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Population in 2010: 1,352. Population change since 2000: +15.6%
 

Males: 668  (49.4%)
Females: 684  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  44.1 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04938.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,308 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Chesterville:

$38,308
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,811

Chesterville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,587 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Chesterville:

$109,587
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $132,520; Detached houses: $158,769; In 2-unit structures: $195,127; Mobile homes: $66,755

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Chesterville races chart
  • White alone - 1,313 (97.1%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chesterville: 160.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.8%), Irish (17.9%), United States (16.2%), French (10.3%), German (6.2%), French Canadian (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/20/1802

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 36.5 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chesterville:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chesterville town:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

19 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Chesterville, Maine as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chesterville to the number of sex offenders is 314 to 1.


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

Chesterville town:  1.3% ($861)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Chesterville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (61.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (162.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (329.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Vienna, ME (2.2 miles ), New Sharon, ME (2.6 miles ), Chisholm, ME (2.6 miles ), Jay, ME (2.6 miles ), Livermore Falls, ME (2.7 miles ), Wilton, ME (2.8 miles ), Fayette, ME (2.9 miles ), Mount Vernon, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $47,800
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,200
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.55 N, Longitude: 70.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Leather and allied products (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Chesterville, Maine

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Tornado activity:

Chesterville-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Chesterville town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 11.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesterville-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.9 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 28.3 miles away from Chesterville center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.5 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) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from Chesterville center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chesterville topographic map

Birthplace of: Samuel P. Morrill - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Chesterville:

  • SANDY RIVER CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • ORCHARD PARK REHAB AND LIVING (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • EDGEWOOD REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Chesterville, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesterville:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 10 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 63 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 63 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • Husson University (about 67 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 74 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of New England (about 78 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 97 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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Notable location: Chesterville Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Norcross Cemetery (1), Lowell Cemetery (2), Borough Cemetery (3), Chesterville Hill Cemetery (4), Center Cemetery (5), Zion Hill Cemetery (6), Soper Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Crowell Pond (A), Fellows Pond (B), Horseshoe Pond (C), Locke Pond (D), Norcross Pond (E), North Pond (F), Robinson Pond (G), Round Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sugar Brook (A), Huckleberry Stream (B), Little Norridgewock Stream (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Chesterville: Chesterville Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Franklin 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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average.
City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.52
U.S.:

3.46
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.26
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.3%
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: 0.4% of all households

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

12.7%
Whole state:

10.9%

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

6.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chesterville, ME

Chesterville compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)

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 Chesterville town (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.34%
Here33.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents62.8%9.2%8.0%4.3%3.6%
Congregations14.0%18.6%16.3%4.7%2.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%1.6%1.5%1.4%5.3%
Congregations9.3%4.7%4.7%4.7%20.9%
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: 14
Franklin County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Franklin County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Franklin County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

14.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

24.4%
Maine:

25.0%

6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.85% ($25,489 average AGI)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.55% ($20,467)
from Oxford County, ME  0.48% ($28,769)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.99% ($27,916 average AGI)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.59% ($31,516)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.58% ($31,079)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesterville:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesterville:

  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEW (91.3 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBB (98.5 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Chesterville:

  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $2,514,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,930
Total average daily truck traffic: 688
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 12,747


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Erik Brooks, Chesterville Hill Road (Lat: 44.586833 Lon: -70.063194), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Erik Brooks, Chesterville Hill Road (Lat: 44.586833 Lon: -70.063194), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CHESTERVILLE, Chesterville Hill Road (Lat: 44.586833 Lon: -70.063194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQQC433
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3903, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB1JXY, Licensee ID: L00681991
    Grant Date: 05/08/2003, Expiration Date: 05/08/2013, Certifier: Steven L Mudie
    Registrant: Steven L Mudie, 411 Chesterville Hill Rd, Chesterville, ME 04938


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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