Chebeague Island, Maine

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Population in 2010: 341.
Males: 165  (48.4%)
Females: 176  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  57.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,913
Chebeague Island:

$65,913
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,397

Chebeague Island town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $270,500
Chebeague Island:

$270,500
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $312,246; Detached houses: $319,831; Townhouses or other attached units: $357,030; In 2-unit structures: $369,212; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $298,263; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,887; Mobile homes: $61,735
  • Races in Chebeague Island, ME (2010)

    Chebeague Island races chart
    • 33899.1%White alone
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chebeague Island: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Chebeague Island, ME City Guides:

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chebeague Island, Maine as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Chebeague Island to the number of sex offenders is 341 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (9.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (110.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (277.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Littlejohn Island, ME (1.3 miles) , Cousins Island, ME (1.5 miles ), Long Island, ME (2.0 miles ), Falmouth Foreside, ME (2.3 miles ), Yarmouth, ME (2.4 miles ), Cumberland, ME (2.5 miles ), Falmouth, ME (2.8 miles ), Freeport, ME (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.74 N, Longitude: 70.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Maine:

3.7%

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

Earthquake activity:

Chebeague Island-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% 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 76.5 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.5 miles away from Chebeague Island center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 211.7 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 106.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Chebeague Island center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.1 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 Cumberland County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chebeague Island:

  • BRENTWOOD REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; YARMOUTH, ME)
  • FALMOUTH BY THE SEA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FALMOUTH, ME)
  • SEDGEWOOD COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FALMOUTH, ME)
  • FREEPORT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FREEPORT, ME)
  • SEASIDE REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • CHS - HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • BETTER HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)

Amtrak station near Chebeague Island:

  • 11 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chebeague Island:

  • Southern Maine Community College (about 9 miles; South Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 10 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 20 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New England (about 24 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 45 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 65 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)

Public elementary/middle school in Chebeague Island:

See full list of schools located in Chebeague Island

Library in Chebeague Island:

  • CHEBEAGUE ISLAND LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,922; Location: 247 SOUTH ROAD, UNIT 3; 11,248 books; 517 audio materials; 1,857 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)
Cumberland 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 2013 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.400. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.40. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chebeague Island town (based on Cumberland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,24319
Mainline Protestant22,03096
Evangelical Protestant12,00785
Other7,18744
Orthodox5001
Black Protestant2852
None201,422-
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: 72
Cumberland County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Cumberland County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Cumberland County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Here:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

19.5%
Maine:

25.0%

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.04%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from York County, ME  0.96% ($34,730 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.45% ($37,544)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.35% ($38,463)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($820 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, ME  1.04% ($34,596 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.44% ($35,222)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.31% ($44,771)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chebeague Island:

  • WGAN (560 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.)
  • 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)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chebeague Island:

  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WYFP (91.9 FM; HARPSWELL, ME; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WYAR (88.3 FM; YARMOUTH, ME; Owner: HERITAGE RADIO SOCIETY, INC.)
  • W245AA (96.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chebeague Island:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Chebeague Island fatal accident list:

Sep 8, 2014 04:24 PM, South Rd, Lat: 43.71901, Lon: -70.12039, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 8, 1997 01:15 AM, Northroad, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Firehouse Rd (Lat: 43.745917 Lon: -70.110611), Call Sign: KNCD890
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.010 MHz, 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 10/24/1996, Expiration Date: 12/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Cumberland, Town Of, Cumberland Center, ME 04021, Phone: (207) 829-5421

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CHBG Island, Lat: 43.722222 Lon: -70.134444, Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQRE839
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: David HillRegistrant: Axiom Technologies, 3 Water Street, Machias, ME 04654, Phone: (207) 255-0679, Email:
  • Chebeague, Lat: 43.722361 Lon: -70.134750, Type: Building, Structure height: 5.2 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQWE571
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2015, Expiration Date: 07/31/2025, Certifier: David HillRegistrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K1VOG, Licensee ID: L00948113, Grant Date: 10/30/2014, Expiration Date: 01/26/2025, Certifier: Nelson D Stevens, Registrant: Nelson D Stevens, 278 South Rd, Chebeague Island, ME 04017-3204
  • Call Sign: NX1I, Licensee ID: L01436423, Grant Date: 02/03/2009, Expiration Date: 03/16/2019, Registrant: William F Armstrong, Box 126a John Small Rd, Chebeague Island, ME 04017
  • Call Sign: W1KRH, Grant Date: 02/15/1996, Expiration Date: 02/15/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2008, Registrant: Madeline L Craven, Rr Box 590, Chebeague Island, ME 04017

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

SLOW BELL CAFE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CHEBEAGUE RECREATION CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 3

Chebeague Island compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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