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Population (year 2000): 7,452. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,163 (+9.5% change)
Males: 3,746 (50.3%), Females: 3,706 (49.7%)

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $48,958 (year 2000)
Median house value: $113,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Buxton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (20.6%), Irish (16.5%), French (14.3%), United States (11.0%), French Canadian (7.7%), Italian (7.6%).

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Elevation: 186 feet

Buxton,

For population 25 years and over in Buxton

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buxton town

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2.2% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.5% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (17.3 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (99.1 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (309.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: ME (6.1 miles Gorham, ME (7.2 miles Standish, Falls-South Windham, ME (9.4 miles Little ME Saco, (10.2 miles ME (11.6 miles Westbrook, ME (12.4 miles Biddeford, Orchard Beach, ME Old (12.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $175,800

Latitude: 43.64 N, Longitude: 70.52 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.6%), Manufacturing (16.1%), Retail trade (13.9%).


 

Crime in Buxton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 3 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 40.3 13.4
Robberies 2 0 0 1
    per 100,000 26.8 0.0 0.0 13.4
Assaults 2 19 9 10
    per 100,000 26.8 255.0 120.8 134.2
Burglaries 45 37 38 29
    per 100,000 603.9 496.5 509.9 389.2
Thefts 79 83 77 89
    per 100,000 1060.1 1113.8 1033.3 1194.3
Auto thefts 10 6 13 10
    per 100,000 134.2 80.5 174.4 134.2
108.8 136.7 131.2 122.0


Average climate in Buxton, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Buxton-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Buxton city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1963, a category 2 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Buxton:
  • SOUTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME)
  • MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; PORTLAND, ME)
  • NEW ENGLAND REHAB HOSPITAL OF PORTLAND (about 16 miles; PORTLAND, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Buxton:
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 16 miles; PORTLAND, ME; ID: PWM)
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 44 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 45 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Buxton:
  • LIMINGTON-HARMON (about 13 miles; LIMINGTON, ME; ID: 63B)
  • BIDDEFORD MUNI (about 14 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; ID: B19)
  • SANFORD REGIONAL (about 22 miles; SANFORD, ME; ID: SFM)

Amtrak stations near Buxton:
  • 11 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.). Services: ticket office.
  • 14 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station. Services: ticket office, public payphones.
  • 16 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buxton:
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 10 miles; STANDISH, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 12 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 17 miles; PORTLAND, ME; FT enrollment: 7,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 47 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 72 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; FT enrollment: 3,172)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 76 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; FT enrollment: 3,251)
Public primary/middle schools in Buxton:
  • BONNY EAGLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 943; Location: 92 SOKOKIS TRAIL; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FRANK JEWETT SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 24 GROVEVILLE ROAD; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • JACK MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 290 PARKER FARM ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • ELIZA LIBBY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: PO BOX 57; Grades: KG - 01)
  • SAMUEL D HANSON SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 932 LONG PLAINS ROAD; Grades: 04 - 05)
Library in Buxton:
  • BUXTON - WEST BUXTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,772; Location: 34 RIVER ROAD (ROUTE 112); 6,385 books; 45 audio materials; 14 video materials; 3 serial subscriptions)

Buxton compared to Maine state average:
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Buxton:
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIDE (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: SACO BAY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buxton:
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Buxton:
  • 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.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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