Fort Fairfield, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,825.
Population change since 2000: +14.1%
Males: 819  (44.9%)
Females: 1,006  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

50.4 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years

Zip codes: 04742.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,098 (it was $23,942 in 2000)
Fort Fairfield:

$36,098
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,936 (it was $13,903 in 2000)

Fort Fairfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,829 (it was $54,600 in 2000)
Fort Fairfield:

$86,829
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $102,146; detached houses: $105,036; mobile homes: $68,447

Median gross rent in 2019: $339.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Fairfield: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Fort Fairfield, ME (2019)
    • 1,76196.4%White alone
    • 241.3%Hispanic
    • 201.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Fort Fairfield, Maine as of August 15, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Fairfield is 222 to 1.


Crime rates in Fort Fairfield by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.6)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
1
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(227.2)
11
(313.4)
4
(115.8)
6
(174.6)
7
(203.3)
7
(200.2)
6
(172.4)
4
(117.2)
5
(145.9)
2
(59.2)
5
(150.2)
4
(121.4)
2
(61.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(198.8)
5
(142.5)
8
(231.5)
6
(174.6)
4
(116.2)
10
(286.0)
5
(143.7)
8
(234.5)
19
(554.6)
7
(207.0)
5
(150.2)
9
(273.2)
8
(244.0)
5
(153.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(511.2)
24
(683.8)
17
(492.0)
31
(901.9)
25
(726.1)
22
(629.3)
37
(1,063)
38
(1,114)
41
(1,197)
39
(1,154)
21
(630.6)
17
(516.1)
8
(244.0)
3
(92.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
2
(58.1)
1
(28.6)
4
(114.9)
2
(58.6)
3
(87.6)
3
(88.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(122.0)
3
(92.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index79.8102.359.085.582.5110.4119.389.1122.979.665.897.457.946.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fort Fairfield, ME

Crime rate in Fort Fairfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Maine average:

1.65
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Ancestries: French (37.6%), English (17.4%), American (15.6%), Scottish (5.8%), Canadian (5.5%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 820 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Fairfield, Maine map

100 residents are foreign born (5.6% North America).

This place:

5.6%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,399 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,045 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (245.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (346.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (508.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Easton, ME (2.8 miles ),
Limestone, ME (3.2 miles ),
Presque Isle, ME (3.2 miles ),
Caribou, ME (3.2 miles ),
Loring AFB, ME (3.5 miles ),
Mapleton, ME (3.8 miles ),
Washburn, ME (3.8 miles ),
Westfield, ME (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 46.77 N, Longitude: 67.83 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Fort Fairfield, ME in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fort Fairfield, ME in 2019
Fort Fairfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $62,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $21,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Fort Fairfield, ME residents
Average permit cost in Fort Fairfield, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Maine:

4.7%
Most common industries in Fort Fairfield, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (14.4%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.6%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.7%)
  • Educational services (20.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Air transportation (6.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Fort Fairfield, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)

Average climate in Fort Fairfield, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Fairfield, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2016 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.235. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.84
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Fort Fairfield-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:48, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 8.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.6 miles away from Fort Fairfield 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) earthquake occurred 325.4 miles away from Fort Fairfield center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 258.9 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 371.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 291.3 miles away from Fort Fairfield 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 Aroostook County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Fairfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Fairfield:

  • PRESQUE ISLE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • AROOSTOOK MEDICAL CENTER,THE Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PRESQUE ISLE, ME)
  • VISITING NURSES OF AROOSTOOK (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • VALLEY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME NURSING INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)
  • CARIBOU REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARIBOU, ME)

Airports located in Fort Fairfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Fairfield:

  • University of Maine (about 136 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 142 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 184 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 194 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 241 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 246 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 246 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public high school in Fort Fairfield:

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Fairfield:

See full list of schools located in Fort Fairfield

Library in Fort Fairfield:

  • FORT FAIRFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $86,513; Location: 339 MAIN STREET; 16,320 books; 305 audio materials; 460 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Fairfield: Fort Fairfield Fire Department (A), Fort Fairfield Municipal Building (B), Fort Fairfield Public Library (C), Frontier Heritage History Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Village Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fort Fairfield include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Saint Paul Church (B), Wesleyan Church (C), Saint Denis Church (D), United Pentecostal Church (E), United Parish Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Pattee Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pattee Brook (A), Everett Brook (B), Libby Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tim Sample - Comedian, John H. Reed - Politician.

