Weston, Maine

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Population in 2010: 228.
Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 
Males: 124  (54.4%)
Females: 104  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04424.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $28,809 (it was $21,429 in 2000)
Weston:

$28,809
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,478 (it was $11,493 in 2000)

Weston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $109,496 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Weston:

$109,496
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $138,396; detached houses: $147,031; townhouses or other attached units: $128,287; in 2-unit structures: $139,007; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,249; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,898; mobile homes: $73,223
March 2019 cost of living index in Weston: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Weston, ME (2010)
    • 21694.7%White alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 20.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.9%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: English (25.1%), Irish (13.3%), Scottish (13.3%), German (10.8%), French (8.9%), Dutch (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/17/1835

Elevation: 717 feet

Land area: 30.5 square miles.

Population density: 7.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Weston, Maine map

10 residents are foreign born (3.0% North America, 2.0% Latin America).

This town:

4.9%
Maine:

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

0.8% ($527)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (185.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (285.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (453.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Orient, ME (2.3 miles),
Bancroft, ME (2.5 miles),
Danforth, ME (2.6 miles ),
Haynesville, ME (2.8 miles),
Amity, ME (3.7 miles),
Hodgdon, ME (4.7 miles ),
Topsfield, ME (4.7 miles ),
Linneus, ME (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.74 N, Longitude: 67.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Weston, ME in 2019
Weston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Weston, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.1%)
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (40.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.5%)
  • Wood products (8.1%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (8.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (41.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (26.5%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (2.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Weston, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (24.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (16.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.1%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.9%)

Average climate in Weston, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Weston-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 85% 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 296.6 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 201.7 miles away from Weston 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 298.1 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 340.4 miles away from Weston center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:48, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 8.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Weston 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 (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
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: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Weston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Weston:

  • DANFORTH HABILITATION RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DANFORTH, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weston:

  • University of Maine (about 71 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 78 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 134 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 136 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 185 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 186 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 186 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Weston: Grand Lake Grange (A), Dark Cove (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Weston: Weston Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Butterfield Cemetery (1), Brackett Cemetery (2), Selden Cemetery (3), Trout Brook Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Grand Lake (A), Brackett Lake (B), Dingey Pond (C), Faulkner Lake (D), Longfellow Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deering Brook (A). Display/hide its location 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 Weston and their reported violations in the past:

RIDEOUTS LODGE AND COTTAGES LLC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.7%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

9.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

34.5%
Whole state:

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

5.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

For population 15 years and over in Weston:

Marital status in Weston, ME
  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Weston:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Weston, 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
Here:

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.
Maine:

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

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

27.6%
Maine:

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 Weston:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weston:

  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Weston:

  • W17BJ (Channel 17; DANFORTH, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Weston fatal accident list:

Nov 27, 1998 05:55 PM, Seldon R0ad, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1989 07:25 PM, 60046005, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • WESTON BIDP, Partridge Ln (Lat: 45.689639 Lon: -67.854722), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 42.5 m, Call Sign: WGP684,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 07/10/2021, Registrant: Pct Communications, 483 North St, Calais, ME 04619, Phone: (207) 454-2174, Fax: (207) 454-7050, Email:
  • Partridge Lane (Lat: 45.689639 Lon: -67.854722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQLR821,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4980.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2020, Expiration Date: 04/09/2030, Certifier: Larry Hayward, Registrant: Pct Communications, Calais, ME 04619, Phone: (207) 454-2174, Fax: (207) 454-7050, Email:



Weston 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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