Kennebunk, Maine

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Population in 2010: 5,214.
Population change since 2000: +8.5%
Males: 2,452  (47.0%)
Females: 2,762  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

53.3 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04043.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,952 (it was $49,015 in 2000)
Kennebunk:

$60,952
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,934 (it was $26,562 in 2000)

Kennebunk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $282,060 (it was $143,400 in 2000)
Kennebunk:

$282,060
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $305,951; detached houses: $342,613; townhouses or other attached units: $130,094; in 2-unit structures: $206,665; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $394,577

Median gross rent in 2017: $990.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kennebunk: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
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  • Races in Kennebunk, ME (2010)
    • 5,01696.2%White alone
    • 671.3%Hispanic
    • 551.1%Two or more races
    • 400.8%Asian alone
    • 160.3%Black alone
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Kennebunk, Maine as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kennebunk is 1,117 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kennebunk 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)
2
(17.4)
2
(17.4)
1
(8.6)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.7)
3
(25.9)
2
(18.5)
7
(64.4)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.7)
4
(35.1)
1
(8.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(26.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.2)
4
(34.8)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.6)
2
(18.5)
3
(27.6)
5
(45.4)
5
(45.1)
4
(35.8)
1
(8.9)
3
(26.3)
4
(34.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(339.1)
20
(173.7)
30
(257.3)
23
(200.2)
42
(363.6)
38
(328.2)
46
(426.0)
43
(395.8)
30
(272.2)
18
(162.2)
13
(116.2)
11
(97.4)
6
(52.6)
9
(78.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
175
(1,522)
183
(1,590)
155
(1,330)
121
(1,053)
104
(900.4)
102
(881.1)
104
(963.2)
111
(1,022)
102
(925.3)
52
(468.7)
62
(554.3)
77
(682.1)
38
(333.2)
41
(357.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(52.2)
8
(69.5)
3
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
2
(18.1)
2
(18.0)
2
(17.9)
1
(8.9)
2
(17.5)
1
(8.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.4)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.6)
2
(18.5)
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)107.995.286.170.174.881.489.7126.476.647.838.953.451.737.1

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City-data.com crime index in Kennebunk, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: Irish (14.3%), English (12.0%), French Canadian (11.6%), French (8.5%), Italian (7.8%), American (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/31/1820

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 6.74 square miles.

Population density: 773 people per square mile   (low).

Kennebunk, Maine map

217 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.6% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This place:

3.8%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,640 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,696 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (23.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (78.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (245.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Kennebunk, ME (1.6 miles ),
Kennebunkport, ME (2.0 miles ),
Arundel, ME (2.0 miles ),
Wells, ME (2.4 miles ),
Biddeford, ME (2.8 miles ),
South Sanford, ME (2.9 miles ),
Lyman, ME (3.1 miles ),
Saco, ME (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 43.39 N, Longitude: 70.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +611 (+10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 680 (24.3%)

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Kennebunk, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kennebunk, ME in 2017
Kennebunk satellite photo by USGS

Kennebunk tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 87 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 1999: 105 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2001: 89 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2002: 80 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2003: 106 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2004: 80 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $309,200
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $265,300
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $278,900
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $350,800
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $314,500
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $345,500
  • 2013: 38 buildings, average cost: $332,100
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $262,400
  • 2016: 42 buildings, average cost: $387,100
  • 2017: 41 buildings, average cost: $341,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Kennebunk, ME residents
Average permit cost in Kennebunk, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Maine:

3.8%
Historical population in Kennebunk, ME
Historical housing units in Kennebunk, ME
Most common industries in Kennebunk, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Kennebunk, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.7%)
  • Engineers (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Kennebunk, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kennebunk, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
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 20.6 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 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.863. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.863
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.96
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.18. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kennebunk-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Kennebunk place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kennebunk-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% 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 53.8 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from Kennebunk 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) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from Kennebunk 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 136.6 miles away from Kennebunk 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 68.4 miles away from Kennebunk center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 49.9 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 York County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 16, Winter Storms: 6, Snows: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kennebunk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kennebunk:

