Wallagrass, Maine

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Population in 2010: 546.
Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 283  (51.8%)
Females: 263  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

47.3 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04781.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,950 (it was $29,464 in 2000)
Wallagrass:

$43,950
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,513 (it was $13,802 in 2000)

Wallagrass town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,993 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Wallagrass:

$109,993
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,889; detached houses: $136,408; townhouses or other attached units: $121,483; in 2-unit structures: $139,649; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $36,929; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,202; mobile homes: $56,131; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $64,296
March 2019 cost of living index in Wallagrass: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Wallagrass, ME (2010)
    • 53097.1%White alone
    • 61.1%Two or more races
    • 50.9%Black alone
    • 30.5%Hispanic
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: French (63.5%), United States (10.9%), French Canadian (7.3%), German (4.6%), Irish (4.1%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/04/1979

Elevation: 881 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Wallagrass, Maine map

18 residents are foreign born (3.2% North America).

This town:

3.2%
Maine:

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

1.0% ($627)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (254.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (355.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (508.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

New Canada, ME (2.4 miles ),
Eagle Lake, ME (2.5 miles ),
Fort Kent, ME (2.7 miles ),
St. Francis, ME (3.5 miles ),
Frenchville, ME (3.8 miles ),
St. Agatha, ME (3.8 miles ),
Madawaska, ME (4.4 miles ),
Allagash, ME (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 47.15 N, Longitude: 68.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wallagrass, ME residents
Average permit cost in Wallagrass, ME
Most common industries in Wallagrass, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Wood products (8.5%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.1%)
  • Wood products (14.5%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.8%)
  • Educational services (25.9%)
  • Apparel (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Wallagrass, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.1%)
  • Child care workers (6.3%)

Average climate in Wallagrass, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wallagrass-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 15.8 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 307.2 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 354.6 miles away from Wallagrass 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 195.3 miles away from Wallagrass center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 291.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from Wallagrass 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 Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wallagrass topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallagrass:

  • FOREST HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)
  • NORTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; FORT KENT, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallagrass:

  • University of Maine (about 156 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 161 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 187 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 203 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 248 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 255 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 255 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public elementary/middle school in Wallagrass:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wallagrass: Fire Wardens Camp (A), Fort Kent Pit (B), Wallagrass Station (C), Labby (D), Michaud Siding (E), Belanger Settlement (F), Belanger Sugar Camp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs the Helper Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Ben Lake (A), First Lake (B), Labbe Pond (C), Marcial Lake (D), Spaulding Ponds (E), Mud Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spaulding Brook (A), Wallagrass Stream (B), Saint Almond Brook (C), Martin Brook (D), Drake Brook (E), Carter Brook (F), Buggy Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aroostook 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 Wallagrass and their reported violations in the past:

TRACK DOWN KENNELS & LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-02-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-02-2007), St Boil Water Order (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.4%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.0%
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: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.5%
Whole state:

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

For population 15 years and over in Wallagrass:

Marital status in Wallagrass, ME
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Wallagrass:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wallagrass, ME (based on Aroostook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
This county:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
State:

25.0%

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
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 Penobscot County, ME  0.43% ($40,241 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.17% ($32,023)
from York County, ME  0.08% ($41,350)


3.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,105 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.58% ($33,912 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($37,827)
to York County, ME  0.25% ($35,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallagrass:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallagrass:

  • WMEF (106.5 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXX (102.3 FM; MADAWASKA, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUFK (92.1 FM; FORT KENT, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Wallagrass:

  • W11AY (Channel 11; ST. JOHN PLANTATION, ME; Owner: TOWN OF SAINT JOHN)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.4mTotal length
  • 3,920Total average daily traffic
  • 196Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,880Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wallagrass)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WALLAGRASS, 1639 Aroostook Rd (Lat: 47.150278 Lon: -68.601889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125.6 m, Call Sign: WPON663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/14/2020, Certifier: H. Donald Nelson, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:



Wallagrass compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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