Winn, Maine

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Population in 2010: 407.
Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 206  (50.6%)
Females: 201  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04495.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,816 (it was $28,409 in 2000)
Winn:

$41,816
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,133 (it was $14,792 in 2000)

Winn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,468 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Winn:

$102,468
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $169,781; detached houses: $186,193; townhouses or other attached units: $180,222; in 2-unit structures: $164,221; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $617,403; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $205,922; mobile homes: $65,502; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $51,296
March 2019 cost of living index in Winn: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Winn, ME (2010)
    • 39998.0%White alone
    • 61.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Winn, Maine as of June 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winn is 204 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (20.2%), United States (15.2%), Irish (13.1%), French (10.7%), French Canadian (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1857

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 44.1 square miles.

Population density: 9.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Winn, Maine map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Maine:

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

1.0% ($534)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (157.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (257.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (424.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Mattawamkeag, ME (1.6 miles ),
Woodville, ME (2.2 miles ),
Lee, ME (3.0 miles ),
Chester, ME (3.1 miles ),
Springfield, ME (3.2 miles ),
Lincoln, ME (3.3 miles ),
Medway, ME (3.5 miles ),
Burlington, ME (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.48 N, Longitude: 68.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Winn, ME in 2019
Winn satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $115,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Winn, ME residents
Average permit cost in Winn, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Winn, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Paper (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.8%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (20.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.2%)
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Truck transportation (13.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Winn, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.3%)
  • Cashiers (14.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)

Average climate in Winn, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Winn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 83% 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 270.3 miles away from Winn 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 173.2 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 271.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 313.2 miles away from Winn center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 211.2 miles away from Winn 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 13.5 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 Penobscot County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Snows: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winn topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winn:

  • University of Maine (about 44 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 51 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 105 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 107 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 156 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 158 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 158 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public elementary/middle school in Winn:

See full list of schools located in Winn

Points of interest:

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Cemeteries: South Winn Cemetery (1), East Winn Cemetery (2), Snow Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Dwinal Pond (A), Contrary Brook Bog (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Gordon Brook (A), Salmon Stream (B), Flowers Brook (C), Mattakeunk Stream (D), Houston Brook (E), Contrary Brook (F), Potter Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Penobscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.7%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

12.6%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.8%
Whole state:

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

2.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

For population 15 years and over in Winn:

Marital status in Winn, ME
  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Winn:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 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 Winn, 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
This 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
Here:

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.
State:

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

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
State:

25.0%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winn:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WSYY (1240 AM; 1 kW; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winn:

  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHMX (105.7 FM; LINCOLN, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WSYY-FM (94.9 FM; MILLINOCKET, ME; Owner: KATAHDIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winn:

  • W34CN (Channel 34; MEDWAY, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Winn fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 2014 05:20 PM, Us-2 South Main St, Lat: 45.451489, Lon: -68.420561, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 17, 2002 11:13 AM, Us-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 1995 04:30 PM, Oldmilitar, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 43Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Winn)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Winn, Route 168 & Phillips Rd (Me18291-A) (Lat: 45.466444 Lon: -68.361528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQUJ295,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2020, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard Street, Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH B19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88SW , Serial Number: MB-500, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Troy C Rideout, 476 Route 168, Winn, ME 04495

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winn, ME
  • 76.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.1%Wood
  • 1.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winn, ME
  • 78.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.0%Wood
  • 8.7%Electricity


Winn compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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