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Population (year 2000): 9,285. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,915 (+6.8% change)
Males: 4,508 (48.6%), Females: 4,777 (51.4%)

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $50,278 (year 2000)
Median house value: $120,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Standish:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (22.5%), Irish (16.6%), French (14.3%), United States (11.7%), Italian (7.9%), German (6.9%).

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Elevation: 433 feet

Standish,

For population 25 years and over in Standish

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Standish town

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

1.6% Foreign born




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (20.1 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (104.5 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (312.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: ME (7.2 miles Buxton, Frye Island, ME (8.0 miles) , ME (8.5 miles Gorham, Falls-South Windham, ME (9.1 miles Little Windham, ME (10.4 miles North ME (10.9 miles Limington, ME (12.8 miles Raymond,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 83 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 117 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 1999: 121 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2000: 114 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $193,200

Latitude: 43.74 N, Longitude: 70.55 W

Area code: 207

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Manufacturing (14.8%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Average climate in Standish, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Standish-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Standish city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1963, a category 2 tornado 37.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Birthplace of: Ben Earle - College basketball player (Furman Paladins).


Hospitals/medical centers near Standish:
  • SOUTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME)
  • MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; PORTLAND, ME)
  • NEW ENGLAND REHAB HOSPITAL OF PORTLAND (about 19 miles; PORTLAND, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Standish:
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 19 miles; PORTLAND, ME; ID: PWM)
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 45 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 50 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Standish:
  • LIMINGTON-HARMON (about 8 miles; LIMINGTON, ME; ID: 63B)
  • NAPLES (about 17 miles; NAPLES, ME; ID: 76B)
  • BIDDEFORD MUNI (about 21 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; ID: B19)

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

College/University in Standish:
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,376; Location: 278 WHITES BRIDGE RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sjcme.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Standish:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 19 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 19 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 69 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; FT enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 71 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 76 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; FT enrollment: 3,542)
Public high school in Standish:
  • BONNY EAGLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,243; Location: 700 SACO ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Standish:
  • EDNA LIBBY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: PO BOX 177; Grades: KG - 03)
  • GEORGE E JACK SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 15 NORTHEAST ROAD; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • STEEP FALLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: PO BOX 276; Grades: KG - 03)
Library in Standish:
  • STANDISH - RICHVILLE LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,411; Location: 743 RICHVILLE ROAD; 5,198 books; 95 audio materials; 72 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)

Standish compared to Maine 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.

Strongest AM radio stations in Standish:
  • 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)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Standish:
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • 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.)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJB-FM (91.5 FM; STANDISH, ME; Owner: TRUSTEES OF SAINT JOSHPH'S COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Standish:
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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