Cranberry Isles, Maine

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Population in 2010: 141. Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 
Males: 77  (54.6%)
Females: 64  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip code: 04646

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,000 (it was $39,063 in 2000)
Cranberry Isles:

$57,000
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $37,644 (it was $23,873 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $378,022 (it was $187,500 in 2000)
Cranberry Isles:

$378,022
ME:

$184,700
  • Races in Cranberry Isles, ME (2010)

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    • 13595.7%White alone
    • 32.1%Hispanic
    • 21.4%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cranberry Isles: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (43.8%), Irish (18.8%), Italian (7.0%), German (6.3%), Scottish (6.3%), United States (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/16/1930

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (very low).

Cranberry Isles, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Cranberry Isles:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cranberry Isles town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Maine:

2.9%

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

Cranberry Isles town:  0.4% ($750)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Cranberry Isles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (109.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (196.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (371.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Southwest Harbor, ME (2.1 miles ), Mount Desert, ME (2.5 miles ), Tremont, ME (2.5 miles ), Bar Harbor, ME (3.0 miles ), Frenchboro, ME (3.3 miles) , Winter Harbor, ME (3.3 miles ), Swans Island, ME (3.6 miles ), Trenton, ME (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 44.26 N, Longitude: 68.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.2%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (54%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • U. S. Postal service (15%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (49%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Art and design workers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)

Average climate in Cranberry Isles, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cranberry Isles-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 93% 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 7.4 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 271.2 miles away from Cranberry Isles center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 175.6 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) earthquake occurred 303.7 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 65.1 miles away from Cranberry Isles center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 6.6 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 Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Snows: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cranberry Isles topographic map

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cranberry Isles: Andrew B. Spurling.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cranberry Isles:

  • MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)
  • SONOGEE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)
  • SONOGEE REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BAR HARBOR, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cranberry Isles:

  • Husson University (about 48 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 49 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 78 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 99 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 108 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 110 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 116 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Library in Cranberry Isles:

  • GREAT CRANBERRY LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,522; Location: 13 MAIN ROAD; 7,924 books; 101 audio materials; 381 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cranberry Isles: Islesford Dock (A), Cranberry Isles Town Dock (B), Islesford Historical Museum (C), Islesford Emergency Medical Services (D), Cranberry Island Fishermens Co-operative (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: The Heath (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Gilley Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hancock 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 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.122. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.122
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.98
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.76. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.76
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  47.1%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.3%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Maine average:

11.2

Cranberry Isles travel time to work - commute Cranberry Isles mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cranberry Isles town (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,69158
Catholic2,5239
Evangelical Protestant1,28823
Other82011
None45,096-
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: 32
Hancock County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Hancock County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hancock County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

25.4%
Maine:

25.0%

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.18% ($36,406 average AGI)
from Washington County, ME  0.28% ($21,300)
from Waldo County, ME  0.26% ($30,875)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Hancock County:

0.09%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.14% ($29,886 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.36% ($31,947)
to Washington County, ME  0.21% ($33,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cranberry Isles:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cranberry Isles:

  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W217BK (91.3 FM; SOUTHWEST HARBOR, ME; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: W1WDO, Licensee ID: L00950790, Grant Date: 03/09/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Carl N Brooks, Registrant: Carl N Brooks, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (13%)

Cranberry Isles compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.
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