  • S M M C VISITING NURSES (P.O. BOX 739, 72 MAIN STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-KENNEBUNK (158 ROSS RD)
  • RIVER RIDGE CENTER (3 BRAZIER LANE)

Amtrak stations near Kennebunk:

  • 6 miles: WELLS (696 SANFORD ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 9 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 12 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kennebunk:

  • University of New England (about 10 miles; Biddeford, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 24 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 24 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 31 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 49 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 52 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)

Public high school in Kennebunk:

Private high school in Kennebunk:

  • THE NEW SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 38 YORK ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kennebunk:

Private elementary/middle school in Kennebunk:

  • COCOONS (Students: 10, Location: 35 HEATH RD, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Kennebunk

Library in Kennebunk:

  • KENNEBUNK FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $547,997; Location: 112 MAIN STREET; 41,556 books; 3,571 audio materials; 2,243 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kennebunk: Kennebunk Recycling Center (A), Kennebunk Town Hall (B), Kennebunk Free Library (C), Brick Store Museum (D), Edith Cleaves Barry Library (E), Kennebunk Fire and Rescue Central Station (F), Wedding Cake House (G), Taylor-Barry House (H), Storer Mansion (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Shoppers Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kennebunk include: First Church of Christ Scientist (A), Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Monicas Catholic Church (C), Bibber Memorial Chapel (D), Christ Church (E), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (F), Kennebunk Baptist Church (G), First Parish Unitarian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Day Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kennebunk include: Kennebunk Historic District (1), Rotary Park (2), Rogers Park (3), Parsons Field (4), Lafayette Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Travel- Co Of Maine- The (Tours & Charters; 9 Blue Wave Professional Center), Kennebunk Gallery Cottages (Tours & Charters; 65 York STREET(RT1 SOUTH)), Stone Coast Anglers Inc (Tours & Charters; 3 Maria Lane).

Hotels: Econo Lodge (55 York Street), Nuble Light Software (128 Western Avenue), Kennebunk Inn (45 Main Street), Kennebunker Cottages (195 Sea Road), Turnpike Motel (Exit # 3), Lodge at Kennebunk (95 Alewive Road), Host Marriott Corporation (Maine Turnpike South).

Birthplace of: Clement Storer - Politician.

York 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 Kennebunk and their reported violations in the past:

YANKEELAND CAMPGROUND (Address: 1 Robinson Way , Population served: 525, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOUSAM RIVER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 433, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HIDDEN POND II (Population served: 308, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MILDRED L DAY SCHOOL - ARUNDEL (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-01-2008 and OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2008), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-24-2008 to JAN-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-24-2007 to SEP-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2008)
YANKEELAND CAMPGROUND (Address: 1 Robinson Way , Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COCOONS DAY SCHOOL (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HARBORVIEW I & II (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-18-2006 to JUL-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-29-2006 to JUN-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)
WEBHANNET GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 49 regular monitoring violations

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

  • KENNEBUNK, KENNEBUNKPORT & WELLS WD (Population served: 31,440, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.7%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Kennebunk in 2000:

  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Banks with branches in Kennebunk (2011 data):

  • Kennebunk Savings Bank: at 104 Main Street, Kennebunk Financial Center, Lower Village Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $821.4 mil, Deposits: $660.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • The Camden National Bank: Kennebunk - Hannaford Branch at 65 Portland Rd, branch established on 2010/09/27; Kennebunk Office Branch at 108 Lafayette Center, branch established on 2002/12/30. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, headquarters in Camden, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Kennebunk Branch at 1 Post Office Square, branch established on 1969/12/17. 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
  • The Bank of Maine: Rivergreen Branch at 36 Portland Road, branch established on 2003/03/13. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Portland Road Branch at 56 Portland Road, branch established on 1987/10/19. 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
  • People's United Bank: Kennebunk Main Branch at 100 Main St., branch established on 2004/10/12. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Biddeford Savings Bank: Kennebunk Branch at 65 Portland Road, branch established on 2011/04/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $331.7 mil, Deposits: $234.8 mil, headquarters in Biddeford, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Kennebunk:

