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 2017: $61,754 (it was $40,583 in 2000)
Alfred:

$61,754
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,186 (it was $19,337 in 2000)

Alfred town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $206,494 (it was $99,500 in 2000)
Alfred:

$206,494
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $291,927; detached houses: $315,020; townhouses or other attached units: $256,282; in 2-unit structures: $220,221; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $274,111; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,129; mobile homes: $83,195
March 2019 cost of living index in Alfred: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Alfred, ME (2010)
    • 2,93097.1%White alone
    • 260.9%Two or more races
    • 210.7%Black alone
    • 220.7%Hispanic
    • 120.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 20.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Alfred, Maine as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alfred is 755 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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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, Maine map

43 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Alfred town:

1.4% ($1,386)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

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 )

Latitude: 43.48 N, Longitude: 70.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Alfred, ME in 2017
Alfred satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $192,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Alfred, ME residents
Average permit cost in Alfred, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Alfred, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.3%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Alfred, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.5%)

Average climate in Alfred, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.7. This is better than average.

City:

54.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3

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 (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 16, Winter Storms: 6, Snows: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alfred topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: James Abbe - Photographer.

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Alfred:

Marital status in Alfred, ME
  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alfred, ME (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,28316
Mainline Protestant11,48064
Evangelical Protestant6,08651
Other1,84718
Orthodox6253
Black Protestant1191
None136,691-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Maine average:

5.91%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
York County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.67% ($44,353 average AGI)
from Strafford County, NH  0.57% ($49,083)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.45% ($67,251)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
York County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.45% ($51,464 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.53% ($58,471)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.37% ($65,396)
Businesses in Alfred, ME
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry2U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

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)
Alfred fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Alfred fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.1mTotal length
  • 37,413Total average daily traffic
  • 1,866Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,739Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alfred, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alfred, ME

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, O.I.T., Radio Operations, 66 Industrial Drive, Augusta, ME 04333-0147, Phone: (207) 624-9990, 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: 02/24/2015, Expiration Date: 04/27/2025, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Utilities Telecom Council, 1129 20th Street Nw, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 07/17/2028, Certifier: Richard Brown, Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:
  • ALFRED, 45 Torrey Hill Road (Lat: 43.461250 Lon: -70.742472), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQUG398,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2014, Expiration Date: 06/30/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/11/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph G Dean, Po Box 1223, Alfred, ME 04002
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5722R , Serial Number: 17253387, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 02/06/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph F Jr Kania, 323 Gore Rd, Alfred, ME 04002

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 42 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Alfred, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.9%), and Outside Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alfred, ME
    • 12456.9%Structure Fires
    • 6931.7%Outside Fires
    • 146.4%Other
    • 115.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alfred, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alfred, ME
  • 86.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alfred, ME
  • 85.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 2.3%Utility gas


Alfred compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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.

Alfred on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 (04002) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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