Old Town, Maine

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Population in 2017: 7,497 (74% urban, 26% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 3,965  (52.9%)
Females: 3,532  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04468, 04489.

Old Town Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,743 (it was $29,886 in 2000)
Old Town:

$39,743
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,303 (it was $16,100 in 2000)

Old Town city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,869 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Old Town:

$121,869
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $160,246; detached houses: $176,830; townhouses or other attached units: $158,050; in 2-unit structures: $148,031; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $170,317; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,633; mobile homes: $58,812; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $11,169

Median gross rent in 2017: $771.

March 2019 cost of living index in Old Town: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.0%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.0% for American Indian residents, 46.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Old Town, ME (2010)
    • 7,24792.4%White alone
    • 1501.9%Two or more races
    • 1391.8%Asian alone
    • 1241.6%American Indian alone
    • 1021.3%Hispanic
    • 700.9%Black alone
    • 50.06%Other race alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Old Town 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 Old Town, Maine as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Old Town is 1,533 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Old Town 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)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.9)
4
(52.0)
1
(13.1)
1
(13.2)
3
(40.2)
2
(26.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(13.0)
2
(25.9)
3
(39.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.3)
2
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.1)
2
(26.4)
2
(26.8)
1
(13.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(49.4)
1
(12.8)
1
(13.0)
3
(38.8)
1
(13.0)
2
(25.9)
1
(12.8)
3
(38.3)
7
(90.5)
3
(39.0)
3
(39.2)
3
(39.6)
4
(53.6)
2
(26.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(234.8)
31
(397.8)
35
(454.3)
25
(323.7)
35
(455.2)
34
(439.8)
48
(612.3)
42
(535.8)
22
(284.4)
23
(299.0)
19
(248.1)
23
(303.3)
9
(120.5)
17
(228.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(1,693)
130
(1,668)
185
(2,401)
132
(1,709)
170
(2,211)
265
(3,428)
161
(2,054)
210
(2,679)
127
(1,642)
97
(1,261)
142
(1,854)
101
(1,332)
61
(817.0)
111
(1,490)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(98.9)
3
(38.5)
5
(64.9)
2
(25.9)
2
(26.0)
4
(51.7)
4
(51.0)
10
(127.6)
3
(38.8)
5
(65.0)
3
(39.2)
4
(52.7)
1
(13.4)
1
(13.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.9)
3
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)121.7104.1139.5108.6147.1181.1141.9184.2150.7126.0120.8105.193.1107.5

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 Old Town, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: French (16.2%), English (11.6%), French Canadian (11.0%), American (10.5%), Irish (8.2%), German (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/16/1840

Elevation: 108 feet

Land area: 38.3 square miles.

Population density: 196 people per square mile   (very low).

Old Town, Maine map

291 residents are foreign born (1.6% North America, 0.8% Africa, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.8%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,430 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,720 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (118.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (217.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (386.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Milford, ME (1.4 miles ),
Orono, ME (1.9 miles ),
Bradley, ME (2.4 miles ),
Alton, ME (2.7 miles ),
Veazie, ME (2.7 miles ),
Glenburn, ME (2.9 miles ),
Greenbush, ME (3.2 miles ),
Bangor, ME (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.94 N, Longitude: 68.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -858 (-11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 880 (22.3%)

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Old Town, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in Old Town, ME in 2017
Old Town satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Old Town, ME
Historical housing units in Old Town, ME
Most common industries in Old Town, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.3%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Paper (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Paper (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.1%)
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Old Town, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Old Town, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Old Town, Maine average temperatures Old Town, Maine average precipitation Old Town, Maine humidity Old Town, Maine wind speed Old Town, Maine snowfall Old Town, Maine sunshine Old Town, Maine clear and cloudy days

Old Town, 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 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.27
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Old Town-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Old Town center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 287.9 miles away from Old Town center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from Old Town center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from Old Town center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from Old Town 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 Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Old Town topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Old Town:

