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Population (year 2000): 16,142. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,108 (-0.2% change)
Males: 7,604 (47.1%), Females: 8,538 (52.9%)

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Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $37,873 (year 2000)
Median house value: $111,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Westbrook:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (18.9%), French (16.6%), Irish (15.7%), French Canadian (8.3%), Italian (7.2%), United States (6.7%).

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Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 16.9 square miles

Westbrook,

For population 25 years and over in Westbrook

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westbrook city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -103 (-0.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (6.2 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (106.9 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (319.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Falls-South Windham, ME (5.4 miles Little ME (5.8 miles Gorham, ME Portland, (6.2 miles ME (6.6 miles Scarborough, Portland, ME South (6.9 miles ME (8.4 miles Falmouth,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $136,900

Latitude: 43.69 N, Longitude: 70.36 W

Area code: 207


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.1%), Retail trade (17.8%), Manufacturing (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,924 (+11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,153 (26.2%)


 

Crime in Westbrook by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 6.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 10 6 1 5
    per 100,000 37.2 62.0 37.2 6.2 31.0
Robberies 4 6 3 4 5
    per 100,000 24.8 37.2 18.6 24.8 31.0
Assaults 18 19 18 17 22
    per 100,000 111.5 117.7 111.5 105.3 136.3
Burglaries 76 101 67 96 77
    per 100,000 470.8 625.7 415.1 594.7 477.0
Thefts 298 329 386 363 326
    per 100,000 1846.1 2038.2 2391.3 2248.8 2019.6
Auto thefts 29 22 20 20 29
    per 100,000 179.7 136.3 123.9 123.9 179.7
172.0 195.7 177.4 172.5 177.5


Average climate in Westbrook, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westbrook,

Westbrook-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Westbrook city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1963, a category 2 tornado 43.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Main business address for: IDEXX LABORATORIES INC /DE (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Westbrook:
  • MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; PORTLAND, ME)
  • NEW ENGLAND REHAB HOSPITAL OF PORTLAND (about 5 miles; PORTLAND, ME)
  • SPRING HARBOR HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; SOUTH PORTLAND, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westbrook:
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 6 miles; PORTLAND, ME; ID: PWM)
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 33 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 54 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westbrook:
  • BIDDEFORD MUNI (about 18 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; ID: B19)
  • LIMINGTON-HARMON (about 22 miles; LIMINGTON, ME; ID: 63B)
  • AUBURN/LEWISTON MUNI (about 25 miles; AUBURN/LEWISTON, ME; ID: LEW)

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

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 143 $325,916 $27,349 57 $54,061
Local Libraries 7 $21,751 $37,287 1 $687
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   4 $2,928
Financial Administration 13 $36,668 $33,847 1 $2,476
Other Government Administration 6 $23,739 $47,478 1 $1,608
Judicial and Legal 1 $5,496 $65,952 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $8,428 $33,712 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 33 $121,465 $44,169 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $14,164 $42,492 0 $0
Natural Resources 3 $8,025 $32,100 0 $0
Health 0 $0   34 $32,234
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 279 $1,121,136 $48,220 57 $36,343
Parks and Recreation 11 $30,627 $33,411 20 $8,969
Firefighters 26 $91,831 $42,383 7 $4,748
Police - Other 12 $43,931 $43,931 4 $3,401
Welfare 0 $0   1 $310
Streets and Highways 27 $80,705 $35,868 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,485 $29,820 0 $0
Totals for Government 569 $1,936,368 $40,837 187 $147,764


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westbrook:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 5 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 16 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 16 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 57 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 62 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; FT enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 70 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
Public high schools in Westbrook:
  • WESTBROOK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 839; Location: 125 STROUDWATER STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WESTBROOK REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY CTR (Location: 125 STROUDWATER STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Westbrook:
  • FRED C WESCOTT SCHOOL (Students: 638; Location: 426 BRIDGE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PRIDES CORNER SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 375 PRIDE STREET; Grades: KG - 02)
  • CONGIN SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 410 BRIDGE STREET; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SACCARAPPA SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 110 HUNTRESS AVENUE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • OXFORD-CUMBERLAND CANAL SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 102 GLENWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Westbrook:
  • KOALA CHILD KARE (Students: 9; Location: 969 SPRING ST BOX 1068; Grades: KG - KG)
Libraries in Westbrook:
  • WESTBROOK - WALKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $351,672; Location: 800 MAIN STREET; 40,236 books; 786 audio materials; 2,182 video materials; 112 serial subscriptions)
  • WESTBROOK - WARREN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,661; Location: 479 MAIN STREET; 30,298 books; 846 audio materials; 1,115 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Westbrook: Twin Falls Golf Club (A), River Meadow Golf Course (B), Westbrook Town Hall (C), Prides Corner Fire Station (D), Walker Memorial Library (E).

Shopping Center: Bradles Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Westbrook include: African International Church (A), Calvary Chapel (B), Lighthouse Christian Center (C), Saint Mary Church (D), Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church (E), Westbrook United Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Unitarian Universalist Church of Westbrook (H).

Cemeteries: Gowen Family Cemetery (1), Highland Lake Cemetery (2), Highland Lake Church Cemetery (3), Conant Cemetery (4), Saint Hyacinthe Cemetery (5), Hale Cemetery (6), Woodlawn Cemetery (7).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Beaver Pond (A), Haskell Pond (B), Presumpscot River Reservoir (C), Highland Lake (D), Heath, The (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clark Brook (A), Beaver Pond Brook (B), Meader Brook (C), Mill Brook (D), Minnow Brook (E).

Park in Westbrook: Cumberland Mills Historic District (1).


Westbrook 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Westbrook:
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBAE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westbrook:
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • W245AA (96.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Westbrook:
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • 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.)

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