Cape Elizabeth, Maine

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Population in 2010: 9,015.
Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 4,343  (48.2%)
Females: 4,672  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04107.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $118,236 (it was $72,359 in 2000)
Cape Elizabeth:

$118,236
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $59,951 (it was $37,983 in 2000)

Cape Elizabeth town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $394,513 (it was $187,300 in 2000)
Cape Elizabeth:

$394,513
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $321,818; detached houses: $335,007; townhouses or other attached units: $304,104; in 2-unit structures: $288,756; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $341,279; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,097; mobile homes: $77,338
March 2019 cost of living index in Cape Elizabeth: 111.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Cape Elizabeth, ME (2010)
    • 8,61695.6%White alone
    • 1301.4%Hispanic
    • 1211.3%Asian alone
    • 861.0%Two or more races
    • 380.4%Black alone
    • 110.1%American Indian alone
    • 80.09%Other race alone
    • 50.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Cape Elizabeth by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(11.1)
3
(33.6)
3
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(199.5)
17
(190.5)
26
(295.3)
14
(159.1)
10
(114.0)
14
(158.6)
16
(177.5)
33
(364.8)
26
(285.6)
18
(196.7)
23
(249.2)
26
(277.7)
9
(95.9)
8
(85.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
83
(920.1)
117
(1,311)
75
(851.7)
57
(647.6)
63
(718.4)
104
(1,178)
90
(998.4)
77
(851.3)
70
(768.9)
69
(754.0)
62
(671.7)
28
(299.0)
31
(330.4)
35
(374.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(22.2)
5
(56.0)
11
(124.9)
2
(22.7)
2
(22.8)
1
(11.3)
2
(22.2)
5
(55.3)
2
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
2
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)54.877.071.538.940.861.457.576.252.583.345.231.422.929.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cape Elizabeth, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Maine average:

1.69
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Cape Elizabeth, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: English (27.0%), Irish (25.5%), Italian (10.3%), German (9.7%), French (7.3%), Scottish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/01/1765

Land area: 14.7 square miles.

Population density: 612 people per square mile   (low).

Cape Elizabeth, Maine map

271 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This town:

3.0%
Maine:

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

1.6% ($3,047)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (4.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (98.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (266.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

South Portland, ME (1.7 miles ),
Portland, ME (2.2 miles ),
Scarborough, ME (2.3 miles ),
Long Island, ME (2.7 miles ),
Falmouth Foreside, ME (2.9 miles ),
Westbrook, ME (2.9 miles ),
Falmouth, ME (3.0 miles ),
Old Orchard Beach, ME (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.60 N, Longitude: 70.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Cape Elizabeth, ME in 2017
Cape Elizabeth satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $301,300
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $328,100
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $307,800
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $309,600
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $266,500
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $413,100
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $457,100
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $374,300
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $408,600
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $501,800
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $559,700
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $324,700
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $254,000
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $285,500
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $320,100
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $375,700
  • 2016: 29 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $488,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Cape Elizabeth, ME residents
Average permit cost in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Cape Elizabeth, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.1%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.4%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.4%)
Most common occupations in Cape Elizabeth, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (7.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Lawyers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Registered nurses (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.7. This is about average.

City:

65.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.944
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Cape Elizabeth town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 57.7 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cape Elizabeth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 69.2 miles away from Cape Elizabeth 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, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.0 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 206.9 miles away from the city 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 115.6 miles away from Cape Elizabeth 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 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 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 (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 12, 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: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cape Elizabeth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cape Elizabeth:

  • THE VIKING NURSING FACILITY (126 SCOTT DYER DR)
  • VIKING ICF INC (SCOTT DYER RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cape Elizabeth:

  • SOUTH PORTLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SO PORTLAND, ME)
  • HILLSIDE REST AND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • BEACON HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SO PORTLAND, ME)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF PORTLAND, MAINE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SO PORTLAND, ME)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • MAINE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)

Amtrak stations near Cape Elizabeth:

  • 5 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.
  • 11 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, public payphones.
  • 14 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cape Elizabeth:

  • Southern Maine Community College (about 3 miles; South Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 5 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • University of New England (about 13 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 21 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 49 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 56 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 70 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public high school in Cape Elizabeth:

Private high school in Cape Elizabeth:

  • AUCOCISCO SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 126 SPURWINK AVE, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cape Elizabeth:

See full list of schools located in Cape Elizabeth

Library in Cape Elizabeth:

  • THOMAS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $540,885; Location: 6 SCOTT DYER RD.; 48,710 books; 2,285 audio materials; 2,254 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cape Elizabeth: Cape Elizabeth Light (A), Cape Elizabeth Town Hall (B), Cape Cottage Fire Station (C), Thomas Memorial Library (D), Town Center Station Cape Elizabeth Company 3 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Pond Cove Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Cape Elizabeth include: Cape Elizabeth Church (A), Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Saint Albans Episcopal Church (D), Spurwink Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Great Pond (A), Little Pond (B), Richards Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alewife Brook (A), Willow Brook (B), Pond Cove Brook (C), Dyer Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cape Elizabeth include: Two Lights State Park (1), Crescent Beach State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Crescent Beach (A), Cliff House Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: The Lobster Shack (225 Two Lights Road).

Hotel: Inn by the Sea (Hotel Bowery Beach R).

Birthplace of: Joan Benoit - Long-distance runner.

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 Cape Elizabeth and their reported violations in the past:

ALFORD LAKE CAMP #2 (Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ISLAND HOME CLUB (Population served: 240, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.5%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

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

1.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
101 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Cape Elizabeth (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Cape Elizabeth Branch at 1234 Shore Road, branch established on 1966/04/30. 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 Cape Elizabeth:

Marital status in Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Cape Elizabeth:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cape Elizabeth, 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
Cumberland County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

7.1%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

19.5%
Maine:

25.0%

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 Cape Elizabeth, ME

  • CVS: 1
  • Circle K: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cape Elizabeth:

  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cape Elizabeth:

  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • W245AA (96.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WYFP (91.9 FM; HARPSWELL, ME; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Cape Elizabeth:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
Cape Elizabeth fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Cape Elizabeth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.3mTotal length
  • 8,038Total average daily traffic
  • 401Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,292Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cape Elizabeth)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Cape Elizabeth, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 351 Spurwink Ave (Lat: 43.601472 Lon: -70.249472), Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WNTX459,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.037 MHz, 952.037 MHz, 928.237 MHz, 952.237 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/1995, Expiration Date: 02/09/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2000, Phone: (800) 222-6525
  • CAPE ELIZABETH, 351 Spurwink Avenue (Lat: 43.601472 Lon: -70.249500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WPQX388,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.037 MHz, 928.237 MHz, 952.037 MHz, 952.237 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2010, Expiration Date: 11/02/2020, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2015, Certifier: Victor P Patrick, Registrant: Alarmnet Inc, 2 Corporate Center Drive, Melville, NY 11747, Phone: (516) 577-5514, Fax: (631) 351-5574, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 351 Spurwink Ave (Lat: 43.601472 Lon: -70.249500), Type: Tower, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KEW831, Licensee ID: L00020285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2015, Expiration Date: 05/11/2025, Registrant: Portland Pilots Inc, 48 Union Wharf, Portland, ME 04101, Phone: (207) 774-5624

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cape Elizabeth)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cape Elizabeth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cape Elizabeth, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.4%), and Outside Fires (23.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cape Elizabeth, ME
    • 8366.4%Structure Fires
    • 2923.2%Outside Fires
    • 108.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cape Elizabeth, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • 91.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Electricity
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • 58.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.8%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood


Cape Elizabeth compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Cape Elizabeth on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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