  • ORONO COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ORONO, ME)
  • TREATS FALLS HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ORONO, ME)
  • ELIZABETH LEVINSON CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - BANGOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • STILLWATER HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • ROSS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • ACADIA HOSPITAL,THE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

Airports located in Old Town:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Old Town:

  • University of Maine (about 4 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 10 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 70 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 75 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 119 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 119 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 119 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high school in Old Town:

Public elementary/middle schools in Old Town:

Private elementary/middle school in Old Town:

  • STILLWATER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 57, Location: 1024 STILLWATER AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Old Town

Library in Old Town:

  • OLD TOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $341,151; Location: 46 MIDDLE STREET; 33,732 books; 1,216 audio materials; 1,717 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Old Town: Camp Telok (A), Old Town Public Library (B), Old Town Museum (C), Old Town Hall (D), Old Town Fire Department and Rescue Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Old Town include: Holy Family Catholic Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), United Baptist Church (C), Stillwater Federated Church (D), Saint James Episcopal Church (E), New Beginnings Church (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Hills Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Perch Pond (A), Stillwater River Reservoir (B), Penobscot River Reservoir (C), Caribou Bog (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mud Stream (A), Birch Stream (B), Pug Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Old Town include: Old Town Park (1), Binette Park (2), Spencer Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: CYR (Tours & Charters; 153 Gilman Falls Avenue) (1), Magnetic North Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 224 Gilman Falls Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Dick MacPherson - Football player and coach, Fred Folsom - Football player and coach, Tabitha King - Novelist, Doris Twitchell Allen - Centenarian, Joseph Sewall - Politician, Squanto Wilson - Baseball player.

Penobscot 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 Old Town and their reported violations in the past:

OLD TOWN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 7,990, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2007)
COUNTRY MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2012)
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
HIDDEN MEADOWS GOLF CLUB (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
STREETS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RSU 34 ALTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
HARRIMAN COVE PARK LLC (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)
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 requested (FEB-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007), St Intentional no-action (AUG-02-2011)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Thallium, Total. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2007), St Intentional no-action (2 times from AUG-02-2011 to SEP-15-2011)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Beryllium, Total. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2007), St Intentional no-action (2 times from AUG-02-2011 to SEP-15-2011)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Antimony, Total. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2007), St Intentional no-action (2 times from AUG-02-2011 to SEP-15-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 59 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.7%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
14 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
225 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Old Town (2011 data):

  • Bangor Savings Bank: Old Town Branch at 564 Stillwater Avenue, branch established on 1999/01/11. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Old Town Branch at 330 Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Old Town:

Marital status in Old Town, ME
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Old Town:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Maine average:

10.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Old Town, ME (based on Penobscot County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,58115
Mainline Protestant9,71559
Evangelical Protestant7,52380
Other2,93622
Orthodox3001
None116,868-
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: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Penobscot County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Old Town:

43.9%
State:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Old Town:

28.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Old Town:

17.9%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.9%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Old Town:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Old Town:

32.3%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
Old Town:

55.3%
State:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Old Town, ME Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 19$80,476$50,8270$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$81,530$61,1480$0
Streets and Highways 13$48,931$45,1671$1,926
Financial Administration 6$23,976$47,9521$1,107
Sewerage 4$19,224$57,6721$2,121
Local Libraries 3$11,195$44,7807$5,832
Other Government Administration 2$10,261$61,5660$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,328$63,9363$4,296
Police - Other 1$3,277$39,3240$0
Airports 1$4,517$54,2041$1,063
Welfare 0$0 1$492
Totals for Government 66$288,715$52,49415$16,837

Old Town government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $4,087,000 ($545.15)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,468,000 ($329.20)
    Police Protection: $1,503,000 ($200.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,448,000 ($193.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,318,000 ($175.80)
    Sewerage: $882,000 ($117.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $679,000 ($90.57)
    Central Staff Services: $559,000 ($74.56)
    Health - Other: $525,000 ($70.03)
    Financial Administration: $393,000 ($52.42)
    Libraries: $324,000 ($43.22)
    General Public Buildings: $282,000 ($37.62)
    Air Transportation: $236,000 ($31.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($5.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($4.00)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $10,000 ($1.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $231,000 ($30.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,921,000 ($523.01)

