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Wiscasset, ME (Maine) Houses and Residents

Wiscasset,ME index of house prices

Total population: 1,097 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,060 (31 farm, 1,029 nonfarm))

Houses: 707 (660 occupied: 225 owner occupied, 430 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

66%
State:

28%

Housing density: 182 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $285,447.

Median contract rent in 2016: $402 (lower quartile is $566, upper quartile is $932)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $797


Median gross rent in Wiscasset, ME in 2016: $507

Housing units in Wiscasset with a mortgage: 165 (0 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 59

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $83,507

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,050

Median monthly housing costs: $760


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Wiscasset, Maine Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $173,996 (it was $118,900 in 2000)
Wiscasset:

$173,996
Maine:

$184,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $139,059 - $250,552

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $210,883
Here:

$210,883
State:

$231,129
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1946

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,212
  • In family households: 889 (249 male householders, 111 female householders)
    166 spouses, 175 children (132 natural, 0 adopted, 48 stepchildren), 41 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 0 other relatives, 29 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 323 (164 male householders (166 living alone)), 132 female householders (114 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 214 2-persons, 116 4-persons, 31 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 282 1-person, 16 2-persons.

56 married couples with children.
88 single-parent households (42 men, 46 women).

79.8% of residents of Wiscasset speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).
27.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 261 (21.5%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wiscasset, Maine
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wiscasset, Maine
  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 412 bedrooms
  • 1033 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wiscasset, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wiscasset, Maine
  • 44no bedroom
  • 1451 bedroom
  • 1172 bedrooms
  • 1103 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1431 vehicle
  • 292 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset in renter-occupied apartments
  • 43no vehicle
  • 2021 vehicle
  • 742 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 1124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wiscasset, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wiscasset, Maine
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 224 rooms
  • 375 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 668 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wiscasset, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wiscasset, Maine
  • 451 room
  • 812 rooms
  • 473 rooms
  • 1194 rooms
  • 155 rooms
  • 1166 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Year house built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Wiscasset, ME household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in 2016
  • 80Less than $10,000
  • 99$10,000 to $19,999
  • 110$20,000 to $29,999
  • 59$30,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 59$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $74,999
  • 175$75,000 to $99,999
  • 35$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2016 in Wiscasset, ME

  • Distribution of house value in Wiscasset, ME in 2016
  • 19$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 67$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10$175,000 to $199,999
  • 50$200,000 to $249,999
  • 16$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wiscasset, ME

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wiscasset, ME in 2016
  • 51$250 to $299
  • 29$450 to $499
  • 47$550 to $599
  • 83$650 to $699
  • 40$700 to $749
  • 30$750 to $799
  • 130$900 to $999
  • 14No cash rent
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 79
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 57
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 288
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 140
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 0
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 40
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 26
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 12
  • 90 or more minutes: 12
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.1%
Number of people working at home: 15 (2.2% of all workers)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Wiscasset

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,207 (93%)
  • Carpooled: 76 (6%)
  • Taxi: 5 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 15 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2016
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wiscasset, Maine
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wiscasset, Maine
  • 02010 or later
  • 2022000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970
Ancestries in Wiscasset, ME

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 66 (11.8%)
  • English: 63 (11.3%)
  • Scottish: 62 (11.1%)
  • German: 40 (7.2%)
  • Italian: 22 (3.9%)
  • Portuguese: 20 (3.6%)
  • French Canadian: 16 (2.9%)
  • Irish: 11 (2.0%)

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


Thailand
Wiscasset:

88.1% (223)
Maine:

0.9% (445)

Vietnam
Wiscasset:

12.6% (32)
Maine:

4.1% (1,946)

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

  • This state: 436
  • Other state: 536
  • Northeast: 385
  • Midwest: 0
  • South: 61
  • West: 87

94.9% of Wiscasset residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47.7% lived in this county.

Wiscasset:

94.9%
State average:

86.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 13
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 203
  • Less than 1 year of college: 50
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 40
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 75
  • Master's degree: 15
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 125
  • Less than 1 year of college: 0
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 146
  • Associate degree: 56
  • Bachelor's degree: 77
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 28
Educational Attainment for Females
Wiscasset marital status for males
Wiscasset marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 356
  • 3 or 4: 161
  • 5 to 9: 84
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • Mobile homes: 81

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,545

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 6.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Wiscasset
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wiscasset, ME
  • 72.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wiscasset, ME
  • 91.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Maine:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Maine:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

47.1%
Maine:

31.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability