, FEMA Id: 3164, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Maine Ice Storms, Incident Period: January 05, 1998 to January 25, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1198: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1198, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sagadahoc County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (22%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (15%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • England (6%)
  • France (6%)
  • Burma (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sagadahoc County (%):

  • English (17%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • French Canadian (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scottish (4%)

Sagadahoc County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,250 (73.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,519 (15.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 108 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 481 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 972 (5.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Sagadahoc County, Maine in 2000:

  • 153 people in nursing homes
  • 97 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Sagadahoc County, Maine in 2010:

  • 177 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,538.

7.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Maine average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.28% relocated from other counties in Maine ($26,175 average AGI)
2.48% relocated from other states ($15,792 average AGI)
Sagadahoc County:

2.48%
Maine average:

2.57%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, ME  2.42% ($44,771 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.79% ($27,835)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.71% ($32,231)
from Lincoln County, ME  0.62% ($29,011)
from York County, ME  0.17% ($45,560)
from Knox County, ME  0.14% ($42,450)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.12% ($31,765)


7.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Maine average:

5.62%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Sagadahoc County:

0.10%
Maine average:

0.05%

5.04% relocated to other counties in Maine ($23,657 average AGI)
2.65% relocated to other states ($14,142 average AGI)
Sagadahoc County:

2.65%
Maine average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  2.76% ($38,463 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.71% ($34,184)
to Lincoln County, ME  0.53% ($34,346)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.44% ($34,203)
to York County, ME  0.18% ($49,615)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.09% ($5,615)
to Knox County, ME  0.08% ($27,917)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Sagadahoc County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Sagadahoc County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sagadahoc County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sagadahoc County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sagadahoc County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,181 (5,047 aged, 1,134 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 240 (2%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Sagadahoc County, Maine in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (383)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (301)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (300)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (299)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (292)
  • Unspecified dementia (260)
  • Congestive heart failure (148)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (135)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (111)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (78)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 996
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,006

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 24
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 126.6. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,154
  • In family households: 27,839 (4,663 male householders, 4,574 female householders)
    7,207 spouses, 8,799 children (8,090 natural, 145 adopted, 589 stepchildren), 556 grandchildren, 216 brothers or sisters, 389 parents, 417 other relatives, 877 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,063 (2,266 male householders (1,806 living alone)), 3,305 female householders (2,603 living alone)), 1,472 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 247

Size of family households: 5,155 2-persons, 2,259 3-persons, 1,036 4-persons, 520 5-persons, 207 6-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,408 1-person, 1,022 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 55 5-persons.

4,349 married couples with children.
1,797 single-parent households (766 men, 1,031 women).

96.3% of residents of Sagadahoc speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,437,284,000 ($38,922 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,288,958,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $105,659,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,551,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $183,000
Federal grants: $31,538,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,235,247,000 ($1,234,088,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $39,107,000 ($35,035,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,298,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,687,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,348,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,164
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,524
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +78
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,089
Here:

+29 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sagadahoc County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.01 millions of gallons per day (13% from ground, 87% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 343
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,719
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,593
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,188
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,469
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,156
  • 1950 to 1959: 898
  • 1940 to 1949: 798
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,191
Note: State values scaled to Sagadahoc population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sagadahoc County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sagadahoc County population
  • 1 room: 124
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 297
  • 4 rooms: 1,620
  • 5 rooms: 2,279
  • 6 rooms: 2,323
  • 7 rooms: 1,676
  • 8 rooms: 1,361
  • 9+ rooms: 1,563
  • 1 room: 123
  • 2 rooms: 221
  • 3 rooms: 687
  • 4 rooms: 1,158
  • 5 rooms: 642
  • 6 rooms: 354
  • 7 rooms: 198
  • 8 rooms: 78
  • 9+ rooms: 71
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sagadahoc County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sagadahoc County population
  • no bedroom: 118
  • 1 bedroom: 507
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,989
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,302
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,058
  • 5+ bedrooms: 336
  • no bedroom: 125
  • 1 bedroom: 946
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,533
  • 3 bedrooms: 826
  • 4 bedrooms: 89
  • 5+ bedrooms: 34
Cars and other vehicles available in Sagadahoc County, Maine in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sagadahoc County population
  • no vehicle: 295
  • 1 vehicle: 3,390
  • 2 vehicles: 5,000
  • 3 vehicles: 1,835
  • 4 vehicles: 520
  • 5+ vehicles: 239
  • no vehicle: 684
  • 1 vehicle: 1,738
  • 2 vehicles: 926
  • 3 vehicles: 111
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 52

88% of Sagadahoc County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 256% lived in Maine.

Sagadahoc County:

88.0%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,362
  • Other state: 12,367
  • Northeast: 7,097
  • Midwest: 1,977
  • South: 2,006
  • West: 1,320

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sagadahoc County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69.0%)
  • Wood (13.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.4%)
  • Utility gas (3.4%)
  • Electricity (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53.0%)
  • Electricity (17.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.8%)
  • Utility gas (7.0%)
  • No fuel used (2.8%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 126
Here:

4.2%
Maine:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 171
Here:

10.2%
Maine:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 309
Here:

23.6%
Maine:

31.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sagadahoc County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,125,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,885,000
    General - Other: $1,792,000
    Police Protection: $1,119,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $365,000
    Corrections - Other: $294,000
    Central Staff Services: $288,000
    General Public Buildings: $211,000
    Financial Administration: $103,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $192,000
    General Public Building: $147,000
    Police Protection: $43,000
    Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,281,000

Sagadahoc County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $640,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $995,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $51,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $540,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,566,000

Sagadahoc County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,426,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,300,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $30,000

Sagadahoc County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,642,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,944,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,300,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 592
  • Number of aged recipients: 36
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 556
  • Number of recipients under 18: 64
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 437
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 91
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 261
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 250
Sagadahoc County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sagadahoc County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED158$157,513191$157,183999$167,967120$94,9581$132,000123$232,69946$64,826
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$151,83320$159,90096$173,35419$127,1050$018$215,1678$91,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$141,44440$193,725329$175,46537$84,4860$029$262,96628$79,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$142,50018$210,056178$178,2923$75,3330$012$203,0835$120,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$485,0000$023$174,6091$148,0000$00$01$132,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$183,18231$194,5161$383,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$168,00014$188,2140$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$188,2508$210,8750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$199,5003$215,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$68,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Sagadahoc County, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19974.5 years
William17674.4 years
Mary15481.7 years
George14574.2 years
Robert13472.2 years
Charles13175.4 years
Ruth11579.7 years
James10673.5 years
Margaret10380.8 years
Joseph10174.9 years
Most common last names in Sagadahoc County, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6678.1 years
Brown5877.9 years
Williams4780.0 years
White4776.9 years
Wallace4278.5 years
Pinkham4273.8 years
Morse3979.8 years
Moore3877.4 years
King3774.1 years
Wright3678.2 years
Businesses in Sagadahoc County, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nissan1
Ashley Furniture2Payless1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid2
Circle K1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Shaw's1
DHL1Starbucks2
Dairy Queen2Subaru1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile2
FedEx6Target1
GNC1Toyota1
GameStop2True Value1
Goodwill2U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular2
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1World Gym1
Maurices1YMCA1

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