Rumford, Maine

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Population in 2010: 4,218.
Population change since 2000: -12.0%
Males: 2,179  (51.7%)
Females: 2,039  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

53.6 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years

Zip codes: 04276.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $36,496 (it was $24,938 in 2000)
Rumford:

$36,496
ME:

$69,543

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $26,919 (it was $15,199 in 2000)

Rumford CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $131,411 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Rumford:

$131,411
ME:

$290,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $122,292; detached houses: $134,628; townhouses or other attached units: $60,055; in 2-unit structures: $79,758; mobile homes: $67,724

Median gross rent in 2022: $580.

March 2022 cost of living index in Rumford: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 23.8%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rumford, ME (2022)
    • 3,67692.5%White alone
    • 2376.0%Two or more races
    • 310.8%Hispanic
    • 190.5%Asian alone
    • 150.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Rumford, Maine as of July 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rumford is 412 to 1.


Crime rates in Rumford by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(31.8)
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)
7
(111.2)
9
(154.1)
7
(119.9)
5
(85.7)
2
(34.9)
8
(140.2)
6
(105.9)
2
(35.4)
3
(52.7)
6
(105.0)
12
(211.6)
7
(122.1)
4
(69.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.9)
1
(17.5)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.1)
2
(35.0)
1
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(15.9)
1
(17.1)
1
(17.1)
3
(51.4)
2
(34.9)
4
(70.1)
1
(17.7)
5
(88.6)
3
(52.7)
5
(87.5)
5
(88.2)
3
(52.3)
3
(52.4)
1
(16.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(619.7)
41
(701.9)
50
(856.2)
61
(1,046)
48
(836.5)
45
(788.8)
55
(971.0)
43
(761.6)
32
(562.2)
17
(297.6)
28
(493.8)
12
(209.2)
7
(122.2)
18
(303.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(2,288)
125
(2,140)
152
(2,603)
165
(2,830)
168
(2,928)
192
(3,365)
205
(3,619)
190
(3,365)
171
(3,004)
160
(2,801)
119
(2,099)
84
(1,465)
60
(1,048)
89
(1,501)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(95.3)
5
(85.6)
3
(51.4)
2
(34.3)
3
(52.3)
6
(105.2)
2
(35.3)
5
(88.6)
5
(87.8)
6
(105.0)
3
(52.9)
7
(122.1)
1
(17.5)
2
(33.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.9)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.3)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(88.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index303.0268.3277.7268.1225.2329.7309.1241.1229.8253.3315.0191.1123.587.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Rumford, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 15 (13 officers - 13 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Maine average:

1.71
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Ancestries: American (22.4%), French Canadian (13.2%), French (12.4%), English (11.4%), Irish (8.6%), Lithuanian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/21/1800

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 7.89 square miles.

Population density: 535 people per square mile   (low).

Rumford, Maine map

37 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Maine:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,789 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,600 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (62.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (156.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (306.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Mexico, ME (0.9 miles ),
Dixfield, ME (2.2 miles ),
Peru, ME (2.6 miles ),
Carthage, ME (2.7 miles ),
Roxbury, ME (2.9 miles ),
Hanover, ME (3.1 miles ),
Andover, ME (3.4 miles ),
Woodstock, ME (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.55 N, Longitude: 70.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,227 (+30.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 557 (36.1%)

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Rumford, ME in 2022
Distribution of house value in Rumford, ME in 2022
Rumford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 7 buildings, average cost: $279,200
  • 2021: 10 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2020: 4 buildings, average cost: $248,200
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $248,100
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $289,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Rumford, ME residents
Average permit cost in Rumford, ME
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Maine:

3.4%
Historical population in Rumford, ME
Historical housing units in Rumford, ME
Most common industries in Rumford, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (22.8%)
  • Wood products (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.2%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Paper (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Rumford, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Rumford, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rumford, Maine environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

72.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.51
Particulate Matter Level

Earthquake activity:

Rumford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 156.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.9 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 Oxford County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 16, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rumford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rumford:

  • RUMFORD HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 420 FRANKLIN STREET)
  • RUMFORD COMMUNITY HOME (11 JOHN F KENNEDY LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Rumford:

  • DIXFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DIXFIELD, ME)
  • VICTORIAN VILLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CANTON, ME)
  • LEDGEVIEW LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST PARIS, ME)