Old Town government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,442,000 ($192.34)
    Other: $965,000 ($128.72)
    Sewerage: $712,000 ($94.97)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($5.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $4,144,000 ($552.75)
    Other: $450,000 ($60.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $190,000 ($25.34)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($5.87)
    Sale of Property: $15,000 ($2.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($2.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,076,000 ($143.52)
    Highways: $75,000 ($10.00)
    Public Welfare: $7,000 ($0.93)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Tax - Property: $4,275,000 ($570.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $66,000 ($8.80)
    Other License: $36,000 ($4.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($1.07)

Old Town government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,366,000 ($1382.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,150,000 ($1353.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,720,000 ($229.43)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,615,000 ($215.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,216,000 ($162.20)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000 ($133.39)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $105,000 ($14.01)

Old Town government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,330,000 ($1111.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,615,000 ($215.42)

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($39,233 average AGI)
from Somerset County, ME  0.31% ($32,551)
from Waldo County, ME  0.30% ($35,315)


5.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.52% ($78,156 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($64,636)
to Waldo County, ME  0.35% ($39,428)
Businesses in Old Town, ME
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
KFC1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Town:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Town:

  • WMEB-FM (91.9 FM; ORONO, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHMX (105.7 FM; LINCOLN, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • W275AE (102.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHSN (89.3 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: HUSSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Old Town:

  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WVII-TV (Channel 7; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFVX-LP (Channel 22; BANGOR, ME; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING III, LLC)
  • W39CC (Channel 39; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W42BZ (Channel 42; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50BX (Channel 50; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CG (Channel 54; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Old Town fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Old Town fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 591ft / 180mTotal length
  • 105,396Total average daily traffic
  • 5,151Total average daily truck traffic
  • 145,174Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Old Town, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Old Town, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (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 Old Town, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Old Town, Route 2 Behind Sunrise Trailer Park (Lat: 44.908722 Lon: -68.649750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPRW660, Licensee ID: L00127162,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 03/02/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2014, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Bangor Cellular Telephone, L.P.
  • OLD TOWN, Lat: 44.929389 Lon: -68.654611, Call Sign: WQGP761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2017, Expiration Date: 03/19/2027, Certifier: Frank Kearney Sr, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 637-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • BS80XC223, Route 2 Behind Sunrise Trailer Park (Lat: 44.908611 Lon: -68.649722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQUE591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2014, Expiration Date: 06/17/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Old Town, 3.70km From Old Dewitt Field; 1.6km (Lat: 44.915556 Lon: -68.652500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WRCK479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2018, Expiration Date: 10/24/2028, Certifier: Jim Mckenna, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Old Town Municipal Airport Dewitt Field (Lat: 44.950056 Lon: -68.682806), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WSG2,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.875 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/1997, Expiration Date: 04/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2002, Registrant: Eastern Aircraft Sales Inc, Dewitt Field, Old Town, ME 04468

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Old Town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Old Town)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$114,03731$125,74295$123,65315$48,8003$165,33317$136,8242$489,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$82,0004$114,25011$148,2733$43,3330$03$120,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$120,3334$179,50028$136,7509$100,3330$05$177,0005$12,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$191,0001$106,00028$140,3211$30,0000$01$189,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$94,0004$102,5000$00$01$170,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0071.00 , 0072.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$174,7503$192,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$117,0003$165,0001$117,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$190,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0071.00 , 0072.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Old Town, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Old Town, ME - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2009, and the least - 12 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Old Town, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.7%), and Outside Fires (20.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Old Town, ME
    • 40364.7%Structure Fires
    • 13020.9%Outside Fires
    • 7812.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 121.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Old Town, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Old Town, ME
  • 68.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.2%Wood
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Old Town, ME
  • 49.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.7%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.6%Electricity


Old Town compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Old Town on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 (04468) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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