Aroostook 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 Fort Fairfield and their reported violations in the past:

FORT FAIRFIELD UTIL DIST (Population served: 2,135, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2013)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

55.6%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Fort Fairfield (2011 data):

  • Katahdin Trust Company: Fort Fairfield Branch at 290 Main Street, branch established on 1955/10/03. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $527.8 mil, Deposits: $425.6 mil, headquarters in Patten, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Katahdin Bankshares Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Fort Fairfield Branch at 279 Main Street, branch established on 1933/11/28. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Fort Fairfield:

Marital status in Fort Fairfield, ME
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Fairfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Maine average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fort Fairfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Fairfield, ME (based on Aroostook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,20027
Mainline Protestant5,84540
Evangelical Protestant4,41151
Other9577
Orthodox101
None38,447-
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: 29
This county:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Here:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
This county:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Aroostook County:

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Fairfield:

63.5%
Maine:

53.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

65.5%
Maine:

52.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.4
Maine:

28.3

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

12.4%
Maine:

19.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

30.3%
Maine:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

68.9%
Maine:

60.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
Maine:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Fairfield, ME Residents

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.43% ($40,241 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.17% ($32,023)
from York County, ME  0.08% ($41,350)


3.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,105 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.58% ($33,912 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.29% ($37,827)
to York County, ME  0.25% ($35,172)

Businesses in Fort Fairfield, ME

  • Circle K: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Fairfield:

  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Fairfield:

  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXU (97.7 FM; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: THE CANXUS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Fairfield:

  • W51AG (Channel 51; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • WMEM-TV (Channel 10; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Fort Fairfield, Maine
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents49
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count2055
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents2917
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons860
  • Fatalities2236
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents4965
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents154
See more detailed statistics of Fort Fairfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.9mTotal length
  • 10,154Total average daily traffic
  • 507Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,487Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Mark L Gartley, Forest Ave (Lat: 46.752111 Lon: -67.829722), Type: 59.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Mark L Gartley, Forest Ave (Lat: 46.752111 Lon: -67.829722), Type: 59.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, Forest Ave (Lat: 46.752111 Lon: -67.829722), Type: 59.3, Structure height: 23003 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • Green Ridge Rd 274' E Of Caribou Fort Fairfield Town Line (Lat: 46.790556 Lon: -67.918056), Type: 89.0, Overall height: 88 m, Registrant: Canxus Broadcasting Corporation Dba , Channelx@alnop.Com, , Carib-ou, Phone: (207) 473-7513

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Chamber Of Commerce Bldg 79 Main St (Lat: 46.771444 Lon: -67.820306), Call Sign: KDL881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5600 MHz, 154.055 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2001, Expiration Date: 08/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2011, Registrant: Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency, 158 Sweden Street, Caribou, ME 04736, Phone: (207) 493-4328, Fax: (207) 493-4357, Email:
  • 74 Main St (Lat: 46.772556 Lon: -67.832250), Call Sign: KCB574,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.595 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2015, Expiration Date: 04/23/2025, Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Fax: (207) 764-1463, Email:
  • 78 Cheney Grove Road (Lat: 46.772278 Lon: -67.849472), Type: Building, Structure height: 15.4 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Call Sign: WNHE841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.515 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2011, Expiration Date: 10/14/2021, Certifier: Robert V Bruce, Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Drive, Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Fax: (207) 764-1463, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • FORT FAIRFIELD, Forest Ave (Lat: 46.752111 Lon: -67.829722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.3 m, Call Sign: WQGI853,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10617.5 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2017, Expiration Date: 01/31/2027, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2019, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Fort Fairfield, 253 Forest Ave (Lat: 46.752056 Lon: -67.829722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQUU952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 10/21/2014, Expiration Date: 10/21/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2020, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard Street, Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Fairfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 64420, N64420, N-64420, Serial Number: 17265216, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin C Pelletier, 481 Dorsey Rd, Fort Fairfield, ME 04742

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 37 took place in 2006, and the least - 5 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Fairfield, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.4%), and Outside Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Fairfield, ME
    • 13844.4%Structure Fires
    • 9028.9%Outside Fires
    • 4715.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3611.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Fairfield, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Fairfield, ME
  • 86.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 2.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Fairfield, ME
  • 59.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.8%Wood


Fort Fairfield compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Fort Fairfield on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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