Airports located in Rumford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rumford:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 22 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 41 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 50 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 63 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 65 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 76 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Plymouth State University (about 79 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Public high school in Rumford:

Public elementary/middle school in Rumford:

Private elementary/middle school in Rumford:

  • HOLY SAVIOR SCHOOL (Students: 49, Location: 115 MAINE AVE, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Rumford

Library in Rumford:

  • RUMFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $339,193; Location: 56 RUMFORD AVE.; 44,902 books; 1,118 audio materials; 1,730 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rumford: Rumford Public Library (A), Rumford Group Home (B), Rumford Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rumford include: Virgin Memorial Chapel (A), United Methodist Church (B), Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church (C), Saint Athanasius and Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church (D), First Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Sunnyside Cemetery (2), Glover Cemetery (3), East Rumford Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Androscoggin River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scotty Brook (A), Bean Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rumford Information Center (6 Bridge Street).

Hotels: Madison Inn & Restaurant The (Route 2), Linnell Motel & Restaurant Conference (196 Prospect Avenue), Rest Inn Catering (666 Kennebec Street).

Courts: Maine State - Courts- District Court- Rumford (145 Congress Street), Judicial Rumford District Court (145 Congress).

Birthplace of: Edmund Muskie - (1914-1914), United States politician, Jeb Bradley - Politician, Chet Bulger - NFL player, Stan Thomas (baseball) - Baseball player, Thomas S. Estes - Diplomat.

Oxford 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 Rumford and their reported violations in the past:

BLACK MOUNTAIN OF MAINE (Population served: 301, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-20-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-20-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUL-20-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-28-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2006), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • RUMFORD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4,200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.6%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.6%
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

People in group quarters in Rumford in 2010:

  • 16 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Rumford in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories

Banks with branches in Rumford (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Rumford Branch at 119 Congress Street, branch established on 1981/11/02. 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
  • Franklin Savings Bank: Rumford Branch at 155-157 Congress Street, branch established on 1968/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $325.7 mil, Deposits: $237.8 mil, headquarters in Farmington, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Rumford Branch at 118 Congress Street, branch established on 1968/08/05. 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

For population 15 years and over in Rumford:

Marital status in Rumford, ME
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 23.2%

For population 25 years and over in Rumford:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Maine average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Rumford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rumford, ME (based on Oxford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7087
Mainline Protestant3,08545
Evangelical Protestant3,04537
Other71914
None47,276-
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: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Oxford County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oxford County:

25.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rumford:

50.3%
Maine:

53.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Maine:

52.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
State:

28.3

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rumford:

20.4%
Maine:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.0%
Maine:

8.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
Maine:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.0%
Maine:

60.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
State:

79.6%

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Businesses in Rumford, ME
NameCountNameCount
Curves1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Sears1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rumford:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rumford:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rumford:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Rumford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Rumford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 93.1mTotal length
  • 60,326Total average daily traffic
  • 3,298Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Rumford, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rumford, ME

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rumford)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rumford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 12VG, N12VG, N-12VG, Serial Number: AA1A-0187, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 6 Potato House Rd, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2880S, N2880S, N-2880S, Serial Number: 15066780, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Julie C Volkernick, 39 Burgess Hill Rd, Rumford, ME 04276, Other Owners: Peter A Volkernick
  • Aircraft: YATES ELDEN H AVIPRO BEARHAWK (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MAZDA 13B (146 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 652BH, N652BH, N-652BH, Serial Number: 020-27/28-652, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 08/11/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Elden H Yates, 50 Hall Hill Rd, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 746DG, N746DG, N-746DG, Serial Number: 15065758, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Peter A Volkernick, 39 Burgess Hill Rd, Rumford, ME 04276, Other Owners: Julie C Volkernick
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75890, N75890, N-75890, Serial Number: 17268020, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Tony L Milligan, 200 Ellis River Rd, Rumford, ME 04276
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72952, N72952, N-72952, Serial Number: 10150, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Partnership): Flying Club Pioneer, Care Crnr Pharmacy, Rumford, ME 04276
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/27/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 63 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rumford, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (70.6%), and Outside Fires (16.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rumford, ME
    • 21170.6%Structure Fires
    • 4816.1%Outside Fires
    • 258.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 155.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rumford, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rumford, ME
  • 84.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 4.6%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rumford, ME
  • 59.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel


Rumford compared to Maine state average:

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

Rumford on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #95 (04276) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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