Bowdoin, Maine

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Population in 2010: 3,061.
Population change since 2000: +12.2%
 
Males: 1,558  (50.9%)
Females: 1,503  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04287.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,006 (it was $42,688 in 2000)
Bowdoin:

$66,006
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,666 (it was $17,260 in 2000)

Bowdoin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $195,337 (it was $94,400 in 2000)
Bowdoin:

$195,337
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $290,751; detached houses: $314,717; townhouses or other attached units: $210,621; in 2-unit structures: $281,543; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $302,533; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,073; mobile homes: $109,886
March 2019 cost of living index in Bowdoin: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Bowdoin, ME (2010)
    • 2,95896.6%White alone
    • 401.3%Two or more races
    • 140.5%Black alone
    • 160.5%Asian alone
    • 140.5%Hispanic
    • 130.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.10%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Bowdoin, Maine as of June 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bowdoin is 340 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (24.0%), French (16.6%), Irish (15.4%), French Canadian (11.2%), United States (8.8%), German (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1788

Land area: 43.5 square miles.

Population density: 70 people per square mile   (very low).

38 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Maine:

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

1.7% ($1,588)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (30.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (132.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (297.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Bowdoinham, ME (2.1 miles ),
Lisbon Falls, ME (2.4 miles ),
Lisbon, ME (2.4 miles ),
Sabattus, ME (2.6 miles ),
Topsham, ME (2.8 miles ),
Richmond, ME (3.0 miles ),
Litchfield, ME (3.0 miles ),
Durham, ME (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 69.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Bowdoin, ME in 2019

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bowdoin, ME residents
Average permit cost in Bowdoin, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Bowdoin, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (22.9%)
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Bowdoin, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)

Average climate in Bowdoin, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bowdoin, Maine average temperatures Bowdoin, Maine average precipitation Bowdoin, Maine humidity Bowdoin, Maine wind speed Bowdoin, Maine snowfall Bowdoin, Maine sunshine Bowdoin, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

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

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.28
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Bowdoin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 188.2 miles away from Bowdoin center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from Bowdoin center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 217.7 miles away from Bowdoin 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 37.2 miles away from Bowdoin 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 Sagadahoc County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bowdoin:

  • LAMP NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LISBON, ME)
  • BRUNSWICK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • TWENTY-FOUR OLD LISBON RD (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • MARSHWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LEWISTON, ME)
  • MID COAST SENIOR HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • DIONNE COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BRUNSWICK, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowdoin:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 22 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 30 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 31 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 31 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 44 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 46 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 80 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Public elementary/middle school in Bowdoin:

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Points of interest:

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

Church in Bowdoin: West Bowdoin Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Starbird Cemetery (1), South Bowdoin Cemetery (2), Hix Small Cemetery (3), Coombs Cemetery (4), Woodlawn Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Caesar Pond (A), Meacham Pond (B), Bar B Campground Pond (C), Stoddard Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Cathance Stream (A), Little Gillespie Brook (B), East Cathance Stream (C), Dead River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Mike McHugh - Ice hockey player.

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

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

PINEWOOD ACRES TRAILER PARK (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Uranium-238. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Uranium-238. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Uranium-238. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Radon. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-11-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2006)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.9%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.6%
Whole state:

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

3.8%
Whole state:

4.1%
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Bowdoin:

Marital status in Bowdoin, ME
  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bowdoin:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bowdoin, ME (based on Sagadahoc County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,1773
Mainline Protestant2,52715
Evangelical Protestant2,13420
Other6462
Orthodox881
None26,721-
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: 6
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Sagadahoc County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sagadahoc County:

26.5%
State:

25.0%

8.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
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 Cumberland County, ME  2.81% ($48,018 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.82% ($41,638)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.66% ($46,627)


7.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
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 Cumberland County, ME  2.52% ($60,456 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.88% ($45,522)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.81% ($46,234)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowdoin:

  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WCNM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowdoin:

  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, 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)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Bowdoin:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W29CA (Channel 29; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES)
  • 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)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Bowdoin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Bowdoin fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 2017 01:12 PM, Store Rd, Fisher Rd, Lat: 44.047319, Lon: -70.025039, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 1, 2016 10:24 PM, Us-201 Augusta Road, Lat: 44.040547, Lon: -69.942053, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 21, 2015 04:25 AM, Sr-125, Lat: 44.033856, Lon: -69.952908, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 16, 2011 07:57 PM, 1020 Main Street, Lat: 44.036517, Lon: -69.977933, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 2011 02:27 PM, Sr-201, Lat: 44.049175, Lon: -69.939256, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • 2,539Total average daily traffic
  • 126Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,868Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 23 Cornish Dr (Lat: 44.039889 Lon: -69.984306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WNQS881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.077 MHz, 154.295 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 11/08/2024, Registrant: Radio Communications Management, 158 Rand Rd, Portland, ME 04101, Phone: (207) 797-7503, Email:
  • Burrough Rd (Lat: 44.020361 Lon: -70.029222), Call Sign: KID574, Licensee ID: L00084266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/16/2022, Registrant: Morgan, Roland A, 333 W Burrough Rd, Bowdoin, ME 04287, Phone: (207) 353-6719
  • Rt 2 Meadow Rd (Lat: 44.012583 Lon: -69.957833), Call Sign: KNCV621, Licensee ID: L00446929,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2002, Expiration Date: 02/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012, Registrant: Wendall M Card, Rt 1 Box 71, Bowdoinham, ME 04008, Phone: (207) 666-5715
  • WHITTEN HILL, West Road (Lat: 44.102000 Lon: -70.004194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQP274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.130 MHz, 160.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/06/2023, Certifier: Marc Fisher, Registrant: State Of Maine, O.I.T., Radio Operations Mscn, 66 Industrial Drive, Augusta, ME 04333-0147, Phone: (207) 624-9990, Email:
  • WHITTEN HILL MOBILES, Lat: 44.102000 Lon: -70.004194, Call Sign: WQWP921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.920 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2015, Expiration Date: 10/22/2025, Certifier: Marc D Fisher, Registrant: State Of Maine, O.I.T., Radio Operations Mscn, 66 Industrial Drive, Augusta, ME 04333-0147, Phone: (207) 624-9990, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BOWDOIN, Adams Rd (Lat: 44.069222 Lon: -69.923361), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WMS650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6590.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2005, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place (Mc: Ga3b1reg), Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4277, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:
  • WHITTEN HILL, West Road (Lat: 44.101833 Lon: -70.004028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQNK966,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2011, Expiration Date: 03/10/2021, Certifier: David E Mars, Registrant: State Of Maine, O.I.T., Radio Operations Mscn, 66 Industrial Drive, Augusta, ME 04333-0147, Phone: (207) 624-9990, Email:
  • BOWDOIN #2, 0.9 Mile Ene Of Bowdoin Ctr (Lat: 44.041722 Lon: -69.955583), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WHQ507,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/1987, Expiration Date: 10/17/1996, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1996, Registrant: New England Telephone And Telegraph Company, 125 High St Rm 515, Boston, MA 02110

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bowdoin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7CCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1562E , Serial Number: 7AC-5125, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/14/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Alton D Jr Stinson, 7 John Small Rd, Bowdoin, ME 04287
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27967 , Serial Number: 4482, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): John Wade Iii Gayley, 34 Roberts Rd, Bowdoin, ME 04287
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72341 , Serial Number: 9525, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2018
    Registrant (Individual): John W Gayley, 34 Roberts Rd, Bowdoin, ME 04287

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bowdoin, ME
  • 76.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.2%Wood
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bowdoin, ME
  • 87.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.8%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bowdoin compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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