Marital status in Kennebunk, ME
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Kennebunk:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kennebunk
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kennebunk, ME (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,28316
Mainline Protestant11,48064
Evangelical Protestant6,08651
Other1,84718
Orthodox6253
Black Protestant1191
None136,691-
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: 45
York County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
York County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
York County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
York County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
This county:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
York County:

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

24.0%
State:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kennebunk:

63.2%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kennebunk:

65.4%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kennebunk:

12.4%
Maine:

20.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kennebunk:

7.0
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

30.7%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

68.6%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.8%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kennebunk, ME Residents

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Maine average:

5.91%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.67% ($44,353 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.57% ($49,083)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.45% ($67,251)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.45% ($51,464 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($58,471)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.37% ($65,396)
Businesses in Kennebunk, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Goodwill1
Burger King2H&R Block1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Circle K1McDonald's1
Curves1Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry4Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Talbots1
FedEx4True Value1
GNC1UPS6

Strongest AM radio stations in Kennebunk:

  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WIDE (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: SACO BAY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WPHX (1220 AM; 1 kW; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kennebunk:

  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Kennebunk:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
Kennebunk fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kennebunk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.2mTotal length
  • 202,875Total average daily traffic
  • 18,868Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,292Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kennebunk, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kennebunk, ME

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kennebunk)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Kennebunk, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 169 PORT ROAD, 169 Port Rd. (Lat: 43.360278 Lon: -70.485611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WME870,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/1992, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. 17th St., 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 20009-3801, Phone: (703) 812-0404, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:
  • 169 PORT RD, 169 Port Rd (Lat: 43.360278 Lon: -70.485611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WPOP476,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. 17th St., 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 20009-3801, Phone: (703) 812-0404, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:
  • TOWN HALL, 1 Summer St (Lat: 43.387528 Lon: -70.536389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQOK203,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2011, Expiration Date: 10/24/2021, Certifier: Barry Tibbetts, Registrant: Active Communications, Inc., 12 First Street, Topsham, ME 04086, Phone: (207) 729-9136, Email:
  • WATER TANK 1, 29 York Street (Lat: 43.381944 Lon: -70.548194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQOK204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2011, Expiration Date: 10/24/2021, Certifier: Barry Tibbetts, Registrant: Active Communications, Inc., 12 First Street, Topsham, ME 04086, Phone: (207) 729-9136, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 35 Beach Street (Lat: 43.356194 Lon: -70.484750), Call Sign: KNKO383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.887 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rt 9 Lower Village (Lat: 43.363972 Lon: -70.483111), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KFN423,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.350 MHz, 156.425 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/1996, Expiration Date: 06/18/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2001, Registrant: Performance Marine Inc, Kennebunk, ME 04043

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kennebunk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kennebunk)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$211,51638$294,546139$222,24515$135,99951$312,136
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$282,08510$218,1021$336,7904$282,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$144,4606$186,20348$241,3834$37,1859$291,914
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$321,49019$212,6202$212,8457$290,816
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$107,7005$193,9540$01$107,700
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0280.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$249,4602$251,095
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$327,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$145,3200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$197,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0280.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kennebunk, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kennebunk, ME - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 68 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Kennebunk, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kennebunk, ME
    • 28549.1%Structure Fires
    • 16829.0%Outside Fires
    • 7813.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 498.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kennebunk, ME

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kennebunk, Maine:

  • Port Inn Kennebunk, 55 York St, Kennebunk, Maine 04043 , Phone: (207) 985-6100
  • Hampton Inn Kennebunk/Kennebunkport, 6 Independence Dr, Kennebunk, Maine 04043 , Phone: (207) 985-9200
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kennebunk, Maine
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kennebunk, ME
  • 67.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 4.5%Other fuel
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kennebunk, ME
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 32.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used


Kennebunk compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kennebunk on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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