Alfred, Maine

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Population in 2010: 3,019. Population change since 2000: +20.9%
Males: 1,561  (51.7%)
Females: 1,458  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04002.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,748 (it was $40,583 in 2000)
Alfred:

$48,748
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,426 (it was $19,337 in 2000)

Alfred town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $190,507 (it was $99,500 in 2000)
Alfred:

$190,507
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $219,944; Detached houses: $251,601; Townhouses or other attached units: $369,488; In 2-unit structures: $271,493; Mobile homes: $97,723
Alfred races chart
  • White alone - 2,930 (97.1%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alfred: 222.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.6%), French (16.3%), Irish (14.6%), United States (13.7%), French Canadian (9.4%), German (8.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/04/1794

Elevation: 266 feet

Land area: 27.2 square miles.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (very low).

Alfred,ME real estate house value index trend

Alfred, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Alfred:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alfred town:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

43 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Alfred, Maine as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alfred to the number of sex offenders is 414 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Alfred town:  1.4% ($1,386)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Alfred satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (25.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (82.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (243.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Sanford, ME (2.0 miles ), Springvale, ME (2.0 miles ), Lyman, ME (2.1 miles ), South Sanford, ME (2.4 miles ), Shapleigh, ME (2.8 miles ), Dayton, ME (2.9 miles ), Waterboro, ME (2.9 miles ), West Kennebunk, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.48 N, Longitude: 70.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Alfred household income distribution Alfred home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)

Work and jobs in Alfred: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alfred, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alfred-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Alfred town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alfred-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.0 miles away from Alfred 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 164.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 141.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from Alfred center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 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 York County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 14, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alfred topographic map

Birthplace of: James Abbe - Photographer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alfred:

  • SANFORD HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SANFORD, ME)
  • GREENWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SANFORD, ME)
  • MAINE STAY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SANFORD, ME)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-KENNEBUNK (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KENNEBUNK, ME)
  • SOUTHERN MAINE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BIDDEFORD, ME)
  • VARNEY CROSSING NCC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NORTH BERWICK, ME)
  • TRULL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BIDDEFORD, ME)

Amtrak stations near Alfred:

  • 13 miles: WELLS (696 SANFORD ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 14 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 18 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alfred:

  • University of New England (about 17 miles; Biddeford, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 26 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 27 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 28 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 45 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 49 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)

Public elementary/middle school in Alfred:

See full list of schools located in Alfred

Library in Alfred:

  • PARSONS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,629; Location: 27 SACO ROAD; 20,000 books; 210 audio materials; 480 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alfred: Walnut Grove Campground (A), Alfred Fire and Rescue Department (B), York County Shelters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Alfred: North Alfred Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Round Pond (A), Shaker Pond (B), Estes Lake (C), Trafton Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trafton Brook (A), Shaker Brook (B), Littlefield River (C), Conant Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Alfred: Alfred Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

York County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.8. This is worse than average.

City:

98.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alfred and their reported violations in the past:

KEYWOOD MANOR MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 508, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-11-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation
BUNGANUT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WALNUT GROVE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 233, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NEW ENGLAND CAMP CEDARBROOK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CRYSTAL SPRING MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-1997), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 64 regular monitoring violations
YORK COUNTY SHELTERS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.2%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

People in group quarters in Alfred in 2010:

  • 207 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
90 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
24 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Alfred compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (87%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alfred town (based on York County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.08%
Here: 39.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents72.5%6.5%5.4%4.5%2.5%
Congregations17.2%16.4%13.9%12.3%4.9%
NameAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%0.7%3.9%
Congregations6.6%0.8%2.5%1.6%23.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
York County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
York County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
York County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

12.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

24.0%
Maine:

25.0%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($365 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.47% ($34,596 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($34,957)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.39% ($50,026)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.36% ($34,730 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.45% ($34,055)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.33% ($51,177)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alfred:

  • WPHX (1220 AM; 1 kW; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WIDE (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: SACO BAY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alfred:

  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Alfred:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Alfred, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 56
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 55
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Alfred fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $1,014,000
Total average daily traffic: 41,707
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,586
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 58,588

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alfred)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Brackett Hill (Lat: 43.485639 Lon: -70.729500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: KCH391
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.5600 MHz, 45.6400 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2010, Expiration Date: 02/12/2021, Certifier: Joseph F Grimmig
    Registrant: State Of Maine, 23 Leighton Road, Augusta, ME 04333-0147, Phone: (207) 624-9994, Fax: (207) 287-4699, Email:
  • Brackett Hill (Lat: 43.485639 Lon: -70.729500), Call Sign: WCR263, Licensee ID: L00040826
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.770 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2002, Expiration Date: 05/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2011
    Registrant: County Of York, 45 Kennebunk Road, Alfred, ME 04002-0399, Phone: (207) 324-1046
  • York Cty Jail Rt 4 (Lat: 43.463417 Lon: -70.722278), Call Sign: WYV451
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/1997, Expiration Date: 02/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2003
    Registrant: County Of York, 45 Kennebunk Road, Alfred, ME 04002-0399, Phone: (207) 324-1111
  • York Cty Jail Rt 4 (Lat: 43.463417 Lon: -70.722278), Call Sign: KNEY655, Licensee ID: L00040826
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/1997, Expiration Date: 02/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2003
    Registrant: County Of York, Rt 4, Alfred, ME 04002
  • Rt 202 Sanford Rd (Lat: 43.461750 Lon: -70.702833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPHB893
    Assigned Frequencies: 811.312 MHz, 811.337 MHz, 812.287 MHz, 812.312 MHz, 812.337 MHz, 813.312 MHz, 813.337 MHz, 814.312 MHz, 814.337 MHz, 815.312 MHz, 815.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2005, Expiration Date: 04/27/2015, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Central Maine Power Company, 57 Old Winthrop Rd., Augusta, ME 04330, Phone: (207) 626-9427, Fax: (207) 626-9484, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • York EMA, ME, 5 Swetts Bridge Road (Lat: 43.457222 Lon: -70.719444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQJB747
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2008, Expiration Date: 07/17/2018, Certifier: Richard Brown
    Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alfred)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 223WD , Serial Number: 28-20366, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph G Dean, Po Box 1223, Alfred, ME 04002
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7602G , Serial Number: 17259302, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1970
    Registrant (Individual): F Albert Saucier, Po Box 117, Alfred, ME 04002

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Alfred

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alfred, ME
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