West Gardiner & Farmingdale, ME

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West Gardiner & Farmingdale Profile


Overview

West Gardiner & Farmingdale is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 6,456 people and just one neighborhood, West Gardiner & Farmingdale is the 102nd largest community in Maine.

Occupations and Workforce

West Gardiner & Farmingdale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Gardiner & Farmingdale is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Gardiner & Farmingdale who work in office and administrative support (14.79%), sales jobs (9.60%), and management occupations (9.36%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, West Gardiner & Farmingdale’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, West Gardiner & Farmingdale is worth considering.

West Gardiner & Farmingdale is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

West Gardiner & Farmingdale Demographics

The population of West Gardiner & Farmingdale is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.05% of adults in West Gardiner & Farmingdale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in West Gardiner & Farmingdale in 2018 was $33,212, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,848 for a family of four. However, West Gardiner & Farmingdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Gardiner & Farmingdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Gardiner & Farmingdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Gardiner & Farmingdale include English, French, Irish, Scottish, and German.

The most common language spoken in West Gardiner & Farmingdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    West Gardiner & Farmingdale
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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West Gardiner & Farmingdale VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 21
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West Gardiner & Farmingdale Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Gardiner Area High School
40 West Hill Road
Gardiner, ME 04345
09-12
Gardiner Regional Middle School
161 Cobbossee Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345
06-08
Hall-Dale Middle And High School
111 Maple St
Farmingdale, ME 04344
06-12
Helen Thompson School
309 Spears Corner Road
West Gardiner, ME 04345
PK-05
Laura E Richards School
279 Brunswick Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345
PK-02
River View Community School
821 River Road
South Gardiner, ME 04359
03-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

RSU 02


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.5% 43.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.0% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 6.3%

Educational Expenditures

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RSU 11/MSAD 11


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.8% 43.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.4% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 6.3%

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