Bridgton, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,071.
Population change since 2000: -12.2%
Males: 1,036  (50.1%)
Females: 1,035  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years

Zip codes: 04009, 04057.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,369 (it was $31,115 in 2000)
Bridgton:

$57,369
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,989 (it was $16,494 in 2000)

Bridgton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $165,795 (it was $88,400 in 2000)
Bridgton:

$165,795
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $343,538; detached houses: $354,513; townhouses or other attached units: $393,629; in 2-unit structures: $334,691; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $352,811; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,492; mobile homes: $88,083

Median gross rent in 2019: $982.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bridgton: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.7%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bridgton, ME (2019)
    • 2,45095.4%White alone
    • 642.5%Two or more races
    • 170.7%Hispanic
    • 90.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Bridgton, Maine as of December 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridgton is 197 to 1.


Crime rates in Bridgton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(91.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(53.5)
2
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.4)
3
(55.6)
2
(37.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
1
(18.7)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.5)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(19.2)
4
(75.1)
4
(73.3)
2
(36.3)
2
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.4)
5
(94.2)
1
(18.7)
5
(93.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.6)
4
(74.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
35
(671.0)
44
(826.3)
18
(329.7)
17
(308.7)
16
(285.3)
19
(364.8)
15
(286.9)
6
(113.0)
41
(768.2)
53
(985.5)
19
(351.5)
34
(628.0)
9
(166.9)
6
(111.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
123
(2,358)
89
(1,671)
77
(1,410)
58
(1,053)
90
(1,605)
75
(1,440)
56
(1,071)
25
(471.0)
128
(2,398)
123
(2,287)
86
(1,591)
67
(1,238)
45
(834.7)
38
(705.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(57.5)
7
(131.5)
3
(54.9)
1
(18.2)
1
(17.8)
2
(38.4)
3
(57.4)
2
(37.7)
7
(131.2)
11
(204.5)
3
(55.5)
4
(73.9)
2
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index165.1161.5171.872.5135.5116.979.069.3169.6230.8101.9149.2103.780.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bridgton, ME

Crime rate in Bridgton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Maine average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (25.7%), English (25.7%), French (9.5%), Italian (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), French Canadian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/07/1794

Elevation: 494 feet

Land area: 9.80 square miles.

Population density: 211 people per square mile   (very low).

Bridgton, Maine map

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.1%
Maine:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bridgton CDP:

1.5% ($1,308)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (35.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (121.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (274.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Harrison, ME (2.0 miles ),
Denmark, ME (2.6 miles ),
Sweden, ME (2.6 miles ),
Otisfield, ME (2.9 miles ),
Naples, ME (3.0 miles ),
Waterford, ME (3.0 miles ),
Oxford, ME (3.4 miles ),
Sebago, ME (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.06 N, Longitude: 70.71 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Bridgton, ME in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bridgton, ME in 2019
Bridgton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2003: 94 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2005: 99 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2006: 104 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $210,200
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $264,700
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $250,800
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $247,200
  • 2018: 43 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2019: 37 buildings, average cost: $197,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Bridgton, ME residents
Average permit cost in Bridgton, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Maine:

4.7%
Most common industries in Bridgton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
  • Leather & allied products (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Bridgton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (13.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)

Average climate in Bridgton, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bridgton, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
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 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bridgton-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the Bridgton place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 37.6 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bridgton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 151.2 miles away from Bridgton center
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 32.3 miles away from Bridgton 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 151.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 180.9 miles away from Bridgton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city 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 33.0 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 Cumberland County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 13, Snows: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridgton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bridgton:

  • BRIDGTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 10 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • BRIDGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (186 PORTLAND ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bridgton:

  • FRYEBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FRYEBURG, ME)
  • NORWAY REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NORWAY, ME)
  • HICKS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FRYEBURG, ME)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - SO PARIS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SOUTH PARIS, ME)

Heliports located in Bridgton:

College/University in Bridgton:

  • Birthwise Midwifery School (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 24 South High Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.birthwisemidwifery.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgton:

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 20 miles; Standish, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 36 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 38 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 45 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 50 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 51 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Plymouth State University (about 54 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Private high school in Bridgton:

  • DODGE HOUSE SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 15 WAYSIDE AVE, Grades: 2-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Bridgton:

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Library in Bridgton:

  • BRIDGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $164,318; Location: 1 CHURCH STREET; 25,436 books; 1,042 audio materials; 1,611 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bridgton: Plummer Landing (A), Camp Wildwoods (B), Bridgton United Ambulance (C), Bridgton Historical Society Museum (D), Dalton Holmes Davis Memorial Library (E), North Bridgton Public Library (F), Northern Cumberland Memorial Hospital Library (G), Central Bridgton Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bridgton: Saint Josephs Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stevens Brook (A), Smith Brook (B), Willett Brook (C), Rodgers Brook (D), Bear River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Rufus Porter Museum (67 North High) (1), Narramissic Historic Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Ingalls Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Merryfield Cove Cottages (Rural Route 3 Box 31) (1), Pleasant Mountain Inn (Route 302) (2), Grady's West Shore Motel (Fryeburg Road) (3), Ary's Highland Lake Resort (RR 3 Box 1 Route 302) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Maine State - Courts- District Court- Bridgton (3 Chase Street Suite 2) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Robert G. Carter - Army Medal of Honor recipient, George D. Libby - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Jim Mains - Baseball player, John Ripley Freeman - Civil engineer, Rip Cannell - Baseball player.

Cumberland 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 Bridgton and their reported violations in the past:

BRIDGTON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,998, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-29-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2009)
MSAD 61 LAKE REGION HIGH SCH (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
KNIGHTS HILL ASSOCIATION (Population served: 680, 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-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MSAD 61 SONGO LOCKS ELEM SCH (Population served: 478, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2006), St Intentional no-action (JUL-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2007)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
MSAD 61 LAKE REGION MIDDLE SCH (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-16-2005 to NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2007), St Intentional no-action (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
CAMP MICAH (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-03-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUL-26-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PLEASANT MOUNTAIN INN (Population served: 288, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHAWNEE PEAK #1 MAIN LODGE (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bridgton that have no violations reported:

  • WINONA CAMP FOR BOYS-NORTH (Population served: 360, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINONA CAMP FOR BOYS-SOUTH (Population served: 185, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 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:

9.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bridgton in 2010:

  • 142 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bridgton in 2000:

  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Bridgton (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Bridgton Branch at 176 Main Street, branch established on 1933/12/06. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Norway Savings Bank: Bridgton Branch at Flint And Main Streets, branch established on 1969/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $958.8 mil, Deposits: $711.3 mil, headquarters in Norway, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Norway Bancorp, Mhc
  • KeyBank National Association: Bridgton Branch at 232 Main Street, branch established on 1969/06/23. 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

For population 15 years and over in Bridgton:

Marital status in Bridgton, ME
  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 31.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Bridgton:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Maine average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bridgton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bridgton, ME (based on Cumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,24319
Mainline Protestant22,03096
Evangelical Protestant12,00785
Other7,18744
Orthodox5001
Black Protestant2852
None201,422-
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: 72
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Cumberland County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
This county:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Cumberland County:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

19.5%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bridgton:

48.7%
Maine:

53.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
State:

52.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.3

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.7%
Maine:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.5%
Maine:

8.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Bridgton:

30.5%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Bridgton:

53.3%
Maine:

60.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.1%
Maine:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bridgton, ME Residents

6.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Maine average:

5.91%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,253 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.14%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from York County, ME  0.99% ($51,464 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.39% ($52,487)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.31% ($60,456)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($500 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.05%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to York County, ME  1.15% ($44,353 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.54% ($42,263)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.35% ($48,018)
Businesses in Bridgton, ME
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets5UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgton:

  • 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.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH PARIS, ME; Owner: PENNESSEEWASSEE BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgton:

  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 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)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMWV (93.5 FM; CONWAY, NH; Owner: MT. WASHINGTON RADIO & GRAMOPHONE, L.L.C.)
  • WVMJ (104.5 FM; CONWAY, NH; Owner: MT. WASHINGTON RADIO & GRAMOPHONE, L.L.C.)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgton:

  • 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.)
  • W03AM (Channel 3; HARRISON, ETC., ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bridgton: George D. Libby.

Bridgton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Bridgton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • 16,642Total average daily traffic
  • 829Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,765Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bridgton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Shawnee Peak Pleasant Mountain (Lat: 44.047250 Lon: -70.821222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNBB291,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.950 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2023, Certifier: Robert Bell, Registrant: Dirigo Wireless, 111 N Raymond Rd, Poland, ME 04274, Phone: (207) 513-1110, Fax: (207) 647-8789, Email:
  • Lat: 43.983333 Lon: -70.634694, Call Sign: WQDK909,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.682 MHz, 159.877 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.462 MHz, 451.037 MHz, 451.937 MHz, 452.012 MHz, 456.137 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2015, Expiration Date: 09/21/2025, Certifier: Andrew R Madura, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • 8 Invernale St (Lat: 44.055083 Lon: -70.702000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQOP307,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.037 MHz, 458.037 MHz, 453.412 MHz, 458.412 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2011, Expiration Date: 12/07/2021, Certifier: Kevin Schofield, Registrant: Maine Radio, 68 Mussey Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074, Phone: (207) 883-2929, Email:
  • Shawnee Peak Pleasant Mountain (Lat: 44.047250 Lon: -70.821222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQSM441,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.235 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2013, Expiration Date: 10/30/2023, Certifier: Kevin Schofield, Registrant: Dirigo Wireless, 111 N Raymond Rd, Poland, ME 04274, Phone: (207) 513-1110, Email:
  • JEWISH CCGB, 104 Wildwood Road (Lat: 44.023056 Lon: -70.716417), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQZR623,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2017, Expiration Date: 07/17/2027, Certifier: Randi Federman, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BRIDGETON WE, 119 Mountain Rd (Lat: 44.047139 Lon: -70.821583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 20.7 m, Overall height: 22.5 m, Call Sign: WQSG813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • 4PB0337B, 119 Mountain Road (Lat: 44.047222 Lon: -70.821111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 22.3 m, Call Sign: WQXF225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2016, Expiration Date: 02/17/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 4PB0338A, 123 Portland Street (Lat: 44.044722 Lon: -70.698611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQXF226,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2016, Expiration Date: 02/17/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Pleasant Mountain 10 Km West Of (Lat: 44.047278 Lon: -70.821444), Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: KDS417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Gerald W Blanchard, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 10 Hospital Drive (Lat: 44.045083 Lon: -70.715611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 187.6 m, Call Sign: WQYU499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2017, Expiration Date: 01/24/2027, Certifier: Tom Judge, Registrant: Lifeflight Of Maine, 189 Odlin Rd, Bangor, ME 04401, Phone: (207) 973-6706, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bridgton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bridgton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$127,0378$181,63631$190,7266$64,74322$195,8910$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$187,7700$01$291,4900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$135,61514$209,2033$60,0075$262,8801$44,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$152,0107$191,9160$02$220,7550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$169,2900$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0160.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$324,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0160.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bridgton, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bridgton, ME - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bridgton, ME
  • 64.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.2%Wood
  • 6.0%Other fuel
  • 3.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bridgton, ME
  • 63.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Other fuel
  • 6.3%Electricity


Bridgton compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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